Obituaries

Mildred Babin Portera

Mildred Babin Portera, 89, passed away in February 2012. She was born in St. Rose, raised in New Sarpy and a resident of Destrehan. Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:42 am
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Collette "Peche" Labbe Radecker

Collette "Peche" Labbe Radecker, 74, passed away on Feb. 22, 2012 at North Oaks Health System in Hammond. Read More...
March 09, 2012 at 9:41 am
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Douglass

Diana Mary Matherne Douglass, 69, passed away on Feb. 19, 2012 in Cut Off. She was the beloved wife of the late William H. Douglass, mother of Sarah Jane Douglass-Raynor (husband John Wesley Raynor), daughter of the late Norman and Gladys Dufrene Matherne, sister of Michael Matherne, Gerald Matherne, Leotha Ayo, Paulette Leonard and Ava Mobley; and aunt of Christine, Terry, Renee, Alyssa, Evan, Norman and Kenneth. She was a native of Des Allemands and resident of Larose.

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March 01, 2012 at 2:39 pm
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Hurschel John "Macky" Burleigh Sr.

Hurschel John "Macky" Burleigh Jr., 65, beloved husband of Barbara Barrett Burleigh of Valdosta, Ga., entered peacefully into eternal rest on Jan. 11, 2012 at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta. Read More...
February 27, 2012 at 10:07 am
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Manard

Wanda Marie Manard passed away on Feb. 14, 2012 in Harahan. She was the beloved wife of the late Kilburn R. Manard Sr., and mother of Kilburn R. Manard Jr. and the late Michael L. Manard. She was preceded in death by her six brothers and sisters. She was the grandmother of Matthew L. Manard and Julie Stites, and great-grandmother of Corrine and Grant Stites.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:32 am
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Haydel

Rose Mary Landaiche Haydel, 89, passed away at Ormond Nursing and Care Center in Destrehan on Feb. 14, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Raymond Haydel, daughter of the late John Landaiche Sr. and Fidelia Schexnayder Landaiche, sister of Myrtis L. Woods, John Landaiche Jr., Marjorie L. Barnhart, the late Floyd Landaiche, Dorothy L. Rybiski and Rogerie Landaiche; also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was a graduate of the La. School for the deaf in Baton Rouge. She was employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Orleans. She and her late husband were active members of St. Gerard Deaf Community, parishioners of Blessed Selos Catholic Church, and past Queen of their Mardi Gras Ball. Special thanks to the staff at Ormond Nursing and Care Center who took special care of Rose Mary.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:32 am
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Etienne

Helen Victor Etienne, 80, passed away on Feb. 4, 2012 at East Jefferson Hospital in Metairie. She was the daughter of the late Paul and Celia Victor, wife of the late John Etienne, mother of Rhonda Anderson, Ezetta Taylor and the late George Leobaux; mother-in-law of Gerald Anderson, Lawrence Taylor Jr. and Stella Leobaux; sister of Evelina Diggs, the late Dorothy Mae Jones, Cora Lee Smith, Gladys Warner, Ferman, Paul and Chester Victor; sister-in-law of Clarence Diggs, Patricia and Myrtle Victor, the late Stella Mae Victor, O.C. Jones, Joseph Smith Sr. and Lloyd Warner Sr.; and also survived by seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, twoGodchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was a native and resident of Montz.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:31 am
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Sprouse

Carl Howard Sprouse, 83, passed away on Feb. 15, 2012 at St. Theresa Medical Complex in Kenner. He was the devoted son of the late Mary Wooten and Clarence Sprouse. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Catalanotto Sprouse, sisters, Betty Sprouse Saltalamacchia and Evelyn Sprouse Pruitt, brother, Joel Stokes, numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, and other relatives and friends. He had been a resident of Luling since 1992. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and proudly served in the Korean War. He also worked for Texaco Oil Company for more than 35 years. He was a member of the Baptist faith and attended West St. Charles Baptist Church in Luling.

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February 24, 2012 at 9:31 am
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Naquin

Gary Naquin Jr., 34, was injured in an automobile accident on Jan. 27, 2012 and passed away on Jan. 30 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. He was a Project Planner with Exxon Oil Company, a native of Norco and resident of Groves, Texas. He was the son of Gary Naquin (wife Rose), husband of Lisa Naquin, father of Derrick Thornton, Tylor and Caden Naquin; and brother of the late Jason and Mark Naquin, Kerri Flannery and Kristie Nevling. He is also survived by a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:43 am
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Guarino

Harold P. Guarino, 65, passed away at his residence on Jan. 30, 2012. He was a native of New Orleans and resident of Destrehan for the past 39 years. He was the beloved husband of Charlotte LeBlanc Guarino, loving father of Robert Guarino, Michael and Daisy Guarino and the late Donald Guarino; son of the late Angelo Henry and Alice Louise Kairdolf Guarino, brother of Angelo J. Guarino and the late Theresa Guarino Magee, grandfather of Elisha, Kaitlynn, Michael Jr., Joshua and Deanna Guarino; and great-grandfather of Aleenah Shey Alleman Guarino. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Danielle Guarino, and many nieces and nephews.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:43 am
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Honor

Rondell Lee Honor Sr., 36, departed his earthly life and entered into eternal rest on Jan. 30, 2012 at St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe. He was the beloved husband of LaTangie Revader Honor, father of Jardyn Symone’, Rylee Senai, Jornea Ryanne, Rondell Jr., Jessa Reanne and Ryce Shyann Honor; son of Darryl Honor Sr. and the late Minister Mona Honor, son-in-law of Lu Ann Revader, brother of Darryl Jr. (Ashley) and Nicole Honor, and brother-in-law of Delayne Revader. He is also survived by a host of aunts, uncles, family and friends. He was a native of Luling, resident of Monroe, and former employee of Dow Chemical in Sterlington.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:42 am
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Flynn

Patricia Marlene Flynn, 59, born in Baton Rouge, died on Jan. 31, 2012 in Hammond. Pat left her mark from Des Allemands to Laurel, Miss. She was preceded in death by her mother, Billie Joyce Pearson Jones, stepfather, Floyd "Pops’’ Jones, and her father, Raymond Flynn. She is survived by her significant other, William Richard Murray, sister, Deborah Dianne Dufrene, brothers, Michael Ray Flynn and Ricky Joe Bass, son, Robert Michael Hopkins, and granddaughter, Heather Nicole Hopkins.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:41 am
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Lambert

Patricia Daughery Lambert, 79, passed away on Jan. 28, 2012 at Ormond Nursing and Care Center in Destrehan.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:40 am
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Robert

Jenelle L. Horn Robert, 88, passed away on Jan. 30, 2012 at Cannon Hospice in Metairie. She was the wife of the late Norbert S. Robert and by first marriage to the late Herbert Horn Sr., mother of Judy Howard, the late Priscilla Keller, Michael J. Horn and Herbert J. Horn Jr.; daughter of the late Yves LeBlanc and Eula Talbot, and sister of Mazie Bolman, Catherine Condon, Doris Adams, the late Fred LeBlanc, Harris LeBlanc and Kenneth LeBlanc. She is also survived by step-children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:40 am
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Wheeler

Lessie Wheeler, 63, passed away at her home on Jan. 31, 2012. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Lessie was the beloved wife of 29 years to Phillip K. Wheeler, mother of Tammy Buckwalter (husband John Jr.), daughter of the late A. P. Gibson and Lessie Gibson, sister of Phillis Gibson Iverson, Layton F. Ladd and the late Jelks C. Ladd; grandmother of Michael and Brandon Boudreaux and Aaron Buckwalter, and the great-grandmother of Destiny, Kylie and Ryelie.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:39 am
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Deister

Gustave F. Deister, 90, a longtime resident of Wassaic, N.Y., died on Jan. 29, 2012 at Sharon Health Care Center in Sharon, Conn. He was a rural letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 26 years retiring in 1984. He was born on Nov. 2, 1921 in Peine-Stederdorf, Germany, and was the son of the late Herman and Martha Schaprian Deister. He was a 1939 graduate of the Newtown High School in Newtown, N.Y. and from 1942 to 1945, he served in the U.S. Army in the combat zones of North Africa and Italy. On Oct. 4, 1947 in Wassaic, he married Margaret Rivenburgh, who survives at home.

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February 10, 2012 at 9:38 am
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Destrehan rallies after early deficit, rolls past Patriots
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Destrehan showed its ability to respond to adversity Friday night as it rallied from a 13-0 deficit to defeat visiting John Ehret, 44-25.