Obituaries




Duckworth
November 14, 2007 at 2:41 pm
Rose Mary Riggio Duckworth, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 5, 2007 at River Parishes Hospital in LaPlace, LA at the age of 89.

Vickers
November 07, 2007 at 12:10 pm
Conjetta Nicolosi Vickers passed away peacefully after a battle with cancer on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007 at 3 p.m. at Riverlands Health Care in Lutcher, LA. Daughter of the late Johnnie Nicolosi and Anita Bye Nicolosi.

Hymel
November 07, 2007 at 12:09 pm
Arnold Antoine Hymel, Sr., an operator for Shell Oil Refinery. A resident of Destrehan and a native of Norco, LA. Entrusted to God's loving care; Oct. 30, 2007 in Destrehan at the age of 89.

Brien
November 07, 2007 at 12:07 pm
Earl B. 'E.B.' Brien, Jr., of Des Allemands, passed away on Oct. 29, 2007 at the age of 63 years.

ADAMS
November 07, 2007 at 12:05 pm
Stanley Henry Adams, entrusted to God's Loving Care on October 31, 2007 in Jefferson. Age 81. A Veteran U.S. Navy having served in WWII. He retired from Shell Oil Refinery.

Verda
October 31, 2007 at 12:27 pm
Mary Pearl Chiasson Verda passed away on Monday, October 22, 2007 in Kenner, LA.

Keating
October 31, 2007 at 12:26 pm
Elaine B. Keating passed away on Friday, October 19, 2007 at 7:09 a.m. at her home in Norco.

Montz
October 31, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Floyd Jules Montz, a machinist with Kaiser, passed away on Sunday , October 21, 2007.

Loup
October 31, 2007 at 12:24 pm
Leroy Paul "Squack" Loup retired from Monsanto Chemical Plant for over 30 years. He was a resident of Luling and a native of Wallace. He passed away Saturday, October 27, 2007 at his residence.

Johnson
October 31, 2007 at 12:23 pm
Loretta "Retta" Harrington Johnson entered into eternal rest at her home in LaPlace, LA, on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 6:25 p.m.

Arabie
October 31, 2007 at 12:21 pm
Hilda Rita Ponvelle Arabie passed away on Friday, October 19, 2007 in Destrehan, LA.

ARABIE
October 24, 2007 at 2:10 pm
Hilda Rita Ponvelle Arabie died at 82 on Friday, Oct. 19 in Destrehan. She passed away peacefully with family by her side, to who she was a devoted wife and mother.

BREAUX
October 24, 2007 at 2:08 pm
Rodney James Breaux, 45, a resident of Chalmette , LA and a native of Ama, LA passed away on October 2, 2007. Beloved father of Lauren Breaux and stepfather to Sarah Julien.

ROBERT
October 12, 2007 at 3:41 pm
Ralph Joseph Robert, Sr., a native of Luling, died Friday, Oct. 12 after his difficult battle with lung cancer. Ralph left this Earth peacefully around 11:15 p.m. surrounded by his immediate family. Ralph, born Dec. 8, 1942, was a devoted husband, loving father, veteran of the United States Army and an avid hunter. He was 64. Ralph is survived by his beloved wife Nellie Zeringue Robert, son Ralph J. Robert and wife Jill, daughter Inga Robert Comardelle and husband Keith, and one grandson, Colby John Robert. His brother Lawrence Robert Jr. and wife Johnna and his sister Elaine Robert St. Pierre and husband Jack, in addition to many nieces and nephews, also survive him. He is preceded in death by his father Lawrence F. Robert Sr. and his mother Eunice Gaubert Robert. A celebration of his life will be held for all family and friends at his home in Luling on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dejean
October 11, 2007 at 3:40 pm
Percy "Toot" G. DeJean Jr., 53, a native of Des Allemands and resident of Lake Charles, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007. Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to funeral time Monday at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands. Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Parr DeJean; one daughter, Tanya D. Curtis; four brothers, Greg, Bobby, Richard and Mark DeJean; one sister, Lorraine Faucheux; and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by his father, Percy DeJean Sr. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries
October 11, 2007 at 9:29 am
BRADY

Roland Clifton Brady, age 87, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 30, 2007 at the South East War Veterans Home in Reserve, LA.

Usey
October 07, 2007 at 3:42 pm
Kary J. Usey died on Sunday, October 7, 2007 in Jefferson. Beloved son of the late Harry and Wilhelmina Schmill Usey. Brother of Gary P. Usey and Mona Usey. A native and resident of Boutte, LA. Age 49 years. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Luling, LA on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Interment St. Charles Cemetery, Luling, LA. Visitation from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at the church. Falgout Funeral Homes, in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries
October 04, 2007 at 7:29 am
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