Opelousas Obituaries

Opelousas Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Opelousas, LA

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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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  • Sep 20, 2018 | via NOLA.com 

    'No woman in New Orleans was more respected or had m...

    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 : As a black woman in Reconstruction New Orleans, Sylvanie Williams was accustomed to being told all the things she wasn't allowed to do. So, she focused her considerable energy on those things she could do to help build a better New Orleans.

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