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    Stephen Ruf

    Stephen Clement Ruf, “Z”, age 53, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 surrounded by family. Stephen was born July 12, 1966, a native of New Orleans, LA, resided in Metairie and later Bush, LA. Funeral services will be held at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 20370 Smith Road in Covington, LA on Monday, October 21, 2019. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed immediately with a funeral mass at 11 a.m. officiated by Rev. Fr….

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    Gary Senac

    Gary Senac passed away on October 14, 2019 at his residence in Waldheim, Louisiana at the age of 73.  Gary was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.  His grandchildren were the light of his life.  He was a graduate of St. Paul High School and attended University of SW Texas where he played football.  Gary is preceded in death by his parents; Charles E. Senac and Elsie Ghergich Senac, his brother, Michael H. Senac.  He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years…

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    Eve Romano

    Eve Debelo Romano, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, born on November 25, 1928 passed away on October 9, 2019. She is preceded in death by her devoted husband Frank A. Romano, her parents; Nicholaus and Eva Debelo and her sister Elaine Orlando. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her children Eva Romano Boh (Jack), Frank A. Romano (Jodi), Nicholaus Romano, eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren as well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was loved by all….

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    Corliss Hyatt “Johnnie”

    Corliss L. Hyatt (Johnnie) of Covington, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at the age of 66. Son of the late Ernie Faye Morse and step father John Morse. He is survived by his wife Mary Cox Hyatt, his children; Tonya Hyatt Morris, Stephanie Hyatt Gibson (Aaron), Chad Hyatt (Sheena), his grandchildren; Zachary Morris, Rhett Morris, Lincoln White (Savanah), Mandolyn White, Trace Lewis, Layne Hyatt, Tyler Lewis, Peyton Lewis, Slayton Hyatt. He is also survived by his…

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    Marilyn Sharp

    Marilyn Anna Sharp passed away in Covington on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at the age of 82.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Mandeville, Louisiana. She was the beloved daughter of the late Edgar L. Sharp and the late Anna Karl Sharp.  Marilyn is survived by her brothers: Gary L. Sharp (Dee) and Darrell J. Sharp. She is also survived by nieces, Kim Gaubert, Lisa Sharp, and nephew,  Adam Sharp (Lacy), and several great nieces and great nephews Marilyn’s…

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    James (Jim) Waulk

    James (Jim) Elwood Waulk passed away peacefully on Monday September 30, 2019 in Covington, Louisiana surrounded by love. James was born and raised in Colton, Ohio but lived most of his adult life in Louisiana (New Orleans, Metairie, and Covington). James was an experienced carpenter (retired) and in his spare time enjoyed wrenching on muscle cars and fishing. James had a giving heart and truly loved spending time with his family, especially his beautiful granddaughters. James also enjoyed…

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    Glen Wondergem

    Glen Vernon Wondergem went to Heaven to be with his Lord on September 24, 2019.  He is preceded in death by his sister, Sheryl W. Czepluch (Ralf) & his father, Captain John M. Wondergem.  He is survived by his wife, Deborah Wondergem and their son, John Wondergem (Julie).  He was the revered step-father of David Porter (Sara), Penni Sperier (Joe), and Keely Daigle (Steven).  His fourteen grandchildren called him: “Big Papa” and he loved them dearly. …

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    Bryan “800” McGehee

    Bryan “800” Stephen McGehee of Bogalusa, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the age of 65. Bryan is survived by his daughter; Brittany Herndon, brother; Michael O. McGehee, his grandson; Judson Herndon and his nephew Seth McGehee. Bryan is preceded in death by his parents; Judson P. McGehee and Dixie McMillan McGehee as well as his brother; Judson David McGehee. Bryan was an Electrician and a member of the First Baptist Church of Bogalusa as well as the…

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    Richard “Richie” Thibodeaux

    Richard “Richie” Joseph Thibodeaux aka “Blue” Richard Joseph Thibodeaux of Abita Springs, LA passed away peacefully and surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the age of 76.  Richard was born in New Orleans at the Montelepre Hospital on December 8, 1942 to the late George Henry Thibodeaux Jr. and Elizabeth Driscoll Thibodeaux.  He graduated from the Academy of Sacred Heart High School with the class of 1960, and from Loyola…

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    Wade Olsen, Sr.

    Wade Richard Olsen Sr., age 78, passed peacefully into his Father’s loving arms on Sunday, September 15, 2019 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his devoted family.  Beloved husband of Carolyn Schurb Olsen.  Loving father of Kim Olsen, Janice Olsen, and Wade Olsen Jr. (Missy).  Proud grandfather of Ian Richard Olsen.  Brother of Gail Olsen Coley (George) and brother-in-law of Althea Schurb Ancelet (Bob).  Nephew of Mae Schurb Capdevielle.  Son of the…

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    Norman Graham

    Norman Joseph Graham went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 13th 2019. He was born in Covington, Louisiana on March 31st 1965 to William “Billy” Graham, Yvonne Graham Cleland and is survived by a brother, Darryl Graham (Gina) and three sisters Marilyn Madere (Charles), Sandra Hingle, and Jan Stewart (Johnny).  Norman was preceded in death by his father, William “Billy” Graham and his Step Father, Cyril Cleland. He was the beloved husband of Vicky Graham…

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    Raymond “Ray” Deffes, Sr.

    Raymond “Ray” Deffes, Sr of Folsom, LA left this earth on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Born to Romain (RJ) and Gloria, May 14, 1960 in Albany GA, a Marine Corps Captain’s beautiful boy. Ray, his sister and mother would travel the world following their Marine they dearly called Dad, eventually settling back to home, Chalmette LA. Ray grew up to become one of the finest examples of a human being: honest, loyal and ever loving. He always made friends no matter where he went….

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    Ronald Temple

    Mr. Ronald Temple passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Friday, September 6, 2019 In the Chapel of Bagnell & Son Funeral Home at 12:00 p.m. with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until service time.  Internment will follow in the Eternal Rest Cemetery. 

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    Norman Otillio

    Norman “Butch” David Otillio, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019 in his adopted Hometown of Covington, LA. He is survived by his wife of 53 years Audrey O’Connor Otillio; Daughter Laura Warner (Tommy), Brother Kent Otillio, Niece Cindy Otillio Lewis (Sonny), Grand Nephew Michael, Nephew John Otillio (Bonnie), Grand Nephew Ray, Nephew Robert Otillio, Niece Sara Otillio Guidry (Doug) and Grand Niece Glenna. Also including many close…

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    Norman Ortillio

    Norman “Butch” David Otillio, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2019 in his adopted Hometown of Covington, LA. He is survived by his wife of 53 years Audrey O’Connor Otillio; Daughter Laura Warner (Tommy), Brother Kent Otillio, Niece Cindy Otillio Lewis (Sonny), Grand Nephew Michael, Nephew John Otillio (Bonnie), Grand Nephew Ray, Nephew Robert Otillio, Niece Sara Otillio Guidry (Doug) and Grand Niece Glenna. Also including many close…

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    Jack Cousins

    Jack Cousins (CEO of Cousins Products) passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the age of 46. Jack was a native of Mandeville, La and resided in Madisonville, La. He leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife Allison J. Cousins, his children; Savannah Cousins, A.J. Healy, Taylor Healy and Veda Saladino. He also leaves behind his mother Helen Cousins, his siblings; Glen Cousins, Thomas Cousins, Gavin Cousins, Patricia Drawgy, Joe Cousins, Tim Cousins and Debora Cousins. Jack was the…

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    Tom Manchester

    Tom “T.J.” Manchester went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 17, 2019. He was born in Grangeville, Louisiana on October 8th, 1934 to Tom and Kate Manchester and is survived by his four children, twelve grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren.  T.J. was preceded in death by his wife Mildred Souder Manchester, father Tom Manchester Sr. and mother Kate Kirkland Manchester, brother Alton Jones, sister Irma Higgins, sister Willie Moore, sister Maudie Carey, sister…

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    Bernadine Toups

    Bernadine Blalock Toups of Slidell, 89, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2019 while surrounded by her daughters. “Grammy” was a saint who could do no wrong, according to her grandchildren. Her daughters may say differently. Don’t listen to them. Mrs. Toups was born on August 11, 1929, in Bunkie, Louisiana. She attended Morrow High School in Morrow, Louisiana, and graduated from Charity Nursing School in New Orleans in 1949. As a NICU nurse, Mrs. Toups was a pioneer in her…

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    Thomas Low

    Thomas John Low passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 2, 1019, at the age of 60. Tom was a native of Los Angeles, CA and was fulfilling his dream of retirement in Folsom LA with his wife of 21 years, Kathy Keller Low.  He is survived by Kathy; his children Jeff, Kelly and Chris Edwards; grandchildren Lauren (Korey), Madeline (Brant), Halie (Erick), Emma, Cameron, Dean, Christopher, Grace, Sam, Sabian, Nathaniel, and great granddaughter McKenzie. He also leaves behind his brothers…