New Orleans Obituaries

New Orleans Obituaries

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  • Friday | via The Times-Picayune 

    Who builds New Orleans' ghost bikes?

    A small band of determined builders create the white ghost bikes that appear as silent memorials marking the spots where cyclists die in crashes with vehicles. Locked up to signs and light poles around the New Orleans area, painted all white, they stand at the locations that cyclists have died after being struck by cars and trucks.


  • Thursday May 26 | via 

    Buying clothes for a son's funeral

    Kendol Mutin, 25, was shot and killed around 2 a.m. March 1 in the 1700 block of Piety Street. Kenneth Mutin left the funeral home and went to the nearest thrift store.


  • Monday May 23 | via The Times-Picayune 

    Murder victim in Little Woods is son of foundation C...

    A murder victim whose body was found Sunday morning on a New Orleans East roadside is the son of community leaders Flozell Daniels Jr. and Heidi Lovett Daniels, according to a source close to the investigation. Nnamdi Louis is the victim who was found shot multiple times in a wooded, grassy area in the Little Woods neighborhood just off Paris Road, in the 8100 block, the source confirmed.


  • Saturday May 21 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal 

    Alice L. Sanghi

    Alice L. Sanghi, age 70, wife of Hari Sanghi, MD, Clinical Director at SLPC, Ogdensburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. They were married on September 17, 1997 in Ogdensburg.


  • Saturday May 21 | via The Daily Record 

    Joan Kostka, 80, Harrisonburg, Va.

    Joan was an active member of the Wayne County Republican Women and worked at the Wayne County Board of Elections for over a decade. While she volunteered campaigning for many local candidates over the years, the highlight of her political life was attending the Republican National Convention in 1988 in New Orleans, La.


  • Wednesday May 18 | via The Times-Picayune 

    Obit says Virginia woman died rather than vote for C...

    Donald Trump boxes as he greets the crowd during a rally in New Orleans at the Lakefront Airport on Friday, March 4, 2016. , daughter and sister.


  • Tuesday May 17 | via The Advocate 

    Lamborghini driver legally drunk, going nearly 120 m...

    Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--Jason Adams leaves Orleans Parish Criminal Court after having his bond set for $75,000 for vehicular homicide in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, May 17, 2016.


  • Tuesday May 17 | via The Advocate 

    Lamborghini driver in fatal crash booked on vehicula...

    Jason Adams surrendered to authorities and was booked on a charge of vehicular homicide Tuesday, May 17, 2016. The man who was behind the wheel of a Lamborghini that crashed against a floodwall on Tchoupitoulas Street on May 4, killing 23-year passenger Kristi Lynn Lirette, will appear in Magistrate Court this afternoon to face a vehicular homicide count.


  • Friday May 13 | via 

    'Just lost': Dad of Lamborghini crash victim grieves...

    Kristi Lirette was killed May 4, 2016, when a Lamborghini driven by friend Jason Adams crashed into a floodwall on Tchoupitoulas Street. Kristi Lirette was supposed to be sitting near the stage Friday morning at her best friend's graduation from LSU.


  • Thursday May 12 | via 

    Prince heir found? New Orleans native believes his f...

    When news broke that Prince did not have a will with which lawyers could determine the heirs to the more than $100 million estate the pop mega-star left behind, John Hilbert and Shar Mansukhani knew they'd start getting phone calls. Mansukhani and Hilbert, a New Orleans native and graduate of Jesuit High School and LSU, are the leaders of Heir Hunters International, a genealogical heirship firm that's been featured on TV shows and other media for several years.


  • Wednesday May 11 | via 

    No charges yet for driver of Lamborghini in fatal cr...

    Charges have yet to be filed against the driver of a Lamborghini that crashed last week on Tchoupitoulas Street, killing its 23-year-old passenger, Kristi Lirette. New Orleans Policed Department spokesman Tyler Gamble said the most significant factor still pending before police consider charging the driver is toxicology test results.


  • Wednesday May 11 | via Daily Journal 

    Looking Back at May 11

    William H. Ford, 70, of International Falls, died today at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1930, at Longville.


  • Monday May 9 | via New York Daily News 

    Man gunned down in New Orleans during visit to plan ...

    A 25-year-old man visiting New Orleans with his fiancee to plan their wedding was fatally shot in a robbery turned deadly, police said Monday. Thomas Rolfes suffered a shot to his chest and died on Amelia St. near S. Claiborne Ave. after the 4:30 a.m. shooting Saturday, according to the New Orleans Police Department .


  • Thursday May 5 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles 

    David Kimball

    Kimball, 61, who died Tuesday, worked at the Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office for 33 years. He served under Len Knapp, Rick Bryant and John DeRosier.


  • Wednesday May 4 | via 

    Fallen Louisiana law-enforcement officers honored

    New Orleans police officer Rodney Thomas died in 2013 after he was involved in a minor accident on the high-rise bridge on Interstate 10. Wearing his uniform and a reflective vest, Thomas tried to check on the other driver and direct traffic away from their vehicles. A speeding driver in a Porsche sideswiped Thomas' pickup truck, hit Thomas and didn't stop.


  • Wednesday May 4 | via Daily Times 

    Una 'Vicki' McCuistion

    Una "Vicki" McCuistion, age 83, of Maryville, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016, in Clarksville, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Richard Smith and Leona Elizabeth Smith; sister, Judy Torrey; and her husband of 56 years, Samuel Don McCuistion.


  • Tuesday May 3 | via WDSU-TV New Orleans 

    $1 million bail set for suspect arrested in death of...

    Bail has been set for the suspect in the death of a 16-year-old Kenner teenager whose body was found in a St. Charles Parish ditch. Daniel Beckley, 40, was arrested Monday on second-degree murder and obstruction of justice charges, the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office said at a news conference.


  • Monday May 2 | via 

    Bicyclist killed while crossing I-10, NOPD says

    A bicyclist was killed in a crash early Monday morning as he was attempting to cross Interstate 10 at US 90B, New Orleans police said. A man walking with a bicycle was killed early Monday when he was struck by a cab as he was attempting to cross Interstate 10 at Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans police said.


  • Saturday Apr 30 | via Log Cabin Democrat 

    Myra Seely McDaniel

    Myra Seely McDaniel was born in New Iberia, Louisiana on April 26, 1931 and passed in to eternal life on April 27, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents Sidney John Seely Sr. and Laura Bourgeois Seely, her brother Sidney John Allen Seely and grandchild Harold Joseph McDaniel III.


  • Apr 19, 2012 | via WWL-AM New Orleans 

    Scoot Show 110pm, Transgenders & Restrooms

    On today's show: Is this new 'bathroom law' battle over transgender people using public restrooms addressing a real problem or creating a problem? The battle continues The state is suing the Department of Justice over the demands that ' the state not implement its controversial law or lose its federal funding.' Gov. Pat McCrory is accusing the federal government of "baseless and blatant overreach."