Obituaries

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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Leo J. Lambert Jr.

Leo J. Lambert Jr., 80, passed away on Aug. 28, 2011 at St. James Parish Hospital. Read More...
September 09, 2011 at 9:16 am
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Leontine Mae Ory Gros

Leontine Mae Ory Gros, 93, passed away peacefully on Aug. 26, 2011 in Minden surrounded by family. Read More...
September 09, 2011 at 9:15 am
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Bennie Troxler

Bennie Troxler, a veteran of the US Army and retiree of American Cyanamid, passed away on Aug. 30, 2011. Read More...
September 09, 2011 at 9:14 am
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Theresa Mejia

Theresa Mejia, 71, passed away on Aug. 10, 2011. She was a home maker and a native of New Orleans who lived in St. Charles Parish for the past five years and worked as a nurse’s aide.
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September 09, 2011 at 9:13 am
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Metairie woman charged with stealing $52K from Krewe of Pygmalion based in St. Rose
Metairie woman charged with stealing $52K from Krewe of Pygmalion based in St. Rose
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A Metairie woman has been charged with felony theft of more than $51,830 from the Krewe of Pygmalion that lists its address as 10016 River Road, St. Rose.