Our Obituaries

Ferdinand J. Meyers

December 5, 1921 - May 12, 2014

Ferdinand J. Meyers, age 92 at his Harahan residence on Monday, May 12, 2014. Husband of the late Audrey Emerson Meyers. Father of Bruce E. Meyers (Mary) and Barry F. Meyers (Charlotte). Brother of the late Irene Fournier, Kenneth, Harry, John, Byron and Milton Meyers.Also survived by 5 grandchildren, Matthew, Christian, Rebecca, Melissa and Tori, 6 great grandchildren and one late great...
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Mary Ann Yates

April 18, 1931 - May 10, 2014

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Danielle Haines

November 24, 1970 - May 10, 2014

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Hilda Casaly

April 28, 1923 - May 6, 2014

Hilda Gracias Casaly at New Orleans on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 6:58PM. Beloved wife of the late Rudolph J. Casaly Sr. Mother of Regina C. Schlotzhauer (Russell), Rudolph J. Casaly Jr. Grandmother of Derek, Curtis, and Kevin Franklin, Kiva Casaly Mann, Kylie Casaly. Great grandmother of Blake, Beau, Madison, Benaiah, and Khyber. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the...
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John M. Schrewe

December 21, 1932 - May 6, 2014

John Marie Schrewe, Jr., born 1932 in New Orleans to John Marie and Benilde Bermudez Schrewe. John grew up in Uptown New Orleans and had vivid memories of his father's work in the Notions Department at D.H. Holmes, and of helping his mother with her work as a seamstress sewing Mardi Gras ball gowns. John attended St. Stephen's Elementary School and Jesuit High school, where he played basketball....
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Gulnare Bernstein Marks

October 12, 1922 - May 4, 2014

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Ruth Rose Schwam

May 24, 1930 - May 4, 2014

Ruth Freedman Schwam, beloved wife of Stanley Schwam for 63 years, died peacefully at the age of 83, surrounded by her family on Sunday, May 4. Ruthie was born on May 24, 1930 at Touro Infirmary as one of a set of triplets. She and her triplet sister and brother survived their premature birth owing to a recent donation of infant incubators. Their birth was a local sensation since triplets were...
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Nancy Patricia Davis

March 2, 1947 - May 3, 2014

Nancy Bonanno Davis, passed away on May 3, 2014. Beloved wife of Jerry W. Davis. Beloved mother of Rodney J. Boudoin, Sr. (Joy), Wade J. Boudoin and Melissa D. Ibarra. Grandmother of Rodney J. Boudoin, Jr. and Christopher Boudoin. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Age 67, a native of New Orleans and a resident of Kenner. Nancy worked for Jefferson Parish School Board as a bus driver for 34...
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Catherine Clemente Foreman

July 8, 1934 - May 2, 2014

FOREMANCatherine Clemente Foreman, age 79, died on Friday, May 2, 2014. Beloved wife of Jerome H. Foreman. Devoted mother of Randall K. Foreman (Elizabeth), Saundra F. Katz (Geoffrey), Cassaundra M. Foreman, and Jacqueline A. F. Pottinger (Austin). Sister of William Clemente of New York, NY and the late Constance DeBryun. Also survived by 13 grandchildren. Mrs. Foreman was an accomplished...
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Betty J. Riedlinger

December 5, 1928 - May 1, 2014

Betty Jane Blakesley Riedlinger, age 85, of Harahan, La. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 2:37 PM went home to be the Lord. Beloved wife of 63 years to the late Alex John Riedlinger. Mother of Linda DeFoe (John), and Gary J. Riedlinger (Patty). Grandmother of Benjamin DeFoe (Michele), Kim D. Holt, (Tim), Dominique Mackall, (Robert, III), Shannyn Riedlinger, Christina Duhe, (Greg), Leann Oubre, ...
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Ellis Ralph Lupin

April 1, 1931 - May 1, 2014

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Lucille Goldberg Germain

June 30, 1925 - April 26, 2014

GERMAINLucille Germain died at her New Orleans residence on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Wife of the late Saul Germain. Beloved mother of Lisa Germain (Bennet Koren), and Amy Germain. Sister of Elaine Mainker. Also survived by 2 grandchildren, Alex Koren and Rachel Koren, and nieces, nephews, and loving friends. Graveside services will be held at Hebrew Rest Cemetery 3, 2100 Pelopidas St. at...
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John Henry Bogie

May 6, 1923 - April 25, 2014

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Shane Michael Dugas

January 4, 1984 - April 24, 2014

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Isadore David Brickman, M.D.

December 5, 1938 - April 22, 2014

BRICKMANDr. Isadore David Brickman died after a long and courageous battle with heart and kidney disease on April 22, 2014. His family is thankful to all of the medical professionals that treated him with respect and dignity through his journey. He is survived by his wife Jean Brown Brickman, sons Philip Brickman and Brian Brickman, son and daughter in law Robert and Caroline Brickman and their...
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Toni Landry Blake

September 30, 1963 - April 19, 2014

BLAKEToni had two beautiful daughters, Tara and Jenny; five siblings, Nita, Wayne, Bobby, Debbie and Shae Marie, as well as a host of nieces and nephews. She was blessed to have been a Nurse LPN since 1987. Friends from Jefferson Vo-Tech School, Hotel Dieu, University Hospital and Friends of Bill W as well as all others whose lives Toni touched are invited to come celebrate Toni's life on...
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Samuel Theodore Sternberg

December 4, 1928 - April 18, 2014

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Edgar Alphonse Luminais

January 28, 1928 - April 16, 2014

Edgar Alphonse Luminais, Jr. at River Ridge, LA on Monday April 16, 2014. Beloved husband of Cupidean Luminais for 67 years.Father of Edgar (Rocky), Ronnie J. and Donald Luminais and Elaine L. Orlando. Brother of the late Lucille Dares. Grandfather of Chelsea, Aimee, Christy, Misty, Donald, Jr., Erin, Marcelle, Raymond, George, Stephanie and Wesley. Also survived by 19 great great grand...
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Lola L. Folse

September 24, 1921 - April 15, 2014

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John Raymond Russo

July 3, 1920 - April 14, 2014

John R. Russo passed away on April 14, 2014 at the age of 93 from complications of advanced age. He was the beloved husband of Marie Gauslin Russo. Son of the late Frank Russo, Sr. and Hanna Ryan Russo. Brother of the late Frank Joseph Russo, Jr., Katherine Russo Dewitt and Mary Russo Nefus. Father of Ronald R. Russo, Sr. (Melanie) and Carol Ann Russo Hasney and the late John R. Russo, Jr. ...
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Angela Koch

April 16, 1938 - April 14, 2014

Angela "Kiki" Koch died April 14, 2014 at the age of 75. With the loving support of Lakeside Hospice, she was able to be at home with her family. She is preceded in death by her devoted husband of 45 years, Harry S. Koch III. She is survived by her daughter, Katie Saintcross, husband Cullen, her son Harry S. Koch IV, wife Angela, and their son, Brady Alexander, her ultimate joy.Kiki had many...
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Herbert John Lingoni, Jr.

November 2, 1927 - April 12, 2014

LINGONIHerbert John Lingoni, Jr, 86, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Herbert was born in New Orleans and a resident of Metairie since 1985. He graduated from Warren Easton High School in 1946 and served in the U.S. Army Air Force from 1946 to 1949 and the Air Force Reserve until 1952. He started working for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad in 1953 where he...
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Aldo E. Someillan

September 14, 1971 - April 11, 2014

SOMELLIAN Aldo Somellian, Sept 14,1971 - April 11, 2014. Proud native of Corazol Town, Belize. Served in US Army. Son of the late Evaristo, Aldo is truly missed by his mother Elena, wife Christa, children Josie, Eva, Madison and Alex; sisters Gina & Yvette, coworkers at American Luxury & a host of family & friends- all of whom were his fans and audience - for Aldo was a stand-up...
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John Franklin Clemmer

July 22, 1921 - April 11, 2014

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Catherine Riley Bode

November 14, 1930 - April 10, 2014

Catherine Riley Bode, age 83, passed away at Touro Infirmary on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Raymond Bode. Mother of Bryan Bode and Lisa B. Crespo-Allen (Patrick). Daughter of the late Joseph Riley and Lena Mangerchine Riley. Sister of Fay Smythe and the late Edward Riley. Sister-in-law of Rose Rome. Grandmother of Andrew Crespo and Kaycie Allen. Mrs. Bode was a...
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Taylor Dane Kientz

October 3, 1991 - April 8, 2014

Private family funeral services. Arrangements under the direction of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, Metairie, LA.
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Donovan Charles Ladd

July 20, 1990 - April 5, 2014

Donovan Charles Ladd passed away on April 5, 2014. Beloved son of Lisa Shealey Ladd and Jelks C. Ladd, Jr. Beloved brother of Corey J. Ladd. Uncle of Charlie L. Pansano. Grandson of Jacqueline Ladd and the late Jelks C. Ladd, Sr., Edmond and Beverly Shealey. Also survived by numerous Aunts, Uncles and cousins. Age 23, resident of Kenner, La. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to...
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Nettie Regenbogen Forman

June 3, 1926 - March 29, 2014

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Jude Young

February 11, 1958 - March 29, 2014

Jude Poole Young on March 29, 2014. Beloved mother of Jessica and Lindsie Young. Beloved daughter of Theone Poole and the late Jesse T. Poole, Jr. Grandmother of Kaden Barrios, Colby Dietsch and Harleigh Barrios. Sister of Jim, Ricky, Jesse Thomas, III, Anne and Mary Poole. Former wife of Denis Young. Age 56, a lifelong resident of Metairie, La. Jude was employed with Cub Corner Pre-School....
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Edward Nickolaus

March 17, 1945 - March 28, 2014

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Gary Alan Goldbard

October 21, 1947 - March 27, 2014

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Lourena Maricelli Daigle

April 26, 1923 - March 27, 2014

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Dorothy Welch Verdon

September 2, 1919 - March 27, 2014

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Bennie Koretzky

September 22, 1917 - March 26, 2014

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Kurt David Steiner

April 9, 1931 - March 25, 2014

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Ernest Preston Johnson

May 6, 1922 - March 24, 2014

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Marie Bentel

January 10, 1922 - March 20, 2014

Marie Gibbens Bentel died on March 20, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Robert H. Bentel. Beloved mother of Robert J. Bentel , Jane Duggan (Orville), Nan Wall (Larry), Jeffrey M. Bentel (Sue), Sue Klotz (Ran) and Beth Kliebert (Vernon). Sister of Julian and Robert Gibbens and the late William, Henry, James, Thomas, Elmore and Noyes Gibbens and Sr. Mary Gibbens O.S.F. Also survived by 13...
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Isabel Irula Martinez

October 22, 1929 - March 15, 2014

Isabel Martinez, age 84, passed away at her Metairie, LA residence on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Wife of the late Santos E. Martinez. Devoted mother of Santiago E. Martinez (Nimia), Maria M. Redler (Ronald), Rosa M. Simmons (Robin), Otto Steve Martinez (Maria), A. Marlene Loyacono (Jerry), Juan R. Martinez (Nidia), Luis F. Martinez (Monica), Jeronimo Martinez, Edy Martinez, and Patricia M....
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Allen Harris Chappel

September 27, 1928 - March 11, 2014

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Barbara R. Wexler

August 29, 1942 - March 8, 2014

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Julie Ann Vicknair

January 27, 1949 - March 8, 2014

Julie Ann Vicknair passed away peacefully into the arms of her SAVIOR at her home surrounded by family and friends on March 8, 2014. Longtime companion of John Hill. Beloved mother of Paul Haulard (Mary) and Claire Heiken (Johnny). Grandmother of Taylor and Madeleine Haulard and Caitlin, James and Julia Heiken. Daughter of the late Floyd and Theresa Vicknair. Niece of Marion DeForest. Sister of...
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Maria Montero

February 18, 1930 - March 3, 2014

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Frances Annie Tullos

October 29, 1932 - March 1, 2014

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William Andre Droulia

November 6, 1942 - February 27, 2014

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Imelda Omally

August 13, 1945 - February 26, 2014

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Tess Levy Schornstein

April 15, 1925 - February 23, 2014

Tess Levy Schornstein, formerly of New Orleans, died peacefully on Sunday, February 23, 2014 in her home at the St. James Place retirement community in Baton Rouge. Born on April15, 1925, Mrs. Schornstein lived in New Orleans throughout her life until moving to Baton Rouge after Hurricane Katrina. She graduated from Isidore Newman School in 1942, earning her Bachelor's degree from Sophie...
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Gertrude Theresa Puderer

June 28, 1924 - February 22, 2014

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Harry A. Freiberg

March 2, 1916 - February 21, 2014

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Alfred J. Stolzenberg

May 19, 1937 - February 20, 2014

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Kenneth H. Cheskin

August 9, 1935 - February 15, 2014

CHESKINKenneth H. Cheskin, age 78 died on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Metairie, LA. Beloved husband of Lynn Oppenheim Cheskin. Father of Barry K. Cheskin and Bryan Cheskin (Monique). Brother-in-law of Jay and Janice Oppenheim. Grandfather of Cameron Cheskin.Mr. Cheskin was a native of Newark, NJ and a Metairie resident since 1959. He served the U. S. Army Reserves and was a graduate of...
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Mary Lou Suares Garcia

May 25, 1919 - February 14, 2014

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Honore Schill Fox

December 5, 1923 - February 6, 2014

Honore Schill Fox died at her New Orleans residence on Thursday, February 6, 2014. Wife of the late Albert Fox. Mother of Barry Fox (Susan), Marcie Goldberg (Myron) and Ellie Wetsman (Howard). Grandmother of Andrew Fox (Colleen) and Daniel Fox, Jonah and Aaron Goldberg, Abby and Shay Wetsman. Also survived by two great grandchildren, Amelia and Campbell Fox. Daughter of the late Ellie Schill...
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Henry Norman Curry

October 1, 1926 - January 28, 2014

Henry Norman Curry, Sr. on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Rita May Ganier for 68 years. Brother of the late Ruth, Ollie, Mary, Willie Belle and William. Father of Henry N. Curry, Jr., Cathy C. Billiot, John W. Curry and Daniel D. Curry. Also survived by 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Age 87, and a resident of Harahan for over 50 years. Relatives and friends of...
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Connie F. Leydecker

March 13, 1921 - January 28, 2014

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Mildred Hyman Gitter

October 18, 1938 - January 27, 2014

Mildred Hyman (Gitter) died peacefully in Atlanta , GA on January 27,2014. She was born in New Orleans , LA on October 18,1938 to the late Frieda and Morris Hyman. Mildred's life was dedicated to her adored children and grandchildren with a large heart of love. She was a life member of Hadassah and Brandeis Women and took many trips to Israel. In New Orleans she was a member of Shir Chadash,...
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Roy Robert Williams

February 17, 1929 - January 26, 2014

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Milton A. Sayas

March 8, 1914 - January 24, 2014

SAYASMilton Sayas, entered into eternal rest on Friday January 24,2014 at the age of 100. Beloved husband of the late Eunice Sayas. Son of the late Carmen Maury and Hamilton Sayas. Brother of twin sisters Vernancia Sayas Amerson, the late Vernita Sayas Adams, Jerome Sayas (Yvonne) and the late Verdell Sayas. He was preceded in death by his loving cousins Donald and Mae Perkins. He leave to...
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Laura Anne Leblanc

January 14, 1939 - January 23, 2014

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Peggy C. Bennett

March 26, 1929 - January 22, 2014

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Bettie Lou Sullwold

June 7, 1930 - January 20, 2014

Bettie Lou Garron Sullwold of River Ridge, LA passed away on Monday, January 20, 2014, at 2:00 a.m. She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, Frank G. Sullwold. She is the mother of Suzan S. Ponder, wife of Warren Ponder, Steven C. Sullwold husband of Dee Ann Nichols Sullwold, Sondra S. Burnham, wife of Tommy Burnham and the late Stuart M. Sullwold. She is survived by her...
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Albert J. Luke

October 29, 1936 - January 20, 2014

Albert J. Luke, Jr. passed away on January 20, 2014. Beloved husband of Jewel S. Luke for the past 39 years. Beloved father of Albert J. Luke, III, Thomas J. Luke, (Karen) of Atlanta, GA., and Robert J. Luke of Los Angeles, CA. Grandfather of Alexa Luke. Stepfather of William G. Evans, Jr. (Colette) and Julie Evans Smith (Scott) of Picayune, MS. Age 77, a native of New Orleans and a resident of...
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Abdulrahman Mohammed Alangari

April 29, 1949 - January 20, 2014

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Nancy B. Albert

November 10, 1932 - January 18, 2014

Nancy Hendley Albert went to be with the Lord on January 18, 2014 at her residence in Metairie. Beloved wife of Jules Albert, Jr. of 62 years. Beloved mother of Jules G, Albert, III, Stephen G. Albert, Sr., Kenneth G. Albert Sr., Robin Ann Lucas, Scott M. Albert and the late Nancy M. Albert, Janice A. Albert and Wayne P. Albert. Daughter of the late Manasseh and Lilla Hendley. Sister of Naomi...
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Mary Agnes Ritter

June 6, 1920 - January 17, 2014

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Mary Byer Liswood

December 15, 1908 - January 13, 2014

LISWOODMary Byer Liswood succumbed on January 13, 2014 at the age of 105 in Katy, Texas,surrounded by her loved ones. Born December 15, 1908, she lived a life of love, happiness, unselfish giving to others, devotion to her family, trust and honor. She was a righteous woman, and a woman of valor. Having been a teacher for all of her career,she influenced so many students toward educated, moral and...
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Hartwig Moss

April 11, 1944 - January 11, 2014

MOSSHartwig Moss III died at Touro Infirmary on Saturday January 11, 2014. He was 69 years old. He was a life long resident of New Orleans and and a graduate of Isidore Newman School and Yale University. He served in the US Navy and was honorably discharged as a Lieutenant. His entire business career was in the Property and Casualty Insurance field and he was the CEO and Chairman of the Board of...
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Beverly Ann Rappold

November 16, 1946 - January 6, 2014

Beverly Landry Rappold on January 6, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Edward Rappold. Beloved mother of Michele Vining (David), Scott Rappold (Jennifer) and the late Gerald Rappold. Daughter of the late Lillian Tonglet Landry and Henry J. Landry. Stepdaughter of the late Charles Stokes. Sister of Audrey Fossier, Charlie Stokes, Elaine Stokes, Cheryl Perret (Carol), Ann Poolson and the late Chris...
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John Miller

January 10, 1932 - January 5, 2014

John Vernon Miller passed away January 5, 2014. He was 81 years old. John was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to William and Lena Miller, and lived all of his life in the area. He was a respected radiology technician and spent 50 years in that profession. He is survived by his sons, John Miller, Jr. and David Miller, and his daughter Virginia Holtgreve. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 3...
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Hazel M. Mandella

February 25, 1923 - December 31, 2013

MANDELLAHazel Mandella at Slidell, LA, on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 2:45 PM. Beloved wife of the late Predon N. Gerstner and Second marriage, the late Michael J. Mandella. Mother of Linda Wallace, Annette Gros, Glen Gerstner, Sr. and the late Timothy Gerstner. Also survived by 10 grand-children. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral from Tharp-Sontheimer...
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Mary Rose Schifferstein

February 9, 1925 - December 30, 2013


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Roma Philebar Lambourne

October 3, 1923 - December 27, 2013


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Gloria Kimball Fontenot

December 6, 1941 - December 23, 2013


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Henry John Shelley

July 23, 1924 - December 19, 2013

HENRY JOHN SHELLEY07.23.24 ''' 12.19.13He was a doted-on only child who grew up across from Clay Square, where he always won the Duncan Yo-Yo competitions. "H.J." played trumpet in the Redemptorist band and hung out at a teen club, where he was the snazziest dancer. His favorite partner was a blonde with pretty legs nicknamed "Starr" who matched him step for step. Unlike the other girls who...
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James Griffith Mart

June 20, 1947 - December 18, 2013

James Griffith Mart, age 66 passed away at East Jefferson General Hospital on Wednesday, December 18, 2013. Husband of Ellen Erdal Mart. Father of Ashley, Rebecca and Sarah Mart. Son of Frank P. Mart and the late Dorothy Griffith Mart. Brother of Diane Hudson (Eddie), Frankie Arceneaux and Janeen M. Prestenback. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Mr. Mart was a native and lifelong...
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Pearl Jacobs Daube

June 26, 1924 - December 17, 2013

DAUBEPearl Jacobs Daube, age 89, at Ochsner Foundation Hospital on Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Beloved wife of Albert J. Daube for 68 years. Loving mother of Faye Miller (Herbert) and David Daube (Sue). Grandmother of Gia Doron, Cara Striegold, Ilana Schlam and Brian Daube. Also survived by 6 great grandchildren. Mrs. Daube was a volunteer at the World War II Museum, an active member of...
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Maurice Samuel Kansas

March 1, 1941 - December 13, 2013


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Darren Ronald Mullen

August 6, 1975 - December 13, 2013

MullenDarren R. Mullen passed away on December 13, 2013. Beloved husband of Melissa Power Mullen. Loving father of Darren (DJ), Jr., Casey and Brady Mullen. Son of John and Pamela Lacombe Mullen. Brother of Aimee Griffin (Corey) and Johnny J. Mullen. Uncle of Ella Griffin and Adele Thibodeaux. Age 38. A resident of Jefferson, La. Darren was a career Army National Guardsman who proudly served his...
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Milton H. Cohen

September 2, 1926 - December 11, 2013

Milton H. Cohen on December 11, 2013, at the age of 87. Son of the late Julius Cohen and Jean Kraus Cohen. Brother of Peggy C. Bennett of Fort Worth, Texas. Also survived by 2 nieces, Janet Jacobs and Ann Krueger and a nephew, Stephen Bennett. He was a 1943 graduate of Neumann School, and served in the US Navy during WWII. He graduated from Tulane Law School after the war. Milton was in the...
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Audrey Evelyn Mauterer

April 23, 1925 - December 10, 2013

Audrey Evelyn Mauterer died peacefully at the age of 88 on December 10, 2013 at LaCombe Nursing Center in LaCombe, Louisiana. She was a native of New Orleans and resident of the surrounding areas. She was active in her church, a preschool teacher, and a beloved mother, sister, aunt, and friend to many. She was born on April 23, 1925 to the late Gustave Hartdegen, Sr,. and Mercedes Latapie...
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Albert Isidore Hendler, M.D.

February 20, 1927 - December 8, 2013

HENDLERAlbert I. Hendler, M.D., age 86 years, died on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at his River Ridge, LA residence. Husband of the late Rea Silverstein Hendler, who preceded him in death on May 18, 2012. Father of Nedda Beth Hendler (Michael Mielke), Marc Hendler (Esther) and Lori Hendler. Also survived by four grandchildren, Jason and Adam Mielke, Sean and Miles Hendler.Private family graveside...
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Mary Ann Bourgeois

September 12, 1931 - December 5, 2013

Mary Ann Bourgeois passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at her home in Harahan, surrounded by loved ones. Daughter of the late Hector Adam Bourgeois and Mae Elizabeth Ledet. Sister of Sister Mary Fides Bourgeois, S.S. N. D. and Betty Theresa Monistere. Aunt of Frank, Jr., Samuel, John and Paul Monistere. Also survived by many cousins, other relatives and friends. Great Aunt of Hunter and...
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Helen Slipman Kohlman

June 22, 1932 - December 4, 2013

HELEN SLIPMAN KOHLMAN (June 22, 1932-December 4, 2013)HELEN SLIPMAN KOHLMAN, age 81, left us on December 4, 2013. A native-born and life-long New Orleanian, she was preceded in death her parents, Isidore Slipman and Fannie Rosenzweig Slipman, and her beloved husband Herman Seiferth Kohlman. Helen is survived by her sister, Marion Slipman Cohen and children, Sandra and Barry Friedman, Marsha and...
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Louis Boesch

June 9, 1918 - December 4, 2013

Louis W. Boesch, Sr. on December 4, 2013. Beloved husband of Rosemary Brewer Boesch. Beloved father of Sibyl B. Faus (Eddie) and Louis W. Boesch, Jr. (Linda). Son of the late Katherine Back Boesch and Bernard Boesch. Brother of the late Albertina, Henry, Henrietta, Myrtle, Catherine, Helen, Bernard and Lydia. Grandfather of Jennifer Pasterfield (Ryan). Great grandfather of Logan and Lily...
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Rita Dorothy Dos Ramos

April 6, 1940 - December 2, 2013

Rita Dorothy dosRamos (Diaz) died Monday December 2, 2013 inDestrehan LA, Age 73 A native New Orleanian, she was born at Charity Hospital on April 6, 1940 the daughter of Dorothy Mable and Benjamin Andrew dos Ramos. She Married in1965 to Benigno Diaz of CU. Beloved mother of two daughters and one son. Cynthia Marie, Gina Ann and Benigno Diaz. Sister to the late Phyllis Marie White, Benjamin...
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Oscar Judah Tolmas

July 20, 1920 - December 2, 2013

TOLMASOscar Judah Tolmas passed away on Monday, December 2nd. He was 93 years old. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marjorie Tolmas, his parents, Cecile and Charles Tolmas, his brother, Gerson Tolmas, his sister, Dorothy Tolmas Horton, and his niece, Cheri Horton.Mr. Tolmas was a lawyer, a homebuilder, and a businessman. He built many homes in New Orleans and Metairie. His passion,...
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Melinda Lee Ray

September 6, 1970 - December 1, 2013


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Claire Florence Medina

June 23, 1917 - November 30, 2013


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Parker L. Lorio

June 7, 1961 - November 30, 2013

LORIO Parker L. Lorio, age 52, passed away in the home of his best friends, Eddie and Terri Virga and their family, who cared for him in the final months of his life. Son of the late Hilda Livesey and Jerome P. Lorio. Preceded in death by his Aunt Sam, who cared for him after the death of his parents. Brother of Lisa Lorio Schroeder (William) and uncle of Justin, Brandon and Erin Schroeder. ...
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Michael Albert Berenson

November 16, 1938 - November 30, 2013

Michael Albert Berenson died comfortably at his home in New Orleans surrounded by family on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the age of 75 after a 12 year struggle with a rare progressive neurodegenerative process - Multiple System Atrophy. He was born in New Orleans on November 16, 1938 to the late Janis and Abe Berenson. He graduated Isidore Newman High School in 1957 and later received a...
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Rudolph A. Alvarado

May 1, 1923 - November 30, 2013


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Adolph Edward Asher

March 28, 1916 - November 29, 2013

ASHERAdolph Edward Asher, born March 28, 1916 in New Orleans. Described as somebody you'd have to meet, he started working at age 13, unloading banana boats to support his family during the depression. He served proudly in the U.S. Army under Gen. George Patton, and one of his greatest joys was telling war stories about his combat experience.After World War II he married the love of his life,...
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Myrline Thais Bourda

February 5, 1924 - November 28, 2013

BOURDAMyrline Thais Bourda passed away at Jefferson, LA on Thursday, November 28, 2013. Daughter of the late August and Rosemary D'Antonio Bourda. Beloved sister of Rosemary Bourda St. Julien. Devoted aunt of Thais St. Julien and Marcus St. Julien. Devoted companion of the late Mary Huck.Miss Bourda was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a longtime payroll supervisor for the Port of...
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John Higgins

September 27, 1960 - November 26, 2013

John "Jay" H. Higgins, Jr. on November 26, 2013. Beloved son of John H. Higgins, Sr. (Carolyn) and the late Lottie (Tita) Villanueva Higgins. Beloved father of Angela and Christian Higgins and the late Mary (Katie) Higgins. Brother Karen Chester, Terri Higgins and the late Steven Higgins. Grandfather of Havanna Rex, Madison and Kaeson Higgins. Longtime companion of Amanda. Former husband of...
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Brandon Joshua Balfour

September 21, 1988 - November 22, 2013

BALFOURBrandon Joshua Balfour, age 25 years, passed away at his Destrehan, LA residence on Friday, November 22, 2013. Beloved son of Ricky A. Balfour and Pamela A. Balfour. Brother of Jeremy Michael Balfour. Nephew of Sharon Jallans-Daly, Glenn Jallans and Gary Jallans. Grandson of the late Raymond and Bernice Rice Balfour, Albert and Angelina Rando Jallans. Also survived by cousins and...
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Frederick P. Glassman

March 15, 1923 - November 21, 2013


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Norine M. Alltmont

July 18, 1918 - November 17, 2013


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Marjorie W. Buse

December 28, 1928 - November 14, 2013

BUSE-MARJORIEMarjorie "Pug" Williams Buse passed away peacefully at her Metairie home on Thursday, November 14, 2013. She was 84. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Buse, Sr. Mother of Robert J. Buse II, Michael E. Buse, Richard J. Buse Sr. (Julie), David H. Buse (Cindy), Mark S. Buse (Diane). Sister of the late Jo Angelo Martinez and Frances Boudreaux Berkeley. Daughter of the late Gertrude...
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Arnold Joseph Levy

January 31, 1921 - November 14, 2013


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Rosadelle McCarron

February 24, 1923 - November 12, 2013

Rosadelle (Del) McCarron on November 12, 2013, age 90. Wife of the late John James McCarron. Beloved mother of John D. McCarron, Karen M. Wahden and Kevin J. McCarron. Daughter of the late Placide and Elvire Orillion Berteau. Sister of the late Byron Berteau. Sister-in-law of Velma Berteau. Also survived by 9 grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Del was a former...
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Norman B. Schmitt

September 9, 1921 - November 11, 2013

Norman B. Schmitt at N.O., LA on Monday, November 11,2013 at 1:00 PM, Age 92. Preceded in death by his 6 brothers and 2 sisters. Uncle of Yvonne Rasmussen Mary Giovenco, Joseph, Robert, Ronald and Susan Schmitt, Diane Lenz, Linda Marks, Larry Franz and the late Henry Schmitt, Alfred Francis and Richard Franz. Mr. Schmitt was retired from the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Union. He was also, a...
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