The New Orleans Advocate Obituaries

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September 20, 2017

Martha Elaine Overman "Marty" Abadie (Leggitt)

Martha Elaine Overman "Marty" Abadie (Leggitt)

Martha "Marty" Elaine Overman Abadie (Leggitt), age 68, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2017 at her home in Pearl River, LA. She was born December 30, 1948 in New Orleans to Earl Edward and Anna Clare (Kenner) Leggitt. Marty attended St. Frances Cabrini Elementary,...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Kaiyah Imani Alexander

Kaiyah Imani Alexander

Kaiyah Imani Alexander entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 16, 2017. She was born on June 6, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Erika Lindsey Allen and Jordan David Alexander. Kaiyah's life is survived by great grandmothers, Sandra Jones and Irma Duhe;...

Cassie Lynn Allen

Cassie Lynn Allen

Cassie Lynn Allen died unexpectedly after a brief and minor illness on Thursday, September 14, 2017. She was born in New Orleans on September 1, 1985. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Barbara Lottinger Allen and Joseph West Allen, Jr. She is survived by her...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Nancy Margaret Crews Arena

Nancy Margaret Crews Arena

Nancy Margaret Crews Arena passed away peacefully at her home on September 16, 2017 at the age of 91. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that she had touched in some way throughout her life. Mrs. Arena was born in Barnesville, Georgia and was the...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 18 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Misael "Joe" Barbier Jr.

Misael "Joe" Barbier Jr.

Misael "Joe" Barbier Jr. peacefully entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the age of 80. Beloved son of the late Misael Joseph Barbier Sr. and Adeline Marie Kinler Barbier. Loving brother of Cheryl Waits (Joe), Vernon Barbier (Sharon) and the late Janice...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

William Doughty "Bill" Beck Jr.

William Doughty "Bill" Beck Jr.

William ("Bill") Doughty Beck, Jr., passed away peacefully at his home in Baton Rouge on September 18, 2017, at the age of 90, after a life of being a good son, husband, father, friend and humanitarian. Bill was the son of Alice LaLande and William Doughty Beck. A native of...

Anna Bell Berthey

Anna Bell Berthey

Anna Bell Berthey, age 60, passed from this life peacefully on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. Anna was preceded in death by her parents, Otis T. Berthey Sr. and The Honorable Dorothy Mae Dorsey Berthey; 1 sister, Henrietta Doptimore; 2...

Perry John Booth III DDS

Perry John Booth III DDS

Perry John Booth III, DDS, age 74, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Born in Norfolk VA, July 28, 1943. Loving companion for 26 years of Dale Tschirn Drolla. Son of Dr. Perry John Booth, Jr., deceased and Ruth Van Geffen Booth, deceased. Former husband of Karen...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Kenneth Leon Boyd Sr.

Kenneth Leon Boyd Sr.

Kenneth Leon Boyd, Sr., affectionately known as "Pooche", peacefully entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 64. He was the youngest child born to the late Frank Boyd, Sr. and Naomi Coleman Boyd. In 1978, he married his high school sweetheart,...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Dorothy Jean Bradshaw

Dorothy Jean Bradshaw

Dorothy Jean Bradshaw, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age 71; Wife of the late Noah Bradshaw; Daughter of the late Joseph and Nancy Plowden Mouton; Mother of Gerald, Kevin and Patrick Bradshaw and Sharon Scott; Sister of Irene Watson, Nancy...

John Christian Braiwick

John Christian Braiwick

John Christian Braiwick, age 61, died peacefully on September 19, 2017. John was preceded in death by his parents, Robert M. Braiwick, Sr., and Shirley Brue Braiwick. He is survived by his siblings, Melanie Braiwick Saunders (Larry), Robert M. Braiwick, Jr. (Cindy), Arthur...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Maurice Emile "Buddy" Burch

Maurice Emile "Buddy" Burch

Maurice "Buddy" Emile Burch passed away at home September 7, 2017 in Slidell, La at the age of 77. Buddy is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 55 years, Lillian Hynson Burch; his four daughters Bridgette Landrum (Marc), Allison Read (Duffy Ramirez), Piper Burch and...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 15 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Shirley Burkette

Shirley Burkette

Shirley Burkette departed this life on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the age of 92. Shirley was born to the late Edna & Walter Smith. She was the oldest of six siblings, Harold Smith, the late Charles Smith, Willmae Frasier, Lorraine Green, the late Melvina Smith, the late...

Carl James Caffarel

Carl James Caffarel

Carl James Caffarel, a native of Port Allen and a longtime resident of Metairie, LA, peacefully passed on Monday, August 28, 2017. He lived 91 wonderful years and proudly served his country during WWII and the Korean Conflict from 1943 until his honorable discharge from the...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 16 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Christian Jason Calamia

Christian Jason Calamia

Christian Jason Calamia was called home to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 31. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, "Poppa" Christian Clausen Calamia and his uncle, Terry Calamia....

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Curtis James Cambre

Curtis James Cambre

Curtis James Cambre was born in Marrero, LA on February 9, 1974, and he went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. He resided in River Ridge, LA for most of his life and had the chance to travel the world. He served proudly in the U.S. Army as a chemical...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 14 to Sep. 25, 2017.

Paul Edward Campbell

Paul Edward Campbell

Paul Edward Campbell, 90, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at home in Covington, Louisiana. He leaves his wife of 44 years, Bettye Pierpont Campbell; his son, Lex Pierpont (Barbara); daughters, Lori Pierpont, Judy Campbell-Urban (Rick), and Beverly...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 15 to Sep. 22, 2017.

LeRoy Caravanas

LeRoy Caravanas

On September 15, 2017, God looked down and called the spirit of LeRoy Caravanas home. LeRoy was born on July 12, 1941 through the union of Evelyn Warfield and the late Samuel Caravanas. LeRoy was baptized at All Saints Catholic Church. He graduated from L.B. Landry High School...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Steven Daniel "Dan" Carrington

Steven Daniel "Dan" Carrington

Steven Daniel "Dan" Carrington passed Sunday evening September 17, 2017 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital at the age of 61. He was born in Port Sulphur, LA., and lived in Covington for the past 19 years. Steven was career military, a Navy and Army veteran who served on the USS...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Jessie Mae Mae Chapman

Jessie Mae Mae Chapman

Jessie Mae Mae Chapman passed away on September 13, 2017 Survived by a host of family and friends. Service on September 22, 2017 at 11:00a.m. at True Light B. C., 258 Little Hope St. Garyville LA 70051 Viewing from 9:00am until service time. Rev. Wesley Anderson Sr. Pastor....

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Joyce Marie Clark (Jackson)

Joyce Marie Clark (Jackson)

Joyce Marie Jackson Clark was called home to be with the Lord at her residence on September 15, 2017. She was born on September 22, 1933 in Wallace, LA to the late Lawrence Jackson and Florisca Bastain and was fostered by her mother and stepfather, the late Mr. Lionel Joseph....

Joan Sullivan Coleman

Joan Sullivan Coleman

Joan Sullivan Coleman passed away on September 14, 2017. She was born on May 20, 1935. A native of Revere, MA, Joan resided in the New Orleans area for the last 46 years. Before retiring, she served as a nursing home administrator at Maison Hospitaliere, and St. Margaret's...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Betty Jane Loch Constans

Betty Jane Loch Constans

Betty Jane Loch Constans passed away at home on Saturday, September 16, 2017. She was 92 years old. Beloved wife for 47 years of the late Ila Joseph Constans. Mother of Joseph Constans and Theresa Daly (William Daly). Grandmother of Isaac and Michael Constans and Patrick,...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Lincoln Alexander Corcoran

Lincoln Alexander Corcoran

Lincoln Alexander Corcoran, precious baby boy of Veronica (Giambrone) and Christopher Corcoran, was alive for 8 happy months inside his mother's womb until he was born into the arms of Jesus at 5:01 PM on September 15, 2017. Lincoln was 34.5 gestational and weighed 4 pounds...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 21, 2017.

Patrick Dennis Crawford

Patrick Dennis Crawford

Patrick Dennis Crawford passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the age of 62. Mr. Crawford was born on November 2, 1954 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Beloved husband of 41 years to Susan Carambat Crawford. Son of Alma Heikamp Crawford and the late John Dee Crawford....

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Louis Victor de la Vergne

Louis Victor de la Vergne

Louis Victor de la Vergne, attorney, died September 15, 2017, in New Orleans following a brief illness, during which time he was cared for by his devoted friend, Anna Swadling, and his cousins Paulette Stewart (Mrs. Frank) and Robert L. Ménard. Preceded in death by his...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 18 to Sep. 21, 2017.

Cynthia Ella Delaney

Cynthia Ella Delaney

Cynthia Ella Delaney departed this life on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the age of 69; former wife of Frank V. Middleton, Jr.; daughter of the late Ruth and August Delaney, Sr.; mother of Frank Middleton, III, Kevin (Janois) Middleton, Sr., Angela (Gary) Sherman and Patrick...

Mary Cantey DeLatte

Mary Cantey DeLatte

Mary Cantey DeLatte passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at her home in Abita Springs, LA. She was born on September 5, 1941 in New Orleans, LA to Edward Cantey, Jr. and Frances May Blanchard. Mary was married to her beloved husband, the late Dennis Leo DeLatte, for 35...

Elizabeth DiMarco

Elizabeth DiMarco

To all our friends: It is with my deepest regrets to inform you that Liz, the love of my life, passed into our Lord's arms on Thursday night Sept 14 around 10:00 p.m. She is free from pain and anxiety. Liz is survived by myself, our son Joseph and her mother Shirley Fayard....

Irma Rose Dubroca (Tinney)

Irma Rose Dubroca (Tinney)

Irma Rose Dubroca passed from this life on September 12, 2017. Born July 8, 1924, she was preceded in death by her husband Sidney Cade (Rusty) Dubroca, and her parents, Stanley Gazzo Tinney and Inez Marie Vial, as well as her sister, Shirley Mae Tinney Dubroca. She leaves...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

JoAnn Ecuyer (Keller)

JoAnn Ecuyer (Keller)

JoAnn Keller Ecuyer, 69, passed away on September 16, 2017. She is preceded in death by her father, Cornelius Keller, Jr. and her first husband, George Meadows. She is survived by her husband, Richard Ecuyer; mother, Grace Hymel Keller; sister, Connie Keller Owens; brother,...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

John Richmond Foto

John Richmond Foto

John Richmond Foto, beloved husband, father, and grandfather went home to his Creator on the 16th day of Sept. He was 79 years old. His wife, Merion, was his faithful companion for 52 years. Four children include Nancy Foto Selser (David), Jacob Foto (Michelle), Charlene...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Cristina J. Fowler

Cristina J. Fowler

Cristina passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Although she was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, friend and active in many community organizations, she was especially known because of her gentle and loving disposition. Everyone that met Cristina received her...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 15 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Melvin Anthony "Chuckie" Garcia Jr.

Melvin Anthony "Chuckie" Garcia Jr.

Melvin "Chuckie" Anthony Garcia, Jr. passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the age of 64; Beloved husband for 40 years to Pearl Alveris Garcia; Son of the late Melvin Anthony Garcia, Sr. and Inez Soublet Garcia; Beloved father of Andre (Laurie) Garcia, Sr. and Rochelle...

Bennie R. Goines

Bennie R. Goines

Bennie R. Goines, 46, died on September 13, 2017 surrounded by his family. His memorial service will take place this Friday at 10 AM at the Emmanuel Seventh-Day Adventist Church located on 1022 S Bengal Rd Metairie, Louisiana followed by a cook out at Lafreniere Park. Family...

Verlyn Governale (Hebert)

Verlyn Governale (Hebert)

Verlyn Hebert Governale passed away at home on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at the age of 87. She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Anthony A. Governale; two children, Paula G. Faught (Sherman) and Anthony A. Governale, Jr.; four granddaughters, Ramanda F. Lauga...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Lillian Marie "Lee" Haas

Lillian Marie "Lee" Haas

Lillian "Lee" Marie Haas passed away peacefully on September 17th at the age of 77. She was the daughter of the late William W. and Lillian Chaisson Haas. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Wendle and William Haas II and foster sister, Thelma Gaspard. She is survived...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Robert Harper

Robert Harper

Robert Harper entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the age of 73. Son of the late Joseph Harper and Lillie Kate (Joseph) Butler. Survived by daughters Reynelle Harper and Victoria Jones, son Darrell Harper Jones and the late Robert Harper,...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Elizabeth Ann Harris

Elizabeth Ann Harris

Elizabeth Ann Harris entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 77. She was a native and resident of New Orleans, LA. Beloved wife of the late Johnnie Harris. Devoted mother of Michael Harris, Sr. (Nancy Iron). Grandmother of Michael Harris,...

Lois Helfrich Hellmers

Lois Helfrich Hellmers

Lois Helfrich Hellmers died on Tuesday, September 6th in Metairie, Louisiana at the age of 88. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald J. Hellmers Sr.; parents, Lois F. Helfrich and Rev. Louis J. Helfrich; brother, George Helfrich. She was very active in her church,...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 24, 2017.

Josephine Vernetta Hills

Josephine Vernetta Hills

Josephine Vernetta Hills, a place called Heaven, called her home. Josephine V. Hills was born on June 10, 1924 to the late Charlie and Emily Matthews Hills. On August 27, 2017, she joyfully and peacefully answered the call to enter into eternal rest at the age of 93,...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 7 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Rosemary Zinser Holmberg

Rosemary Zinser Holmberg

Rosemary Zinser Holmberg, age 91, born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and resided in River Ridge for over 70 years, died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones in her home on September 14, 2017. Parishioner of St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church in River Ridge...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 17 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Warren A. Hotard Sr.

Warren A. Hotard Sr.

Warren A. Hotard Sr., age 93 passed away on Monday, September 10, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He is the beloved father and "best friend" of Kevin Hotard (Glenda) and Warren A. Hotard Jr. (Terri). Also survived by four grandchildren, Tim, Dave, Chris and Beth Hotard; and nine...

Arthur H. "Butch" Jones Jr.

Arthur H. "Butch" Jones Jr.

Arthur H. "Butch" Jones Jr. went to his heavenly home on Sunday September 17, 2017 at the age of 78. He was born August 4, 1939 in New Orleans, lived in the Irish Channel and attended St. Mary, St Alphonsus and Redemptorist Churchs and Schools. He enlisted in the Air Force at...

Earl "EJ" Jones Sr.

Earl "EJ" Jones Sr.

Earl "EJ" Jones, Sr., of Slidell, LA, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017, he was 83 years old. Loving husband of Ellena J. Jones for 63 years. Father of Howard M. Jones (Janet), Joseph A. Jones (Becky), Kenneth Jones, Victoria Jones Lumetta (Erik) and the late Earl A....

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 18 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Geraldine Frisard "Gerry" Lopinto

Geraldine Frisard "Gerry" Lopinto

Geraldine "Gerry" Frisard Lopinto, born May 7, 1933 in New Orleans, passed away September 18, 2017 in Baton Rouge at the age of 84. She was in the restaurant business for over 30 years in St. Bernard Parish and a full time employee of the St. Bernard Sheriff's Department. ...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Arian Andre Macklin

Arian Andre Macklin

Arian Andre Macklin was born the 23rd day of July 1979 to Andre Macklin Sr. and the late Unae Williams in New Orleans, LA. He accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age at Greater Harvest Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Noiely Paul. Arian was educated in the...

Modesta Thompson Marsalone

Modesta Thompson Marsalone

Modesta Thompson Marsalone, 86, died peacefully at Our Lady of Wisdom, on Tuesday September 5, 2017. She was born October 24, 1930, in New Orleans, LA.  She and her beloved husband Angelo successfully owned and operated Crasto Glass and later A&M Glass.  They enjoyed a full...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 21, 2017.

Myrtis Louise May

Myrtis Louise May

Myrtis Louise May was called home on Friday, September 15, 2017 at her resident in New Orleans, LA, at the age of 66. Myrtis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana to Mary Nell May and the late Floyd Bullock. She graduated from L.B. Landry Senior High School and retired as a...

Sheron Dufour Mayeux

Sheron Dufour Mayeux

Sheron Dufour Mayeux entered into heaven on Sept 14, 2017 at the age of 80. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Roland J Mayeux Sr., her parents Clebert Dufour & Nazie Mayeux; her son-in-law Nelson Burchfield, and her siblings Freddie, Juanita and...

Judy Ann McDonald

Judy Ann McDonald

Judy Ann Calhoun McDonald passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, September 17, 2017. She was born on Tuesday, October 22, 1935 in Oakdale, LA to Helen Salone Goodson and Roscoe Beasley Calhoun and and lived in Texas for most of her life. The beloved wife of the late J.R....

Elizabeth Jane "Betty" McLellan (Harper)

Elizabeth Jane "Betty" McLellan (Harper)

Elizabeth Jane (Betty Harper) McLellan, born in Chicago, Illinois, September 9th, 1947 – September 13th, 2017), wife of the late Joseph Don McLellan, beloved daughter of Mary Jane Harper and the late James William Harper, Jr., Sister of Jeannie Royer (Michael, Sr.), Stepson,...

Beverly Michaelis (Vigneaux)

Beverly Michaelis (Vigneaux)

On the morning of September 13, 2017, our beloved, wonderful mother and "Memere" peacefully went to heaven. We now have a special angel to watch over us forever. "Miss Betty" was a devoted and loving wife to the late William August Michaelis, Jr. Mother of Kay "Missy"...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 16 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Catherine Elizabeth "Kitty" Miller

Catherine Elizabeth "Kitty" Miller

Catherine Elizabeth "Kitty" Miller passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the age of 69. She was a native of New Orleans and a lifelong resident of Jefferson Parish. Sister of Earl James Lombardo Jr. (Bridget). Aunt of Lacey L. Lombardo and Earl James Lombardo III. Also...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Nellie Cornelia Moisuk

Nellie Cornelia Moisuk

Nellie Cornelia Moisuk, 74, of Richardson, Texas died on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at her residence in Richardson. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on 9 April 1943. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Newcomb College and a Master of Library Science degree...

Douglas Moore

Douglas Moore

Brother Douglas Moore was born on August 19th, 1958 in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the age of thirteen he was born again and baptized. He was a graduate of L. B. Landry High School where he was a member of the ROTC. He continued his education at Delgado College. He is a former...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Helena Marie Morton (Durapau)

Helena Marie Morton (Durapau)

Helena Marie Durapau Morton passed into eternal peace with our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the age of 92. Beloved wife of 67 years to the late John J. Morton Sr. Loving mother of Gerard Morton, JoAnn Morton Lonergan (Nicholas III) and John Morton Jr....

Gene Marc Nehlig

Gene Marc Nehlig

Gene Marc Nehlig passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the age of 34. He is the loving father of Lucy Lois Nehlig; son of Eugene M. Nehlig and Sharon Leverett Nehlig; and brother to Damien P. Nehlig Sr. Gene is the grandson to the late paternal grandparents Dave &...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 18 to Sep. 21, 2017.

Catherine Theresa Palmer

Catherine Theresa Palmer

Catherine Theresa Palmer was born November 27, 1927 in New Orleans, LA. to the late Alfred and Odelia Roy. She was the youngest of eight children, Paul, Alfred, Henry, Edward, Raymond, Odelia & Roberta all who preceded her in death. She attended school in New Orleans...

Colleen Leonora Vinson Parker

Colleen Leonora Vinson Parker

Colleen Leonora Vinson Parker passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Johnny J. Parker, Jr. Mother of Craig J. Parker. Daughter of the late Avon "Abby" Vinson and the late Rita Labit Vinson. Sister of Dayle Vinson Stiltner...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 21, 2017.

Eula Pearl Williams Rambo

Eula Pearl Williams Rambo

Eula Pearl Williams Rambo, transitioned from this earthly life to her eternal home on Tuesday September 12, 2017 at Passages Hospice. She was 85 years old. Sister Rambo was preceded in death by her parents Len Williams and Della Williams, 4 brothers; D. L. Williams, Tillman...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

David Richard Rodrigue

David Richard Rodrigue

David Richard Rodrigue, beloved husband of Lynn Doize Fitzsimmons Rodrigue, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at his home in Destrehan, Louisiana. David was born in New Orleans on December 4, 1924. David served in World War II as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 8th Army Air...

Gabriel John Roques Jr.

Gabriel John Roques Jr.

Gabriel John Roques Jr. passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the age of 52. He was the beloved father of Gabriel J. Roques III and Nicholas R. Roques. Loving son of Eunice Giglio Roques and the late Gabriel Roques Sr. Brother of Carol Roques and Linda R. McElroy....

Ethel Jean Addison Sambo

Ethel Jean Addison Sambo

Ethel Jean Addison Sambo entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 16,2017 at the age of 81. Ethel leaves to cherish her memories her son Larry J. (Arlene) Sambo. Grandmother of Kenneth J and Quinton C. Sambo. Two great grand-daughters Brandy Brisco and Brianna...

Shirley Koltun Schiffman

Shirley Koltun Schiffman

Shirley Koltun Schiffman, age 91 years, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Wife of the late Leopold "Red" Schiffman. Beloved mother of Janet S. Brauner and Jerry M. Schiffman and her daughter-in-law Rita. Sister of the late Allen B. Koltun and sister-in-law of the...

Elizabeth Ann Montegut "Liz" Schmidt

Elizabeth Ann Montegut "Liz" Schmidt

Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Montegut Schmidt passed away surrounded by her family on Monday morning, September 18, 2017. She was 66 years old. Beloved wife of Arthur C. Schmidt Jr. for over 46 years. Loving mother of Arthur C. Schmidt III (Brian), Margie Schmidt Brierre, Edmond M....

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Michael Sevante

Michael Sevante

Michael Sevante was born May 30, 1937, and died suddenly at his home in Houma, Louisiana on September 18, 2017 from a heart condition. His sharp mind, humor and wit remained in his final days, and he will be terribly missed by his family and friends. Michael was born in...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Jonette Shelton (Helms)

Jonette Shelton (Helms)

Jonette Helms Shelton passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 93. The daughter of Jessie Hood Helms Brown and John Foy Helms, she was born in Lake Charles, LA on April 13, 1924 and came to Covington at the age of 3. She attended Brenau College...

Rosita Shields (Ebanks)

Rosita Shields (Ebanks)

On Sunday, September 17, 2017, Rosita Ebanks Shields passed away at the age of 84, surrounded by her loving children and family. She was welcomed into the gates of Heaven by her parents, Willard Charles Ebanks and Sophia Espejel Ebanks, and her adoring husband of nearly 60...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Celine Smith

Celine Smith

Celine Smith departed this life on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Sanctuary at Passages Hospice. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. She was 84 years old and a resident of New Orleans, LA. She was born to the late Mary Cospelich Weber and Paul...

Shirley Mae Sparks

Shirley Mae Sparks

Shirley Mae Sparks entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Widow of Kenneth Julian Sparks Sr.; Mother of Kenneth Julian Sparks Jr., Hasan Avedis Sparks, Laninda Cherell Sparks, Kylie Jay Mariealise Monroe (Rashun); Sister of Eugene Thompson, Emma Washington...

Alvina Taylor

Alvina Taylor

Alvina Taylor, age 86, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Baton Rouge Heritage House. She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvina and Allen Thomas Sr.; husband, Reverend Albert Taylor Jr.; 8 siblings, Gertie McFadden, Ethel Mae Davis, Rose Nell...

Leo Richard Thompson Jr.

Leo Richard Thompson Jr.

Leo Richard Thompson, Jr., age 69, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at West Jefferson Medical Center. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Marrero, LA. Leo was a graduate of Lincoln High School and Southern University. He was employed...

Devon Reece "Madhous" Tillman

Devon Reece "Madhous" Tillman

Devon Reece "Madhous" Tillman, 20, of Slidell, LA, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017, in Slidell. Devon is survived by his parents: Kenneth and Sandra Tillman; two brothers: Kyle Lovett and Connor Tillman; maternal grandparents: James and Barbara Graham; paternal...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 19 to Sep. 22, 2017.

Sidney Joseph Vinot Jr.

Sidney Joseph Vinot Jr.

Sidney Joseph Vinot, Jr. was born on May 21, 1947 passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the age of 70. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney J. Vinot, Sr. and Lorraine G. Vinot, and his brother Barry M. Vinot, Sr. He is survived by his brother,...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 16 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Henry Ross Walker

Henry Ross Walker

Henry Ross Walker, a lifelong resident of St. Tammany Parish, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the age of 58. Beloved husband of Amanda Walker. Loving father of Noel Gallo, Devin Ross Walker, Joseph Lee Walker and the late Jordan Leigh Walker. Son of Ollie Ramsey...

Philip Washington Sr.

Philip Washington Sr.

Philip Washington Sr. passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was born on February 13, 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the son of the late Isaiah and Emily Washington. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Hickman Washington and their nine children: Philip...

Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Sep. 20 to Sep. 23, 2017.

Ill. Bro. Philip Washington Sr.

Ill. Bro. Philip Washington Sr.

Officers and members under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Council of LA, A.A.S.R.F.M. and under the authority of Martha Grand Chapter, O.E.S. are requested to assemble at The Boyd Family Funeral Home, 5001Chef Menteur Highway, on Friday, September 22, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to pay...

Charles "Mike" Watson Jr.

Charles "Mike" Watson Jr.

Charles (Mike) Watson Jr. entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 1, 2017. Son of the late Nellie Mae and Charles Watson Sr.; Brother of Marilyn and Reginald Watson and the late Katherine A. Watson; Loving father of Victoria Davis, Shelita M. and Melissa N. Bishop;...

Judith Ann Watson

Judith Ann Watson

Judith Ann Watson, 68 years old, a native of New Orleans, LA departed this life on Monday, September 11, 2017. The eldest daughter of the late James and Eva Watson, Sr. Beloved mother of Lester A. Watson, Sr. Mother-in-law of Jasmen Jackson Watson. Devoted grandmother of...