Obituaries

Sprouse

Carl Howard Sprouse, 83, passed away on Feb. 15, 2012 at St. Theresa Medical Complex in Kenner. He was the devoted son of the late Mary Wooten and Clarence Sprouse. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Catalanotto Sprouse, sisters, Betty Sprouse Saltalamacchia and Evelyn Sprouse Pruitt, brother, Joel Stokes, numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, and other relatives and friends. He had been a resident of Luling since 1992. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and proudly served in the Korean War. He also worked for Texaco Oil Company for more than 35 years. He was a member of the Baptist faith and attended West St. Charles Baptist Church in Luling.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:31 am
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Naquin

Gary Naquin Jr., 34, was injured in an automobile accident on Jan. 27, 2012 and passed away on Jan. 30 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. He was a Project Planner with Exxon Oil Company, a native of Norco and resident of Groves, Texas. He was the son of Gary Naquin (wife Rose), husband of Lisa Naquin, father of Derrick Thornton, Tylor and Caden Naquin; and brother of the late Jason and Mark Naquin, Kerri Flannery and Kristie Nevling. He is also survived by a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:43 am
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Guarino

Harold P. Guarino, 65, passed away at his residence on Jan. 30, 2012. He was a native of New Orleans and resident of Destrehan for the past 39 years. He was the beloved husband of Charlotte LeBlanc Guarino, loving father of Robert Guarino, Michael and Daisy Guarino and the late Donald Guarino; son of the late Angelo Henry and Alice Louise Kairdolf Guarino, brother of Angelo J. Guarino and the late Theresa Guarino Magee, grandfather of Elisha, Kaitlynn, Michael Jr., Joshua and Deanna Guarino; and great-grandfather of Aleenah Shey Alleman Guarino. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Danielle Guarino, and many nieces and nephews.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:43 am
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Honor

Rondell Lee Honor Sr., 36, departed his earthly life and entered into eternal rest on Jan. 30, 2012 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe. He was the beloved husband of LaTangie Revader Honor, father of Jardyn Symoneí, Rylee Senai, Jornea Ryanne, Rondell Jr., Jessa Reanne and Ryce Shyann Honor; son of Darryl Honor Sr. and the late Minister Mona Honor, son-in-law of Lu Ann Revader, brother of Darryl Jr. (Ashley) and Nicole Honor, and brother-in-law of Delayne Revader. He is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, family and friends. He was a native of Luling, resident of Monroe, and former employee of Dow Chemical in Sterlington.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:42 am
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Flynn

Patricia Marlene Flynn, 59, born in Baton Rouge, died on Jan. 31, 2012 in Hammond. Pat left her mark from Des Allemands to Laurel, Miss. She was preceded in death by her mother, Billie Joyce Pearson Jones, stepfather, Floyd "Popsíí Jones, and her father, Raymond Flynn. She is survived by her significant other, William Richard Murray, sister, Deborah Dianne Dufrene, brothers, Michael Ray Flynn and Ricky Joe Bass, son, Robert Michael Hopkins, and granddaughter, Heather Nicole Hopkins.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:41 am
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Lambert

Patricia Daughery Lambert, 79, passed away on Jan. 28, 2012 at Ormond Nursing and Care Center in Destrehan.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:40 am
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Robert

Jenelle L. Horn Robert, 88, passed away on Jan. 30, 2012 at Cannon Hospice in Metairie. She was the wife of the late Norbert S. Robert and by first marriage to the late Herbert Horn Sr., mother of Judy Howard, the late Priscilla Keller, Michael J. Horn and Herbert J. Horn Jr.; daughter of the late Yves LeBlanc and Eula Talbot, and sister of Mazie Bolman, Catherine Condon, Doris Adams, the late Fred LeBlanc, Harris LeBlanc and Kenneth LeBlanc. She is also survived by step-children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:40 am
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Wheeler

Lessie Wheeler, 63, passed away at her home on Jan. 31, 2012. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Lessie was the beloved wife of 29 years to Phillip K. Wheeler, mother of Tammy Buckwalter (husband John Jr.), daughter of the late A. P. Gibson and Lessie Gibson, sister of Phillis Gibson Iverson, Layton F. Ladd and the late Jelks C. Ladd; grandmother of Michael and Brandon Boudreaux and Aaron Buckwalter, and the great-grandmother of Destiny, Kylie and Ryelie.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:39 am
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Deister

Gustave F. Deister, 90, a longtime resident of Wassaic, N.Y., died on Jan. 29, 2012 at Sharon Health Care Center in Sharon, Conn. He was a rural letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 26 years retiring in 1984. He was born on Nov. 2, 1921 in Peine-Stederdorf, Germany, and was the son of the late Herman and Martha Schaprian Deister. He was a 1939 graduate of the Newtown High School in Newtown, N.Y. and from 1942 to 1945, he served in the U.S. Army in the combat zones of North Africa and Italy. On Oct. 4, 1947 in Wassaic, he married Margaret Rivenburgh, who survives at home.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:38 am
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Arnold "Big Arnold" Scherer

Arnold "Big Arnold" Scherer, 56, passed away on Jan. 1, 2012 at his residence after a long illness. Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:08 am
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Rai "Rai-Rai" Lousteau

Rai "Rai-Rai" Lousteau, 73, passed away on Jan. 5, 2012 at her residence. Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:07 am
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Gustave "Johnny" Huff Jr.

Gustave "Johnny" Huff Jr., 62, passed away at home surrounded by family on Dec. 28, 2011. Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:07 am
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James "Shorty" Candies Jr.

James "Shorty" Candies Jr., 74, passed away on Dec. 29, 2011. Read More...
January 13, 2012 at 10:06 am
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Jerrilynn Hall Melancon

Jerrilynn Hall Melancon, 50, passed away on Dec. 27, 2011 at her residence.Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:56 am
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Cheryl Jean Waguespack Clay

Cheryl Jean Waguespack Clay, 52, of Norco, was called to heaven on Dec. 30, 2011. Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:55 am
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Rual David "Dave" Vannoy

Rual David "Dave" Vannoy, 80, retired from Union Carbide, entered into eternal rest on Dec. 28, 2011. Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:55 am
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