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St. Bernard Funeral Home

St. Bernard Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home has served the families of St. Bernard Parish for 40 years. Following our property damage from Hurricane Katrina, we are proud to announce the reopening of our newly built funeral home and honored to serve families from our facility once again. Since its founding in 1965, the families of St. Bernard Parish have embraced St. Bernard Memorial Gardens as one of the area's finest and most beautiful resting places. St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home is the choice of most caring families. We believe every life is unique, and that every funeral should be too. St. Bernard Memorial also offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program — an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home Designed with families' comfort in mind, the new St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home encompasses the beauty and calming atmosphere of the original building, along with many additional features. The spacious new building has been furnished with the utmost care and offers comfortable visitation rooms, private arrangement offices and a large coffee lounge. A new community room has been added for use by families and local organizations and high-quality video and sound systems are part of the new design. The funeral home's lovely chapel has also been completely renovated. It is still adorned by the magnificent stained-glass window that weathered Hurricane Katrina and has been restored to its original beauty. Originally built in 1997, St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, located adjacent to the cemetery grounds, represents the area's premier funeral home/cemetery combination. This not only means added convenience in planning final arrangements, but also increased cost savings for St. Bernard families. St. Bernard Memorial Gardens Nestled among the quiet community streets of Chalmette, the meticulously cared-for gardens of St. Bernard Memorial Gardens offer visitors a serene haven for reflection and remembrance. The St. Bernard Memorial Gardens Veterans Memorial, a finely constructed granite memorial, pays tribute to those who have served in the five branches of the military. For those who choose cremation, St. Bernard Memorial provides many options for remembrance. In addition to traditional ground burial, St. Bernard Memorial offers family tombs for those who desire the distinction of private estates. Entombment in one of our fine community mausoleums is yet another available option. Mausoleums St. Bernard Memorial's beautiful Garden of the Resurrection Mausoleum offers a dignified and quiet atmosphere and enables you to take advantage of an important opportunity and significant savings in one of our finest mausoleum facilities. Adjacent to the Garden of the Resurrection is the Garden of Serenity — another elegant mausoleum choice. The stately Chapel Mausoleum has become a well-known resting place and stands as an impressive backdrop to the Veterans Memorial. The new Garden of Peace Mausoleum is now under construction at St. Bernard Memorial, providing additional spaces to meet the needs of our community.


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Kirk Joseph Topey

September 20, 1970 - January 27, 2015

Kirk Joseph Topey passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the age of 44. Beloved husband of the late Michele Barletto Topey. Loving father of Justin Topey (Rebekah) and Ashley Nation (Clinton). Stepfather of Amber Everett. Son of Carroll and Janice Richard Topey. Brother of Troy Topey (Amy). Uncle of Tyler Topey, Ashley Robino, Leighton Topey and Kylie Topey. Proud grandfather of...
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Herman Bonnette

September 22, 1931 - January 27, 2015

Herman John Bonnette Sr. also known as "Shrimp", "Terrific Kid Man" and "Paw Paw", a long time resident of St Bernard Parish was born on Tuesday, September 22, 1931 in Fifth Ward, LA, passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the age of 83 in Baton Rouge, LA.Herman is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Jean Boothe (wife of Gregory Boothe) of Baton Rouge, LA.,...
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Jeanne Guercia

September 6, 1944 - January 26, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Jorge Fernando Coto

August 6, 1928 - January 26, 2015

Jorge F. Coto entered peacefully into heaven on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the age of 86 years. Jorge was born on August 6, 1928 in Cartago, Costa Rica and was a resident of Arabi for the last 50 years. He was the beloved husband of Hilda Picado Coto. Loving father of Ana Fallas (Jeffrey), Mayra Burtchaell (Michael), Sandra Duhy (Glenn), Georgette Coto (Kirk), George F. Coto, Jr. (Cherise) and...
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Leon Frank Borja

February 11, 1930 - January 26, 2015

Leon Frank Borja passed away on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the age of 84. He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Barry Edward Borja, his parents Raymond and Marianna Cruz Borja, along with his 3 sisters and 5 brothers. He is survived by his longtime companion Anneliese Ducros, along with her children and grandchildren. Devoted father of Pamela Ann Borja. Proud grandfather of Cynthia ...
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Anna Pellittieri

February 24, 1924 - January 25, 2015

Anna Pellittieri passed away on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the age of 90. Beloved daughter of the late Maria Geraci Pellittieri and Salvatore Pellittieri. Sister of the late Rosemary Mangipano, Josephine Graffeo, Frank, Nathaniel and Salvatore Pellittieri. Proud aunt of Gwen Gros, Gaynel Seibert, Jennie Saucier, Lucille Howat, Ronald and Darryl Mangipano, Anthony and Joseph Graffeo, Linda Howat,...
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Thu Madelyn Duong

November 26, 2014 - January 25, 2015

Thu Madelyn Duong entered peacefully into heaven on Sunday, January 25, 2015. Thu was born on November 26, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana at Touro Hospital Uptown. Daughter of Duy Bao Duong and Thuy Thi Pham.Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation and mass to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 Virtue St., Chalmette, LA as follows:Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 6...
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Rodney Joseph Ripoll

October 4, 1926 - January 24, 2015

Rodney Joseph Ripoll passed away into the arms of his heavenly father Saturday January 24, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved husband to the late Joycelyn R. Ripoll. Son of the late Mary Forster and Edward C. Ripoll Sr. Brother to Audrey Springer, Lou Belle Prevost and the late Sally Wineski and Edward C. Ripoll Jr.Rodney proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He was a WWII...
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Sharyn Edith Scheeler

November 29, 1945 - January 23, 2015

Sharyn Leonard Scheeler passed away Friday morning, January 23, 2015 at the age of 69. She was a native of New Orleans and a lifelong resident Plaquemines and Saint Bernard Parishes. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Albert Scheeler, Jr. and daughter of the late Alfred and Edith Leonard. She is survived by her 3 sons Henry III (Adrienne), Alfred (Mindy), and Christopher. She also...
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Cecile Lietz Murphy

November 20, 1918 - January 21, 2015

Mrs. Murphy passed away on Wednesday January 21, 2015 at the age of 96. She was born in New Orleans and a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish. Mrs. Murphy and Mr. Lamont T. Murphy started Murphy Trucking Services in 1948. As a husband and wife team they were a couple to be reckon with. Mrs. Murphy known for her generosity and fortitude in business and her straight forward way of doing...
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Pauline Muller Modianos

August 6, 1921 - January 17, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Marilyn Theresa Guillot

March 7, 1932 - January 17, 2015

Marilyn T. Guillot passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the late Walter J. Guillot. Loving mother of Walter Guillot (Valerie), Laurie Conard (Ray), Craig Guillot (Lillian) and the late Marilyn D’Aunoy. Daughter of the late Joseph Henry and Adeline “Sweet” Buras Taranto. Proud grandmother of Danielle, Nicole, Tres´, R.J and David. ...
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Marie Helen Rickerson

September 24, 1932 - January 13, 2015

Marie Garcia Rickerson passed away on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of the the late Thomas Allen Rickerson Sr. for 64 wonderful years. Loving mother of Thomas Rickerson, Jr. (Karen), Jeffrey Rickerson (Marlene) and Julian Rickerson (Beth). Daughter of the late Leopoldo and Helen Verdon Garcia. Sister of Annabelle Rickerson. Proud grandmother of 6 grandchildren and 6...
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Rosa Anderson

August 14, 1918 - January 12, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Manh Dinh

July 25, 1956 - January 10, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Margaret Canova Finke

July 5, 1929 - January 10, 2015

Margaret Canova Finke, age 85, passed away on January 10, 2015. Wife of the late Charles J. Finke Sr., married for 56 years. Mother of Charles J. Finke Jr. and Ronda Finke Castillo, mother in law to Carlos V. Castillo. Grandmother of Steffan V. Castillo and Alexandra N. Castillo. Daughter of the late Joseph Canova and Annie DiPrima Canova. Sister of Beatrice (Bea) Hooks, the late Joseph...
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Elizabeth Ann Zimmerman

October 28, 1930 - January 9, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Honore Joseph Canty

July 12, 1956 - January 8, 2015

Honore J. Canty Sr. passed away at his home on Thursday, January 8, 2015 surrounded by his beloved wife and three children at the age of 58. He was the cherished husband of Elaine “Nina” L. Canty for 30 years. Loving father of Angela M. Canty, Sara R. Canty (Travis Ducoing) and Honore “Joe” Canty Jr. (Ashley S. Canty). Son of the late John B. and Martha R. Canty....
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Earl Sebastian Esteves

December 28, 1921 - January 8, 2015

Earl Sebastian Esteves Sr. passed away January 8, 2014 at the age of 93. Husband of the late Loyce Lewis Esteves, Father to Debra E. Guthans, Cheryl E. Romeo (Jack) and the late of Brenda Harms and Earl S. Esteves II. Brother to the late Clara Cappe, Evelyn Thiel, Waldo, Benjamin and Milton Esteves. Grandfather to David and Michael Harms, Douglas, Lauren and Nicholas Guthans, Meridith...
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Joseph Jacob Geraci

October 18, 1926 - January 8, 2015

Joseph Jacob Geraci Sr., a Veteran of the Merchant Marines who proudly served his country during World War II, passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the age of 88. He was the beloved husband of 68 years to the late Ruby Kirby Geraci. Loving father of the late Joseph J. Geraci Jr. Son of the late Jacob and Mamie Geraci Sr. Brother of Paul Geraci. Half brother of Vita Blair, Jacob &ldquo...
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Cho Van Nguyen

August 1, 1928 - January 7, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Michael Anthony Baudin

July 10, 1957 - January 6, 2015

Michael Anthony Baudin, Sr. passed away on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the age of 57. Father of Michael Anthony Baudin, Jr. and Nicole D. Clark. Father-in-law of Barbara B. Baudin and Stephen Clark. Former husband of Susan M. Baudin. Beloved Grandfather of Alex Marie, Bryce Michael, Zachary Stephen, Andrew Stephen and soon to be Baby Boy Baudin. Son of the late Ira P. Baudin and Veda Kinchen...
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Susan Joyce Munch

November 30, 1951 - January 5, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Geneva Marie Vigueira

October 17, 1934 - January 5, 2015

Geneva Marie Villemarette Vigueira passed away at her home on the morning of January 5, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved wife of Andrew Ernest Vigueira Sr. for over 60 years to whom she was tirelessly dedicated. Loving mother of Andrew Vigueira Jr. and his wife Belinda, Brenda V. Whittington and her husband Gary, Edward Vigueira and his wife Mary. Daughter of the late Clarence and Florence...
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Jerome William Bordelon

January 7, 1954 - January 4, 2015

Jerome “Jigger” W. Bordelon, Jr. passed peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 4, 2015, surrounded by family. Beloved son of Donna Saulter Bordelon and the late Jerome W. Bordelon, Sr. Father of Jerome “Will” Bordelon, III and Benjamin Bordelon. Grandfather of Taylor, Alexander, and Myah. Proceeded in death by his brother, Donald S. Bordelon. He will live on in...
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Delores Jean Barrios

April 13, 1951 - January 3, 2015

Jean Barrios passed away to be with her Heavenly Father January 3, 2015 at the age of 63. Daughter of Helen Roberts and preceded in death by her late father George Roberts and late sisters Helen Genova, Bobbie Wilson and Georgia Roberts. She is survived by her children Pamela Morales (Dwayne), Crystal Wormser (Andy), and Peter Barrios, grandchildren Cory Barrios, Kayla Carona, Michael Mones,...
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August J. Serpas

July 28, 1923 - January 3, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Lena Giafaglione Palestina

November 17, 1921 - January 3, 2015

Lena Giafaglione Palestina passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 12:40AM to join her Lord and Savior at the age of 93. She was the cherished wife of the late Philip P. Palestina. Loving mother of Rose Ann Bauer (Steve), Phyllis L. Monteleone (Jimmy) and Carolyn Ann LeBlanc (Dave). Daughter of the late Dominick and Carrie Pecoraro Giafaglione. Sister of Angelo Giafaglione and the...
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Rita Mae Corcoran

June 27, 1926 - January 2, 2015

Rita Mae Perigoni Corcoran was born on June 27, 1926 and passed away on Friday, January 2, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late George H. Corcoran Sr. Loving mother of Robert S. Corcoran, Carol C. Stockfleth (Donald) and the late George H. Corcoran Jr. and George Earl Corcoran Daughter of the late Earl E. Perigoni and Mary Lafauci Perigoni Gagliano. Sister of Earl E. Perogoni. ...
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Glenn Clayton Daws

March 7, 1969 - January 1, 2015

Glenn Clayton Daws Jr. passed away on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the age of 45. He was the loving father of Gabriella “Gabby” Daws. Beloved son of Glenn C. Daws Sr. and the late Rosemary Cashman Daws. Brother of Angela D. Ansardi, Colleen D. Gamer (Jon), Justine Daws and Danette D. Simon (Ray). Uncle of Amy Oliver (Bryan), Jamie Campbell (Ashley), Donovan Calfee (Jodie), Derek...
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Laurlee Cecile Russo

February 21, 1924 - January 1, 2015

Private Services were held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home.
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Carroll Miller

December 20, 1920 - January 1, 2015

Carroll “CJ” Joseph Miller, a lifelong resident of Plaquemines Parish, passed away on Thursday, January, 1, 2015 at the age of 94. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen Norton Miller. Loving father of Joseph Miller (the late Angela), Melanie Powell (Jeff), Debbie Prats (Tommy) and John Miller (Mary). Son of the late Albert and Marie Farrell Miller. Brother of the late Albert...
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Gerald Frank Lawrence

April 13, 1933 - December 31, 2014

August J. Serpas Sr. passed away on Saturday, January 3, 2015 at the age of 91. He was the cherished husband of the late Angelina Nicosia Serpas for over 70 years. Loving father of Mary Ann Faul (Mack), August J. Serpas, Jr. (Patricia) and Don Serpas (Connie). Son of the late August Bernard and Marie Rattel Serpas. After his parents passed away when he was very young August was adopted by his...
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Bac Thi Nguyen

October 5, 1921 - December 30, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Marion Walz Dickinson

December 17, 1925 - December 26, 2014

Marion Dickinson passed away into eternal life with The Lord on Friday, December 26, 2014 at the age of 89. She was the beloved wife of the Bertin C. Dickinson. Daughter of the late Adolph and Emily Walz, sister Ruth Montamat and Joyce Sison. Loving aunt of Joann Gennusa, Bert Sison, Barry Sison and Roxann Armbruster. A native of New Orleans and a resident of Arabi, Louisiana. She was a lifelong...
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Carmel Kronlage

May 25, 1928 - December 23, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Claire Howard Valvis

October 12, 1930 - December 23, 2014

Claire Howard Valvis passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at the age of 84. She was the beloved wife of the late James J.Valvis. Loving mother of Claire V. Mayuer (Alfred), June V. Boos (Jerry) and Guy J. Valvis (Gail). Daughter of the late Robert and Claire Ligon Howard. Sister of the late Patricia Baldridge and Robert Howard. She is also survived and fondly remembered by her 6...
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Joyce Sylvester Lewis

November 26, 1929 - December 23, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Sidney Joseph Anderson

April 14, 1932 - December 22, 2014

Sidney J. Anderson, Jr. passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 2:25 PM. Age 82. Beloved husband of Catherine Burckel Anderson for 60 years. Father of Donna A. Habighorst (Salvador M.), Sidney J. Anderson, III and the late Terry J. Anderson. Brother of the late Emma Dielschnieder, Eunice Walker, Harold J., J.P. and Leland Anderson. Grandfather of Alexander M. and Matthew S. Habighorst,...
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Kylah Lynne Reilly

October 6, 2014 - December 21, 2014

Kylah Lynne Reilly passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 21, 2014. She was only 2 ½ months old. She leaves behind her loving parents Timothy G. Reilly and Kristina M. Cortes. Sister of Hailey Marie Reilly, Hannah Ray Reilly and Cole Michael Reilly. Granddaughter of Timothy S. Reilly, Lynn Couture, Cheryl Lynne Crawford (John) and Rene S. Cortes III. Great-granddaughter of Jean...
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Salvador Cefalu

September 4, 1924 - December 20, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Richard Joseph Danna

May 25, 1932 - December 20, 2014

Richard J. Danna Sr. passed away at the age of 82 on December 20, 2014 to join his late wife Gloria Lee Plessela Danna. A resident of St. Bernard, Richard enjoyed fishing, family barbeques and his Bud Light. He is survived by his 7 children, Thomas Daniel Walters, Lori Lanier, Virginia Perret, Denise Parker, Richard Danna Jr., Kirby Danna and Ryan Danna, 16 grandchildren and 11 great grand...
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Yvonne Marie White

December 7, 1922 - December 20, 2014

Yvonne Marie Francinges White, passed away in Slidell surrounded by loved ones and family on December 20, 2014. Yvonne was born in New Orleans, LA on December 7, 1922 to Gertrude and Gabriel Francingues, and was 92 years old.Yvonne worked as the vault room supervisor at Schwegmann's in Chalmette for 22 years and "never met a stranger"; she was loved by everyone she met and enjoyed...
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Soan Thi Trinh

June 17, 1930 - December 20, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Joyce Wood

October 9, 1938 - December 17, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Florence Elise Perez

May 13, 1924 - December 17, 2014

Florence Austin Perez passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the age of 90. She was the beloved wife of the late Milton J. Perez. Loving mother of Theresa E., Robert A., Milton J. (Christine), Lionel D. and the late Gary E. Perez. Proud grandmother of Brandon, Laura, David and Sherry. Great grandmother of Ethan, Grayson and Roy. She is also survived and fondly remembered by her 6...
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Charles LaBorde

March 2, 1934 - December 17, 2014

Charles LaBorde passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Myrtle Jeansonne LaBorde for 61 years. Loving father of Michael Charles LaBorde (Shelly) and Janis Fontenot (Allen). Son of the late Augustine and Ruby Ducote LaBorde. Brother of Nelson LaBorde (the late Linda). Proud grandfather of Blayze Paul LaBorde, Blade Charles LaBorde, Krissy Fradella, Heidi...
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Raymond Deffes

April 20, 1947 - December 16, 2014

Raymond Deffes passed away after battling cancer on Tues, Dec. 16th 2014 at the age of 67. He was born in New Orleans, La. on April 20th 1947 to the late Ernest Owen Deffes Sr. and Lena Lo Cicero. Also his late wife Cheryl Englehardt. Raymond has been a resident of Mississippi for 19 yrs. and survived by beloved wife Karen Deffes; daughters Bridget Deffes, Raechell Deffes Jones; Step-daughters...
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Ethel Schaff

June 23, 1921 - December 16, 2014

Ethel Gerosa Schaff passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the age of 93. She was the beloved wife of the late Denis Schaff Jr. for 53 years. Loving mother of Denis Schaff III (Jacqlin), Susan S. Besse (Duke) and Rosemary S. Bonck (Jimmy). Daughter of the Joseph A. Gerosa and Hazel P. Gerosa. Sister of the late Joseph A. Gerosa Jr. Sister-in-Law of Marie A. Gerosa. Proud grandmother of...
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Mary Licausi Schluter

April 23, 1926 - December 13, 2014

Mary L. Schluter born April 23, 1926. Met Jesus face to face on December 13, 2014. Preceded in death by her beloved husband Edwin E. Schluter Sr.Mother of Mark (Janet), Steven (Jan), Edwin Jr. (Sandra), & John (Mary)Devoted grandmother of Jami Jaeger (Matt), Jeffrey, Rachel, Edwin lll, Genevieve, Katherine, Stefan, Joseph, Kristina, Harrison, Caroline, Benjamin, and Jason Schluter. Great...
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Juanita Stephens Jeansonne

April 23, 1960 - December 11, 2014

Juanita was called home by the Lord on December 11, 2014 to join her sister Stephanie and her father William. She had a heart of gold larger than life. She loved everyone and was loved by many whom had the opportunity to appreciate her love, sensitivity and care.She is survived by her husband of 31 years Michael A. Jeansonne, a daughter Meaghan, her mother Loretta Stephens, a brother Jack A....
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Klebert Joseph Bergeron

June 20, 1930 - December 10, 2014

Klebert "Bro" Joseph Bergeron, Sr., passed away on December 10, 2014. He was born in New Orleans on June 20, 1930, lived most of his life in Arabi, and relocated to Slidell following Hurricane Katrina. For the past several years, he devoted his life to caring for his beloved wife of almost 60 years, Evelyn Achee Bergeron, who suffers from Alzheimer's, survives him and presently...
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Florence Helen Prattini

February 23, 1928 - December 10, 2014

Florence Helen Macheca Prattini passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the age of 86. She was the cherished wife of the late Emile Emmett Prattini Sr. for 49 years. Loving mother of Florence Prattini Rodriguez (Norbert), Emile Emmett Prattini Jr. (Sally), Chris Anthony Prattini (Jeannine) and Mickey Charles Prattini (Nancy). Daughter of the late Joseph and Odelia Greiner Macheca. Sister...
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Mabel Josephine Nuccio

January 7, 1920 - December 9, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Wanda Gayle Breaux

June 6, 1960 - December 9, 2014

Wanda Gayle Rickerson Maxwell Breaux passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the age of 54. Born in June of 1960, she was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish.She is survived by her mother Joyce Amelia Butler Maxwell Woods and her loving husband of 33 years Jeffery P. Breaux; her children Michael Giacona , Christopher Seruntine , Kristy Breaux, Jolie Breaux and step-children Jared Breaux...
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Alex Byron Charrier

February 8, 1948 - December 9, 2014

Alex Byron Charrier III passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the age of 66. He was the beloved father of Alexis Charrier Willis (Ronnie III). Loving son of Mattie Hess Charrier and the late Capt. Byron “Tiny” Charrier Jr. Brother of Brian Keith Charrier (Bonnie) and Vaughn Charrier. Devoted companion of Sandra Cressionne. He is survived and fondly remembered by numerous...
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Bridget Solis

October 11, 1926 - December 7, 2014

Bridget M. Solis passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the age of 88. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Bridget is survived by her beloved husband and childhood sweetheart Roy J. Solis Sr. They were happily married for 68 years. Preceded in death by her parents Sam and Emma Mochetta Macaluso. Left to cherish her love and memory are her children;...
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Luu Ngoc Nguyen

November 2, 1927 - December 4, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Nicholas Anthony Glorioso

December 18, 1943 - December 4, 2014

Nicholas A. Glorioso passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at the age of 70. Beloved son of the late Gloria Delaney Glorioso and Joseph Glorioso Sr.Father of Nick and Joseph Alfonso. Brother of Jimmie F. Glorioso (Dawn), Cynthia G. Mauterer (Duke), Debbiejoe G. Barras (Chuck), Frank Glorioso and the late Joseph “Joey” A. Glorioso (Kay), Tony C. Glorioso (Gail) and Susan G. Manno...
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Joyce Burgdorf

September 29, 1922 - December 4, 2014

Joyce Ginart Gettys Burgdorf was called home on Thursday, December 04, 2014 at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of the late Warren H. Gettys and Louis A. Burgdorf. Loving mother of Warren A. Gettys, Doris G. Arcement and Joyce M. Gettys. Daughter of the late Clifford J. and Evelina Lacassagne Ginart. Sister of late Shirley G. Kisner and Lorraine G. Schmidt. Proud grandmother of 8...
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Cuc Thi Cao

May 9, 1948 - December 3, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Pamela Giroir Tortorich

February 3, 1950 - December 2, 2014

Pamela Giroir Tortorich passed away in her home surrounded by her family December 2, 2014. Preceeded in death by her son Clint Tortorich. She is survived by her loving husband of 39 years Lou Tortorich, her son Keith Tortorich, grandchildren Darius, Lindsey and Hunter Tortorich, her brother and sister-in-law Tom and Kathy Giroir and her niece Kristie. Pam was an outstanding example of Love and...
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David Michael Clement

August 2, 1956 - November 27, 2014

David Michael Clement passed away on November 27, 2014. He was 58 years old. He was preceded in death by his parents Francis P. and Doris Vicknair Clement and his niece Emma McHughes. He is survived by his sister Diane Clement, nephews Brian and Timothy McHughes and great-nephew Brennan McHughes. David was well known and loved by many which included life-long friends as well as aunts, uncles and...
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John Albert Forte

May 9, 1932 - November 27, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Robert Curtis Dias

May 31, 1941 - November 27, 2014

Robert Curtis Dias passed away at Pontchartrain Health Care Center in Mandeville on Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the age of 73. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Emma P. Dias; his parents, Leslie Dias, Sr. and Celine Berthelot; his siblings, Leslie Dias, Jr., Mrs. Catherine Gauthreaux, Mrs. Noelie Gauthreaux, Lee Dias, and Mrs. Patsy Cheser. He is survived and fondly remembered by...
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Ricky John Moser

August 4, 1965 - November 26, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Otis Wilbert Favre

July 11, 1926 - November 26, 2014

Otis Wilbert Favre Sr. died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Slidell Memorial Hospital at age 88. A native of Logtown, Mississippi, he graduated from Warren Easton High School and received a Business Degree from Louisiana State University. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army and served for two years. Favre spent many years working as an accountant for American Can Company. He was a member of the VFW...
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Millie Ann Areaux

May 29, 1930 - November 24, 2014

Millie Ann Orgeron Areaux passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the of 84. She was the beloved wife of Aaron J. Areaux for 65 years. Loving mother of Denise Areaux Hauer (Michael), Richard Joseph Areaux (Pat) and the late Aaron Joseph Areaux Jr. Daughter of the late Octave Orgeron and Lelia Hotard Orgeron. Sister of the late Octave Orgeron Jr., Alex Orgeron, Ruth Famiglio, Evelyn Valley...
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Errol Joseph Nunez

April 22, 1945 - November 22, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Josephine Nuccio Foret

February 27, 1916 - November 22, 2014

Josephine “Josie” Nuccio Foret 98, was the last of ten children born to the late Antonina Furina Nuccio and Ignazio Nuccio. She was preceeded in death by her husband Joseph Foret and sisters and brothers Mary, Camile, Joe, Louie, Nace, Sam and Tony. Two nephews Sonny Nuccio, Anthony Peperone and one niece Dale Nuccio Lossett. She is survived by one sister-in-law Francis Robin Nuccio,...
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Annie Belle Campo

September 8, 1939 - November 21, 2014

Annie Belle Schwander Campo passed away on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the age of 75. Beloved wife of the late Nelson E. Campo Sr. Loving mother of Vickie Donnelly, Jo Marie Brown and the late Peter James Campo and Nelson E. Campo Jr. Daughter of the late William and Grace McKinney Schwander. Proud grandmother of Charlie Baggese IV, Annie Jo Burkhardt and Donald Burkhardt. Also survived by...
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Darnell Passero Evans

August 18, 1967 - November 19, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Memorial Garden, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Doris Mae Martin

December 23, 1932 - November 19, 2014

Doris M. Martin passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2014 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Roy J. Martin for 65 years. Loving mother of Terri Martin Mangipano (Santo) and Deborah M. Laiche (Johhny). Daughter of the late Sebastian and Pauline Ricouard Melerine. Sister of the late Sarah M. Kelty, Ethlyn M. Evans, Clifton “Doodie” Melerine and Sebastian “Bat”...
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Vernzel M. Kamm

March 1, 1947 - November 18, 2014

The family just lost a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Vernzel Marie Kamm passed away at home Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the age of 67. She was the cherished wife of Donald L. Kamm for 49 ½ years. Loving mother of James Joseph Kamm (Michelle) and John Paul Kamm (Tara). Daughter of the late Vernon and Hazel Gaudet Mathis. Sister of Ronald Mathis, Shela Kamm and Sandra Buras....
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Gladys Saluzzo Brugier

June 3, 1930 - November 18, 2014

Gladys Saluzzo Brugier passed away at her home on November 18, 2014. She is preceeded in death by her husband of 50 years Lester P. Brugier. Daughter of the late Joseph Saluzzo and Emily Serpas Saluzzo. She is survived by one sister, Thelma Roberts and her loving daughter Sharon Brugier Phares (John). Grandchildren Shari P. Graci (Eric), Justin B. Phares and his fiance Miriah Carpenter. Great...
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Edward Charles Clark

March 6, 1964 - November 18, 2014

Edward “Bullwinkle” Charles Clark IV passed away peacefully at his home at 1:46AM on November 18, 2014 at the age of 50 after a 6-year battle with pancreatic cancer. His final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Edward had touched in some way throughout his life. He was the beloved son of Edward C. Clark III and Jacquelyn Sperandeo Clark. Brother of Kevin J. Clark...
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Lillian Mae Faxon

April 10, 1928 - November 16, 2014

Lillian Mae Burtanog Faxon fell asleep peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on November 16, 2014. She was a native of New Orleans, resident of Picayune Mississippi and long time resident of Chalmette, Louisiana. Daughter of Walter N. Burtanog, Sr. of Mobile AL, and Lillian Martinez Burtanog of New Orleans, beloved wife of Malcolm H. Faxon, Sr. She is reunited in death with siblings Benita...
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Martha Catherine Sylvera

October 12, 1940 - November 13, 2014

Martha Catherine Sylvera passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family November 13, 2014. Loving wife of 46 years to Craig Sylvera Sr., she is survived by her children Laurel “Roxy” Pichon (Sidney), Craig “Toot” Sylvera Jr. (Michelle), and Dwayne Sylvera (Mandy). Grandchildren Stephanie, Josie, lil Craig, Sydney, Hannah, D.J., and Joseph “Man” who...
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Nancy Batchelona Ashton

February 21, 1926 - November 10, 2014

Nancy Batchelona Ashton passed away November 10, 2014, at the age of 88. She was a resident of Chalmette, LA for 55 years until moving to New Orleans in 2006.Mrs. Ashton was the daughter of the late Dominick Batchelona and Margaret Campagna Batchelona. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Patrice Ashton Brewer.Mrs. Ashton is survived by one grandson, William Edward Ashton II; two...
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Isabell Mary Thomas

April 23, 1919 - November 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Virginia R. Carolla

January 14, 1919 - November 9, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Robert Earl Hamilton

October 2, 1936 - November 8, 2014

Robert “Bob” Hamilton passed away at his home on November 8, 2014 at the age of 78. Preceded in death by parents Otis Hamilton, Mary Lou Hudson and brother Edward Tanksley. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years Judy Maser Hamilton and their children Ricky (Stacey), Michael (Brenda), David (Lisa), and Mark (Dawn) Hamilton. Grandfather to Chrissy Hamilton Burkhardt (Jason),...
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Howard John Serigne

September 24, 1934 - November 8, 2014

Howard J. Serigne Sr. passed away on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the age of 80. Loving father of Howard “Bodie” J. Serigne Jr. (Cindy), Richard J. Serigne Sr. (Kim), Bernard A. Serigne (Charlotte), Sebastian J. Serigne and the late Donna M. Serigne. Son of the late Joseph Serigne Sr. and Camellia Campo Serigne. Brother of Evelyn S. Howard (Bill), Paul Serigne Sr. (Philomene) and...
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Charles Franklin Foght

February 10, 1927 - November 6, 2014

Charles F. Foght III passed away on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the age of 87. He was the cherished husband of Rosalie Michel Foght for 65 years. Loving father of Darlene Foght Aucoin (Michael) and Steven C. Foght (Nicole). Beloved son of the late Stella Barkemeyer Foght and the late Charles F. Foght II. Brother of William Foght, Jewel Moreau, Donald Foght and the late Floyd Foght Sr. and ...
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Louis Joseph Crovetto

December 18, 1928 - November 6, 2014

It is with deep sorrow that the family of LOUIS JOSEPH CROVETTO announces his death on November 6, 2014, at the age of 83. Louis was a friend to all God’s creatures and always had time to help anyone in need. He was a gentle warrior, a true patriot, and seeker of good. The world will not be the same without him. The birds will never again sing as sweetly, the sun will not shine so...
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John Jack Francis Rowley

June 1, 1931 - November 5, 2014

John Jack Francis Rowley passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the age of 83. He was the cherished and devoted husband of Elizabeth P. Rowley for 62 years. Loving father of Jack F. Rowley Jr. DDS (his wife Julie). Son of the late Celestine Francis and Marie Esteves Rowley. Brother of Bert W. Rowley (his wife Wilma). Proud grandfather of Rebecca Rowley Schoen (her husband...
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Kevin Ralph Roig

August 18, 1956 - November 3, 2014

Kevin Ralph Roig Sr. passed away on Monday, November 3, 2014 at the age of 58. Beloved husband of Christine Abadie Roig for 12 years. Father of Kevin Roig Jr., Valerie Roig Hyver (Chris) and Jacob Roig. Stepfather of Matthew and Caitlin Schmill. Son of the late Frank and Earline Jones Roig. Brother of the late Barry Roig (Penny). Proud grandfather of Kevin Roig III and Chloe Roig.Kevin was a...
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Earl Raymond Gonzales

August 12, 1927 - November 1, 2014

Earl Raymond Gonzales Sr. passed away November 1, 2014 at Slidell Memorial Hospital. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Ethel Evans Gonzales. Son of the late Albert Gonzales and Ernestine Ricourad Gonzales. He is survived by his children Earl R. Gonzales Jr. (Peggy), Karen Daroca (David), Angela Campo (Donald), Gary Gonzales, Bradley Gonzales, and Timothy Gonzales. His legacy will live on...
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James Michael Dudenhefer

August 27, 1971 - October 27, 2014

James “Jim” Michael Dudenhefer Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family October 27, 2014 after his long battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Son of James R. Dudenhefer and Cynthia Deogracias Smith. Loving father of James Michael Dudenhefer Jr. Brother of Rachel D. Phillips (James) and Kevin J. Dudenhefer. Uncle to Luke Phillips and grandson of Pearl “Pep” Dudenhefer....
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Felix Giorlando

January 26, 1949 - October 24, 2014

Felix Giorlando Jr., passed away peacefully Friday, October 24, 2014. The son of Felix Giorlando Sr. and Elnora Danellio Giorlando. Beloved partner of Joey Jones for 37 years. He is survived by brothers Ronald (Iris), Sidney Snow and a host of nieces and nephews. A Native of New Orleans, he moved to Chalmette where he lived and worked as a stylist and proprietor of Ziggys.He will be forever...
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Irvan Mitchell Melerine

November 8, 1936 - October 24, 2014

Irvan M. Melerine Sr., a US Army veteran, passed away on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Breaux Melerine for 37 years. Loving father of Glenda Saizan Borrello (Jerry), Sandy Reed Anderson, Sonny Saizan (Sherri), Barbara S. Rainey (David) and Irvan M. Melerine Jr. (Faten). Son of the late Joseph and Leontine Campo Melerine. Brother of Elaine...
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An Thi Tongluu

May 16, 1936 - October 23, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Doyle Joseph Dardar

April 12, 1934 - October 21, 2014

Doyle J. Dardar Sr. passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the age of 80. He was the cherished husband of Loretta M. Dardar for 60 years. Loving father of Pamela Dardar Bowden (Eddie), Doyle “Skeeter” J. Dardar, Jr. (Doris), Kimberly Dardar Ajan (Kenneth), Harold Richard Dardar (Penny), Marilyn Dardar Anglada (Jeff) and the late Valerie Dardar Roberts (Dwayne Sr.) Son of the...
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Samuel Dominick Gaeta

April 7, 1931 - October 21, 2014

Samuel Dominick Gaeta Sr., a Veteran who proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the age of 83. He was the beloved husband of Betty June Hoolahan Gaeta. Loving father of Karen Gaudet (Bruce), Sharon Rose Gaeta Graham (Willie), Sam Gaeta Jr. (Pamela) and Danny Gaeta Sr. (Toni). Son of the late Peter and Rosa Bondi Gaeta. Brother of Mary Ann...
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Donald Richard Cantrell

March 24, 1930 - October 20, 2014

Donald Richard Cantrell went home to be with Jesus on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the age of 84 years old. He was the cherished husband of Joyce Chevolleau Cantrell for 17 years. Loving and devoted stepfather of Joycelin Kimbell and the late Erline Mozier Ohler. Son of the late Peter and Katherine Seardino Cantrell. Brother of the late Shirley Cantrell Clavier and Anthony “Wimpy”...
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Doris Clement

May 4, 1927 - October 20, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of St Bernard Mem Funeral Home, CHALMETTE, LA.
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Erline Catherine LaCour

November 25, 1925 - October 19, 2014

Erline LaCour LaCour was called to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of the late Edgar Thomas LaCour. Daughter of the late Maurice LaCour and Virdie Normand LaCour Dupre. Sister to Jean Gremillion (Huey). Loving mother to Janet LaCour Hardouin (Julian), Kathie LaCour Champagne (Jay) and the late Maurice Joseph LaCour. Wonderful Grandmother...
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George Emile Barbier

February 19, 1953 - October 18, 2014

George Emile Barbier passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 after his battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years Yvette Landry Barbier and daughter Theresa Ann Barbier-McCarthy (Wayne). Son of George J. and Jean Barbier, he was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish and employee of McCormick Zatarain'''s. George was a commercial fisherman and avid sportsman who enjoyed...
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Cary William Hoppe

October 7, 1948 - October 17, 2014

Cary William Hoppe passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the age of 66.Beloved husband of Stephanie Hoppe for 41 years. Loving father of Garrett E. Hoppe, Grant A. Hoppe (Linda) and Donovan P. Hoppe. Proud grandfather of Gracie A. Hoppe and Mia A. Hoppe. Son of the late Norman and Doris Peterson Hoppe. Brother of Kathleen Hoppe Paisant (Ronald). Also survived by nieces and nephews...
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Virginia F. Angelo

June 24, 1925 - October 13, 2014

Virginia Ford Angelo died October 13, 2014 at North Oaks Hospital, Hammond, LA. She was 89. Born June 24, 1925 Oneonta, AL. Mrs. Angelo was a lifelong resident of Arabi, La. She moved to Cullman, Al. after Hurricane Katrina. In 2008 moved to Ponchatoula, LA. Wife of the late Maurice N. Angelo Sr. Survivors include two sons, Maurice Angelo Jr. and Michael Angelo; one daughter, Carolyn A. Kline, ...
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