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Obituaries from August 9, 2012

Obituaries from August 9, 2012

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Chief Warrant Officer 4 Garry Michael Ortner, U.S.C.G., retired, of Slidell, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. He was 65 years old. He was the husband of Toni Baur Ortner; father of Michelle

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Obituaries from August 2, 2012

Obituaries from August 2, 2012

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John Louis Thurber ll, of Slidell, passed away on Monday, July 23, 2012, with his family holding his hands. He was 68 years old. He was husband for 45 years to Caren Carrego Thurber;

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Obituaries from July 26, 2012

Obituaries from July 26, 2012

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Herman J. “Jerry” Byrnes, of Slidell, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at his home due to a battle with cancer. He was 80 years old. He was the husband of Judy Courtney

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Will you have regrets in the way you lived?

Will you have regrets in the way you lived?

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Father time marches on, does it not? My older brother, Larry, just had a birthday yesterday. He turned 60 on July 18. Wow, it’s mighty hard not to reflect a little bit myself since

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Obituaries from July 19, 2012

Obituaries from July 19, 2012

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Joseph J. Landry Sr., of Pearl River, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at his home in Pearl River. He was 78 years old. He was the husband of Aurelia Cavalier Landry for

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‘New’ City Council acting just like the old one

‘New’ City Council acting just like the old one

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It was two years ago when Slidell voters put a new group of leaders into office to make decisions for our community. Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan was elected in July, 2010, along with a

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Obituaries from July 12, 2012

Obituaries from July 12, 2012

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Harold “Butch” Joffrion Jr., of Slidell, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Ochsner Northshore Medical Center. He was 68 years old. He was the husband of the late Francis R. Joffrion; companion

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Obituaries from July 5, 2012

Obituaries from July 5, 2012

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Carlisle “Papa Goose” Frederick Bryant, of Slidell, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012. He was 86 years old. He was the father of the late Suzanne Marie Bryant; brother of Iris Castles, George

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Obituaries from June 21, 2012

Obituaries from June 21, 2012

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Earline Calkins Arender, of Slidell, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012. She was 87 years old. She was the wife of the late Barney C. Arender; mother of Jim Arender, Eric Arender and

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Obituaries from June 21, 2012

Obituaries from June 21, 2012

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Charles G. ‘Chuck’ Finch Sr., of Lacombe, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2012. He was 85 years old. He was the husband for 47-and-a-half years of Nancy Finch; and father of Chuck Finch

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Obituaries from June 14, 2012

Obituaries from June 14, 2012

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Isiah Marvin Tate, of Slidell, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. He was 21 years old. He was the son of the late Patricia Tate; grandson of the late Gussie Lee and Mary

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Obituaries from June 7, 2012

Obituaries from June 7, 2012

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Shirley Risey Oswald, of Slidell, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. She was 79 years old. She was the wife of the late Frederick Rudolph Oswald Sr.; mother of Constance Abney, Karen Travis

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Obituaries from May 31, 2012

Obituaries from May 31, 2012

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Elise “Mickey” Melancon Abney, of Slidell, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. She was a native of Paulina, La., a former resident of New Orleans

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Obituaries from May 24, 2012

Obituaries from May 24, 2012

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Christine Marie Curran Blue passed away Thursday, May 19, 2012, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in San Diego, Calif. on October 18, 1957, to the late William Arthur Curran and

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Obituaries from May 17, 2012

Obituaries from May 17, 2012

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Ronald “Fuzzy”?Gilmore Sr., a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish, and a resident of Pearl River for the past six years, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2012. He was 73 years old. He

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Obituaries from May 10, 2012

Obituaries from May 10, 2012

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Charley “Chuck” Marcussen passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012. He was 92 years old. Marcussen was the retired Director of Marketing at the Outboard Marine Corporation Stern Drive Division. He was born in

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Obituaries from May 3, 2012

Obituaries from May 3, 2012

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Vince “Vinny” L. Davis, of Slidell, passed away after a courageous battle against cancer on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Slidell Memorial Hospital. He was 34 years old. He was the husband of Deborah

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Obituaries from April 26, 2012

Obituaries from April 26, 2012

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Cecelia Louise Minnick Drennan, of Slidell, passed away on Monday morning after an inspiring and courageous battle with breast cancer. She was 64 years old. She was the beloved wife for 43 years to

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Obituaries from April 19, 2012

Obituaries from April 19, 2012

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Francis J. “Frank” Hallal, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at Greenbrier Nursing Home in Slidell. He was 82 years old. Hallal was a native of New Orleans, longtime resident of St. Bernard

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Obituaries from April 12, 2012

Obituaries from April 12, 2012

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Lisa Powers passed away on Friday, March 30, 2012, after a brief illness. She was 49 years old. She was the daughter of George and Saundra Powers; sister of Lolita Guyllette and William C.

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