Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries

Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries offers families in the New Orleans area unrivaled convenience, security, economy and serenity.

We have always been dedicated to remaining at the forefront of service to families, adapting to changing times and differing needs.

Our funeral home was built on the historic grounds of Metairie Cemetery in 1979, making our facility the first combined funeral home and cemetery in New Orleans. Now, we provide the convenience of all products and services in one beautiful, comfortable location. Families can choose from a wide range of options, traditional or nontraditional funeral services, ground burial, community mausoleum spaces, private family tombs, family copings, cremation and columbarium niches if they prefer cremation as a means of disposition. In addition, a full-service floral shop is located in the funeral home. We also offer the peace of mind of prearranging funeral services through The Simplicity Plan®. Our focus is on providing each family with personalized attention and a meaningful memorialization of their loved one and our professional, caring staff is available 24 hours a day.

Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home Renovated funeral home reopens, proud to serve your needs
After an exciting grand reopening celebration on Nov. 1, 2007, Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home is now serving families better than ever in our beautifully renovated, state-of-the-art facility, offering the following convenient amenities: The Arrangement Center, adjacent to the Carillion Bell Tower, a specific area with eight individual conference rooms reserved to provide privacy and convenience for families making at-need, advance planning or pre-committal arrangements. The Enduring Memories® video recording system, offering families the ability to preserve priceless memories through recording favorite photos and stories on DVD as well as allow family and friends to record and save memories and messages about their loved ones. Meeting space with multimedia capabilities available to community organizations, by appointment. Wall-mounted televisions in seven of the nine visitation parlors and large screens that lower from the two chapel ceilings for presenting video tributes to loved ones during services. A forthcoming concierge program, offering families a new level of service and convenience. Families can get help with setting up various services such as travel arrangements, catering or receptions at banquet halls, photography and security services, just to name a few. The Care and Cremation Center, a separate state-of-the-art building on the cemetery grounds, that serves cremation and preparation needs when we receive your loved ones into our care. A gift shop where families can purchase flowers and other items.

Metairie Cemetery
Beautiful Metairie Cemetery was entered in the National Register of Historic Places on December 6, 1991. It was given this honor in recognition of its stature as the burial place of many famous people and the home to breathtaking aboveground family mausoleums, tombs and monuments. These magnificent memorials, made of marble, granite and brick, testify to the dignity and significance of all those who are buried there. The grounds of Metairie Cemetery originally held a race track that was quite popular in its heyday. The oval outline of the Metairie Race Course, built in 1838, can still be seen in the cemetery today. But the ravages of the Civil War and Reconstruction caused the race track to falter and on May 25, 1872, the land was converted into a cemetery, owned by the Metairie Cemetery Association. In 2003, Metairie Cemetery was named by Forbes.com as one of the ten best cemeteries due to its unique historical significance and beauty. At Lake Lawn Metairie, we have always taken great pride in the serenity and distinctive elegance of this very special place. This honor is a reflection of our deep commitment to preserve the memories of those entrusted to our care. Metairie Cemetery is the final resting place of numerous famous and revered people, including nine governors of the state of Louisiana; seven mayors of New Orleans; and three Confederate generals—including P.G.T. Beauregard and Richard "Dick" Taylor, son of U.S. President Zachary Taylor. Jefferson Davis, the only president of the Confederate States of America, was entombed here temporarily after his death in New Orleans in 1889. Louis Prima, the world-famous singer and entertainer, is also buried here.

Lake Lawn Park Cemetery and Mausoleum
The beautifully landscaped grounds of Lake Lawn Park Cemetery are located adjacent to Metairie Cemetery. Lake Lawn was established in 1949 and offers a variety of options for families, including ground burial spaces, family tombs and outdoor terrace mausoleums, and columbarium niches for cremated remains. A main feature of this serene space is the stately Lake Lawn Park community mausoleum. One of the first major community mausoleums to be built in New Orleans, Lake Lawn Park reflects the beauty and splendor of man's desire to memorialize those who have gone before him. It contains more than 31,000 crypts in a majestic building with fully carpeted corridors, mahogany paneling and peaceful lounge areas. Private and semiprivate rooms are finished in rich imported marbles and enhanced by detailed and colorful mosaic murals. Family spaces and columbarium niches range from elaborate to simple.

All Saints Mausoleum
All Saints Mausoleum is located next to Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, on the lovely grounds of Metairie Cemetery. It was dedicated on November 1, 1986—All Saints Day—as a joint venture with the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans. Inside the magnificent, climate-controlled edifice, visitors will find numerous individually handcrafted stained-glass windows. The building also includes the stunning Queen of All Saints Court, a two-story atrium that blends lush greenery with the elegance of hardwood and marble, and the Court of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, another two-story atrium adorned with polished Italian marble, stained-glass, mosaics and an exclusively commissioned statue of Jesus. These areas are perfectly suited for peaceful reflection. We are additionally proud to announce construction plans for the beautiful Phase IV Development, for which preconstruction preneed discounts are now available.


Our Obituaries

William (Sid) Sidney Allen

August 18, 1949 - April 21, 2014

William Sidney (Sid) Allen lost his courageous battle with cancer at Passages Hospice on Monday 4/21/14. Born in Mayfield, Kentucky in 1949, he was educated in western Kentucky: in Hickman, Fulton, and Hopkinsville. He is preceded in death by both parents: Riley and Shirley Allen. He attended the University of Kentucky studying business administration. He then joined the interior design...
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Joseph Jewell Roper, Sr.

April 21, 2014

Joseph Jewell Roper, Sr. in Covington, LA on April 21, 2014. Age 88 years. Joseph is survived by his children, Joseph Jr. (Shirley), Justin (Cheryl), Cherine Roper, Colleen Hutto, Jerard (Donna), Celeste Daigle and his sisters, Isabelle Espenan and Jeanne Garman, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Mr. Roper was preceded in death by his wife Norma Rose Held Roper and daughter,...
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Monty Darryl Montegut

April 19, 2014

Monty Darryl Montegut, age 72, a native of New Orleans passed on Saturday, April 19, 2014. As a young man, Monty proudly served his country in the US Army with the 82nd Combat Engineers in Germany. He went on to become a successful entrepreneur and founded several family businesses. He also served as President of Terry Harbor Civic Association in Springfield, LA where he resided with his...
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Carl S. Randles

April 19, 2014

Carl S. Randles, native of Columbus, Ohio, longtime resident of Metairie, Louisiana, and Diamondhead, Mississippi for the past 27 years passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the age of 89. Captain Randles was the son of the late Royal and Ruth Harper Randles and the brother of Barbara Randles Hosler of Columbus, Ohio. Captain Randles is preceded in death by his devoted wife of 43 years,...
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Helen M. Bourda-Moreau

February 22, 1923 - April 17, 2014

Helen M. Bourda-Moreau passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014. She was the Mother of Charles F. Moreau, Jr. (Kitty) and the late Eileen Moreau Reese. Grandmother of Michael Moreau and Dr. James Reese (Meg). Step Grandmother of Ted Fenasci (Rachel) and Chris Geraci. Great Grandmother of Taylor, Sophie, Evelyn and Amy. Daughter of the late Joseph Bourda and Cecile Rodriguez Bourda. Sister...
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Nicholas "Nick" Mustacchia

April 17, 2014

Nicholas "Nick" Mustacchia passed away on Holy Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the age of 86. Nick is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years Phyllis G. Mustacchia; children Frank A. Herman (Lori) and Maria M. Humphries; grandchildren Tiffany and Dustin Herman; Amanda and Darryl "D.J." Humphries, Jr.; sister Elizabeth Grilletta (late Frank); brother Jack Mustacchia (Ellen). He is also survived by...
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Rita Mae D'Arensbourg Brandner

July 23, 1924 - April 16, 2014

Rita Mae D'Arensbourg Brandner, born in New Orleans on July 23, 1924, died peacefully in her home in Mandeville surrounded by her family on April 16, 2014. She was 89. She was the beloved wife of William S. Brandner, Sr. for 72 years. She and Bill raised eight children together: William S., Jr., (Kathy), Dr. Patrick J. (Kelli), Kathleen Fernandez (Jose), Michael S. (Cindy), Dr. Craig J. (Pam)...
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Leona "Lee" Schick Frantz

November 14, 1939 - April 16, 2014

Leona "Lee" Schick Frantz passed away peacefully after her long battle with a debilitating illness, on Tuesday, April 16, 2014 at the age of 74. Loving mother of Gwen E. Schick, Earl J. Schick, Lisa Schick Nunenmacher, and Gina Marie Schick (deceased). Mother-In-Law of Cindy Tippens Schick and Glenn Nunenmacher, Grandmother of Jennifer C. Clark, Frank Catalanotto, III, Nicholas K. Gussoni,...
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Adele Prejean Folse

August 21, 1919 - April 15, 2014

Adele Prejean Folse, 94, of Traverse City and formerly of New Orleans, Louisiana, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Traverse Manor in Traverse City. Adele was born on August 21, 1919 to the late Adele (Ballatin) and Thomas Randall Snow in New Orleans, LA. Following her graduation from high school, Adele earned her teaching degree from Louisiana Normal School and then continued her education at...
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Joseph Thomas Ruli

February 11, 1925 - April 15, 2014

Joseph Thomas Ruli, age 89, of New Orleans, LA, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born on February 11, 1925 to Carmelo and Lena (Castrogiovanni) Ruli. Joseph was the second of three children. He married Ane Jurisich in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 19, 1965. They had six children. He attended Loyola University and graduated in 1949 with a Bachelor's...
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Thomas Samuel Langston

November 25, 1960 - April 15, 2014

Thomas Samuel Langston of New Orleans, Louisiana passed away on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at the age of 53. He was born to the late John Harold Langston, Jr. and Patricia Harmon Langston, of New Braunfels, Texas. Tom received his BA from the University of Texas and his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since that time, he has served on the faculty of Tulane University in the...
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Ollie Joseph French, III

December 29, 1959 - April 14, 2014

Ollie Joseph French, III passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014, at the age of 54. Beloved husband and best friend of 28 years to Barbara Scurich French. Father of Lauren French and Kelly French. Son of Ollie J. French, Jr. and Cheryl Vivien French. Brother of Bryan French (Diane), Stuart French and Cristyn F. Price (Kerry). Brother-in-law of Elizabeth Scurich Perry. Son-in-law of Earlene and...
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CSM Lionel J. Kertz, USA RET

July 11, 1934 - April 14, 2014

CSM Lionel J. Kertz, USA RET, age 79, died Monday, April 14, 2014. He was born in New Orleans, LA and resided in LaPlace, LA for the past 22 years. Beloved husband of the late Juliet Allemond Kertz. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis P. Kertz and Catherine F. Kertz; his grandson Lionel J. Kertz, III; his brother Louis P. Kertz and his sister Dorothy Weller. He is survived by 3...
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Salvatore Anthony Tramuta

October 21, 1941 - April 14, 2014

Salvatore Anthony Tramuta, age 72, of Slidell, Louisiana, passed away on Monday, April 14th, 2014 in Slidell. He was born on October 21st, 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana to his parents, Martin Tramuta and Josephine Gagliano. Salvatore was the oldest of two children. He married Joan Matthews in New Orleans on April 3, 1993. They had 3 children. He attended Southeastern Louisiana University and...
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Robert Jack Granat, Sr.

April 13, 2014

Robert Jack Granat, Sr. passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the age of 72. Son of the late Pincus Jack Granat and Elsie Blancaneaux Granat. Father of Brett Granat, Josh Granat, Justin De Palma and the late Robert Jack Granat, Jr. Grandfather of Chad, R.J., Erica Granat and Jeremiah De Palma. Brother of Betty Harvey, Jan Granat, and Sonny Granat. He is also survived by many great...
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Doris Bertheaud MacKenzie deArmas

January 20, 1918 - April 13, 2014

Doris Bertheaud MacKenzie de Armas passed away on April 13, 2014 at her home in Covington, Louisiana. She was 96. Doris was born on January 20, 1918 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the second of three daughters of the late Charles Peter MacKenzie (1893-1985) and Ethel Elizabeth Bertheaud-MacKenzie (1896-1936) of New Orleans. Doris was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William Joseph de Armas,...
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Eileen O'Brien Hite

December 29, 1942 - April 13, 2014

Eileen O'Brien Hite passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the age of 71. Eileen was born on December 29, 1942, in New Orleans to her late parents Marguerite Bertucci and Edward J. O'Brien, Sr. Beloved wife of Thomas J. Hite, Sr. for 45 years. Loving mother of daughter Debra Hite Volpi and husband E.J. and son Thomas J. Hite, Jr. and wife Andrea. Eileen is the sister of Edward J. O'Brien, Jr. ...
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Thomas O. Collins, Jr.

January 15, 1926 - April 13, 2014

Thomas O. Collins, Jr., the retired Executive Counsel of the Louisiana State Bar Association, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, age 88. Beloved husband of the late Rose Mary DuCros Collins for 65 years. Father of Glenn Patrick Collins, Sharon Anne Collins and the late David Michael Collins. Grandfather of Lauren Parker Dean Collins and Rose Keller Laughlin Collins. Brother of the late Sr....
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Frances Speer

February 23, 1924 - April 12, 2014

Our beloved Frances Speer, 90, went home to the Lord on April 12, 2014. She was the daughter of the late John and Betty Barcelona, Wife of the late Robert McGregor and Paul Speer Sr for 48 years, Sister of Virginia Cullen and the late Josephine Kenan, and loving mother to two sons Paul Speer Jr and the late John McGregor. Three grandchildren: Shawn McGregor, Kelly McGregor, Stacy Roussel, 10...
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Peter John Talluto

September 27, 1931 - April 12, 2014

Peter John Talluto, a retired Self-employed Real Estate Appraiser, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the age of 82 years. Beloved husband of Katherine Formusa Talluto. Father of Anne Marie Talluto, John Joseph Talluto and Frank Paul Talluto (wife Linda Peters). Son of the late Laura Manale Talluto and John Joseph Talluto. Survived by two grandchildren Meghann Allison Talluto and...
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Claude Henry Ansardi, Sr.

November 1, 1924 - April 11, 2014

Claude H. Ansardi, Sr. passed away peacefully at home on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the age of 89 with his loving family at his side. He is survived by his devoted wife of 67 years, Anita Cosse Ansardi. Loving father of Claude H. (Chuck) Ansardi Jr. (Agnes) and Yvonne A. Faulker (Billy "Chip"). Son of the late Angelina Dureau Ansardi and Sebastian Ansardi Sr. Brother of the late Sebastian...
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Diane Laura Troxclair Rosiere

May 3, 1961 - April 11, 2014

Our beautiful Diane Laura Troxclair Rosiere (Lady Di affectionately) left this earth to dance with the angels at 6:46 p.m. on April 11, 2014. Her soul left her body peacefully as she was surrounded by her loved ones to the sounds of a cherished song, The Prayer. Diane was the daughter of Francis Anthony Troxclair and Laura Cardenas Troxclair. She lost her mother at age 10 and her father at 18....
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Billy Orin Lee

January 2, 1929 - April 11, 2014

Billy "Bill" Orin Lee was born on 1/2/29 and passed away surrounded by his adoring family on 4/11/14 after a courageous battle with pulmonary disease. Bill was born to parents Sidney Orin Lee and Amanda Rash Lee of Sevierville, TN where he lived his childhood years along with is late sister, Alice Lee Dixon. His life was filled with many exemplary accomplishments. After graduating with a...
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Nicholas Joseph Cimo

October 24, 1985 - April 10, 2014

Nicholas Joseph Cimo (28) was born on October 24, 1985 to Jon and Jane Cimo in Metairie, Louisiana. He was a loving son, brother, grandson, godfather, nephew, cousin, and friend to many. Nick's smile, confidence, and sense of humor will be remembered by all. Nick graduated from Jesuit High School in 2004, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 2009, and was completing his Mechanical...
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Carroll Benton Fromherz

February 24, 1929 - April 10, 2014

Carroll Benton Fromherz, a retired realtor, died on April 10, 2014 at the age of 85. Survivors include two daughters Cynthia F. Bush (Edward), and Lesley F. Hardin (Charles), two grandchildren, G.Wogan Bernard, II (Katherine) and Carroll P. Bernard, and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Thomas A. Fromherz, her parents, Hugh C. Benton and Conklin...
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Florence Hecker Gravois

November 3, 1927 - April 10, 2014

Florence Hecker Gravois, loving wife of Lloyd Anthony Gravois, Sr. and mother of Mary Ann Haynie (Bill), Lynne Coughlin (Dennis), Liz Oszewski (Chris), Genevieve Caswell (Wayne), Lloyd Gravois, Jr. (Denise) and Monica Fournier (Steve) passed away on April 10, 2014. Surviving Grandchildren Danielle Ougel (Michael), Derek Caswell, Jeff Haynie (Nadja), Dennis Coughlin, Jr., Chad Caswell (Laura),...
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Gloria Cahill D'Antoni

September 16, 1922 - April 10, 2014

Gloria Cahill D'Antoni, known to all who loved her as Sweetheart, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the age of 91. She was born on September 16, 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Blaise S. D'Antoni, Jr., her parents Thomas and Lucia Galoni Cahill, her brother Thomas Cahill, Jr., and her sister Marguerite Cahill Rooker. Sweetheart is survived by her...
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Christine Annie Verret

April 9, 2014

Christine A. Verret, daughter of the late Alfred and Christine Allison passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Fort Sanders Medical Center, Knoxville, TN at the age of 76. Mother of Jon and Scott Verret. Christine was born in New Orleans and resided there until 2008.
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Carolyn Ann Luscy

March 15, 1940 - April 9, 2014

Carolyn Ann Luscy, 74, departed this life on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at East Jefferson Hospital. She was the loving daughter of the late Anita Pierson Luscy and Ford Jones Luscy. Sister of Sandra L. Rowan (Don) and the late Ford "Champ" Luscy. She is survived by 3 children - Elizabeth "Beth" Lovell (Chad), Harold Frisard and Cheri Corvers (Brian) and 5 grandchildren - Nicholas, D. J., Shelby,...
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Amelia Shirley Duplessis

September 24, 1927 - April 9, 2014

Amelia Shirley Duplessis passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Leonce "Toby" Noel Duplessis. Daughter of the late Emile Vincent Fortuna and Ellen Sintes Fortuna. Mother of Gwendolyn Michelet DiMacco, Phyllis Michelet Thomas and Cindy Fay Duplessis. Sister of the late Alberta Thelma Ragas and Marguerite Ellen Benjamin. Grandmother of Sandra DiMacco...
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Yolanda Solorzano Huddleston

July 20, 1924 - April 9, 2014

Yolanda Solorzano Huddleston passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at her home in Metairie, Louisiana. At the time of her death she was surrounded by her loving family and the closest of her many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ramon Solorzano and Guadalupe Porras-Quinones of Guatemala, Central America. Wife of the late Mitchell J. Huddleston. Mother of Sara Ayestas...
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John Eugene Foss III

April 8, 2014

John Eugene Foss III age 82 lost his battle with congestive heart failure and went to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Eugene was born October 21, 1931 in New Orleans, La to John Eugene Foss Jr. and Alberta Morgan Foss. Eugene and his wife have been retired in Las Vegas for the past 14 years. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps from 1951-1954. He served...
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Virgil Raymond Elsensohn, Jr.

February 21, 1940 - April 8, 2014

Virgil Raymond Elsensohn Jr on Tuesday April 8, 2014 at 6:15pm, age 74. Beloved husband of the late Peggy Ann Madrara Elsensohn. Father of Mark Joseph Elsensohn (Carmen), Keith Joseph Elsensohn (Melinda) and Brian Joseph Elsensohn (Jennifer). Son of the late Virgil Raymond Elsensohn Sr. and Loretta Kate Fenerty Elsensohn, Stepson of Rebecca W. Elsensohn. Brother of the late Lawrence Edward...
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Josephine P. Truxillo

March 17, 1916 - April 8, 2014

Josephine P. Truxillo passed away at the age of 98. A native of New Orleans and resident of Baton Rouge for the past 7 years. She is preceded in death by her parents Anita and Cosme F. Truxillo and sisters Connie (Mrs. N. F. Sommer; Noel (Mrs. James K. Fletcher); Ester M. Truxillo and Henry J. Truxillo. Survived by sisters Clara (Mrs. David Lewis); and Alice Truxillo. Also survived by...
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Gerald Jerry Duplantier

April 8, 2014

Gerald Francis "Jerry" Duplantier, passed away gently on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, surrounded by his daughters and in the arms of his best friend and wife of 59 years and 11 months, Phyllis G. Sanders Duplantier. He was 82 years old and a native of New Orleans. He is survived by his mother-in-law, Gladys Sanders, his daughters Margo D. Rhinehart (Brian) and Leslie D. Schroth (Keith), his...
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James JW Lacy III

April 8, 2014

James "JW" M. Lacy, III on April 8, 2014. Age 58 years. Beloved husband of Carrie Edwards Lacy. Beloved son of James M. Lacy, Jr. and the late Rita Serio Lacy. Brother of Ronald G. Lacy and wife Aurora. Nephew of Joycelyn Lacy Klaman. Son-in-law of Alice and Rudy Prikryl. Also survived by his niece Rita Lacy. J.W. worked for Boh Brothers for over 15 years. He was a foreman and...
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George Valentine Dureau, Jr.

December 28, 1930 - April 7, 2014

George Valentine Dureau, Jr., renowned New Orleans painter, photographer, and sculptor, died at age 83 on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Waldon Health Care Center in Kenner, LA. George was born December 28, 1930, in New Orleans, and lived most of his life here. New Orleans was his spiritual as well as his physical home, and he embodied the carefree and bohemian aspects of his birthplace. He was well...
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René Pierre Meric, Jr.

September 21, 1925 - April 7, 2014

René Pierre Meric, Jr. passed away on April 7, 2014. He is survived by his five children, Nancy Meric Wilkinson (Tommy Lomonte), Ruth Rasch Meric (Bob Pagan), Robin Meric Riviere (George), R. Pierre Meric III (Candace Parker), Philip John Meric (Annette); nine grandchildren, Renée Wilkinson McCarthy, Heidi Wilkinson Morgan, Robert Carter Wilkinson, Elizabeth Riviere Beier, George Boutcher...
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Sarah Rainold

April 6, 2014

Sarah Baldwin West Rainold passed away on Sunday April 6th, 2014. She was born on August 4, 1918, the daughter of the late Amelia Baldwin and William Tompkins West and the widow of the late Alexander Edwin Rainold, Presiding Judge of the Civil District Courts for the Parish of Orleans for more than 22 years. Mrs. Rainold was a native New Orleanian who, at the age of nine, moved with her family...
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Augustus "Gus" T. Bazin

September 3, 1941 - April 6, 2014

Augustus "Gus" Thomas Bazin passed away on April 6, 2014. Loved and appreciated by many for his robust, contagious personality, Gus is survived by his wife, Cindy, and his five children: Christopher (Patti), Mark (Danni), Gregory (Joy), Sabrina (Liz), and Aimée. He is also survived by his mother, Cina Famularo; his sisters Gayle (Leon), Cindy (Ernie) and Jill and their families; as well as...
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Carol Francis Brandt

July 13, 1925 - April 6, 2014

Carol Francis Brandt passed away on April 06, 2014 at the age of 88. Beloved husband of 63 years to Blanche Ritter Brandt. Devoted father of David Michael Brandt (Paula), Martha B. Lepine, Laura B. Ducote (Joel), and William Francis Brandt. Grandfather of Timmy, Steven, and Ben Lepine, Jennifer D. Little, and Brad Ducote. Great-grandfather of five. Preceeded in death by his parents, John...
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Leo M. Prange, Jr.

November 23, 1930 - April 6, 2014

Leo M. Prange, Jr., 83, of Kenner, LA and native New Orleanian passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at his home while surrounded by his loving family. Son of Leo M. Prange, Sr. and Anna Balsamo Prange. Loving and caring husband of 63 years to June Simoneaux Prange. Loving and adored father of Judith Bourgeois (Donnie), Leslie Parnell (Mel), and Leo M. Prange III (Cindy). Devoted...
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Bertha Mae "Bee" Marquer

September 28, 1917 - April 5, 2014

MARQUER Bertha Mae "Bee" Marquer passed away, April 5, 2014 at the age of 96, in Fort Worth, Texas. Bertha Mae is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Marquer Palermo; son-in-law, Charles A. Palermo, Jr.; grandson, Paul Palermo and his wife, Julie; granddaughter Caron Woolsey and her husband, Jeffrey; great-grandchildren, Landon and Rayce Palermo and Cate and Jude Woolsey. She is also survived by...
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Robert Henry Norman

April 4, 1928 - April 5, 2014

Robert Henry Norman, aged 86, departed this life peacefully on Saturday, April 5, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents Cecilia and Henry, his brother Edgar and an infant son, Stephen. Robert was a native of New Orleans and resident of Metairie. He attended Francis T. Nichols High School. He then served in the United States Navy and then graduated from L.S.U. Robert worked for Entergy (L...
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Henry Germann Brinkmann, Sr.

July 16, 1920 - April 5, 2014

Henry Germann Brinkmann, Sr. passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in New Orleans 93 years ago to the late James Martin Brinkman and Olivia Germann Brinkman. Brother to the late James Martin Brinkman, William Howard Brinkman, and sister, Marie Brinkman Leininger. Devoted and cherished husband of 67 years to Marilyn Golden Brinkmann. Loving and caring...
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Heritha Smith Rizzuto

April 4, 2014

Heritha Smith Rizzuto passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014, at the age of 77. Beloved wife of the late Gaetano J. Rizzuto for 47 years. Heritha is survived by her daughters Cheryl Hart (Van), Linda Angelo, Colleen Rhode (Richard), Kathleen Tickle (Digby), and Donna Rizzuto; grandchildren Brian Falcon (Bobbie), Phoenix Rain, Randall DuVernay (Jennifer), Matthew Sullivan (Rebecca), Melissa...
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Charles Henry Plough, Sr.

October 13, 1923 - April 4, 2014

Charles Henry Plough, Sr. passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the age of 90. Husband of the late Louise Lemaire Plough. Father of Charles Henry Plough, Jr. Son of the late Lewis Cleveland Plough and Olga S. Plough. Mr. Plough served in the US Marine Corps during WWII in the Pacific Theatre and Korean War. He retired as a chef from Galatoire's. In lieu of flowers please send donations in...
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Muriel Marie Bossier Amedee

January 31, 1924 - April 4, 2014

Muriel Marie Bossier Amedee, a good and faithful servant, she went home to God on April 4, 2014 at her home in New Orleans surrounded by her loving family. They recently celebrated her 90th birthday. Muriel was born in Gramercy, Louisiana, on January 31, 1924. Her greatest legacy was her cherished family. She is survived by her devoted husband of 71 years, Roy Francis Amedee, Sr., two sons...
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Mary Louise Prestia

October 4, 1922 - April 4, 2014

Mary Louise (Sidney) Prestia, age 91, of Metairie, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, April 4th, 2014 . She was born on October 4th,1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana to parents, John and Mary Louise Sidney. Mary was the fourth of five children. She married Frank Prestia Jr. in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 3, 1942. She will be remembered by her loving children Mary Lou (Roy) Alexander, Suzianne ...
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Winona Corrigan Logue

July 12, 1924 - April 4, 2014

Winona Corrigan Logue, age 89, of New Orleans, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, April 4th, 2014. She was born July 12th, 1924 in Biloxi, Mississippi to Charles and Artemese (Cox) Corrigan. She married Joseph Casey Logue in Biloxi, Mississippi. Winona was a current resident of New Orleans, Louisiana for the past fifty years. Winona will be remembered by her loving children; Joseph C. Sheryl)...
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Vincent ("Charlie") Riggio

August 26, 1923 - April 3, 2014

Vincent ("Charlie") Riggio of Metairie, Louisiana entered into eternal life on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the age of 90. He was the beloved husband of 48 years to the late, Frances Cascio Riggio. Charlie was born August 26, 1923, in Independence, Louisiana to the late Ignazio and Stefania DiFiore Riggio. Charlie is survived by his loving children Roxane Riggio (Joe), Vinny Riggio, Geralyn...
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Epifanio "Ep" Anthony Tusa

September 20, 1919 - April 2, 2014

Epifanio "Ep" Anthony Tusa passed away on April 2, 2014 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of Marion Wartmann Tusa of 66 years. Father of Nicholas J. Tusa (Macel) and Diana Tusa Daigrepont (Phil). Son of the late Nicholas Tusa and Mary Roppolo Tusa. Brother of Marie Oddo, Frances Bradford and the late Rosina Drago, Joseph Tusa, and Antonette Gennaro. Also survived by 4 grandchildren, 9...
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Raymond Lee Yates, Jr.

June 20, 1961 - April 2, 2014

Raymond Lee Yates, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the age of 52. Beloved husband of Colleen Hughes Yates. Father of Ryan Andrew Yates (Allie Barfield) and Rachel Allison Yates. Son of Raymond Lee Yates, Sr. and Lois Couvillion Yates. Brother of the late Barbara Jean Yates Stroyewski. Mr. Yates graduated from UNO with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and MBA from Tulane. He was...
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Lois Arnoult Bienvenu

October 17, 1924 - April 2, 2014

Lois Arnoult Bienvenu, affectionately known as Gams, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the age of 89. She died peacefully at home. Lois is survived by her three loving children, Spencer Bienvenu, Brian Bienvenu (Sara) and Kathie Sanborn; grandchildren, Joshua, Jessica and Jordan Sanborn, Joseph, Clare (Gabriele DeSantis), Luke and Samuel Bienvenu; one adored great...
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Frank Joseph Gusich

March 27, 1950 - April 1, 2014

Frank Joseph Gusich departed this life peacefully on April 1, 2014, at home in the company of his loving family. He had just turned 64 on March 27, and will be greatly missed by all who had the good fortune to know him. He was born in Cleveland in 1950 to the late Frank and Wilma Gusich, who taught him the virtues of his faith alongside his siblings Marilyn, Anita, and Tony. He took a liking...
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Betty Greene Lowe

April 1, 2014

Betty Greene Lowe, wife of Bob ("R.J.") Lowe journeyed to Heaven on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Hammond, LA at the age of 80. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, seven children and spouses, Cathy and Wayne Blanchard, Robin and Jerry Tenhundfeld, Jeanne and Lance Dragon of Hammond, Margaret and Tim Richards of Mandeville, Mary and Robert Brown, Sarah and Shelby Smith of Kenner, and Robert (...
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Joyce M. Lacour Robert

November 8, 1930 - April 1, 2014

Joyce M. Lacour Robert died peacefully at her home on April 1, 2014, surrounded by her beloved family. Daughter of the late Clemile and Rita Lacour and beloved wife of 48 years of the late Sidney Milton Robert. Sister of Erline Lacour Guillory (Ram), and the late Gerald Lacour (Linda), Wilbert Lacour (Genevieve) and Gloria Jarvie (Tom). Mother of Deborah Robert Dyer (Merlin), David Jude Robert...
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Nancy Dee Hobson Nichelson

July 21, 1947 - March 31, 2014

Nancy Dee Hobson Nichelson passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, age 66. Beloved mother of Rocky N. Stockstill, Mike D. Nichelson and Tracy D. Nichelson. Grandmother of Gabriella E. Rome, Laura A. Stockstill, Huey P. Stockstill, III, Katie N. Nichelson and Evan M. Nichelson. Daughter of the late Reverend Roger N. Hobson and Edna Bilbo Hobson. Sister of Payne Hobson and the late Don Hobson and...
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Stanley G. Viola

December 16, 1931 - March 31, 2014

Stanley Viola, a native of New Orleans, and lifelong resident of Metairie, Louisiana, went peacefully home to meet his Heavenly Father on March 31, 2014 at the age of 82, with his loving wife Candie Palmisano Viola at his side. Stanley is survived by his wife Candie Palmisano Viola, a sister, Judith Viola Thompson, two daughters and their husbands Deborah Viola Horn (Al), and Darleen Viola...
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Irma Mae Landry Jordan

March 31, 2014

Irma Mae Landry Jordan passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Dewey Jordan. Mother of Ralph Jordan (Elizabeth), Glen Jordan, and Lynn Campos (Michael). Daughter of the late Felix and Marie Fitte Landry. Sister of Rene Landry (Diane) and Lewis Landry (Mary). Grandmother of Benjamin, David, and Mary Jordan; Sammy Campos. Irma is also survived by many...
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Patsy Kelly Daniel-Dreuil

March 31, 2014

Patsy Kelly Daniel-Dreuil passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014. She was born in New Orleans on August 18, 1932 to her late parents Albert W. and Eunice J. Kelly. Patsy was the beloved wife for 50 years of the late Albert Michael Daniel, Jr. and the loving wife at the time of her death of Emile J. Dreuil, Jr. Devoted mother of Jackie Daniel Porter (Paul), Jill Daniel Exnicios (Tom), and Jan...
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Julieanne Wells

January 18, 1953 - March 31, 2014

Julieanne Lewis Wells passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, age 61. Beloved mother of Richard A. Williams, Sr. (Kim), Anthony J. Franklin, Jr. (Chantrell) and Jimmie L. Jones, Jr. (Ora). Daughter of Odile Davis Lewis and the late Herman Lewis. Sister of Janice Denny (Ray), Joann Torrence (Dwight), Ann Lee (Stanley), Richard Lewis and the late Carolyn Lewis and Larry Lewis. Also survived by...
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Margaret Swilley McClung

March 20, 1934 - March 31, 2014

Margaret Swilley McClung passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014. Wife of the late Samuel (Sammy) McClung. Mother of Rhonda Ann Hamilton, Belinda Gail Jones (Doyle), Carrie Denise McClung, Felicia Lynn Connor (Joseph, Jr), and Sammy Richard McClung. Grandmother of Nathan, Alicia, Terry, John, Cynthia, Robert, Brittany, and Cody. Also survived by 8 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by 1...
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Dan Levy, Jr.

November 7, 1924 - March 31, 2014

Dan Levy, better known as "Pops" to his family, the patriarch of Bucktown's large Levy Family, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 31, 2014, at his Metairie home after a brief battle with cancer. He was 89 years old. Dan is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Shirley Raphael Levy, his eleven children, Jaqueline Levy Hughes (Vic), Daniel Casey Levy, Patrick Levy Sr. (Patrice), Michael...
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Barbara Jean Hinyard McCann

November 24, 1948 - March 29, 2014

Barbara Jean Hinyard McCann entered peaceful eternal rest on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Barbara was born into this earth on November 24, 1948, the daughter of James and Margaret Scott Hinyard, in Woodville, Ms. She was educated in the Mississippi public school system and attended college, where she received her nursing license. She was employed by numerous medical facilities over the past 40...
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Robert "Bob" Eugene Tucker, Jr.

September 15, 1932 - March 29, 2014

Robert Eugene Tucker, Jr (Bob), aged 81, passed away on March 29, 2014. Preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Catherine Ann Lagarrigue Tucker and his parents, Robert Eugene Tucker, Sr. and Molly Burna Graham, and sister Katherine Hart. Survived by his loving children, Corby Harris (Byron), Rob Tucker (Sue), Mark Tucker, Mitch Tucker (Laura), and Becky Tucker Childress. He is also survived...
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Maria Antonieta Callejas Gremillion

August 31, 1927 - March 29, 2014

Maria Antonieta Callejas Gremillion Born August 31, 1927, a person of God who served Him as He wished. She passed peacefully joining hands with her Savior Jesus on Saturday morning March 29, 2014. Preceded in death by her loving husband Joseph Aristede Gremillion and her parents, Ricardo A. Callejas and Salvadora (Lita) Montes Callejas. Beloved mother of Susan Perrier (Joey), Carole Hritz (Jim...
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Carol Ann Capdeboscq Irwin

April 19, 1940 - March 29, 2014

Carol Ann Capdeboscq Irwin, passed away at home on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Louis Irwin. Mother of Marc Stephen Irwin. Mother-in-law of Dr. Katherine Gracki Irwin and Grandmother (Mimi, funshine)) of Amelle Kirsten Irwin. Sister of Sandra Capdeboscq Brady. Daughter of the late Pierre Henri and Olivia Eugenie Cazedessus Capdeboscq, granddaughter of the late...
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Joseph Lawrence Endler, Jr.

August 19, 1941 - March 29, 2014

Joseph Lawrence Endler, Jr. was born on August 19, 1941 in New York, New York, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Endler, Sr. Joseph died on March 29, 2014 at 2:05 a.m. at the age of 72. He fought multiple sclerosis for 45 years, never bending a knee. He left the world on his schedule, peacefully. Joe was the amazing husband to Carol June Wilkins Endler for exactly 45 years to the day. He was the...
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Lawrence Fennel, Jr.

April 12, 1924 - March 28, 2014

Lawrence Fennel Jr., a retired Petroleum Engineer for Exxon Corporation died, March 28, 2014 at the age of 89. Beloved husband to the late Claire C. Fennel, Lawrence is survived by his sons, Lawrence Fennel, III, Wade Grant Fennel, and daughters, Cynthia Fennel and Lynne Fennel Findley. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son,...
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Elaine Margaret Richards White

September 17, 1925 - March 28, 2014

Elaine Margaret Richards White was born September 17, 1925 in New Orleans. Died at home surrounded by family on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the age of 88. Daughter of the late Raymond Archibald Richards and Mary Irene Morrison. Spouse of the late George Edgar White, Sr. for 48 years. Mother of George Edgar White, Jr. (Suzanne), Janice Ann White Hynes (Danny), and Marie Kathleen White Hasenkampf ...
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Frederick Gerstner III

August 22, 1940 - March 28, 2014

Frederick Anthony Gerstner, III, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the age of 73 years. Beloved husband of Barbara Wegener Gerstner for 50 years. Father of Christian P. Gerstner (wife Bridget), Susan G. Winters (husband Jeff) and the late Frederick "Fritzie" Gerstner, IV.. Survived by grandsons, Christian P. Gerstner, Jr. and Jeff W. Winters, Jr. Also survived by a host of nieces and...
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Daniel R. Scullin, MD

February 27, 1936 - March 28, 2014

Daniel R. Scullin, M.D. died Friday, March 28, 2014 from disseminated bone cancer and attendant complications. Daniel was a native of New Orleans, as were his deceased parents Walter C. Scullin and Lena LaNasa Scullin; he lost his younger brother Kenneth C. Scullin in 2005. He is survived by the love of his life, best friend, and wife of 28 years, Addie daRoza Scullin, as well as his two...
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Cynthia (Cyndi) Ann Ballon Garaudy

January 18, 1953 - March 28, 2014

Cynthia (Cyndi) Ann Ballon Garaudy (1953 – 2014) passed away peacefully in the early afternoon on Friday, March 28, 2014. She was born in the Irish Channel of New Orleans, and has been a resident of Old Jefferson, La. for the last 8 years. Cyndi was retired from the New Orleans Police Department as a Tech in the Juvenile Division. Cyndi was a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association,...
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Dinorah San Roman

December 12, 1928 - March 27, 2014

Dinorah San Roman passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the age of 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Mario San Roman. Mother of Beatriz San Roman (Angel), Mario San Roman, and Dee Casey (Dennis). She is also survived by eight grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at St. Theresa of Avila Catholic...
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Marshall John Laborde

October 28, 1920 - March 27, 2014

Marshall John Laborde went to be with God on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the age of 93. He retired from A&P in 1982 after 33 years with the grocery as a meat cutter. He honorably served in the US Army from 1944-1947. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 69 years, Iris Plauche Laborde, his three daughters, Patsy Gaubert (Harry), Janelle Laborde, and Kay Maurin (Henry) as well as...
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Shelley Morel Posey

January 14, 1962 - March 26, 2014

Shelley Morel Posey, 52, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Riverside Hospital in Newport News VA. She was born on January 14, 1962 in Midland, Texas. Shelley graduated from Mt. Carmel Academy in New Orleans and further went on to graduate from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. Upon graduation she began her teaching career at St. Francis Xavier...
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LaVerne Eggleston Pitts

July 7, 1921 - March 26, 2014

LaVerne Eggleston Pitts died on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the age of 92. Born July 7, 1921. A native of Chicago, IL and a resident of River Ridge, LA. She was a graduate of the University of Illinois and President of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority her senior year. She served as an officer in The Waves during World War II, stationed in Washington, D.C. She is a past President of New Orleans...
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Armand Joseph Matherne

April 8, 1919 - March 26, 2014

Armand Joseph Matherne, a retired teacher and principal in Orleans Parish for 30 years, a teacher at De la Salle High School for 9 years and was a Christian Brother, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the age of 94 years. Beloved husband of the late Andrea Kambur Matherne. Father of Elizabeth Marie Matherne and Armand Joseph Matherne, Jr. (wife Sharon Ann Guidry Matherne). Son of the...
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Adolfo Juarez

May 1, 1929 - March 25, 2014

Adolfo Juarez, 84, of New Orleans passed away Tuesday march 26, 2014. He was born May 1, 1929 in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. He married Rosaura Gloria Argueta in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. He is preceeded in death by his wife, Rosaura. Survivors include sons; Harry Juarez and Lionel Juarez. Grandchildren; Susan, Brian, Mark, Harrison and Tiffany. Mr. Juarez was retired from the Board of...
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Francis Edward ("Hank") Lauricella

October 19, 1930 - March 25, 2014

Francis Edward "Hank" Lauricella, college football legend, longtime Louisiana legislator, and prominent Jefferson Parish real estate developer, died Tuesday. He was 83. To all who knew him, Hank was above all a kind, generous, and unpretentious gentleman of integrity. Throughout his life, he inspired great loyalty from those around him. He was devoted to his family. The beloved husband of...
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Rita M. Jones Bordes

May 5, 1923 - March 25, 2014

Rita M. Jones Bordes, was a dedicated crossing guard for Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office at St. Louis King of France and Marie Riviere under Harry Lee for 39 ½ years. She was Queen of Bucktown in 2007. She loved working in her garden and was a resident of Bucktown for 75 years. She was devoted to St. Louis King of France Church, and had unconditional love for her family. She owned Rest-A...
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Alma Baldwin Denègre Keenan-Reed

September 5, 1918 - March 24, 2014

Alma, known to all as Nenette, passed away peacefully at the age of 95 in the early morning of March 23, 2014, at Poydras Home in New Orleans, LA. The oldest of three children born to Thomas Bayne and Alma Baldwin Denègre, she was preceded in death by her two husbands, Richard Calvert Keenan and C. Espy Reed and her brothers, Thomas Bayne Denègre, Jr. and George Denègre. She is survived by...
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Anna Kuyt Benanti

July 1, 1932 - March 24, 2014

Anna Marie Kuyt Benanti, 81, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, March 24, 2014. At the time of her death she was surrounded by her loving family. Anna is survived by her husband of 62 years Philip Benanti, Jr., a daughter Dr. Jan Benanti, her son-in-law Dennis H. Carriere, and "grand-son by heart", Etienne Carriere. In addition, she left behind her most beloved grand-dogs, Frances,...
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Lorraine Langheteé Colwart

March 24, 2014

Lorraine Langheteé Colwart, age 83, a lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 24, 2014, at Ochsner Baptist Hospital after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her parents William L. and Eva Brunson Langheteé, her brother, Leroy Adams (Wyolene), and her loving husband of 57 years Donald J. Colwart. She is survived by her sisters Leah Langheteé...
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Tatjana Hofstra Eustis

October 8, 1920 - March 24, 2014

Tatjana Hofstra Eustis, age 93, left us to be with the Lord on March 24, 2014. Tat, as she was known by family and friends, was born in Berlin, Germany. During her early years she travelled extensively throughout Europe and parts of Asia. She began elementary school in Norway while living with her maternal grandmother, and eventually arrived in the United States to live with an aunt and uncle...
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John Charles Picone

December 24, 1946 - March 24, 2014

John Charles Picone passed away after an eight year battle with prostate cancer, on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the age of 67. Beloved husband for 36 years to Margaret Avett Picone. Father of Charles Anthony Picone and Kayla Lucy Picone. He will be sadly missed by his constant companion Sparky. Mr. Picone was an Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He was an Accountant/CPA at...
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Thyra Lambert Boutte

March 23, 2014

Thyra Lambert Boutte on Sunday, March 23, 2014. Age 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Edward W. Boutte, Jr. Mother of Sandra Morgott and Kim Mercadal (Glenn). Grandmother of Chad Kring, Joshua Mercadal and Amanda Mercadal and the late Kollin Kring. Great Grandmother of Chase and Carah Kring.
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Lee Terrell Nesbitt, Jr.

May 2, 1941 - March 22, 2014

Dr. Lee Terrell Nesbitt, Jr., of New Orleans, Louisiana, passed away on March 22, 2014 in Dallas, Texas at the age of 72. Lee was born on May 2, 1941, in Gaffney, South Carolina, the only child of Dr. Lee Terrell Nesbitt, Sr. and Natka Webb. He spent his early years in South Carolina where his father was a physician, and then moved to Rayne, Louisiana where his mother had been reared. Lee...
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Anthony Daniel Gelsomino

March 31, 1936 - March 21, 2014

Anthony Daniel Gelsomino March 31, 1936 ~ March 21, 2014 Preceded by his Father, Samuel Gelsomino, his Mother, Virginia Gelsomino and his Son, Rod Cran. He is survived by his beautiful beloved wife Johanna H. Gelsomino; by his children Rene Gelsomino, Keith Gelsomino, Rick Cran, Kelly Rybak and Rachel Swart; by his grandchildren Andra Gelsomino, Jesson Gelsomino, Jordan Gelsomino, Stephanie...
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Robert E. Williams

January 4, 1949 - March 21, 2014

Col. Robert Eugene Williams (Ret.), 65, of Mandeville, Louisiana, died Friday March 21, 2014 in Covington, Louisiana. He is survived by his loving wife; Mary (Wethern) Williams, In-Laws; Clarence A. Wethern, Jr., Gloria Gandolini Wethern, Brother-in-Law; Clarence Wethern III and Halina Warren, Sister-in-Law; Louise (Barry) Wethern Fletcher, Niece; Anna (Van) Wethern Turner, Nephews; Clarence...
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Lansdale Joseph Madere, Jr.

August 30, 1932 - March 21, 2014

Lansdale J Madere, JR, age 81, of Metairie, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, March 21st, 2014. He was born on August 30th, 1932 in Reserve, Louisiana to his parents, Lansdale J. Madere Sr. and Grace LeBlanc. Lans was the oldest of three children. He married Mrs. Thekla Sirera in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 18th, 1964. They had one child, Lanny Madere. Lans attended Loyola and graduated...
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Mary Agnes Montelepre Keppler

March 21, 2014

Mary Agnes Montelepre Keppler Mary Agnes passed away on March 21, 2014 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Adolph Keppler, daughter of the late Loyola Grady Montelepre and August Montelepre, loving sister to the late Ronald P. Montelepre and Auggie M. Montelepre. She was born in New Orleans and has lived in Mandeville for many years, first Beau Chene and then Christwood. She will be...
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Patricia Masters Harrison

August 21, 1934 - March 21, 2014

Patricia Masters Harrison passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014. Wife of the late William O. Harrison, Sr. Mother of William O. Harrison, Jr.(Lynn) and Bruce Harrison (Carla). Grandmother of Jessica Harrison. Daughter of the late Theresa Corcoran Trombley and Lawrence C. Trombley. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home...
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Edward Leon Dabbs, Jr.

March 20, 2014

Edward Leon Dabbs Jr., 61, of New Orleans, Louisiana, passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 20, 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Gwen Dabbs Parker (Chris) and grandson Logan Christopher Parker. He is also survived by his mother, Stella Murutes Dabbs and his sister, Adrienne Dabbs Owen (Greg). Edward was preceded in death by his father, Edward Leon Dabbs and his brother, Dennis Theodore...
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Donald E. Theriot

March 20, 2014

Donald Edward Theriot died Thursday, March 20th at home in Pass Christian, Mississippi, as a result of injuries received in a traffic accident in April 2013. An attorney and investor, historian and traveler, he was passionate about leading his family and many friends in energetic and enthusiastic discoveries in geography, history, sport, political debate and personal development. He was a...
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Shirley Odom Heebe

January 12, 1917 - March 20, 2014

Shirley Odom Heebe passed away peacefully at home on March 20, 2014 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Bernhardt Charles Heebe she was a resident of Metairie for most of her life. Daughter of the late Dr. Marvin Milton Odom and Henrietta Isabelle Brown Odom she had two sons, Odom Bernhardt Heebe and Marvin George Heebe, who both preceded her in death. She was a devoted and wonderful...
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Mary Irene Carroll "Mickey" Prudhomme

April 4, 1923 - March 20, 2014

Mary Irene Carroll "Mickey" Prudhomme born April 4, 1923 in Elm Grove, LA, passed peacefully at her home on Thursday, March 20, 2014. Daughter of the late Lillian Wright and William Ponder Carroll. Sister of Jean Courville (Leroy), the late Martha Lane, and the late James Carroll. Wife of the late Edward Francis Prudhomme ,Jr., and loving mother-of Lynn Bolles (Wes), Lori Knaps (Kenny), and...
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Ashton R. Geiling, Jr.

May 8, 1956 - March 20, 2014

Ashton R. Geiling, Jr. passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2014, age 57. Father of Jennifer G. Bulot and Ashton R. Geiling, III. Son of Betty B. Cabrejo and Ashton R. Geiling, Sr. Brother of Betty Ann G. Pertuit (L.J.), Peggy G. Bayard (Mike), Lisa G. Schmalz (Chuck) and the late Bryan J. Geiling, Sr. Devoted cousin of Junior (Bubba) and Beverly Boudreaux and devoted partner of Kellie Riepele....
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Jane Chin Moulin

December 5, 1930 - March 19, 2014

Jane Chin Moulin passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Bernard J. Moulin, Sr. Mother of Belinda Moulin Gimre (Barry), Carol L. Moulin and Bernard J. Moulin, Jr. Daughter of the late Chin Lai and Lillian Chin Lai. Sister of Helen Tassitano, Doris Halbrook and the late Paul Chin Lai and Charles Chin Lai. Grandmother of Christopher Moulin, Angela Moulin...
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