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|Johnny L. LaMarca - July 19, 2014|
Johnny L. LaMarca, 52 years old of Independence, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Friday, October 20, 1961, in Tangipahoa Parish.
Surviving are his son, Joseph LaMarca; daughter, Chloe LaMarca; mother, Bobbie LaMarca; and 2 brothers, Joe LaMarca and Jeffery LaMarca.
He is preceded in death by his father, Joe LaMarca.
|Wilhelmina "Bill" Goodspeed - July 18, 2014|
Wilhelmina "Bill" Goodspeed, 98 years old of Springfield, Louisiana, passed away, Friday, July 18, 2014, at Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home.
He was born on Sunday, October 17, 1915, in Baton Rouge, La., son of the late Clarence Goodspeed and the late Clara Wise Goodspeed.
Surviving are son, Fred W. Goodspeed Sr., grandchildren, Lisa Carmena and husband Frank Carmena Jr. and Fred Goodspeed Jr., great-grandchildren, Cody Carmena and Gage...
|Alex J. Kondroik, Jr. - July 18, 2014|
Alex J. Kondroik Jr., 59 years old of Metairie, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014.
He was born on February 9, 1955, in New Orleans, Louisiana to Alex J. Kondroik Sr. and Pattie Scott Vicknair. Alex enjoyed life and loved going to the casinos, all kinds of entertainment, Mardi Gras, history of the French quarter but especially loved spending time with his family and grandkids.
Alex is survived by his daughter & son-in-law,...
|Evelyn Nelson Wadsworth - July 17, 2014|
Evelyn Nelson Wadsworth, 88 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away, Thursday, July 17, 2014, at North Oaks Medical Center.
She was born on Monday, February 22, 1926, in Hammond, La., daughter of the late William "Eddie" Nelson and the late Olivia Badon Nelson.
Surviving are brother, T.J. Nelson and wife Barbara Nelson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by husband, James "Jimmy" Wadsworth and sister, Helen Mastin...
|Jessie Juanita Burnett - July 16, 2014|
Jessie Juanita Burnett, beloved mother, daughter and sister age 72, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at home with her family by her side. Jessie was born on December 28, 1941 in Gadsden, Alabama to Leo Glenn & Mary Ensor Burnett. She served proudly in the Merchant Marines for the past 15 years as Chief Chef on ocean going vessels. Jessie had a quick wit and sunny, upbeat demeanor. She was known for her cooking around the world as well as...
|Harold Matthew DiMaggio, Jr. - July 16, 2014|
Harold Matthew DiMaggio, Jr., 71 years old of Robert, Louisiana, passed away, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at North Oaks Medical Center.
He was born on Saturday, January 16, 1943, in New Orleans.
Mr. DiMaggio served our country in the United States Army and was a two Purple Heart Vietnam Veteran, and retired Pipe Fitter with Plumbers and Steam Fitters Local Union 60.
Surviving are his wife, Carol Lodriguss DiMaggio; five children, Wade Nash ...
|James "Bro. Jim" C. Nettles, Sr. - July 16, 2014|
Rev. James "Bro. Jim" C. Nettles Sr., 83 years old of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away, Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home.
He was born on Monday, April 20, 1931, in Smithdale, Mississippi, son of the late Charles Lee Nettles and the late Dennie Mathews Nettles.
He was the minister for Manchac Baptist Church for 31 years.
Surviving are sons, James "Jay" Nettles Jr. and wife Mary Jane Nettles and Arnold Nettles and wife Melody Nettles,...
|Ross Matthew Trahan - July 16, 2014|
Ross Matthew Trahan, 40 years old of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home with family and friends by his side. He was born on August 9, 1973, in Lafayette, Louisiana, to Glynn A. and Bonnie Langlinais Trahan. Ross served on the board of OPTIONS, Inc. from 2008 to 2010. Ross enjoyed life and loved Saints football, going to the casinos, gaming on his Xbox, and going to the movies.
Ross is survived by his...
|Josephine Levatino Bellaci - July 14, 2014|
Josephine Levatino Bellaci, 93 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014.
She was born on June 1, 1921, in Independence, Louisiana to Frank S. and Josephine Miceli Levatino
Josephine is survived by her daughter, Laura B. McTopy-Davis, her son, Dr. Henry F. Bellaci and his wife Jeanette, her daughter, Mary B. Kinsey and her husband Randy, her son, Isidore Bellaci, Jr. and his wife Valorie, her grandchildren,...
|Louise Catalano Lopinto - July 14, 2014|
Louise Catalano Lopinto, 82 years old of Independence, Louisiana, passed away, Monday, July 14, 2014, at East Jefferson General Hospital.
She was born on Tuesday, June 21, 1932, in Independence, La., daughter of the late Vito Catalano and the late Maurice DiSalvo Catalano.
Surviving are son, Gary Joseph Lopinto, daughter-in-law, Karen Wood Lopinto, grandson, Christopher Joseph Lopinto, sisters, Margaret C. Yousko and Anna C. Tardo.
|Johnnie A. Provetere - July 13, 2014|
Johnnie A. Provetere, 80 years old of Independence, Louisiana, passed away, Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Heritage Health Care.
He was born on Tuesday, July 3, 1934, in Independence, La., son of the late Michael Provetere and the late Lena Desimone Provetere.
Johnnie was a member of Knight of Columbus of Hammond.
Surviving are wife of 38 years, Vivian Guzzardo Provetere, daughters, Stephanie Poole, Lori Canzoneri Perkins and husband Mack Perkins...
|Nellie A. Boudreaux - July 9, 2014|
Nellie A. Boudreaux, 103 years old of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Belle Maison Nursing Home.
She was born on Sunday, April 9, 1911, in Prairieville, La., daughter of the late James Anderson and the late Idellar Harwell Anderson.
Surviving are daughter-in-law, Jan Boudreaux, granddaughters, Sharon Felder and husband James Felder and Reni Wyche and husband Tim Wyche, great-grandchildren, Ryan Felder, Michael...
|Charles Samual Church - July 8, 2014|
Charles Samual Church , 32 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Hammond.
Charles was born on Monday, November 2, 1981, in Texas, son of the late Curtis Samual Church and the late Jewel Stamey Church .
Surviving are wife, Stephanie Renea Wilkins, children, Charles Samual Church Jr., Daquan Lamar Church and Makayla Nicole Church, sisters, Mary Newcomb (Scott), Julie Ann Dewitt (Walter) and Curlise Hazelwood,...
|James Louis Goudeau - July 7, 2014|
James Louis "Jimmie" Goudeau, 81 years old and a United States Marine Corps Veteran, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home in Hammond, Louisiana. He was born February 1, 1933.
Mr. Goudeau leaves behind his beloved daughter, Carey Goudeau Cournoyer; 2 sons, Allen Goudeau and daughter-in-law, Gwen, and John B. Goudeau; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Thomas Patrick "Pat" Goudeau and sister-in-law, Jo Marie Fedele Goudeau; 4...
|Ivy Wayne Newman, Jr. - July 6, 2014|
Ivy Wayne Newman Jr., 71 years old of Hammond, Louisiana, went to his heavenly home on, Sunday, July 6, 2014, he was at his residence with his family by his side.
Ivy was born on Tuesday, June 8, 1943, in Hammond.
He retired as a Rural Mail Carrier with the U.S.P.S.
He graduated from Hammond High. Ivy loved fishing, singing in church, playing his guitar and LSU,s #1 fan, more than anything he loved traveling with his wife and friends.
|Evelyn Hebert Pepitone Trabeau - July 6, 2014|
Evelyn Hebert Pepitone Trabeau, 75, native and resident of Ponchatoula, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, at her camp in Manchac, Louisiana. She was born on Monday, January 9, 1939, in Ponchatoula, daughter of the late Louis Hebert and Louise Parker Hebert. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a BS in Education, was a retired Educator from the Tangipahoa Parish School System, having taught at Ponchatoula Junior High, and St...
|Frances Alfano Pecora - July 5, 2014|
Frances Alfano Pecora age 99, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at her home in Independence, Louisiana with her family by her side. She was born on February 1, 1915 in Hammond, Louisiana to Vincent and Joan Varisco Alfano. Frances lived in Independence most of her life with her husband Joseph L. Pecora. She and Joe owned and operated City Cleaners in Independence for 35 years. Frances was well known in the community and was a member of Mater...
|Joseph "Joe" W. Kelley, Jr. - July 4, 2014|
Joseph "Joe" W. Kelley, Jr., 65 years old passed away at his home in Loranger with his family by his side on Friday, July 4, 2014. Joe was born on November 4, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Joseph W. Sr. and Amelia Schmitt Kelley. Joe began his 43 year career as a Ford Automotive Technician/Shop Foreman in 1966. Joe enjoyed life and loved fishing, hunting, gardening, yard work, tinkering around the house fixing things but especially loved...
|Joseph "Joe" Kelley, Jr - July 4, 2014|
Joseph "Joe" W. Kelley, Jr., 65 years old passed away at his home in Loranger with his family by his side on Friday, July 4, 2014. Joe was born on November 4, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Joseph W. Sr. and Amelia Schmidt Kelley. Joe enjoyed life and loved fishing, hunting, gardening, yard work, tinkering around the house fixing things but especially love spending time with his family and pets.
Joe is survived by his loving wife of 46 years...
|Joy Ratcliff Kidstry - July 4, 2014|
Joy Elizabeth Ratcliff Kidstry, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 at the Richard Murphy Hospice House
in Hammond, LA. She was born in New Orleans, LA on May 12, 1948 and preceded in death by
her father, Warren Ratcliff; mother, Joycelyn Favaloro Davis;brother, Davy Ratcliff Davis; and grandparents, John and Margaret Favaloro. She is survived by one niece, five nephews, numerous
cousins, and a half-brother. She attended Sacred Heart of Jesus...
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