Obituaries




Schneider
January 28, 2009 at 12:30 pm
Joseph H. Schneider passed away on Dec. 31, 2008 at his home following a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Virginia Quinn Schneider; children, Sandy Arnold and her husband Ken of Luling, Barbara Schneider of Tucson, Ariz, Joseph R. Schneider and his wife, Sharon, of Chester, NJ; sisters, Eleanor Moran, Florence Sharp and Marge Hallas all of Illinois; seven grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

Schexnaydre
January 28, 2009 at 12:29 pm
Beverly Mary Millet Schexnaydre died on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at the age of 79, in Kenner. She was a native of Norco and resident of Destrehan for 43 years.

Johnson
January 28, 2009 at 12:28 pm

Stephen Jude Johnson (46) of Norco was unexpectedly welcomed into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Jan. 24, 2009. He was born Dec. 15, 1962 in Baton Rouge, and a resident of Norco for the past 25 years. Graduate of Destrehan High School and University of Phoenix.

Nazio
January 28, 2009 at 12:27 pm
Paula Ann Nazio, age 40, passed away on Jan. 17, 2009 at 9:06 a.m. Native and resident of Paradis. Visitation was held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on Friday, Jan. 23 followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Charles Cemetery.

Dufrene
January 28, 2009 at 12:26 pm
Katie Macalusa Dufrene, 66, a resident of Boutte, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2009. Visitation was from 9 a.m. to funeral time Tuesday at Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland.

Adams
January 28, 2009 at 12:25 pm
Lisa Cortez Adams passed away on Jan. 21, 2009 at 1:24 p.m. Native of Des Allemands and resdient of Raceland. Survived by her husband Tony Adams, her father Fredick “Crip” Cortez and his wife Berdine “Dee” Cortez.

Naquin
December 23, 2008 at 11:52 am
Cynthia Gros Naquin, 58, a native of Thibodaux and resident of Des Allemands, died after a valiant fight with cancer on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008.

Montz
December 23, 2008 at 11:52 am
Geraldine Montz passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 9:30 p.m. at River Parishes Hospital, at age 97.

Matherne
December 23, 2008 at 11:51 am
Eleaner Granier Matherne passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008 at 10:10 p.m. in Des Allemands.

Mateja
December 23, 2008 at 11:49 am
Palmire "Pat" S. Mateja passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 8:05 p.m. at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Luling, LA. A native of New Sarpy, La. She was Catholic.

Hebert
December 23, 2008 at 11:48 am

Walter H. “Skeeter” Hebert, III, age 52, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, grandson, uncle and nephew.

Champagne
December 23, 2008 at 11:47 am
Audrey Hebert Champagne passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 6:20 a.m in Jefferson.

Plattsmier
November 12, 2008 at 12:00 pm
On Oct. 29, 2008 Ryan Plattsmier found peace. Ryan was the much loved son of Randy and Mary Ann Plattsmier and beloved brother, Derek, and his canine “buddy,” Lou.

Babin
November 12, 2008 at 11:58 am
Larry J. Babin, age 84 years, beloved husband of Doris Melancon Babin for the past 60 years, passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 2008.

Witte
October 22, 2008 at 11:49 am
Margaret Sumners Witte, 98, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, Oct. 6, 2008 in Tallahassee, Fla.

Moore
October 22, 2008 at 11:48 am
Priscilla Theresa St. Amant Moore departed this life peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008 at the age of 63.

Dufrene
October 22, 2008 at 11:47 am
Norma Elizabeth Dufrene passed away on Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 in Patterson. Beloved daughter of the late Edmond Dufrene, Sr. and Ella Hogan Dufrene. Sister of Edmond Dufrene, Jr., Tim Dufrene, Donovan Dufrene and Elaine Stinnett. Also survived by 11 nieces and nephews and numerous great nieces and great nephews.

Nicks
October 15, 2008 at 11:51 am
Nickie Lynn Vitrano Nicks, 53, died on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008 at her home in Granbury, Texas, after a short battle with cancer.

Destrehan must slow Acadiana’s veer attack to win 5A state title
Destrehan must slow Acadiana’s veer attack to win 5A state title
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The undefeated Destrehan Wildcats will try for their third state championship in seven years when they face off against Acadiana in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Saturday.