Obituaries

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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Wandling

Marlin Gene Wandling, 88, passed away on Sept. 29, 2011. He was a native of Litchfield, Ill. and resided in Luling for the past 45 years. He was the beloved husband of 64 years to Jean Marie Cooper Wandling, father of Nelda Christine Brescher (husband Edmond II) of Ponchatoula, Patricia Lyn Picard (husband Michael) of Luling, Aleta Marie Harmon (husband Mark) of Luling and the late Val Cooper Wandling; brother of Madalyn “Lyn” Stacey (husband Tom), grandfather of nine; great-grandfather of 10, and uncle of Cindy Stacey Carriere and Nancy Stacey.Read More...
October 14, 2011 at 9:17 am
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Evelyn S. Myers

Evelyn S. Myers, 74, passed away on Sept. 23, 2011. She was a native of Gulfport, Miss. and daughter of the late William and Wilma Scheeler.
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October 07, 2011 at 9:08 am
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Betty G. Manuel

Betty G. Manuel, 74, passed away on Oct. 1, 2011 in River Ridge. Read More...
October 07, 2011 at 9:07 am
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Francis C. Brien

Francis C. Brien, 92, of Luling, entered into eternal rest on Sept. 27, 2011.
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October 07, 2011 at 9:06 am
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Mae Truxillo Clark

Mae Truxillo Clark, 75, passed away on Sept. 26, 2011 in River Ridge.
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October 07, 2011 at 9:05 am
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James Francis Kees

James Francis Kees, 80, was born on Nov. 19, 1930 in Olla to the union of his parents, Frank Francis Kees and Ruth King Kees. Read More...
October 07, 2011 at 9:05 am
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Dianne Barconey

Dianne Barconey departed this Earthly Life and entered into Eternal Rest on Aug. 25, 2011 at her residence in Apopka, Fla.
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September 09, 2011 at 9:16 am
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