Miscellaneous Orleans Parish, Louisiana Obituaries - 1998

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April 25, 1998

TYRONE ADAMS

Tyrone Adams, a student at Walter L. Cohen High School, died Sunday of a gunshot wound at his home. He was 15. Mr. Adams was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. Survivors include his father, Harry Everidge; his mother, Dawn Adams; four brothers, Henry, Don, Terrell and Tory Adams; a sister, Monique Adams; and his grandmother, Viola Skates. A funeral will be held today at 10 a.m. at Majestic Mortuary, 1833 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Visitation will begin at 8:30 a.m. Burial will be in Providence Memorial Park.

BEN ANTHONY JR.

Ben Anthony Jr., an employee of the New Orleans Sanitation Department, died Wednesday of cancer at Slidell Memorial Hospital. He was 54. Mr. Anthony was born in Independence and lived in Slidell for the past 11 years. Survivors include his wife, Betty Anthony; four sons, Vincent, Marc and Ben Anthony III and Lee Bates; two daughters, Betty and Tammy Anthony; six brothers, M.L., Edgar, John, Houston, Emmit and Norman Anthony; and two sisters, Eva Mae Neal and Bennie Mae Schilling. A funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Visitation will begin at 7 a.m. Burial will be in Lawrence Memorial Gardens in Independence.

CHARLES L. BRACEY SR.

Charles L. Bracey Sr., a retired mechanical contractor, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in Knoxville, Tenn. He was 60. Mr. Bracey was born in Oklahoma City and lived in Covington before moving to Knoxville many years ago. Survivors include his wife, Glenda Dills Bracey; four sons, Dennis W. Bracey of Sevierville, Tenn., Norris T. Bracey of Covington, Charles L. Bracey Jr. of Wiggins, Miss., and Darryl L. Bracey; a stepdaughter, Tiffany Dills Flynn; two brothers, Nelson Bracey of Bogalusa and Paul Bracey of McComb, Miss.; and 10 grandchildren. A funeral will be held today at 10 a.m. at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home, 610 Ave. F, Bogalusa. Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. Burial will be in Mitchell Chapel Church Cemetery in Crossroads, Miss.

HENRY LEROY BRADFORD

Henry Leroy Bradford, a former maintenance worker for the Housing Authority of New Orleans, died April 17 of congestive heart failure at his home. He was 51. Mr. Bradford was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann Brown Bradford; two sons, Gary and Carl Joseph Bradford; three brothers, Joseph Moore and Ernest and Charles Ancar; and three sisters, Shirley Kenner, Dorothy Norfleet and Annie Moore. A funeral will be held today at 1 p.m. at D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Visitation will begin at noon. Burial will be in Providence Memorial Park.

GEORGE LAWRENCE CARRIERE JR.

George Lawrence Carriere Jr., a cook, died March 27 of a gunshot wound in the 1500 block of Baronne Street. He was 38. Mr. Carriere was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. Survivors include his wife, Deborah Carriere; a daughter, Symone L. McKeel-Carriere; three brothers, Russell C., Byron K. and Kevin D. Carriere; and two sisters, Tangela E. Speech and Tracye L. Luckie. A graveside service will be held today at 8 a.m. at Holt Cemetery, 527 City Park Ave. Littlejohn's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ALFRED EDWARD CLAGUE JR.

Alfred Edward Clague Jr., a retired printer for Deluxe Check Printing Co., died Thursday of heart failure at Trinity Medical Center in Carrollton, Texas. He was 49. Mr. Clague was born in New Orleans and lived in Chalmette for 40 years and in Dallas for the past two years. He graduated from Chalmette High School. He worked for Deluxe Check Printing for 22 years. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Chadwick Clague; three sons, Robert, Randy and Ryan Clague, all of Chalmette; a daughter, Robin Clague of Chalmette; his mother, Joycelyn Metzler Molinary of Chalmette; his stepfather, Eugene C. Molinary Sr. of Chalmette; two brothers, Paul and Gene Molinary Jr. of Chalmette; two sisters, Linda Molinary and Joy Beasley of Chalmette; and four grandchildren, all of Chalmette. A Mass will be said today at 2 p.m. at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.

EPIFANIO PIERRE `PIFF' HOULEMARD

Epifanio Pierre ``Piff'' Houlemard, a retired staff sergeant in the Air Force, died April 18 of heart failure at Community Hospital in San Bernardino, Calif. He was 61. Mr. Houlemard was born in New Orleans and lived in Rialto, Calif. He graduated from Joseph S. Clark High School. Survivors include his wife, Peggy L. Houlemard; a son, Adrian Houlemard; a daughter, Angela Houlemard; a brother, Andrea J. Houlemard of Pasadena, Calif.; four sisters, Victoria T. Anderson, Ida T. Duplessis, Hilda T. McKay and Carlotta H. Pierce, all of New Orleans; and two grandchildren. A funeral was held Wednesday in San Bernardino. Burial was in San Bernardino.

JAMES HENRY HULSEY

James Henry Hulsey, a retired poultry farmer, died Thursday at Riverside Medical Hospital in Franklinton. He was 87. Mr. Hulsey was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and lived in Pensacola, Fla., for five years before moving to Franklinton two weeks ago. Survivors include his wife, Deena Hayworth Hulsey; three sons, Joe F., Duke P. and Jack W. Hulsey; a stepdaughter, Julie Muckelroy; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Ave., Covington. Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Fort Worth.

PATRICK EMMETT KILCOYNE SR.

Patrick Emmett Kilcoyne Sr., a retired government contracts attorney for the U.S. Renegotiation Board, died April 18 of a brain tumor at the Presbyterian Home in Washington, D.C. He was 73. Mr. Kilcoyne was born in New Orleans and had lived in Rockville, Md., for the past 32 years. He graduated from Holy Cross High School, Louisiana State University and Loyola University School of Law, where he was first in his class and received the Faculty Award. He received a master's degree in law from George Washington University. He worked for the Internal Revenue Service in New Orleans before moving to the Washington area. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and won the Air Medal for flying behind German lines to drop paratroopers. He was a former member of the Krewe of Washington's Mardi Gras Ball. Survivors include his wife, Antoinette McShan Kilcoyne; a son, Patrick E. Kilcoyne Jr.; a daughter, Diane Patricia Kilcoyne of Stockton, Calif.; a brother, Ray Kilcoyne of Houston; and three sisters, Mary Claire Cevello of Danville, Calif., Elaine Reis of Metairie and Irene Carmichael of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. A Mass was said Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Rockville. Burial was in Parklawn Memorial Park in Rockville. Pumphrey Funeral Home in Rockville handled arrangements.

JEANNETTE TROSCLAIR LEGENDRE

Jeannette Trosclair Legendre, a retired schoolteacher, died April 18 of Marfan's syndrome at West Jefferson Medical Center. She was 62. Mrs. Legendre was a lifelong resident of Gretna. Survivors include her husband, Emile J. Legendre III; her mother, Edwina Deemer Trosclair; two brothers, George and Clabert ``Boy'' Trosclair Jr.; and a sister, Mary Ann Trosclair. A memorial Mass was said Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Gretna. Mothe Funeral Home handled arrangements.

JAMES LEWIS MACKIE

James Lewis Mackie, a former student at Dunbar Elementary School, died Monday of complications from birth defects at Touro Infirmary. He was 11. He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. Survivors include his mother, Lisa Mackie; his father, James Booker; two brothers, Antonio S. and Steve Mackie; two sisters, Kioche M. and Christian M. Mackie; and his grandparents, Dan and Jeary Henderson. A funeral will be held today at noon at Gertrude Geddes Willis Funeral Home, 2120 Jackson Ave. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Providence Memorial Park.

VICTORIA RAINEY PIERCE

Victoria Rainey Pierce, a homemaker, died Tuesday at Kenner Regional Medical Center. She was 97. Mrs. Pierce was born in Wallace and lived in New Orleans for many years. She was the oldest member of Little Zion Baptist Church and its Deaconess Board. Survivors include an adopted daughter, Earlene P. Johnson, and a grandchild. A funeral will be held today at noon at Little Zion Baptist Church, 3231 Audubon St. Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Providence Memorial Park. D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

HAZEL BEATRICE ROBERTSON

Hazel Beatrice Robertson, a retired domestic worker, died April 17 at her home. She was 87. Mrs. Robertson was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. She was a member of Greater Bright Morning Star Baptist Church and its Senior Choir and vice president of its Home Mission. She also was a member of Robert Coston Chapter No. 2 of the Order of Eastern Star. Survivors include two daughters, Shavell Nicholas and Sandra Jean Davis; a brother, Thomas Hyde; a sister, Albertha Davis; and seven grandchildren. A funeral will be held today at 9 a.m. at Greater Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, 2418 Louisiana Ave. Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park. Dorothy Lawless Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

PHILIP J. SCHEXNYDER JR.

Philip J. Schexnyder Jr., a photographer and playwright, died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack at a sister's home in Harvey. He was 53. Mr. Schexnyder was born in New Orleans and lived in Dallas for many years before returning to New Orleans three months ago. He began his career as a theatrical photographer for the Beverly Dinner Playhouse in Jefferson in the 1960s. He moved to Dallas in 1969 and worked there as a theatrical, portrait and wedding photographer. His clients included the Dallas Opera, Dallas Symphony and Fairmont Hotel. Many of his portraits were donated to the Dallas Public Library. He wrote three plays, one of which was produced in New York in 1993. He also produced a series of photographic essays with text called ``Daddy's Art'' based on his experiences as a children's photographer. Survivors include two sisters, Dorothy Horaist and Patricia Schexnyder. A funeral will be held today at noon at All Faiths Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd.

GENIEVER `PINKY' SMITH SPENCER

Geniever ``Pinky'' Smith Spencer, a homemaker, died Tuesday at St. Charles General Hospital. She was 87. Mrs. Spencer was born in Houma and lived in New Orleans. Survivors include two sons, Joe Spencer of Houma and Raymond Spencer; three daughters, Lillie Mae Celestin of Houma, Brenda Spencer of Algiers and Shirley Nero; a brother, Willie Smith of Marrero; five sisters, Bessie Westley of Houma, Beatrice Washington of Marrero, Rose Dale Mahoney, Ocelolia Craft and Frances Johnson; 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held today at 11 a.m. at Howard Third Zion Travelers Baptist Church in Crozier. Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. Burial will be in Crozier Cemetery. William and Southall Funeral Home in Thibodaux is in charge of arrangements.

MICHAEL EUGENE THOMAS III

Michael Eugene Thomas III died Wednesday of heart failure at West Jefferson Medical Center. He was 11 days old and lived in Marrero. Survivors include his father, Michael E. Thomas Jr.; his mother, Jessica Hardeman; a sister, Deja Marie Thomas; his grandparents, Yolanda and Theodore Miles Jr., Janice and Michael Thomas Sr., Anna and Tim Wheeler and Antoinette and Paul Encardes; his great-grandparents, Yvonne and Anthony C. LaSalle and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Thomas; and his great-great-grandparents, Emily and Milton Scott. A funeral will be held today at 11 a.m. at Murray Henderson Funeral Home, 1209 Teche St., Algiers. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Greater St. John Baptist Church Cemetery in Barataria.

WILLIE EDWARD `PORKY' WEBB

Willie Edward ``Porky'' Webb, a welder, died April 17 of cancer at his home. He was 51. Mr. Webb was born in Woodville, Miss., and lived in LaPlace. He was a member of Beechgrove Baptist Church in Reserve. Survivors include his wife, Regina Hicks Webb; a son, Marc Webb; a daughter, Samantha Harris; two stepsons, James and Ellis Randle; a stepdaughter, Alicia Holley; five brothers, Nathaniel, James, Larry, George and Ross Webb; five sisters, Mary Morgan, Ruby White and Tile Lee, Samantha and Linda Webb; and five grandchildren. Dismissal will be today at 11 a.m. at Richardson Funeral Home, 11112 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge. Burial will be in Providence Memorial Park.

April 28, 1998

Natashia Ahmed, a lawyer, died Friday of multiple sclerosis at University Hospital. She was 25. Mrs. Ahmed was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. She graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School, the University of New Orleans and Loyola University Law School. She was listed in ``Who's Who Among American Law School Students.'' She was a member of Public Interest Law, the New Orleans Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Survivors include her husband, Danial Ahmed; her father, Clyde Thrift; her mother, Tamea Kroll; and her grandparents, Marcella E. Kroll and Rosalie Thrift. A memorial service was held Saturday at Charbonnet-Labat Funeral Home. Burial was private.

Robert Lee Barber, a retired truck driver, died Wednesday of heart failure at Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was 68. Mr. Barber was born in Jonesville and lived in New Orleans. He was an Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Barber; three sons, Andrew, Todd and Robert Barber Jr.; three daughters, Karen, Mary and Marie Barber; two stepdaughters, Diane and Rosemary Mason; his father, Willie Barber; two brothers, Robert Barber and C.J. Jefferson; and four sisters, Vivian and Mildred Jefferson, Mary Alice Banks and Carrie Hill. A funeral will be held today at 11 a.m. at Majestic Mortuary, 1833 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Helen McAnespy Beauregard, a homemaker, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at West Jefferson Medical Center. She was 72. Mrs. Beauregard was born in New Orleans and lived in Marrero for the past two years. She was a member of Mount Olivet Episcopal Church, American Legion Post 218, St. John Chapter No. 35 of the Scottish Rite Ladies, the Jerusalem Temple Shriners, the Daughters of the Desert, the Daughters of the Nile, Farhad Grotto, the Dahraf Ladies, the United Train Ladies and the Eight and Forty. Survivors include two daughters, Charlotte Beauregard Dean and Sarah Beauregard Bullock; a brother, Wilfred McAnespy; a sister, Clarise McAnespy Riehm; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Mount Olivet Episcopal Church, 530 Pelican Ave., Algiers. Visitation will be today from 6 p.m. to midnight at Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 West Bank Expressway in Harvey. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park in Gretna.

Waldo Butler, a laborer, died April 21 of undetermined causes at his workplace. He was 55. Mr. Butler was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. He worked at Mickey's Auto Salon. Survivors include a son, Waldo Butler Jr.; a daughter, Vonda Butler Kroons of Richmond, Calif.; three brothers, Eugene Butler Jr. of Bogalusa, Johnny Butler of Austin, Texas, and Herman L. Butler; two sisters, Josephine B. Davis and Cleo B. Wallace; and four grandchildren. Dismissal will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Little Zion Baptist Church, 3231 Audubon St. Burial will be in Providence Memorial Park. Majestic Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Lester H. Coates, a retired aeronautical engineer for Northrop Aircraft Corp., died Sunday at his home. He was 86. Mr. Coates was born in Smith Center, Kan., and lived in Los Angeles and Fallbrook, Calif., for 60 years before moving to Mandeville a year ago. He graduated from the University of Southern California. Survivors include a son, Wyn Coates, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. Visitation will begin Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, Calif.

Warren Joseph Delcambre, a retired salesman, died Saturday of Lou Gehrig's disease at Pontchartrain Health Care Centre. He was 63. Mr. Delcambre was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Glenn LePere Delcambre; a son, Warren J. Delcambre Jr.; three daughters, Denise M. Cardella, Diana L. Walker and Melissa A. Aucoin; a brother, Julius P. Delcambre Jr.; and five grandchildren. A Mass will be said today at 11 a.m. at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. Visitation will begin today at 9 a.m. Burial will be in Metairie Cemetery.

Alfred Green Jr., a kennel master for the Louisiana SPCA, died Thursday of a heart attack at Memorial Medical Center. He was 74. Mr. Green was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. He attended Hoffman High School. He worked for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for 23 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Lucille Hill Green; two sons, George and Maurice Green; six daughters, Lorraine Holmes, Darryl Smith, Phila Decuir, Sandra Jourdan, Norma Gaddy and Mary L. Davis; a brother, George Green Sr.; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Bernard Community Baptist Church, 3938 St. Bernard Ave. Burial will be in Restlawn Park in Avondale. Professional Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Nathaniel Horace Hammond, a retired self-employed laborer, died April 21 of complications from pneumonia at Touro Infirmary. He was 50. Mr. Hammond was a lifelong resident of Kenner. He attended Southern University. Survivors include his wife, Stephanie H. Hammond of Atlanta; two sons, Eugene and Ata Jabbar Nathaniel Horace Hammond, both of Atlanta; a daughter, Doris Creacy Hammond of Atlanta; two brothers, Leroy and Jonathan Hammond, both of Los Angeles; two sisters, Olivia H. Nelson and Nadine H. White, both of Los Angeles; and a grandchild. A funeral was held Monday at St. Stephen A.M.E. Church in Kenner. Dismissal will be today at 10 a.m. at Restlawn Park, 4040 U.S. 90 West, Avondale. Richardson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Daniel L. Herrmann Sr., a retired inspector for the Jefferson Parish Public Works Department, died Saturday of heart failure at his home. He was 72. Mr. Herrmann was a lifelong resident of Westwego. He was a Marine Corps and Coast Guard veteran of World War II. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6793 and a past 2nd District commander of the VFW. He also was a member of the Military Order of the Cooties, Metairie Post, and a past president of the Westwego Lions Club. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Duffourc Herrmann; two sons, Donald and Daniel Herrmann Jr.; four daughters, Claudette Fabre Arcement, Cheryl Fabre Basse, Dorothy Herrmann Rudolph and Opal Herrmann Kreamer; two stepsons, Ricky and Leroy Folse Jr.; a stepdaughter, Sheryl Folse Whalen; two brothers, George and Emile Herrmann Sr.; 20 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A Mass will be said today at 11 a.m. at Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd. in Marrero. Burial will be in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Mausoleum in Westwego.

Wendel C. Kass, a retired clerk for the Missouri Pacific/Union Pacific Railroad, died Saturday of cancer at his home. He was 69. Mr. Kass was a lifelong resident of Gretna. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Florene Wisehart Kass; a son, Kevin L. Kass; three daughters, Wendy Swann, Karen Lang and Leeann Adams; and eight grandchildren. A Mass will be said today at 1 p.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Franklin and Burmaster streets, in Gretna. Visitation will begin today at 9 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in McDonoghville Cemetery. Mothe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Alden A. Krebs, a retired banker with First National Bank of Commerce in New Orleans, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. He was 74. Mr. Krebs was born in New Orleans and lived there for many years and in Poplarville, Miss., for the past 14 years. Survivors include an aunt and three cousins. A graveside service will be held today at 10 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in New Orleans. White Funeral Home in Poplarville is in charge of arrangements.

Bertha J. ``Mama'' Lazard, a retired employee of the New Orleans public school system, died Thursday of undetermined causes at Memorial Medical Center. She was 67. Mrs. Lazard was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. She attended Booker T. Washington High School. She was a parishioner of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, a past parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle Church and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Peter Claver Court No. 50. Survivors include her husband, Frank Lazard Jr.; three sons, Frankie, Philip and Clarence Lazard; five daughters, Diane L. Frank, Eva L. Mays, Carolyn T. McNeil, and Karen M. and Cynthia Lazard; a sister, Ethel Bourgeois; 28 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. A Mass will be said today at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1923 St. Philip St. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. McMahon-Coburn-Briede Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Paul F. Mediamolle Jr., an accounting director for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, died Sunday of complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at his home. He was 56. Mr. Mediamolle was a lifelong resident of Algiers. Survivors include his wife, Meridyth ``Sue'' Taylor Mediamolle; two daughters, Wendy M. Bailey and Paula M. Rasmussen; his mother, Lillian Isbell Mediamolle; a brother, Wayne Mediamolle; a sister, Lois Hallenus; and two grandchildren. A Mass will be said today at 1 p.m. at Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 West Bank Expressway, Harvey. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3.

Vivian Louise Moreau, a homemaker, died Sunday of kidney failure at Kenner Regional Medical Center. She was 65. Mrs. Moreau was born in Columbus, Ga., and lived in Kenner for the past 30 years. She was a former waitress at a Tastee Donuts shop. Survivors include her husband, Rufus J. Moreau; three sons, A.V. and Donald Owens and Walter Moreau; six daughters, Margaret Dominick, Mary Fortado, Florine Jiron, Wanda Bankston, and Dorothy and Martha Gonzales; four sisters, Carrie Edwards, Annie Spears, Lillie Portors and Dorothy Mae Hammons; 26 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held today at noon at Lamana-Panno-Fallo Funeral Home, 1717 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Burial will be in Jefferson Memorial Gardens in St. Rose.

Johnell Norton, an employee of Dr. Kurt A. Gitter, died Saturday of a heart attack at Charity Hospital. He was 59. Mr. Norton was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. He attended Joseph S. Clark High School. He was a former employee of J. Aron Coffee Co. Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Foster Norton; five sons, Rogers, Robert, Farrell, John and David Norton; two daughters, Kathy Jett and Lynn Norton; and 15 grandchildren. A funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Boissiere-Labat Family Funeral Services, 1703 N. Claiborne Ave. Visitation will begin Wednesday at 8 a.m. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Doris Agnes Gremillion Provenzano, a homemaker, died Friday of heart failure at East Jefferson General Hospital. She was 78. Mrs. Provenzano was born in Marksville and lived in New Orleans and Gulfport, Miss., before moving to Metairie 10 years ago. She was a graduate of John McDonogh High School and a parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Survivors include a son, Louis J. Provenzano; a sister, Emily Botsay; and two grandchildren. A memorial Mass will be said today at 2 p.m. at Lamana-Panno-Fallo Funeral Home, 1717 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Burial will be private.

Pamela ``Babo'' Dufrene Robeaux, a van driver for the Lafitte Council on Aging, died Friday of a heart attack at West Jefferson Medical Center. She was 43. Mrs. Robeaux was a lifelong resident of Lafitte. She was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 7350 Auxiliary. Survivors include her husband, Thomas J. Robeaux Sr.; two sons, Brett Michael and Thomas J. Robeaux Jr.; two brothers, Chris Dufrene Sr. and Clark Dufrene Sr.; and two sisters, Linda Dufrene Bordelon and Susan Dufrene Johansen. A Mass will be said today at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Lafitte. Visitation will be until 10:45 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Home in Lafitte. Burial will be in St. Pius X Mausoleum in Crown Point. Mothe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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