Our Obituaries

Christine Barbara Shobert

December 26, 1947 - January 28, 2018

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Bernice Granier Bouquet

July 22, 1931 - January 26, 2018

Bernice "Bern" Granier Bouquet, age 86, went home to the Lord on Friday, January 26th; on that day, she traded her earthly body for angels' wings. Bernice was born July 22, 1931, the daughter of the late Eddie Joseph and Celina Borne Granier. She was preceded in death by her brother Remie "Rip" Granier, Sr., and her husband of 45 years, Ernest "Cockie" Bouquet. "Bern" is survived by two sisters:...
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George Webster Krail

September 3, 1953 - January 24, 2018

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Roger Leo Ettienne

December 19, 1932 - January 23, 2018

Roger Leo Ettienne, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Beloved husband of Marie Ulmer Ettienne for 43 years. Father of Debra Pinney (husband, Dale) of River Ridge, LA, Michael Parson (wife, Peggy) of Arlington, TX, Sandra Decker (husband, Steve) of Chesnee, SC, Brenda Walker (husband, Ronnie) of Euless, TX, Judith Kreppein (husband, Erik) of Slidell, LA, Tanya Ciofolo (husband,...
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Beryl Ann Emerson Mills

September 8, 1934 - January 23, 2018

On Wednesday, January 23, 2018 our beloved Bebbie was called home to be with the Lord. She was the beloved wife of the late Herbert E. Mills Jr. Loving mother of Gary Mills (Janet), Kevin Mills, Lisa Mills Matherne (Jerry), Missy Mills Heckler (Bruce), and the late Steven Mills. Grandmother of Nicole Mills, Jeffrey Mills, Michael Nissen, Christian Jones, Jasen Jones, Mallory Mills, Gregory...
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Albert Sidney Bentz

September 30, 1926 - January 22, 2018

Albert Sidney Bentz, Sr., age 91, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 22, 2018 in Kenner with his wife of 68 years, Edna Day Bentz at his side. He was born in Gulfport, MS to Henry and Dora Bentz and was the youngest of 6 children, who have all preceded him in death. At the age of 16, he joined the Navy with his father's blessing. He is a veteran of WWII, The Korean Conflict and Vietnam...
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Marco Antonio Morales

December 25, 1936 - January 21, 2018

Marco Antonio Morales, 81 of New Orleans, Louisiana passed away peacefully January 21, 2018. He was born in Guatemala on 12-25-36. He was lovingly known as Don Maco. He is preceded in death by his parents Guillermo Morales and Maria Barrientos and son Michael Morales and grandson Aziel Morales. He was the beloved husband of Consuelo Morales of 64 years. He is survived by a brother and sister and...
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Gerald Allyn Tranter

July 11, 1948 - January 21, 2018

Gerald Allyn "Jerry" Tranter, of River Ridge, was granted his angel wings on January 21, 2018 at the age of 69. Jerry was born in Manhattan, Kansas to Clifford and Jo Tranter on July 11, 1948. He graduated from Manhattan High School in 1966 and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University. He served in the U.S. Navy as an Opticalman for 4 years. Following military...
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Gidget Marie Wright Royes

April 30, 1974 - January 21, 2018

Gidget Marie Wright Royes "The Crab Lady", passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2018. She was 43 years old. Gidget was born in New Orleans, LA, was a former resident of Metairie, LA and most recently a resident of Mandeville, LA. Beloved wife of Alvin G. Royes, Jr. Mother of Kristyne Moore (Daniel), Krystal Moore (Frankie), Givin Wright, Serenity Royes and Justus Royes. Daughter of George and...
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Rose Mary Silbernagel

March 15, 1928 - January 19, 2018

Rose Mary Patania Silbernagel, born March 15, 1928, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. She was a parishioner of St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church, River Ridge, Louisiana, where she was a member of the choir. She is survived by her sons George Silbernagel III, (wife Suzie Johnston), Daniel R. Silbernagel Sr., (wife Ana), and daughter Lynn J. Silbernagel. She was preceded in death by...
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Jeffery Edgar Rodrigue

September 24, 1976 - January 18, 2018

Jeffery Edgar Rodrigue entered into Heaven on Thursday morning, January 18, 2018 from complications of Pneumonia. He was 41 years old. Beloved husband of Debbie Medeiros Rodrigue of 11 years. Devoted father and best friend of Ryan Rodrigue. Loving son of Cary and Patricia Rodrigue. Grandson of Rosemary Rodrigue and the late Edgar Jeffery Rodrigue and the late Benjamin and Marion Kempton. Brother...
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Betty Lou Hammond

July 20, 1934 - January 18, 2018

Betty Doyle Hammond, age 83, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on January 18, 2018. She was born in New Orleans and is preceded in death by her husband; Nathaniel "Tippy" Hammond, her parents; Helen Renner Doyle and Marquis deLafayette Doyle, Sr., brother; Gene Doyle, and sister; Peggy Cordes. She is survived by her children; Gina H. Knight (Peter Palestina), and Kyle G....
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Anna May Poirier

December 17, 1924 - January 18, 2018

Anna Mae Haeuser Piorier passed away on January 18, 2018. Daughter of Leonard and Henrietta Julian Haeuser. Preceded in death by Leonard Haeuser Jr., Amelia Haeuser Lapeyre, Louis Daniel Haeuser, Emile A. Haeuser, Georgette Haeuser Shelling and Ruth Haeuser Tarezynski. Anna May was the seventh of seven siblings. Anna May was active at Lelia Haller Classique School of Ballet. She also was...
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Jamie Caroline Rossi

July 21, 1949 - January 17, 2018

Jamie Caroline Rossi, age 68, of Westwego, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday January 17, 2018. Jamie was born July 21, 1949. Jamie is survived by; daughter Lisa Breaux (Wiley); son Kenny Ragusa (Jerry Lynn); and son Lloyd Knotts (Cheryl - Deceased), grandchildren; Shana, John, Shyann, Amanda, Abigail, Maggie and Jacob, great-grandchildren; Ava, Amrie and Anabella, brother and sister; Angie St....
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Encarnacion Orellana de Cruz

July 1, 1926 - January 17, 2018

Encarnación Orellana de Cruz murió en los brazos de sus hijos el miércoles por la mañana, el 17 de enero del 2018. Ella tenía 91 años. Es sobrevivida por sus 5 niños: Manuel Lisandro Cruz Orellana, Delia Esperanza Cruz Orellana, Elsa Ester Cruz Orellana, Luis Arturo Cruz Orellana, y Dora Estela Martini. Por decisión era la amada mama de sus nietas mejores: Mildren Yulissa Salvatierra de Oliva and...
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William Henry Corcoran

August 24, 1939 - January 16, 2018

William Henry Corcoran, "Bill", joined Christ in Heaven on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 surrounded by his loving wife of 55 years, Marjorie, many friends, and his pastor. He was born August 24, 1939 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas William and Olive Kent Corcoran, and sister, Olive Corcoran Brooks. He is also survived by his children, Melissa Charlene...
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Anne Wade

July 28, 1922 - January 15, 2018

Anne Marie Hilton Wade was born on July 28,1922, and entered into her eternal home in heaven on Monday, January 15, 2018. Although our hearts are aching, we rejoice for her in knowing she is enjoying her life's reward. Anne was reunited with her husband Clyde "Rusty" Wade, daughter Betty Wade Wilken, and grandson Luke Edward Wade along with her parents Hattie Harper and Wiley Harris Hilton, her...
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Bertie Barletter Guhman

August 11, 1928 - January 15, 2018

Bertie Barletter Guhman, 89, was born August 11, 1928 in New Orleans, LA, and joined God in Heaven on Monday, January 15, 2018, at St. Martin's in the Pines, Birmingham, AL after a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years George A. Guhman; her parents Eunice Roddy Carson (Newton) and the late Ellis Joseph Barletter, Sr.; brother, Ellis Joseph Barletter, Jr.; and her...
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Marie Louise Gueho

February 11, 1921 - January 15, 2018

Marie Louise Gueho, age 96, of Metairie, Louisiana passed away on Monday January 15, 2018. Marie was born February 11, 1921 to the late Pauline Prudhome and Lambert Prudhome, Sr.. Marie was preceded in death by her husband Eric J. Gueho, Sr.; and a brother; Lambert Prudhome, Jr..Marie is survived by her son; Eric J. Gueho, Jr.(Clair); daughter Shirley La Rocca (Jerry); daughter Dayle St. Pierre;...
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Margaret Mary Payne

August 22, 1930 - January 15, 2018

Margaret Mary Chandler Payne, (aka Maggie, Mama, Grandma and Aunt Peg) died peacefully in Grapevine, TX on January 15, 2018 at the age of 87. Margaret is survived by her three sons, Daniel Martin, Blake Edward and Michael Thomas; daughters in law, Kathy Hurysz Payne, Danette Campeaux Payne; her grandchildren Danielle Elizabeth, Ryan Chandler, Shannon, Sadie, Sara, and Sean. She is preceded in...
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Eva Garay Castay

June 18, 1942 - January 13, 2018

Eva Garay Castay passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, January 13, 2018. She was 75 years old. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Castay. Mother of Ernesto Bennett (Jaime). Grandmother of Emily Bennett and Isabella Bennett. Sister of Herminio Garay, Herminia Garay, Gloria Garay, Venus Garay, Mario Garay, and the late Lillian Garay. Daughter of the late Eva and Herminio Garay. Also survived by...
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Florence Milto Durel

April 2, 1942 - January 13, 2018

Florence "Flo" Milto Durel born April 2, 1942 passed away peacefully on January 13, 2018 at the age of 75. She was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and resident of Kenner, Louisiana. She is survived by her children, Cherie Durel Faucheux (Brian), Charles "Charlie" Durel, Jr. (Donna), and Christopher "Chris" Durel (Krissy), grandchildren, Bridget Faucheux Joslyn (Ben), Cody Faucheux (Laura),...
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Joseph Victor Gautreaux

September 27, 1926 - January 13, 2018

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Dennis Michael Kevin Dolan

June 27, 1945 - January 11, 2018

DENNIS MICHAEL KEVIN DOLAN died in his home with his wife of 46 years by his side. He passed peacefully in his sleep.Dennis attended Dickinson High School and also Delaware Technical for two years where he studied engineering and electronics. (He was a gifted and promising engineer who seemed able to figure out anything mechanical at will)Before he got sick, Dennis was a robust person. He...
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Anna Mae Sharp Chiasson

December 19, 1926 - January 11, 2018

Anna Mae Sharp Chiasson, age 91 years, went home to heaven on January 11, 2018. Anna grew up a country girl on a farm off Lee Road in Covington, La with her 8 sisters and brother. She is survived by one sister, Martha Armond and Brother Roy Sharp. She moved to the south shore as a young adult where she met her love Joseph Paul Chiasson, whom preceded her in death January 2012. They were married...
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Raymond Francis Piglia

April 9, 1937 - January 9, 2018

Raymond Francis Piglia Sr. passed away peacefully in his home on Tuesday morning, January 9, 2018. He was 80 years old. Beloved husband of over 60 years to Jeanne McDonald Piglia. Loving father of Donald Piglia (Diane), Darlene Piglia Heltz (Mark), and the late Sheila Ann Piglia and Raymond Francis Piglia Jr. Grandfather of Randy Piglia, Eric Piglia, Luke Piglia, Liam Piglia, Taylor Heltz ...
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Elaine Bertucci Eck

November 30, 1927 - January 8, 2018

Elaine Bertucci Eck, age 90, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 8, 2018. Mrs. Eck was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Metairie, LA. Beloved wife of 67 years to the late Charles C. Eck, Jr. Mother of Elaine E. Cronin, Mike Eck (Denise) and Charles C. Eck, III (Jamie). Grandmother of Todd, Corey (Jamie), Sean, Scott (Kayce), Michael (Heather), Timmy (Lisa) and...
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Maria Kay Berbuesse

January 17, 1954 - January 7, 2018

Maria Kay Berbuesse passed away on January 7, 2018, at the age of 63 surrounded by her loving family. Born January 17, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana, she was the devoted daughter of the late Edward Berbuesse and Margie Liberto Berbuesse. Beloved sister of Margaret B Alphonse (A.J.), Judith B. Sausse (Gene), Jane B. Brandstetter (Pat) and Edward G. Berbuesse, Jr. (Connie). Maria was preceded in...
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Robert Francis Maureau

April 11, 1951 - January 5, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Don George Giorlando

January 19, 1958 - January 5, 2018

Don George Giorlando passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018, just shy of his 60th birthday. He was the loving father of Michelle Giorlando, Jennifer Giorlando, and Stephanie Boudreaux (Joey), and grandfather of Micah Bernard, Josef Hoffman, Taylor Goodrich, Trevor Goodrich, Harry Boudreaux, Bella Boudreaux, Luke Boudreaux, Benjamin Boudreaux, and Brooklyn Boudreaux. Son of Lois Taquino Giorlando...
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Irma Diane Landry

October 1, 1946 - January 5, 2018

Irma Diane Landry, age 71, a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Metairie, LA for 40 plus years, a SURVIVOR who has overcome many medical crises since early childhood, has lost her courageous battle with cancer on Friday, January 5, 2018. She is the beloved daughter of the late William J. Landry and Irma Baehr Landry. Irma had a knack of spreading sunshine on all the lives she touched...
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Kathryn F. Tonguis

December 24, 1958 - January 4, 2018

Kathryn F. Tonguis, age 59, born in Chicago, December 24, 1958, died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones in her home on January 4, 2018. She lived in New Orleans, Louisiana, and owned a successful pottery studio in Metairie, Kathryn was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother, friend, and teacher. Daughter of the late Frank Ohlinger. Survived by her mother, Elizabeth J. Drezen,...
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Kathryn F. Tongius

December 24, 1958 - January 4, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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John Ross Schmidt

September 10, 1952 - January 2, 2018

John Ross Schmidt passed away on Tuesday evening, January 2, 2018. He was 65 years old. Beloved husband of Ann Marie Burregi Schmidt for over 18 years. Loving father of Roy Joseph Distefano, Sarah Rose Schmidt, and Sean Ross Schmidt. Brother of Brian Schmidt (Connie) and Rebecca "Becky" Schmidt. Son of the late Willie "Bill" and Nora Beth Schmidt. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. John...
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Zachary Stoan Menard

August 26, 1996 - January 2, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Angela Marie Macaluso

July 11, 1956 - January 1, 2018

As the new year dawned on January 1, Ms. Angela "Angie" Molinario Macaluso, 61, of Kenner, succumbed sooner than expected at East Jefferson General Hospital.? A devoted employee of the gaming industry representing various truck stop casinos and off track gambling establishments over the past 15 years, Ms. Macaluso never met a stranger, cultivating a loyal customer base from a wide assortment of...
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Melanie Helmke

July 11, 1942 - January 1, 2018

Melanie Palmisano Helmke passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018 at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, Louisiana. Melanie was a Native of New Orleans and grew up in Old Jefferson where she attended East Jefferson High School and St Agnus Catholic School before moving to New Orleans East to raise a family. After raising her family she was a resident of Metairie for the past 27 years. ...
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Joan Troncoso Allen

May 17, 1953 - December 31, 2017

Joan Troncoso Allen, age 64, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 31, 2017 after a strong and courageous battle with cancer. Joan was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Jefferson, LA. Beloved mother of Timothy Leach (wife, Katie). Grandmother of Alexis Leach. Daughter of Joan Dorman Molero and the late G.A. (Lee) Troncoso. Sister of Walter P. Troncoso and Lisa Troncoso...
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Catherine Anna Morales

October 22, 1922 - December 29, 2017

Catherine Cuchinotto Morales, age 95, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2017. She is survived by her family, Michael A. and Linda Morales and Dr. Anthony and Michele Morales, Jr., her grandchildren Rachel, Mark, Jeffrey, Matthew and his wife Stephanie Morales. She was predeceased by her loving husband Anthony Morales, granddaughter Alisa Morales, and her parents John and Alice Cuchinotto....
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Albert William Belcher

July 3, 1932 - December 29, 2017

Albert William Belcher Jr. passed away peacefully on Friday morning, December 29, 2017. He was 85 years old. Beloved husband of the late Carolyn Belcher. Son of the late Myrtle Belcher and Albert Belcher Sr. Brother of Jean Arieux (husband, George) and the late Lois Mock (husband, Joe). Loving father of Kathie Palestina (husband, Jay), Pattie Belcher, Karen Belcher, and the late Albert William ...
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Elouise Sneed

October 9, 1948 - December 28, 2017

October 9, 1948 in Olla, Louisiana our Heavenly Father blessed Robert and Tensie Miles with a special gift of a new baby girl. They named her Elouise. She was the youngest of all her siblings. In the Book of Ecclesiastes, we are reminded that "there is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under Heaven: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot"....
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Angeline Margaret Skocik Light

May 31, 1915 - December 28, 2017

Angeline Margaret Skocik Light entered eternal rest Thursday, December 28, 2017. She was born May 31, 1915, in Clarksburg, WV, the youngest of eleven children. Her parents, Ferdinand and Maria Skocik, were immigrants from Lipnicia, Slovakia, and preceded her in death. Though her life began in Clarksburg and Charleston, WV, for many years she resided in Covington, LaGrange, and Atlanta, GA. Her...
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Josephine Bodenheimer

January 19, 1927 - December 27, 2017

Josephine Henrietta Geraci Bodenheimer passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, December 27, 2017. She was 90 years young. Beloved wife of the late Edward Joseph Bodenheimer for over 59 years. Sister of Dominick Anthony Geraci (Santrina), Mary Geraci Rambeau, and the late Theresa Geraci Massa (the late Junior). Aunt of Lisa Geraci Freibert (Jim Hughes), Frank B. Massa III, Dawn Guillot...
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Donna Mae Leeson

January 6, 1931 - December 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Jc C. Mixon

March 7, 1926 - December 25, 2017

JC Mixon, age 91, passed away peacefully on December 25, 2017. Mr. Mixon was born on March 7, 1926 to Claude and Jewell Mixon and raised in Winnfield, Louisiana as the second of seven children. After serving in the United States Army Air Forces at the end of World War II, Mr. Mixon graduated from Louisiana Tech University. Mr. Mixon enjoyed an adventurous career as an electrical engineer,...
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Joseph Peter Untereiner

January 4, 1945 - December 25, 2017

Joseph Peter Untereiner passed away peacefully on Christmas morning, December 25, 2017. He was 72 years old. Beloved husband of Patricia Wallace Untereiner of over 48 years. Loving father of Darren Untereiner (Bridget) and Paige Batt (Brian). Grandfather of Blake, Caleb, Rori, and Avery. Brother of the late John Untereiner (Bonnie). Son of the late Peter and Lily Lopez Untereiner. Also survived...
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Guy Jacob Zeller

May 21, 1959 - December 24, 2017

Guy Jacob Zeller, III, age 58, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday December 24, 2017. Beloved husband of Beverly Barrett Zeller for 28 ½ years. Father of Christopher Jacob Zeller. Son of the late Guy Jacob Zeller, II and Carol Muller Zeller. Brother of Alison Zeller Sturtz (husband, David) and Rae Zeller. Uncle of Mackenzie C. Wainwright and Chase J. Wainwright. Nephew of...
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William J. Ward

December 16, 1930 - December 23, 2017

William "Bill" J. Ward passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the age of 87. He was born in New Orleans to the late Charles A. and Elizabeth Ward on December 16, 1930. Brother of the late Charles A. Ward Jr. He was married to his late beloved wife Juanita Ward for 50 wonderful years and was the loving father to Thomas J. Ward (Doris) and Sherry Maurin (Steve). He was a very proud...
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John Joseph Constant

March 8, 1933 - December 22, 2017

John Joseph Constant, Jr., 84, passed peacefully on December 22, 2017 at Berkeley Medical Center in West Virginia. Born March 8, 1933 in New Orleans, Louisiana, he was the son of the late John Joseph Constant Sr. and Mamie Brauch. John served in the United States Navy. He is survived by three children: Stephanie C. Boylan (Daniel) of Harpers Ferry, John M. Constant (Alissa) of Ft. Myers, Florida,...
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Rita Bova Taylor

December 21, 1929 - December 22, 2017

Rita Joy Bova Taylor passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, December 22, 2017, following a brief illness. She was 88 years old. A New Orleans native, Rita was born on December 21, 1929, and spent 50 years living in Metairie. She was a devoted parishioner of St Angela Medici Church where she attended Mass daily. She was a member of the St Angela Ladies Association. A floral designer by...
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Raymond Roy Oestriecher

September 12, 1948 - December 22, 2017

Raymond Roy Oestriecher peacefully passed away at the age of 68 on December 22, 2017, surrounded by his daughter, Tracie Oestriecher and his daughter-in-law Helen Schouest and his special friend Courtney Malbrough. He is preceded in death by his parents Earl Oestriecher Sr. and Hazel Voss Oestriecher; and a brother, Carl Oestriecher. He is survived by his daughter, Tracie Oestriecher, and...
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Dan Moody Hall

January 15, 1926 - December 21, 2017

Dan Hall left this world on Thursday, December 21st 2017 at age 91 after a lengthy illness with prostate cancer. The small town of Quitaque, Texas was Dan's birthplace in 1926, and he was the youngest of nine children. He had six brothers and two sisters. Five of Dan's six brothers were active in World War II. Dan was trained in the Navy at USNTC and served in San Diego, CA. He is survived by his...
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Edwina Rita McCready

December 17, 1934 - December 21, 2017

Edwina Rita Chassaniol McCready, age 83, of 4901 Sunny Place, Metairie, LA, passed away on December 21, 2017. She was born in New Orleans, LA on December 17, 1934. Edwina graduated from Ursuline High School, and Dominican College with a Bachelor of Science degree. She was married to Dr. James M. McCready on January 24, 1959 for 56 years, marrying in the Holy Name of Jesus Church in New Orleans....
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John Gabriel Thiele

December 16, 1932 - December 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Ramon Antonio Rodriguez

June 13, 1936 - December 20, 2017

Ramon Antonio Rodriguez Madarnaz passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. He was 81 years old and born in Havana, Cuba. Beloved husband of Aida Rodriguez. Father of Iliana Rodriguez, Maria Sandra R. Valera, and Dayriana Rodriguez. Grandfather of Gabriel Valera and Adrian Valera. Son of the late Egidio Rodriguez Vazquez and Celsa Madarnaz Lebozo. In Cuba, Ramon worked as a Chef for the Havana...
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Edward Chapman Weber

August 25, 1937 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Lucille Preau Taylor

February 13, 1920 - December 19, 2017

Lucille Preau Taylor passed away peacefully on the evening of Monday December 18, 2017 at the age of 97. Lucille was preceded in death by her husband (of 63 years) James F. Taylor. Mother of four children: Robert S. Taylor (Ann), Thomas H. Taylor (Gayle), Charles J. Taylor (Maureen) and Elizabeth Taylor Mayer (John). Lucille was grandmother of: Jennifer L. Bernstein, Margaret T. Boasberg, Kathryn...
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Allen Raymond Gautreaux

January 26, 1938 - December 18, 2017

Allen Raymond Gautreaux passed away peacefully on Monday morning, December 18, 2017. He was 79 years old. Beloved husband of Judy Viator Gautreaux for over 58 years. Loving father of Mitch Gautreaux (Kay), André Gautreaux (Melissa), and the late Whitney Gautreaux. Grandfather of Michelle, Matthew, Amelie, and Alyse Gautreaux and Tyler and Paige Winters. Brother of the late Claude Gautreaux,...
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Samuel Joseph Capro

November 28, 1935 - December 17, 2017

Samuel Joseph Capro Jr. passed away on Sunday morning, December 17, 2017. He was 82 years old. Brother of Mary Capro and the late Al Capro (Vickie) and Lorraine Capro. Uncle of Joe Capro (Dawn) and great-uncle of Justin Capro. Longtime companion of Vera Anthony. Sam was a native of the Irish Channel and a resident of St. Bernard. He worked as a Merchant Marine for the majority of his life....
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Russell Brockmann

March 2, 1937 - December 17, 2017

Russell Brockmann, born March 2, 1937 in Milwaukee Wisconsin, passed away peacefully on December 17th, 2017 at East Jefferson General Hospital, Cardiac Care Unit, ICU, with his wife Judy (Bogatz) of 32 years at his side, who will miss his Northern accent, crazy sense of humor and strong shoulder to lean on. He was predeceased in death by his parents, Pearl Gardner Brockmann and Elmer Brockmann,...
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Dominic Francis Manthey

July 16, 1991 - December 16, 2017

Dominic Manthey, 26, of Kenner, LA, passed away Saturday, December 16th, 2017. He was born on July 16th, 1991. Dominic graduated from East Jefferson High School. He attended Delgado Community College where he was pursuing his associate degree in AutoCAD Drafting. Dominic was a joyful and loving person. He loved being outdoors, particularly when he was camping, fishing, or going for a boat ride...
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Tammy Lynn Davis

October 29, 1964 - December 16, 2017

Tammy L. Davis, 53, of Kenner, LA and formerly of Kittanning, PA, died suddenly on December 16th at home. She was born on October 29, 1964 in Kittanning, PA to Delores Davis and the late James Davis. She worked for Orleans and Jefferson Parish Public Schools and was a beloved teacher for 31 years. She also was the Nursery Director and attended Munholland United Methodist Church in Metairie for...
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Kenneth P. Burst

November 1, 1978 - December 15, 2017

Kenneth Paul Burst, born on November 1, 1978, passed away December 15, 2017, at the age of 39. He was a lifelong native of Metairie, Louisiana, he passed away at home. He is survived by his loving wife, Dana Gibson Burst, and also the loving father of his son Evan Paul Burst. Son of Roy E. Burst, Jr. and Cheryl Hoyle Burst. Brother to Lara Burst Thomas (Arnold), Roy E. Burst III, and Kris John...
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Jacquelyn Ann Miller

October 1, 1949 - December 15, 2017

Jackie Lee Miller, 68, passed away on Friday, December 15th at St. Tammany Parish Hospital surrounded by her closest family. She died in peace just two months after being diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. Jackie was born a hippie on October 1st 1949 at Hotel Dieu to the late Jack W. and Althea E. Lee. She was raised at 1941 Wilton Dr. in Gentilly where she attended St. Francis Cabrini and...
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Elroy C. Schwebel

June 1, 1926 - December 15, 2017

Elroy C. Schewbel Sr., age 91, passed away on December 15, 2017. Loving husband of the late Shirley Schewbel, Mother of Cynthia Galland (Manuel), Suzette Page (Billy), the late Elroy Schwebel Jr., and Carole Carstens (Fred). Grandfather of Melissa Mayeur (Sid), Manny Galland (Christi), Scott Hillburn Jr. (Melissa), and Stacy Mays. Great- grandfather of Trey Galland, Fallyn Mays, Rylee Mays, Noah...
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Charles Ray Tisdale

June 14, 1946 - December 15, 2017

Charles Ray Tisdale, age 71, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. Beloved father of Jonathan Tisdale (wife, Amy) and Charles Tisdale, II. Grandfather of Caesyn and Brody Tisdale. Son of the late Windford Tisdale and Catherine McDonald Tisdale. Brother of Bobby Tisdale and Linda Coffman (husband, Larry). Also survived by his best friend Jules Sevin (wife, Emily). Mr. Tisdale was a...
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Olga V. Llovet

September 7, 1929 - December 14, 2017

Olga V. Llovet, age 88, passed away peacefully in her home on December 14, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Havana, Cuba. She left behind two sisters; Ana Delgado (Juan) and Aida Rodriguez (Antonio), numerous nieces, nephews, and god-children who when thinking of their loving Olga; they are reminded of the Saint Francis prayer. Lord make me an instrument of your peace. Where...
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Myrtle Kate Wynn Ugulano Armstrong

May 26, 1931 - December 12, 2017

Myrtle Kate Wynn Ugulano Armstrong, age 86, passed away on Tuesday December 12, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Wayne Armstrong by second marriage and the late Raymond Ugulano by first marriage. Mother of Peter Ugulano (wife, Bonnie), Bunny Ugulano and Evelyn Lehman (husband, Mike). Stepmother of Dennis Armstrong (wife, Pina). Grandmother of Donald Schaff (wife, Angel), Ashely Ugulano, Angela...
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Gerald Paul Treadway

November 16, 1932 - December 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Ronald Stephen Harrison

September 18, 1937 - December 11, 2017

Ronald "Bee" Stephen Harrison, age 80, passed away at his home on Friday, December 8, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Dianne "Mimi" Z. Harrison of New Orleans; father of Lisa M. Harrison-Bernard, Jason P. Harrison, and Suzanne H. Sellers; grandfather of Stephen and Madeline Bernard, Justin Simon and Matthew Sellers; brother of Edward M. Harrison, Jr., and the late Calvin Harrison,...
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Conrad Iddo Breit

February 4, 1966 - December 10, 2017

Conrad Iddo Breit, age 51 of Destrehan, Louisiana passed away unexpectedly on December 10, 2017. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 4, 1966. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 23 years Jacqueline "Jacqui" Breit. He is survived by his three sons; Chase James, Hunter Luke, Torbin Samuel, and his puppy girl Bella along with his parents; Hjalmar E. Breit III (Polly) and Sandra...
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Richard Lee Rushing

January 20, 1935 - December 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Rosa Melida Maldonado

April 30, 1937 - December 10, 2017

Rosa Melida Maldonado passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, December 10, 2017. She was 80 years old. Loving mother of Livia Turcios (Carlos) and Carlos Roberto Cubas. Grandmother of Monica Turcios, Carlos Turcios Jr., Carlos Roberto Cubas Jr., and Christian Cubas. Sister of Carlos A Pena, Gregorio Maldonado, Jose Luis Maldonado, Pedro Antonio Maldonado, Juana Maldonado Rios, Eduardo Orellana....
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Rose Virginia Marsden

April 1, 1934 - December 10, 2017

Rose Virginia Marsden, age 83, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017. She was born on April 4, 1934. She is preceded in death by her husband, Carlyle Marsden, her parents; Harry Stanley Wickramasekera and Maude Margaret Robinson Wickramasekera; Rose is survived by her son; Oscar Marsden and her two brothers; Dr. Anthony O. Wickramasekera and Dr. Ian Wickramasekera; Rose is also survived by...
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Pamela C. Arceneaux

December 23, 1950 - December 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Warren A. Lemonier

October 7, 1929 - December 10, 2017

Warren Anthony Lemonier, age 88, of Metairie, Louisiana passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 10, 2017. He was born October 7, 1929 in New Orleans. He is preceded in death by his parents Frederick E. Lemonier and Pearl Rose Dufour Lemonier; His brothers, Jennings Lemonier and Harrell Lemonier; and his sister Lois Lemonier Delord. He is survived by his nieces and nephews, Douglas Delord ...
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Alexander Blake Belsome

November 6, 1991 - December 9, 2017

Alexander Blake Belsome, age 26, a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Winnsboro, LA, passed away in Oklahoma City on December 9, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Alexis Nicole Belsome. Loving father of Remi Clare Belsome and Alexander Blake Belsome, Jr. Son of Floyd Belsome, Jr. (Nikki) and Kelly Staub (Perry, Jr). Brother to Grant Belsome, Collin Staub, Erin Staub and Allison...
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Luis Manuel Mateu

December 11, 1951 - December 8, 2017

Luis Manuel Mateu, 65, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017. Luis was born on December 11, 1951 in Matanzas, Cuba to the late Manuel and Celestina Mateu. He was one of fourteen thousand children sent from Cuba to the United States in the early 1960's as part of the U.S. government program called Operation Pedro Pan. Amidst Fidel Castro's rise to power, his parents freed him and his siblings...
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Kim Duffel Rivero

April 8, 1964 - December 7, 2017

Kim Duffel Rivero passed away on December 7th, 2017 with her family beside her. She was young and active at the age of 53. She fought a courageous battle with Leukemia. She is survived by her husband and best friend of 33 happy years, Alton Rivero Jr., parents, Earl and Shirley Duffel, daughter, Devin, son, Damian and his wife Patty. She also leaves behind three "grand-girls" (her favorite name...
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Frank John Mason

July 13, 1942 - December 7, 2017

Frank John Mason passed away in his home on Thursday morning, December 7, 2017. He was 75 years old. Beloved husband of Laverne Paine Mason of over 52 years. Loving father of John James Mason, Raffy Rigney (George), Philip Frank Mason (Lara). Grandfather of Georgie Rigney, Martha Rigney, Reese Mason, Sawyer Mason, and Luke Mason. Brother of Nancy Merrick (Paul) and the late John James Mason Jr....
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John S. Butera

January 2, 1939 - December 6, 2017

John S. Butera III, age 78, of LA passed away on Wednesday December 6, 2017. John was born January 2, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is preceded in death by his former wife, the late Carol Miller Butera to whom he was married to from 1960 until her death in 1991; father John S. Butera and mother Annette W. Butera; sisters Joanet B. Schiro and Darlene B. Doss. John is survived by his loving...
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Patricia Margaret Power Lester

February 14, 1939 - December 6, 2017

Patricia Margaret Power Lester passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, December 6, 2017. She was 78 years old. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Lester Sr. Loving mother of Rebecca Lester Ventura (Robbie) and Robert J. Lester Jr. Grandmother of Patrick Robert Ventura. Daughter of the late Patrick Joseph Power and Julia Wertz Power. Patricia was a native of the Irish Channel and had been a...
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Margaret Elizabeth Travasos

July 29, 1915 - December 5, 2017

Margaret Elizabeth Travasos, age 102, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 29, 1915. Margie worked as an Executive Secretary for Ruello & Associates in Metairie for a number of years. She is preceded in death by her parents, the late Edgar Cassanova of New Orleans and Mary Alexander Cassanova of Birmingham, Alabama; Her late husband...
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Maria Constanza Mejia

September 19, 1933 - December 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Richard F. Charbonnet

January 13, 1930 - December 3, 2017

Richard F. Charbonnet passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday morning, December 3, 2017. He was 87 years old. Beloved husband of Annie Zabbia Charbonnet of over 62 years. Loving father of Ann Charbonnet Moreau (John). Grandfather of Laura Schielder (Patrick) and Julie Lawson (Jonathan). Step-grandfather of Cathy Casey (Rob) and Robert Moreau (Devin). Great-grandfather of Jonathan and Joshua...
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John Edmond Laris

July 21, 1981 - December 2, 2017

John Edmond Laris Jr. "Johnny" passed away peacefully in New Orleans, LA on Saturday December 2, 2017 at the age of 36. Beloved father of Kayla Laris, John Laris III, and Zane Laris. Son of Yolonda M. Laris and the late John E. Laris Sr. Brother of Kristy Laris, Lisa Baldo, Brandi Laris and Michael Laris. Grandson of Monica C. Mataya and the late Richard J. Mataya Jr., and the late Ernest F....
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William Joseph Clark

October 24, 1938 - December 2, 2017

William Joseph "Bill" Clark III passed away on Saturday afternoon, December 2, 2017. He was 79 years old. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Ann Clark. Loving father of Kim Firmin (Glenn), Billy Clark (Nina), and Kevin Clark (Steve Ezrow). Grandfather of Kristi Williamson (Heath), Craig Firmin, and Dustin Clark. Brother of Calvin Clark (Glenda). Son of the late William Clark Jr. and Mathilde...
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Norman Martin Cook

November 9, 1931 - December 2, 2017

Norman M. Cook Jr. left this World on Saturday evening, December 2, 2017. He was 86 years old. He was the beloved husband of 60 years to the late Anita Lindquist Cook and the son of the late Norman M. Cook Sr. and Annie Ruppel Cook. Loving father of Deborah Guidry (Tommy), Donna Masters (Parrish), and the late infant Catherine Cook. Grandfather of Christopher and Brittany Guidry and Cody, Kaitlyn...
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Salvadore Joseph Junda

June 17, 1936 - December 2, 2017

Salvadore "Sam" Junda, Sr., age 81, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Beloved husband of Deborah Geoghegan Junda for 41 years. Father of Sal Junda, Jr., Tina Junda Wuertz (husband, Clifford, Sr.) and the late Charles "Chucky" Junda. Grandfather of Clifford and Clinton Wuertz, Sal and Justin Junda, Tony and Shane Raines and Jamie Junda. Son of the late Samuel and...
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James Patrick O'Shaughnessy

July 12, 1932 - December 1, 2017

Colonel James Patrick "Pat" O'Shaughnessy, Military Police Corps, United States Army, passed from this life on Friday, December 1, 2017, at the age of 85. Born in Metairie on July 12, 1932, to the late Warren J. and Ellen Cox O'Shaughnessy, Pat married the late Irene Hummel in 1955 and they shared 62 wonderful years together and raised eight children, relocating frequently as he served his...
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Lucille Duplessis Baudin

March 5, 1927 - December 1, 2017

Lucille Duplessis Baudin passed away on December 1, 2017, at age 90. Beloved wife of the late Kirby J. Baudin Sr. Beloved mother of Janice (Bob) Hockman and Kirby J. Baudin Jr. Grandmother of Kimara (Solomon) Baudin Sadasey, Ron (Sophia) Hockman, Logan Baudin and the late Jeffrey, Jules (Beau), and Parker Baudin. Great-grandmother to Daniel Bonamour and Kayden Sadasey. Relatives and friend are...
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Richard Tatterson Osborne

October 8, 1928 - November 29, 2017

Richard Tatterson Osborne, Jr passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. He was 89 years old and was born on October 8, 1928 in Norfolk, Va. Richard, also known as Lefty and Buddy by relatives, is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Barbara Whichard Osborne. Richard is the son of the late Richard Tatterson Osborne, Sr of Norfolk, Va and Georgia Hudgens...
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Wesley David Clampitt

September 19, 1955 - November 27, 2017

God has brought home a good man. Wesley David Clampitt, II passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017, spending his last days surrounded by many he loved and many that loved him. David is survived by his beloved wife of 36 years, Karen Klotz Clampitt, and two loving children, Colleen Leah Clampitt (Edward Thomas Garcia) and Wesley Kyle Clampitt. He leaves behind his sisters and stepmother who...
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Doris Mae Philips

May 19, 1938 - November 26, 2017

Doris Lanata Philips passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, November 26, 2017. She was 79 years old. Preceded in death by loving husband of nearly 50 years, Roy J. Philips; daughter, Mary Angela; parents, Jerome and Eunice Lanata; and sisters, Gail and Theresa. Survived by daughters: Karen Philips (Jim), Gwen Sanders (David), and Jeanne Powell (James). Grandmother...
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Norman Charles Haydel

March 21, 1932 - November 26, 2017

Norman C. Haydel, age 85, of Metairie, Louisiana passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side Sunday, November 26, 2017. He was born March 21, 1932 in New Orleans. Norman graduated from Balboa High, Panama and received his degree from LSU School of Engineering. He is survived by his five children Edward J. Haydel (Aimee), Glen J. Haydel (Lurene), Susan H. Osigian (Barkef), Katharine...
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Mary Ellen Haas

March 14, 1929 - November 25, 2017

Mary Ellen Brandstetter Haas, age 88, passed away with her loving family by her side on November 25, 2017. She was born on March 14, 1929 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She leaves behind her loving and devoted husband, Emmett J. Haas, Sr., they have been married for 65 years. Daughter of the late Marie Simon and Francis J. Brandstetter. She is also preceded in death by her sister; Lorraine J....
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Patricia Marion Cross

April 6, 1927 - November 25, 2017

Patricia Marion Sturm Cross entered eternal rest onNovember 25, 2017, after a brief illness at East Jefferson Hospital, at theage of 90. She was preceded in death by her husband, Audie C. Cross, hermother and father, Frank and Lily Sturm, and brother Frank Sturm Jr.(Millicent). She is survived by her children Harriet Cross and Audie C.Cross, Jr. (Kym), her grandchildren Jolie Meyers, Travis Cross...
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Karl Lewis Haithcock

March 13, 1949 - November 25, 2017

Karl "Lewis" Haithcock passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, November 25, 2017. He was 68 years old. Loving husband of Diana "D.D." Pregeant. Father of Ginny Green (Scottie) of Mobile, Alabama and the late Karl Lewis Haithcock Jr. Stepfather of Nicholas Pregeant (Kelly) and Raymond Pregeant (Andrea). Grandfather of Gillie Green, Aidan Pregeant, Michael Pregeant, Ethan Pregeant, and...
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Charles Christiana

July 30, 1931 - November 23, 2017

Charles "Charlie" Christiana passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Thursday, November 23rd, 2017, surrounded by his family. One of eleven children, Charlie was born to Ignatius and Annie Legreco Christiana on July 30th, 1931. He is survived by his wife Mildred Crayton Christiana and their children, Charlene Heyl, Charles Christiana (Cindie), Madeline Christiana, Jon Christiana (Carmen),...
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Joe Tusa

January 29, 1942 - November 22, 2017

Joe Tusa was born on January 29, 1942 and passed away on November 22, 2017. Known for his generosity, Joe redefined what it meant to be a family man. His family extended much further than just relatives. All of his families ¬- his Redemptorist family, his McDermott family, his New Iberia family, and his various barroom families - and friends are invited to celebrate Joe's life on Tuesday,...
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