Obituaries

Leola P. Schexnayder

Leola P. Schexnayder, 80, passed away on Sept. 29, 2011 at her residence.Read More...
October 28, 2011 at 9:43 am
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Mona Dufrene Prince

Mona Dufrene Prince, 58, passed away on Oct. 8, 2011 in River Ridge. Read More...
October 28, 2011 at 9:41 am
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Lessie Mae Gibson

Lessie Mae Gibson, 87, passed away on Oct. 15, 2011 at St. Anne General Hospital in Raceland.Read More...
October 28, 2011 at 9:40 am
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Daniel Keller Roussel III

Daniel Keller Roussel III, 28, passed away on Oct. 16, 2011 as a result of an automobile accident.Read More...
October 28, 2011 at 9:33 am
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Elizabeth Thomas

Elizabeth Thomas, 70, died at her residence in Luling on Oct. 2, 2011. Read More...
October 28, 2011 at 9:32 am
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Gibson

Lessie Mae Gibson, 87, passed away on Oct. 15, 2011 at St. Anne General Hospital in Raceland. She is survived by her son, Layton Ladd, two daughters, Lessie Wheeler and Phillis Iverson, four sisters, Chatherine Robinson, Yalonde Harris, Velma Hunt and Delma Richard; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elton Jelks and Sabra Jelks, her husband, A.P. Gibson, brother, Charles Elton, and son, J. C. Ladd.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:37 am
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Holmes

Mary "Ellie" Hotard Holmes, 92, passed away peacefully on Oct. 9, 2011. She was a lifelong resident of Norco and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She also was a well respected business owner of River Parishes Oil Company in Norco with her late husband E. L. "Whitey" Holmes for over 50 years. She is the daughter of the late Agnes Brady and W. P. "Fatty" Hotard, mother of Richard J. Holmes, Leonard J. Holmes, John Coley Holmes, Will H. Holmes, Roger C. Holmes and Matthew J. Holmes; and sister of Dorothy Hotard Burks and Warren Hotard. She was preceded in death by sons, Ernest L. Holmes Jr. and Ernest "Putch" Holmes, sister, Ruth Hotard, brothers, Francis Hotard and Richard Dickie Hotard. She is also survived by six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:36 am
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Parker

Craig B. Parker, 60, entered into eternal rest on Oct. 9, 2011. He was the beloved husband of 20 years to Leslea Tapia-Parker, father of Chadwick Parker (wife Jasmine), Alexander Parker and Courtney Parker, and grandfather of Jaedyn Parker and Ethan Parker. He was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Destrehan for the past 13 years. He was a veteran of the United States Marines and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Hayes

Ethel DeJean Hayes, 91, passed away on Oct. 6, 2011 in Destrehan. She was the beloved wife of the late Wilbur "Chuck" Hayes, mother of R.J. Prevost (wife Carol), H.J. Prevost III (wife Beth) and Sandra Ellis (husband Jimmy), stepmother of Neddy Sumners, daughter of the late George DeJean Sr. and Virginia Duhe DeJean, sister of the late Harry, Roy, Melvin, George Jr., Dudley Sr., Percy Sr. and Elwood DeJean Sr., Shirley Knott and Gloria Haydel; grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of seven. She was preceded in death by one grandchild. She was a native of Lutcher and resident of Des Allemands, and a Pink Lady for St. Charles Hospital.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:35 am
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Doucet

Gary J. Doucet, 64, passed away on Oct. 14, 2011 at his residence. He was the beloved husband of Patsy Welch Doucet, father of Garrett John Doucet (wife Katheryn) and Patrick James Doucet (wife Lacey), grandfather of Kyle Patrick, Haley-Kate Angelle, Ava Claire and Cooper Paul Doucet, son of the late Ocean Doucet and Loretta Angelette Doucet, and brother of Eddie T. Doucet. He was a native of Golden Meadow and a resident of St. Charles Parish. Gary was a Knights of Columbus 4th Degree for 36 years, LIFA member for 20 years, usher, Eucharistic Minister, Lecturer and Religious Educator at Holy Family, St. Gertrude and St. John Catholic Churches, and member of the Hahnville Lions Club for 11 years.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Tregre

Geraldine B. Tregre, 82, entered into enteral rest on Oct. 10, 2011. She was a native of Hahnville. She was the beloved wife of the late Percy J. Tregre Sr. for 62 years, loving mother of Glenn Tregre (wife Gina), Wade Tregre (companion Donna), Kent Tregre, Jill Tregre Tassin (husband Bryant), Chris Tregre (wife Pati), Tammy Tregre Sassin (husband James), Percy Tregre Jr. (companion Lori), Sara Tregre Richmond (husband C.J.) and Gerald Tregre (wife Carol); daughter of the late Wilson Brady and Nellie Troxler, sister of Josepha Hymel, the late Wilson Brady and the late Hazel Deroche; devoted grandmother of Brock Tregre, Drenda, Kent Michael and Maddie Tregre, Nicole Tassin Cedotal, Kristy Tassin Austin, Rebecca Medina, Michael and Brandy Tregre, Brandon, Ryan and Lindsay Sassin, Lee Tregre, Donna Tregre Breaux, Clinton and Rachel Richmond, Cory, Layne and Lakynn Tregre; great-grandmother of Dakota and Braxden Tregre, Lily Troxler, Alex and Claire Worth, Collin and Aidan Cedotal, Kirsten Tassin, Lucas Austin, Abigail Medina, Kaylyn and Peyton Sassin, Sean Jarzmekowski, and Kynlee Tregre.
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October 21, 2011 at 9:34 am
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Cullins

Johnny Cullins, 55, a native of Luling and resident of Des Allemands, passed away on Oct. 6, 2011. He was the father of Michael L. Cullins, Melissa Cortez (husband Alex) and Jonnilin Danford (husband Joshua); grandfather of Dixie, Justin, Maci, Brittain, Dane, Alex, Julian and the late Kristian; also survived by three great-grandchildren. He was the son of Jean Bourgeois and the late Loyce Cullins, stepson of Mandry Bourgeois Sr., brother of Judith Comardelle (husband Vernon) and Margaret Davis (husband Phillip).
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October 14, 2011 at 9:21 am
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Durocher

Joan Elizabeth DuRocher, 79, passed away on Sept. 30, 2011 at the Vermilion Health Care Center in Abbeville. She was a native of New Orleans who lived in Norco since 1938 and was a retired supervisor with Shell Oil Company.Read More...
October 14, 2011 at 9:20 am
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Gaubert

Irby H. Gaubert Sr., 77, passed away Oct. 7, 2011. He was the beloved husband of the late Annabelle Vicknair Gaubert and by first marriage of the late Aline Lorio Gaubert, father of Donnie Gaubert (fiancé Crystal Clement), Irby Gaubert Jr., Karen Gaubert (fiancé Eric Cresse) and the late Randall Gaubert (Dawn); stepfather of Patricia Oubre Schexnayder (Danny) and Carolyn Oubre Davis (Glenn), grandfather of Darren, Derrick, Eddie and Ricky Gaubert; step-grandfather of Ashlynn Schexnayder, Jack Cali III, Scott Rome and Kevin Delaune; brother of Leah Cantrelle, and son of the late Ambrose and Leah Gaubert.Read More...
October 14, 2011 at 9:19 am
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Bell

Charles “Sonny” Edward Bell, Jr., 76, a superintendent with Monsanto for 30 years and Silgan Corp for 4 years, passed away Oct. 5, 2011.Read More...
October 14, 2011 at 9:18 am
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Bordes

SGM Charles J. Bordes, AUS retired, 84, passed away at his home on Sept. 25, 2011. He was born in Destrehan and lived in Jefferson Parish. He was the son of the late Marie Rushing Bordes and Albert A. Bordes, beloved husband of the late Alice Bayly Bordes, father of Sandra B. Dart (husband John), Roger J. Bordes (wife Cindy) and the late Gary C. Bordes; brother of Elizabeth B. Mueller, Gloria B.Trosclair, Alton W. Bordes and the late John H. Bordes; grandfather of Kenneth C., Lauren E. and Brad J. Bordes, Andrew J. Dart and Donald and Joseph Lavigne.
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October 14, 2011 at 9:18 am
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