Local obituary notices in Metairie, LA
Saturday Aug 15 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans
McSwain died July 28 at his home in the French Quarter after he was hospitalized for a cerebral bleed a few weeks before. He served as trauma director at Interim LSU Hospital and was a professor of surgery at Tulane's School of Medicine. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 5 | via Cadiz Record
Memorial services for Bob Eubanks, 69, of Cadiz, were held Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Cadiz Christian Church. Dr. Tom Martin officiated. Comment?
Friday Jul 31 | via The Times-Picayune
It's a pairing of movie and venue to die for. In promotion of its upcoming horror sequel "Sinister 2," Focus Features has announced plans for a free screening of 2012's original " Sinister, " to be held at a New Orleans-area funeral home. Comment?
Jul 27, 2015 | via BayouBuzz.com
Vandals destroyed a part of the Louisiana Law Enforcement Officers Memorial at Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery on Sunday, just a day after mourners and officials had gathered at the site to pay their last respects to New Orleans Police Officer Vernell Brown Jr. A metal urn that supports a gas-powered eternal flame atop the memorial, which is maintained by a nonprofit group, was knocked off sometime Sunday, according to a news release from Mayor Mitch Landrieu said he has donated $2,500 from his campaign fund to help repair the memorial, and, in a news release, he encouraged others to donate as well. "In the last month, we have laid to rest two sons of this community who died honorably serving the city they loved," Landrieu said. Comment?
Jul 27, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Workers begin cleanup and repair efforts Sunday at the Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home and Cemeteries, where vandals caused damage overnight to the gas-powered eternal flame at the Louisiana Law Enforcement Officer Memorial. NOPD Officer Vernell Brown Jr. had been buried at the cemetery and honored at the memorial only hours before the vandals struck. Comment?
Jul 26, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Matt Patin, executive director of the Louisiana Law Enforcement Officer Memorial, discusses the overnight vandalism of the site's eternal flame in the overnight hours following the burial of NOPD Officer Vernell Brown Jr. on Saturday . Less than 24 hours after Saturday's burial of NOPD Officer Vernell Brown Jr., vandals struck the cemetery where Brown was laid to rest and damaged the eternal flame honoring fallen officers at the Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery. Comment?
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