Obituaries

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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Derrill J. Falgout

Derrill J. Falgout, 66, a native of Luling and resident of Bayou Blue, passed away on Dec. 29, 2011. Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:54 am
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Harold Paul Dufrene

Harold Paul Dufrene, 72, passed away on Dec. 24, 2011. Read More...
January 06, 2012 at 10:54 am
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Robicheaux

Rinnie Roy Robicheaux, age 63, born in New Iberia, LA on November 12th, 1948, entered his eternal reward on Friday, December 9, 2011at 10:12 p.m. in the presence of the love of his life, Molly Duplantis Robicheaux. He grew up in Franklin, LA, served his country in the United States Air Force from 1969-1973 and was employed by Union Carbide Corp. from 1973-2003.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Falgoust

Sandra "Sandy" Falgoust, 57, passed away on Dec. 4, 2011. She was a native of Springfield, Ill. and resident of Luling. She is survived by her husband, Keith Falgoust, parents, Joe and Lila Jeannice, daughters, Ashley Fontenot and Casey Woods, brother, Chuck Vanhus, sisters, Linda Bass, Sarah Fontenot, Shree Coker and Jeri Lynn Vanhus, and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Edward Vanhus.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Medina

Francisco Medina Jr., 81, passed away on Dec. 10, 2011 at St. Charles Parish Hospital. He was a retired from the St. Charles Parish Recreation Department.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:12 am
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Millet

Lester "Nicky Boo" Millet, 68, of LaPlace, passed away on Dec. 9, 2011 at Oschner Medical Center in Jefferson. He was a Pipefitter in the construction industry who was a native of New Orleans and lifelong resident LaPlace.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:11 am
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Wells

Kentreon "Dees" Wells, 16, departed this life on Nov. 22, 2011 as a result of a long battle with heart disease. He was a sophomore at Hahnville High School in Boutte. Kentreon was baptized at an early age and attended Moses Baptist Church in Bridge City. He was the son of Sheree Wells and Kent Henderson, and brother of Kentrell "Tugga" Wells of Avondale. He was the grandson of maternal grandparents, Patricia Wells and Noah Wells of Boutte, and his late paternal grandparents, Jessie Mae and Joseph Henderson of Avondale. He is also survived by several loving aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.

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December 16, 2011 at 9:10 am
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Durapauv

Dorothy "Dot" Durapau, 80, passed away on Dec. 4, 2011 at her home. She was a native of Hahnville and a resident of New Sarpy for the past 60 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Richard "Black" Durapau Sr., three daughters: Donna Benoit (Jerry), Debby Durapau (Issac New) and Lisa Durapau (Manuel Bautista); two sons, Richard "Rap" Durapau Jr. (Danelle) and Dennis Durapau Sr. (Sheila), brothers, Gerald Nicholas (Shirley) and Roy Nicholas (Norma), sister, Minnie Verdun (Jack), 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon Nicholas and Phelonise Friloux, siblings, Sidney Nicholas, Erna May Keller, Vivian Verdin and Earl Nicholas; granddaughter, Kassie Lynn Federer, and great-granddaughter, Samantha Kaye Benoit.

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December 09, 2011 at 10:06 am
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Zeringue

Gary Louis Zeringue departed this life on Dec. 5, 2011 in Luling after a courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Murphy Louis and Marian Champagne Zeringue, and his sister, Jeanne Hand. He was the beloved husband of Pamela Friloux Zeringue, brother and brother-in-law of Sylvia Gaubert (Jimmy), Gerald Zeringue (Susi), Angela Friloux (Kevin), Donnie Friloux (Laura) and Paulette Friloux; uncle of Stephanie Boudreaux (Garry), Maria Baudouin (Darrell), David Gaubert (Wanda), Jessica Messia de Pradia, Cayce Hotard (Kyle), Jarrod Friloux (Kim), Adrienne Luke (Brandon), Blake Friloux (Ashley), Gerard Zeringue (Jenna), Geremy Zeringue, Nicholas Friloux (Carmen), Amy Loupe (Taylor) and Kimberly Dunn; great-uncle of Lauren Haines (Adam), Andre’, Rene’, Ryan and Erin Baudouin, Sidney and Logan Hotard, Kevin Friloux, Zoe and Mia Luke, Ava Zeringue, Bailey Friloux, Nino Messia de Pradia, Nicole Friloux, T.J. and Mithcelle Loupe and Noah Thompson; and great-great-uncle of Addison and Avery Haines.

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December 09, 2011 at 10:06 am
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Luling mom keeps up Teddy Cares in son’s memory
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Since the passing of her son Kyle in 2006 after his battle with leukemia, Luling’s Vicki Bergeron has not let his name be forgotten — and she’s helped bring happiness to plenty of children in need along the way.