New Orleans Obituaries

New Orleans Obituaries

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  • Thursday Nov 15 | via WWOZ 

    In Memoriam: Billy Delle

    Longtime WWOZ show host Billy Delle has passed away at the age of 76. His family announced his cause of death as Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He hosted Records From The Crypt on WWOZ, hours of "scratchy 45s," as he referred to them, of New Orleans R&B from the 1950s and 1960s.

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  • Thursday Nov 15 | via WWOZ 

    5 things to know for 11/16 - 11/22

    This is the first time the Arkestra has been in New Orleans in 15 years and they're sure to put on an out-of-this-world show at this venue that's like no other. Doors at 7p both days.

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  • Thursday Nov 15 | via The Daily Standard 

    Henry LeFevre

    He was born October 23, 1937, in South Bend, IN, to the late Henry P. and Agnes B. LeFevre. Surviving are his siblings, Phil LeFevre of St. Louis, MO, Kathleen Bohman of Minster, OH, Joe LeFevre of New Orleans, LA, Cy LeFevre of Fort Recovery, OH, Larry LeFevre of Troy, OH, and Marg Brunswick of St. Henry, OH; and seventeen nieces and nephews.

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  • Wednesday Nov 14 | via NOLA.com 

    Police seek 2nd suspect in fatal shooting at Little ...

    Frank Sams Jr., 25, is wanted on a charge of second-degree murder in the early Sept. 18, 2018 killing of an employee at the Fuel Express Mart, 7220 Hayne Blvd. in New Orleans East.

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  • Monday Nov 12 | via The Advocate 

    NOPD arrests suspect in slaying of young man whose f...

    New Orleans police have arrested a suspect in this summer's slaying of a young man whose body was propped up during his funeral as if he were playing video games and snacking - producing images that went viral online. Jonovan Parker, 19, faces one count of second-degree murder in the June 25 shooting death of Renard Matthews, 17, in the city's Florida neighborhood.

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  • Monday Nov 12 | via The Advocate 

    Fran Villere, dedicated volunteer and philanthropist...

    Frances Gable Villere, a volunteer and philanthropist who was known for her steadfast love and support of her family, friends and the community, died Saturday of lung cancer. She was 74. A native of Palm Beach, Florida, who graduated from Finch College in New York City, she moved to New Orleans in 1967 after she married George Gabriel Villere, a New Orleans native whom she met while they were working in New York.

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  • Sunday Nov 11 | via NOLA.com 

    Bishop Dominic Carmon, who served New Orleans for de...

    Dominic Carmon, who served as Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans for 13 years, died Sunday , the Archdiocese of New Orleans said. He was 87. Carmon, a native of Opelousas, entered the St. Augstine Seminary of the Divine Word Missionaries in 1946 and was ordained in 1960.

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  • Thursday Nov 8 | via NOLA.com 

    Rummel, Hannan legacies tested by new priest abuse r...

    Archbishop of New Orleans Philip Hannan, left, looks on as Pope John Paul II raises the host at the Consecration during Mass at the University of New Orleans on Sept. 12, 1987.

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  • Wednesday Nov 7 | via Sea Coast Echo 

    Patricia "Pat" Harrison

    Mrs Patricia "Pat" Harrison passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Waveland, MS on October 31, 2018 at the age of 75. Pat is survived by her husband of 58 years Tom Harrison SR, her four children Kristy Cosby, Tom Harrison Jr, Tim Harrison SR, and Robin Harrison, and numerous grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She has been preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Florence Hilton, her sister Linda Graham, and her brother William Hilton.

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  • Sunday Nov 4 | via Tyler Morning Telegraph 

    Robert "Kelly" Pace

    Robert "Kelly" Pace , 69, of Whitehouse, Texas passed away at his residence Thursday November 1st under the care of his family. He was born June 22, 1949 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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  • Friday Nov 2 | via NOLA.com 

    The New Orleans gospel prodigy who held even Mahalia...

    The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com The legacy : Life wasn't easy for young Raymond Myles. He just wanted to praise the Lord through gospel music.

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  • Friday Nov 2 | via NOLA.com 

    2 people found dead inside Gentilly home

    A 95-year-old woman and 68-year-old man were found dead inside a Gentilly home Monday afternoon , according to an initial report from New Orleans police . Neighbors requested a wellness check on the house.

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  • Wednesday Oct 31 | via Sea Coast Echo 

    Mildred Wheat

    Funeral service will be held Sat. Nov. 3, 2018 at 11 am in Greater Mount Zion A.M.E. Church in Pearlington, MS., for Mrs. Mildred Wheat age 95 of Pearlington, MS.

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  • Saturday Oct 27 | via NOLA.com 

    The trailblazing New Orleans chef who was also a TV ...

    The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting 300 people who have made New Orleans New Orleans, featuring original artwork commissioned by NOLA.com The legacy : Lena Richard was a lot of things: a chef, caterer, restaurant owner, frozen food entrepreneur, cooking teacher, cookbook author. Most importantly, though, she was a trailblazer.

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  • Friday Oct 26 | via Natchitoches Times 

    Charles Aldrich Vascocu

    Natchitoches, LA- Charles Aldrich Vascocu, was born to James Levi Flack and Bonnie Vascocu on June 14, 1971. He passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018.

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  • Thursday Oct 25 | via NOLA.com 

    John Hill, Saints center for Archie Manning, dies at 68

    Running back Chuck Muncie hurdles over fallen Tony Galbreath into the end zone while John Hill blocks Giant pair. New Orleans Saints Football NOLA.com John Hill, a New Orleans Saints center who had Archie Manning as his quarterback for six of the lineman's 10 seasons with the team, died Sunday.

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  • Wednesday Oct 24 | via NOLA.com 

    Voodoo City,' Episode 2: Conjuring the real Marie La...

    A statue of Marie Laveau by artist Ricardo Pustanio stands at the center of the international Marie Laveau Shrine in New Orleans, which opened in 2015. The obituary of Marie Laveau, as published June 17, 1881, in The Daily Picayune in New Orleans.

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  • Wednesday Oct 24 | via Waco Tribune-Herald 

    Garrett, Nicholas Wade

    Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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  • Tuesday Oct 23 | via WWOZ 

    Treme Creole Gumbo Fest 2018

    The Treme Creole Gumbo Fest returns to Armstrong Park on Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 from 11a-7:30p both days. This festival is billed as New Orleans premiere brass band showcase and the music lineup reflects it.

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  • Tuesday Oct 23 | via The Courier 

    Obituary: Jana Crouch

    She was a professional seamstress who loved sewing and altering garments for beauty pageants, weddings and did custom work for the University of Arkansas Twirlers. She was also involved in the Russellville PTO and Band and Choir Boosters, receiving outstanding band booster member in 2009.

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