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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2005 THE TIMES-PICAYUNE B-9 .. . METRO Plea deal reached in fatal ’02 crash in St. John tence of five years imprison- III represented Moore. uled before Jasmine. Besides the crash that killed did not believe drugs or alcohol ment instead of 30. Vehicular homicide applies to Moore is accused of killing Mackaness, there were five oth- were involved, but lawyers for Trucker accepts Wi l l i a m M o o r e o f Ke m p , Texas, decided against fighting any death caused by a vehicle, particularly if someone drives Mark Mackaness, 40, of Jack- sonville, Fla., in July 2002 after er accidents along the same stretch of rain-slicked highway the driver of Mackaness’ Jeep accused Moore during a civil tri- lesser charge the original charge of vehicular that vehicle while under the in- the Jeep Cherokee that Mack- on that day, including several al of being intoxicated with homicide in court, accepting a fluence of alcohol or drugs. It aness was riding in was struck others allegedly involving methadone. Those attorneys plea agreement for negligent carries a maximum sentence of from behind by a tractor-trailer Moore’s truck. said his intoxication led to the By Allen Powell II homicide with the St. John the 30 years imprisonment and a driven by Moore. The Jeep St. John Parish code enforce- crash. River Parishes bureau Baptist Parish district attor- $15,000 fine. Negligent homicide burst into flames, and Mack- ment officer Edward “Skipper” Officials with the district at- A Texas trucker who was ney’s office. applies to any death caused by aness was trapped inside. He Songy was killed in one of those torney ’s office could not be charged in a massive 2002 Jury selection in Moore’s tri- negligence and has a maximum was pronounced dead at the incidents, police said, when a ve- reached for comment. Fred crash along Interstate 10 that al was scheduled for Tuesday sentence of five years imprison- scene. The driver of the Jeep hicle hit him as he stood on the Mackaness, the father of the killed a Florida man pled guilty before 40th District Court ment and a $5,000 fine. was pulled from the vehicle by side of the road directing traffic. victim, also could not be reached to a reduced charge Tuesday Judge Madeline Jasmine. A Dec. 5 sentencing hearing another motorist but sustained At the time of Moore’s acci- for comment on the plea agree- that carries a maximum sen- LaPlace attorney Daniel Becnel in Moore’s case has been sched- several injuries. dent, law enforcement officials ment. D E AT H S of Percy and Joseph Johnson and the late Enola B. Drouant III. Two daughters, Lauri T. Drouant the Chapel of Mothe Funeral Home. Interment: late Raymond A. Menchaca. Paternal grandson Of Searles, AL And A Resident Of Wheatland, Ronald Gerald Baptiste and Lionel Antoine. Cousin of Gloria M. Darville. and Angela R. Drouant. Daughter of Cecilia M. McDonoghville Cemetery, Gretna, LA. of Mae Catalano. Great-grandson of Willie Mae WY For The Past 8 Years. Realatives And Friends Thomas John Beckman Sister-in-law of Henry Coleman and the late Gladys B. Clark, Charles W. Olga, Ann, Nellie, Baronich and the late Harold J. Baronich. Sister of Harold J. Baronich, Jr., Carol B. Kuhn, Tina B. LANGLOIS Anderson. Age 25 years. A native of Okaloosa County, FL and a current resident of Harvey, LA. Of The Family Are Invited To Attend Funeral Ser- vices At Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Wesybank Gerald R. Bode Warren and Percy Brown. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives Matherne, and the late Josie Petit. Also survived by one granddaughter, Bailey Anne Dormant. Pierre Jean Langlois, age 74 years, died in Hous- ton, Texas on September 29, 2005 at 6:10 PM. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in the Chapel of Mothe Expressway, Harvey, LA On Thursday, October Geraldine Bernadette and friends of the family; also Pastors. Ofﬁcers Age 61 years. A native of New Orleans and a A native of Pointe-A-Pitre, Guadeloupe and a resident of River Ridge, LA for the past 37 years. Funeral Home, 7040 LaPalco Blvd., Marrero, LA. 6, 2005 At 1:00 PM. Interment: Restlawn Park Cemetery, Avondale, LA. There Will Be a Visita- and Members of Mt. Pilgrim 4th Baptist Church resident of Slidell for 30 day. She was a loan of- on Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 11:00 AM. In- Johnson Brown and all neighboring churches are invited to at- ﬁcer with the Bank of Louisiana for 15 years and He was the former General Motors dealer in terment: Jefferson Memorial Gardens, St. Rose, tion On Thursday Morning From 10:00 AM Until tend the Funeral Services at First Free Mission a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Point-A-Coupe and a retired marine cargo sur- LA. Parlors will be open on Thursday morning Funeral Time. In Lieu Of Flowers, Donations To Dorothy McConnell Baptist Church, 426 Larmarque Street, Algiers at Church, Slidell, LA. Funeral Services will be held veyor. Mr. Langlois was the former Vice Counsel from 9:00 AM until Mass time. In lieu of ﬂowers, Platte County Memorial Nursing Home, P.O. Box 12:00 Noon on Saturday, October 8, 2005. Visita- at FOREST LAWN MAUSOLEUM, 1751 GAUSE of the Netherlands from 1964-1968. Beloved donations to the St. Cletus Church School Fund Castaing tion will begin at 10:00 AM Interment in Oakville Blvd WEST (in Forest Lawn Cemetery), Slidell, LA husband of Denise Thionville Langlois. Father of preferred. 848, Wheatland, WY 82201 Would Be Appreci- Pierre Guy Langlois and wife Patricia, Jack Jean ated By The Family. Irene Ruiz deBouchel Cemetery Oakville, LA. Bishop Wilfred Johnson ofﬁciating. Rev. Johnny Johnson, Host Pastor. on Friday October 7, 2005 at 1:00 pm. Fr. Adrian B. Hall, ofﬁciating. Temporary interment will be in Langlois and wife Catherine, Raymond Maurice MOGABGAB SMITH Dorothy Kinsella Diblin Murray Henderson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Pinecrest Memorial Garden, Covington, LA with the ﬁnal interment in Lake Lawn Park Masoleum Langlois and wife Michele, Francois Pierre Lan- glois, Bernard Pierre Langlois and wife Holly and Anees Mogabgab, Jr. On September 8, 2005, Anees Mogabgab, Jr., died of congestive heart Jossie Mae Smith, a homemaker, died on Sep- Ruth LaCroix DiLeo CASTAING at a later date. Arrangements by Honak er Fu- neral Home, Inc., Slidell, LA. Philippe Jack Langlois and wife Gina. Brother of Helene L. Ross and husband Melvin. Also sur- failure in Houston, Texas. He was 80 years old. Mr. Mogabgab was born in New Orleans, Louisi- tember 29, 2005 at Summit Hospital in Baton Rouge, LA, after a long illness at age 85. She Adrin C. Domino Dorothy McConnell Castaing passed away on vived by two nephews and 17 grandchildren, ana, August 24, 1925, son of Dr. Anees Mogab- was born in Tylertown, MS to the late Ruby September 25, 2005 in Memphis, Tennessee. ESKINE Raymond F., Brigitte Burke, Jonathan, Danielle, gab and Maude Jopes Mogabgab, also preceded Cecilia R. Drouant She was 85. Beloved wife of the late Louis Jo- Ryan Jacob Eskine passed away on Sunday, Oc- Nicholas, Nicole, Lauren, Jean Pierre, Thomas, in death by his brother, Dr. William J. Mogabgab. Quinn. Lovingly called “Baby” by her late hus- band, Woodrow Smith Sr. She leaves to mourn seph Castaing, Sr. Mother of Louis Joseph tober 2, 2005. Age 31 years. Beloved husband Jennifer, John Paul, Alexi, Jack II, Marielle, Sa- He graduated from Tulane University receiving a Ryan Jacob Eskine Castaing, Jr., Mary Hollace Brady and the late of Danielle Chanove Eskine. Father of Tristen brina, and Alyssa Langlois. Relatives and friends Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, a Masters her death six children and their spouses: Ruby Lisa Castaing Miller. Mother-in-law of Patrick Eskine. Stepfather of David Walters, III. Son of of the family are invited to attend the funeral of Business Administration and a degree in Com- Carney (Jewel), Evella Smith of New Orleans, Emmett E. Everett Brady. Daughter of the late William G. McCon- Paul H. Eskine, Sr. and Lydia Seifert Docampo. services from the Jefferson home of Tharp-Son- merce. During his undergraduate studies, he was LA, JoAnn McCullough (John) of Montclair, NJ, Alice E. Fernandez nell and Jeannette Durfee McConnell. Grand- mother of Sean, Matthew and Kyle Brady. A Stepson of Leah B. Eskine and Pedro Docampo. Brother of Paul H. Eskine, Jr. Grandson of No- theimer-Tharp, 1600 North Causeway Blvd. at 43rd Street on Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 2:00 elected and served as President of the student body of the School of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Mo- Woodrow Smith Jr., Dane Clark Smith of New Orleans, LA, and Patricia Smith Swan (Glen) of Harry James Johnson Funeral mass was held at St. Catherine of Siena on Wednesday, September 28, 2005. Interment emie Seifert. Brother-in-law of Joe and Domi- nique Chanove. Son-in-law of Wallace and Mary PM. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11:00 AM until service time. Interment will follow gabgab was an avid and articulate linguist and was one of the earliest to receive the certiﬁcation DeSoto, TX. Also mourning her loss are three grandsons, four granddaughters, one sister, Ear- Emma Harris Jones will be held at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Lynn Chanove. Mr. Eskine was a member of St. Genevieve Catholic Church. Relatives and friends in the Garden of Memories. In lieu of the usual remembrances, memorials may be made to the of CPCU ever awarded. He served in the United States Marine Corps and in the Louisiana Na- line Holmes, and a host of other nieces, neph- Mrs. Erminie Abbott The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, of the family, also members of the Louisiana Car- American Diabetes Assn., 3340 Severn Ave., Me- tional Guard during World War II and was honor- ews, relatives and friends. Relatives and friends P.O. Box 650309, Dallas TX 75265-0309. To sign penters Regional, the Louisiana State Troopers tairie, LA 70002. ably discharged from both services. He retired as of the family are invited to attend Funeral Ser- Savois Labella and view the family guestbook, please visit www. Association and the New Orleans Police Depart- President of Northrop, Inc. Mr Mogabgab was an vices on Friday, October 7, 2005 at Providence lakelawnmetairie.com ment are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at LAPORTE honorary member of the Tally-Ho Club and a for- Pierre Jean Langlois E.J. Fielding Funeral Home Chapel, 2260 West Vida Ruth LeCron Laporte was welcomed into mer member of the New Orleans Country Club, Baptist Church, 11509 Jefferson Highway. The church will be open for viewing form 10:00 am DEBOUCHEL 21st Avenue, Covington, LA on Friday, October heaven on September 30, 2005 at 4:30 pm from the Southern Yacht Club and the Pass Christian Vida Ruth LeCron Irene Ruiz deBouchel passed away Monday 7, 2005 at 2:00 PM. Visitation will be on Thurs- East Jefferson General Hospital after a brief yacht Club. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, until 11:00 am. Services will begin at 11:00 am with interment to follow at Providence Memo- Laporte October 3, 2005 at Desoto Regional Medical Center in Mansﬁeld, Louisiana at 12:30 P.M at day, October 6, 2005 from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM and on Friday from 11:00 AM until time of illness. Beloved wife of the late Gordon S. La- porte, and daughter of the late Rev. Michael R. Janet Northrop Mogabgab, two sons, Stephen A. and Paul N., two daughters, Janet Magee rial Park Cemetery. A repast will be held at the Austin James Leslie the age of 72. She was the wife of the late Ger- ald A. deBouchel. Mother of Gregory O Ruiz, Sr. Mass. In lieu of ﬂowers donations to STOPS, St. Tammany Outreach for the Prevention of Suicide, and Bernadine LeCron. Adored mother of Su- san Ruth Laporte and Michael Gordon Laporte, and Judith Tyrl. His surviving grandchildren are Anees Tyrl, Eva Snapp, Jason, Owen, Blake and church. Personal condolences can be sent to the family at 53 Madison Avenue, Montclair, NJ James Jackie Lewis III and the late Jeanne deBouchel. Sister of Inez R. Herrmann, Ruth R. Hernandez, Alex L. Ruiz, 427 N. Theard St., Covington, LA 70433 pre- and, by love and affection of Myrna L. Collado, and mother-in-law of Christy Palmes Laporte. Elaine Mogabgab. and one great grandson Ste- 07042. Funeral Arrangements are handled by ferred. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Cemetery. phen Clay Mogabgab. Subsequent to his death, Michael Don Manis Gerald R/ Ruiz, Sr. and the late Marie R. Salles. Cherished sister of Berna Schambach and Jan- his body was donated to the University of Texas Richardson Funeral Home. Grandmother of Gregory O. Ruiz Jr., Beau R. EVERETT ice Lewis, and sister-in-law of Ed Schambach Medical School. A memorial celebration will be Anees Mogabgab Ruiz and Kristin A. Ruiz. Great grandmother of Emmett E. Everett, Sr. (Pablo), on September 1, and Leroy Lewis. Loving aunt to nieces Becky held at a future date. In lieu of ﬂowers, please SPENCER Kylie Rae Ruiz, Paris Riley Ruiz and Abigail Leigh 2005 at Memorial Medical Center - Baptist Cam- Young and Laura Melohn, and nephews Oswald make donations to St. Tammany Hospice. Sterling Francis Spencer on Wednesday, Sep- John E. Moss Yarborough. A Native of New Orleans, Louisiana pus. Beloved husband of Carrie R. Everett. Father Laporte and the late Bill Bond, an to numerous tember 14, 2005. Beloved husband of Joann I. Caroline Allison Ogden and a resident of Meraux, Louisiana for the past of Emmett E. Everett, Jr. and Delﬁna V. Everett. grand-nieces and -nephews. Sister-in-law of MOSS Spencer, brother of Laurie E. Spencer, John Da- 30 years. Relatives and friends of the family are Grandfather of Emmett E. Gordon and Crystal A. the late Edward and Daisy Laporte, and of John John E. Moss on Thursday, September 29, 2005, vid Spencer and Todd Michael Spencer. Son of Laura Rotolo Pieno invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Fri- day, October 7, 2005 at Bagnell and Son Funeral Dabney. Son of the late Leola Balderramos and Foster Everett, Stepfather Cirilo Balderramos. and Edith Laporte. Loving friend to and loved by countless others. Also survived by her beloved he was 79. Father of Nicole Moss Dorignac of Madisonville, LA; step-father of Gaylane Bonck. the late Emily Greaux Spencer. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Age 58 years. A James Calvin Pitre Home, 75212 Lee Road, Covington, Louisiana. Visitation from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M., Friday. Brother of the late James R. Everett, Henry A. Everett and Allan L. Balderramos, Sr.. A native dog, Lady. Age 82. A lifelong resident of New Or- leans, member of St. John Lutheran Church on He is also survived by one granddaughter, Mar- garet Dorignac. He was preceded in death by his native of New Orleans, LA and a current resident Flora Leona Rivers Interment will be private. of Honduras, lived in New Orleans, LA for most Canal St, and a retired Library Technician for the parents Robert Lamar and Velma Fullen Moss. of Harvey, LA. A Memorial Mass was held at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church. Interment: St. of his life. Survived by a host of nieces, neph- USDA Southern Regional Research Laboratory. Mr. Moss began his life at Sea by serving in WWII Jossie Mae Smith DIBLIN ews, relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends Founding member and former Social Co-Chair- and Vietman. Soon after his tours with the Mer- Bartholomew Cemetery, Algiers, LA. Mothe Fu- Dorothy Kinsella Diblin, 78, a native of New of the family also employees of Sewerage and person of the Lake Oaks Civic Association, and chant Marines, Mr. Moss sailed as Boson, later neral Homes in charge of arrangements. Sterling Francis Spencer Orleans and a resident of Metairie passed away Water Board, U.S. Marine, The Home Depot, and Historian of the Lake Oaks Garden Club. Ofﬁcer attained licensing to sail as 1st mate. Finally he Sept. 6, 2005, in Morgan City. She was the AutoZone are invited to attend. A graveside ser- of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League retired from the Seafarer’s International Union SULLIVAN Mitchell Sullivan daughter of Andrew and Alice Kinsella, born vice was held at Providence Park at 8200 Airline (former President and Secretary of the New Or- and Master, Mates and Pilots Union. Memorial Mitchell Sullivan departed this life at West Jef- June 21, 1927. Services will be held at Our Lady Roy Alan Worrell of Divine Providence Church, 8500 W. Metairie Highway on Wednesday, October 5, 2005. leans zone, and former secretary of the Louisi- ana-Mississippi District). Branch ofﬁcer for over Services were held Tuesday, October 4, 2005 at 6:00 PM at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, Inc., ferson Medical Center on Thursday, September Marcelle Jacobs Wright Ave October 8th 2005. Visitation at 10:00 a.m. FERNANDEZ 50 years of the Aid Association for Lutherans 2260 West 21st Avenue, Covington, LA. Inter- 22, 2005, at the age of 47. Devoted companion with mass to follow at 11:00 a.m. (burial pend- Alice E. Fernandez (nee Arseneaux) on October (now Thrivent Financial for Lutherans). Secretary ment Services will be held at Metairie Cemetery of Deborah Coston. Father of Richard James. ing). She is survived by her husband, Clarence 2, 2005. Mrs Fernandez has lived in Drexel Hill, of the ladies Circle of St. John Lutheran Church, at a later date. Offer condolences online at www. Son of the late Earl, Sr. and Ruthie Mae Henry Diblin, Jr. of Metairie; her two sons, Clarence and PA for the past six months, but was raised in New Orleans, and a tireless volunteer on behalf ejﬁeldingfuneralhome.com Sullivan. Brother of Earl, Wayne and Brenda Sul- BAPTISTE his wife Joan Diblin III of Covington, Mark and New Orleans, LA and was a long time resident of the Lutheran Church-MissouriSynod. In Lieu Ronald Gerald Baptiste, Sr., born June 3, 1936 livan and the late Jerry, Patricia and Dede Sulli- passed away in Hampton, VA, on Thursday, Melissa Diblin of Gainesville, Fl.; her daughter, of Metairie, LA. Beloved wife of the late Bernard of Flowers, Memorials to the LeCron Memo- OGDEN van. Also survived by 3 grandchildren and a host Connie and her husband Larry Besson of Me- J. Fernandez, Sr. Dear mother of Bernard J. Fer- rial Fund of the Luthern Church-Missouri Synod, Caroline “Carrie” Allison Ogden, a senior at Loui- September 29, 2005 of heart failure. He was of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and tairie; her brother, Andrew Kinsella and his wife nandez, Jr. (Anne) of Drexel Hill, Pa. Devoted Southern District, 2142 O’Neal Ave, #303, Baton siana State University, died Sunday, October 2, the beloved husband of Betty Baptiste. Father friends. A native of New Orleans, and a resident Pat of Mandeville; her sister Marilyn Brechtel and grandmother of 4 and great grandmother of 7. Rouge, LA, 70816 (telephone 225-756-2222), or 2005 at the age of 23. She was born in New Or- of Ronald G. Baptiste, Jr.; Michael A. Baptiste, her husband Warren of Covington. She is also Relatives and friends are invited to attend Alice’s to St. John Lutheran Church, 3937 Canal St, New leans, Louisiana. She graduated from Holy Name of Gretna, LA. Relatives and friends of the family Sr.; Kirk Baptiste, Sr.; Troy Delaney, Leon (Ben- survived by her six loving grandchildren, Cody, life celebration on Saturday, October 8, 2005 Orleans, are appreciated. Visitation on Saturday, of Jesus and Ursuline Academy. She was a Pa- are invited to attend the services from Davis Mor- ny) Delaney, Jr., Charmine Delaney and Denise Joshua, Dorie, Abby, and Molly Diblin, Alison from 8:00 am - 10:30 am at Spencer T. Videon October 8, 2005 beginning at 9:00 am, followed rishioner of St. Martha’s Catholic Church. While tuary, 6820 W. B. Expressway, Marrero, LA. on Delaney Cousin. Father-in-law of Kim Baptiste, Cupit, and great-granddaughter Cassidy. She is of Drexel Hill Garrett Road at Shadeland Av- by services at 12:00 Noon, at Tharp-Sontheimer- attending high school and college she was a Wednesday, October 5, 2005 at 10:00AM> Pas- Yolanda Baptiste, Leah Baptiste and Ronald preceded in death by her parents and grandpar- enue, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at Tharp Funeral Home, 1600 N. counselor at Camp Challenge for Kids with Can- Cousin, Sr. Brother of the late Henry Baptiste, tor Sterling Mealancon - Ofﬁciating (No Wake) ents, Alice & Joseph Stelljes. Donations to O.L.D. 11:00 am at St. Andrew the Apostle Church 3500 cer and recently volunteered for the Red Cross Merlin Baptiste, Venon Baptiste, Harold Bap- Visitation from 8:30A.M. until service time at the tiste, Yvonne Baptiste, Joycelyn Jack, Armide P. Church hurricane relief fund or any cancer fund School Lane, Drexel Hill, PA. Interment Saints LESLIE Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort. Survivors include are encouraged. Peter & Paul Cemetery. In lieu of ﬂowers, memo- Austin James Leslie, a resident of New Orleans, her parents Charles Barry Ogden and Jane T. Og- above named Parlor. Interment: Restlawn Cem- Baptiste. Survived by 13 grandchildren and 6 rial contributions may be sent to the Hurricane Louisiana, died Wednesday, September 29, 2005 den of Gretna, Louisiana; a grandmother Shirley etery - Avondale, LA. Arrangements by: David great grandchildren. Also survived by numerous DILEO Katrina Relief Fund C/O American Red Cross at the Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia. S. Triay of New Orleans; many aunts, uncles and Motuary Service. nieces and nephews. He was a life long resident Ruth LaCroix DiLeo, a resident of Metairie, for 56 Southeastern PA Chapter 23rd and Chestnut Mr. Leslie was born in Orleans Parish on July 2, cousins. Visitation will be Wednesday night Oc- of New Orleans. Relatives and friends are invited years, died on September 24, 2005 after evacu- to attend the funeral mass at St. Margaret Mary Streets Phila., PA 19104. 1934 to the late Ruby DeJean Leslie Johnson, tober 5, 2005 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Mothe WORRELL ating for Hurricane Katrina to Arcadia, Louisiana. and the late Glenn W. Leslie. Mr. Leslie was an Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expressway, Har- Roy Alan Worrell, 78, a courageous man, passed Church, at 1050 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA on Fri- She was 84 years young. Mrs. DiLeo was born JOHNSON U.S. Army Veteran. Mr. Leslie began his cooking vey, Louisiana. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am on day, October 7, 2005 at 10:15 am. All Visitations in Ft. Worth Texas and came to New Orleans in Harry James Johnson, Sr. Departed this life at away on September 29, 2005. He was the career at the legendary Portia’s Restaurant on Thursday, October 6, 2005 and mass will be held will begin at the church at 9:30 am. Interment to 1940 to attend Charity Hospital School of Nurs- West Jefferson Medical Center on Thursday, youngest of four sons, born March 21, 1927 in South Rampart Street in New Orleans. Mr. Leslie at 11:00 am at Mothe Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements ing. Ruth worked at Touro Inﬁrmary for 42 years, September 29, 2005 at the age of 59. Beloved Pensacola, Oklahoma to Roy Arthur Worrell and then spent four and a half years at D.H. Holmes’ follow at Hope Mausoleum, 4841 Canal Street, by Honaker Funeral Home, Inc., Slidell, LA. being one of the ﬁrst nurses to open the ICU and husband Colleen Winder Johnson. Adoring fa- Helen Elaine Wagner. Roy was a proud US Army restaurant as an assistant chef in New Orleans. New Orleans. taught with the Inservice Department for many ther of Chrysan, Harry, Jr., Cesha, Keely, Darren, Mr. Leslie began assisting his aunt, restaurateur Veteran of WWII and graduated from the Univer- BECKMAN years, orienting and training new nurses. Ruth Damon, Tiffany (Glenn, Jr.) Davidson, Christo- Helen Pollock in 1964 at Chez Helene Restau- PIENO Thomas John “T.J.” Beckman, on Saturday, Oc- sity of Oklahoma in 1951 with a BS degree in Ge- continued her education, receiving a Bachelor of pher and Christiana Johnson. Grandfather of rant in New Orleans. In 1975, Helen Pollock re- Laura Rotolo Pieno of Marrero, LA on Thursday, ology. Most of his professional career was with tober 1, 2005 at 2:10 PM. Husband of the late Science in Nursing from Holy Cross College. She Wayne, Cameron, Michael, Darren, Jr, Taylor, tired and turned the reigns over to Mr. Leslie. For September 29, 2005 at 10:00 am. Beloved wife Thelma Glindmeyer Beckman. Brother of Mary Gulf Oil Corp., starting as a geologist in Tulsa had many friends with the Lures & Liars Sports- Tyler, Glenn, III, Trina and Angel. Son of Oscar thirty years, “Chef Leslie” made his name as a of Anthony (Tony) Pieno; Mother of Toni Pieno Eilen Allo, Thelma Buford and the late William and earning positions of increasing responsibility men’s Club. For decades, Ruth was very active (Gayle) Johnson and Laura (Eugene) West. Broth- renowned chef both nationally and internationally Besse; Mother-in-Law of Robert Besse; Sister of Joseph Beckman. Son of the late William and until he retired as a General Manager of Explo- at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School and er of Ronald Johnson, Myrna (Henry) Bennett, Iris at Chez Helene Restaurant. In 1995, after thirty the late Rosalie Talamo, Virginia Rudolph, Gen- Bertha Esler Beckman. Uncle of Tommy Allo, Jr., Church, including serving as a Eucharistic Min- White, Sheila Johnson and Lintrell Clements, and years of Creole soul food cooking at Chez He- evieve Castellano, Anna Licciardi, Guy (Tony) ration in Houston, and later in New Orleans. His Billy Buford, Larry Buford, Jerry Buford, and the ister for many years. Ruth also enjoyed being an the late Sidney Johnson. Son-in-law of Jimmy lene, he brought his distinctive style to several Rotolo, Anthony Rotolo, and Sam Rotolo; Daugh- career involved making ﬁfteen “furniture moves” late Ronnie Allo. Brother-in-law of Deanna Glind- active member of the Legion of Mary at St. Cath- and Mary Howard. Brother-in-law of James (Sal- restaurants including: N’awlinsin Denmark, and ter of the late Joseph Rotolo and Marie Grace to most of the oil producing states, plus ﬁve brief meyer. Mr. Beckman was a U.S. Army Veteran erine’s, through the years. Ruth was the beloved ly) Howard. Also survived by a host of Aunts, Un- Jacques-Imos and Pampy’s in New Orleans. Mr. Gibina Rotolo; Grandmother of Laura B. Rudi- foreign assignments. He was proud of Gulf Oil and retired from American Can Company where wife of Dr. Carlo A. DiLeo; the adored mother of cles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Other Relatives Leslie served as a chef consultant to numerous ger, Rachel Simons, and Nathan Besse; Great- he worked for 20 years. Age 73 years. A native Company and enjoyed the many friends in the Carol D. Benit, Trudy, Charles and Stephen DiLeo and Friends. A native of New Orleans, LA. and a other Creole soul food restaurants. Mr. Leslie’s Grandmother of Matthew Drachenberg, Patrick of New Orleans and a resident of Metairie for 40 industry and the neighbors in the various places and the late Christopher DiLeo; mother-in-law of resident of Harvey, LA. for the past 25 years. Rel- cooking has recieved worldwide critical acclaim Rudiger, Thomas Rudiger, Joseph Simons, and years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend where he lived, worked, and visited. Mr. Worrell Thomas Benit, Christopher Shaw, Cassandra atives and friends also priest and parishioners of from several sources. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Simons. Mrs. Pieno was the recipient the Funeral Mass at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Miele DiLeo, Janet Wall DiLeo and the late Lillie St. John the Bosco Catholic Church., St. Joseph Victoria Stuart Leslie; on daughter, Tracey Les- of SJW Senior Citizen of the Year Award. Rela- is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Gloria 4747 Veterans Blvd., near Clearview Parkway, Rome DiLeo; daughter of the late Gertrude Hen- the Worker Catholic Church and all neighboring lie Quinn; three stepsons, Gerald Emelle, Gary tives and friends of the family also Parishoners Marie Walbert; three sons, Alan Andrew Worrell on Friday, October 7, 2005 at 12:00 PM. Visita- ton Lofton and Adolphus Charles LaCroix; sister churches. He was the owner and agent of C & Emelle, and Felix Rainey; two stepdaughters, of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, SJW and his wife Phyllis of Crosby, TX, Roger Whit- tion will begin at 9:30 AM. Temporary interment of Milton LaCroix, Gertrude Wood and the late H Bail Bonds Agency and Johnson Consulting Shannon and Tanya Rainey; one son-in-law, Senior Citizens, Continental Can Company Plant at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens in Covington LA. ney Worrell and his wife, Tammi of Jackson, MS, Maxine Johnston, Ralph LaCroix and Adolphus Service, Founding Member of African American Jonathan Quinn, Sr.; one daughter-in-law, Maria #37, Sanbell Supply Company Friends of JTCT Final resting place will be in Lake Lawn Park and Royce Matthew Worrell and his wife, Misty C. LaCroix, Jr. She is also survived by 10 grand- Voters League, Past Recording Secretary of Hebert, and ten grandchildren, Jontrell, Jada, and OWTC, Scando’s Beauty Salon, and West- Mausoleum. of Humble, TX; eleven grandchildren; four great children and 2 great-grandchildren and many International Longshoreman Association, For- and Jonathan Quinn, Jr., Tegist Emelle, Ariane, side Street Rod Assoc. are inveted to attend the nieces and nephews. The family invites friends mer owner of Harry James Solon, Chapter One Darielle, Daizhan, and Felix Rainey, Elodia and Funeral Mass at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic grandchildren; brother, James Manning Worrell BODE and relatives to visit at the Metairie Funeral Home Restaurant, Johnson Seafood Restaurant and Church, Marrero, LA on Monday October 3, 2005 and his wife, Elaine of Kansas City, MO; and a Gerald “Jerry” R. Bode at Maison DeVille Nursing Martin Blanco, III. Two great-grandchildren, Home, Harvey, LA on Tuesday, October 4, 2005 of L.A. Muhleisen and Son, 2929 Metairie Road Captain of a few good friends Karnival Krewe. Jontrell, Quentin Perkins and Telika Blanco. He at 12 Noon. Interment in Westlawn Cemetery, large extended family. A private family service at 10:06 A.M. Beloved father of Kristi Bode Ruf- on Friday, October 7, 2005 from 6:00 PM until Are invited to attend the mass of Christian Burial is also survived by one sister, Glenna Leslie Bur- Gretna, LA. Visitation on Monday, October 3, was held October 2, 2005 in Humble, TX, ofﬁci- ﬁna, father-in-law of Luke Vincent Rufﬁna, former 9:00 PM. Visitations are also welcome on Satur- from St. John the Bosco Catholic Church, 2114 gess and brother-in-law Albert Burgess; several 2005 from 9:00 am until 12 Noon at St. Joseph ated by Dr. Tom Duff Fritts of Deerbrook Baptist husband of Pate Bode. Brother of Albert Bode, day, October 8, 2005 from 9:00 AM until 10:30 Oakmere Dr, Harvey, LA. on Thursday, October nieces and nephews, and a host of other rela- the Worker Catholic Church in Marrero, LA. Infor- AM at the funeral home followed by a Funeral 6, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. (No Wake) Visitation from tives and friends. He was preceded in death by mation 504-341-6421. Church. “Friendly Roy” wanted his body donated Jr., Rosie Rome and the late Raymond Bode, to LifeGift of Houston, TX and to BioGift of Port- Leah Lea, and Eldoris Bode. Brother-in-law of Mass at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 9:00 A.M. until service time. Interment: Westlawn sister Bernadine Leslie Nailer. Funeral services Cathrine Bode. Age 73 years. A native of New 105 Bonnabel Blvd. at 11:00 AM. Temporary Cemetery - Gretna, LA. arrangements by Davis will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2005 PITRE land, OR, because his spirit was already with interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Gar- Mortuary Service. at First Congregational U.C.C. 105 Courtland James Calvin Pitre, age 78, on Tuesday, Octo- God Almighty above. Interment will be at a later Orleans, LA and resident of Metairie, LA for the dens, 11316 River Road, St. Rose, Louisiana, Street, N.E., where the viewing of the remains ber 4. Husband of Gennie LeBlanc. Father of date at the Houston Veterans National Cemetery. past 45 years. Relatives, friends, and members of IBEW Union Local #130 are invited to attend with ﬁnal interment in Lake Lawn JONES will lie in state two hours prior to funeral time. Cindy Weaver, Cathy Horton & her husband Jo- In desired, Roy asked that you send memorial Emma Harris Jones on Sunday October 2, 2005 Murray Brothers funeral home in Atlanta, Georgia seph. Son of the late Marshall Pitre and Bridget the funeral service from the Metairie Home of LA- contributions to the charity of your choice. MANA-PANNO-FALLO, 1717 Veterans Memorial DOMINO at West Jefferson Medical Center. Wife of David is in charge of arrangements. Brignac. Brother of Norwood Pitre, Lessie “lee” Adrin C. Domino departed this life at West Jef- Jones. Mother of Andrea, Denise, Ronald and Da- Tipton, Delores A. Kostick, and Donna R. Haas. Blvd., corner of Bonnabel Blvd. on Friday, Octo- ferson Medical on Sunday, August 28, 2005 at vid Jones Jr., Leo Byrd, Vivian Taylor, Rose Har- LEWIS Grandfather of Matthew Weaver and Caitlyn & WRIGHT ber 7, 2005 at 2:00 PM followed by interment in Marcelle Jacobs Wright, a retired registered 9:09 A.M. at the age of 30. Father of Troyonna rison, James Mitchell and the late Lillian Meade. James Jackie Lewis III, age 29, on Monday, Oc- Ashlyn Horton. He was a native of Ville Platte, Garden of Memories Cemetery, Metairie LA. Visi- nurse, died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in and Toye Domino. Son of Jewell P. Domino Also by a host of brothers, sisters, grandchildren, tober 3. Son of James J. Lewis, Jr. and Cindy LA and a resident of Kenner, LA for the past 31 tation on Friday, October 7, 2005 from 11:00 AM Hampton and the late Andre A. Domino. Step- great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Haan. Brother of Shannon and Charlene Lewis. years. The relatives and friends of the family are Lafayette, LA on Monday, October 3, 2005 at until funeral time. Information, 831-9901. Sign son of David Hampton, Jr. Grandson of Antoine Relatives and friends of the family are invited to Grandson of Michelle Haan, Mel & Virginia Haan invited to attend the Funeral Mass from Leitz-Ea- 12:10 PM. She was 86. Mrs Wright was a na- on-line guest book at www.legacy.com and Rosemary Domino and the late Matthew and attend Funeral Services on Friday, October 7, and Barbara Lewis. Great-grandson of Sarah gan Funeral Home Chapel, 4747 Veterans Blvd., tive and lifelong resident of New Orleans. She BROWN Serena Peterson. Brother of Andre A. Domino, 2005 at 11:00 AM at Murray Henderson Funeral Caldwell. Uncle of Taylor Simon and Julian Ro- near Clearview, on Thursday, October 6, 2005 at graduated from Charity Hospital School of Nurs- Geraldine Bernadette Johnson Brown passed Jr., Kendra and Karla Hampton. Uncle Andre Home 1209 Teche Street Algiers, LA. Visitation driguez. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, 2:00 PM. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until A. Collins. Brother-in-law of Vanessa Domino. will begin at 9:00 AM. Interment in McDonghville and cousins. He was a native of Seneca, SC time of service. ing. She join the U.S. Navy, achieved the rank of away on September 27, 2005 in Natchitoches, Lieutenant, and during WWII served as a Navy Louisiana. She will be remembered as a devoted Companion of Charnell Audrict, Also survived by Cemetery Gretna, LA. and a resident of New Orleans, LA for the past mother, grandmother, and a committed follower a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, other Relatives 24 years. The relatives and friends of the fam- RIVERS nurse in the South Paciﬁc. In 1981, she retired of Jesus Christ. Born on September 24, 1928, and Friends. A native of New Orleans, LA. and a LABELLA ily and invited to attend the Funeral Service from Flora Leona Rivers Died On Thursday, Septem- from the V.A. Hospital after 20 years of nursing resident of Marrero, LA. Relatives and friends of Mrs. Erminie Abbott Savois Labella on Satur- Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home Chapel, 4747 Veter- ber 29, 2005 At Platte County Memorial Hospital service. She was the wife (for over 60 years) of she was a life long resident of Algiers. She was the family also Pastors, Ofﬁcers, and members day, September 24, 2005. Beloved wife of the ans Blvd., near Clearview, on Friday, October In Wheatland, Wyoming. Beloved Wife Of The the late Col. Joseph D. Wright, USAF (ret); the a retired sales associate for Maison Blanche De- of St. Peter M.B.C. and neighboring churches are late Anthony LaBella and of the late Roland 7, 2005 at 4:00 PM. Visitation will be from 2:00 Late Opal David “O.D.” Rivers. Mother Of Judith partment Stores and a member of Mount Pilgrim mother of Joseph D. Wright, Jr.; Sister of Yvonne invited to attend the funeral service. Davis Mor- Savois by ﬁrst marriage. Mother of Joy Savois PM until time of service. In lieu of ﬂowers, the F. Huffaker Of Wheatland, WY, David A. Rivers Of 4th Baptist Church. Daughter of the late Oscar J. MacDonald, Clare and Henry Jacobs and the tuary Service, 6820 Westbank Expressway, Mar- Ledet and stepmother of Joseph Labella. Sister family has requested donations sent to Odys- Jasper, AL, Brenda K. Rausin Of Sicily Island, LA, Johnson and Beatrice Black Johnson. Beloved late Lily Lightel, Alma Jacobs, Leona Schwab, rero, LA. on Friday, October 7, 2005 at 11:00A.M. of the late Austin, Irvin and Charles Abbott and sey House, LA, Inc. 235 Grandpre St. #4, Baton John W. Rivers And Tommy R. Rivers, Both Of wife of the late Bernie A. Brown, Sr. Mother of Rev. Alex J. Robertson III Ofﬁciating (No Wake) Doralee Voelker, Marguarite Wingerter and Ab- Rouge, LA 70802. Belle Chasse, LA. Sister Of Ora Othell Jackson Of Ruth Johnson, Bertha Ringhiser, Alice Hoffman Denise B. Barbarin, Janet L. Brown, Bernie A. Visitation from 8:30A.M. until service time at the bigail Heider. Mother-in-law of Charles J. Ledet, Osceola, IN, Lee Albert Donaldson Of Talladega, and Louise Doria; and grandmother of Joseph Brown Jr., and Courtney B. Bagneris. Sister of Shirley J. Coleman, the late Florence J. Hamp- above nam es Parlor. interment: Woodlawn Cem- Sr. Also survived by her grandchildren: Charles MANIS AL, Ronald E. Donaldson Of Hueytown, AL And D. Wright, III. Relatives and friends of the family etery, Westwego, LA. Arrangements by Davis Ledet, Jr., Monique M. Ledet, Patrice A Mayberry; Michael Don Manis, Jr. on Monday, October 3, Harland E. Donaldson Of Montgomery, AL. Also tion, and Oscar J. Johnson, Jr. Mother-in-law are invited to attend the funeral. A Funeral Mass Mortuary Service. Great-Grandchildren, Charles III, Kristyle, Austin 2005. Father of Bryce Michael Manis and Madi- Survived By 11 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grand- of Vaughn Barbarin, Sr., and Cedric Bagneris. will be celebrated in the chapel of L.A. Muhleisen and Caitlyn Ledet, Collin J. Mayberry and Anna son Michelle Manis. Son of Eva Dwyer and the children, Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Sister-In- Grandmother of Vaughn Barbarin, Jr., Kristen and Son, 2607 Williams Blvd. on Friday, October Barbarin Porter, Bailey and Blake Bagneris. DROUANT M. Labella; and great-great-grandchild Brianna late Michael D. Manis, Sr. Stepson of Andrew P. Laws And Friends Too Numerous To Count. She Cecilia R. Drouant, of Slidell, LA on Saturday, Ledet. Age 92 years. A native of New Orleans, Dwyer. Brother of Micki M. Dean and husband, Was Preceded In Death By Her Parents, William 7, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. Interment in Port Hudson Great-grandmother of Myron J. III and Myles J. October 1, 2005, at her residence. Beloved wife LA and a resident of St. Tammany Parish, LA for Keith J. Dean, Jr. Companion of Tonya Plaisance. Oather Donaldson And Bessie (Hannah) Donald- National Cemetery. Visitation from 9:00 A.M. until Porter, and Conner R. Barbarin. Devoted niece of Paul B. Drouant, Jr. Mother of one son Paul the past 12 years. A Funeral Mass was held in Maternal Grandson of Clara Menchaca and the son And Five Siblings. Age 87 Years. A Native 11:00 A.M. on Friday. Death Notices appearing in The Times-Picayune today also appear on nola.com for 30 days. Express your condolences by signing a guest book on nola.com/obits To place a death notice in The Times-Picayune, please call 866-420-3227 toll free or send an e-mail to tpdeathnotices@classiﬁedsplus.net . ..
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