Obituaries for September 4

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Babin, Gilbert J. “Tom”

He was 78 and died Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born July 8, 1931 and was a longtime resident of St. Amant. He was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran. He was also retired from Vulcan Chemicals and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Visitation at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Amant, on Friday, Sept. 4, from 8:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m.

Bergeron, Joseph Floyd

A resident of Prairieville, he died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009. Arrangements pending at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 22-925-5331.

Breaux, Robyn Stevens

A business manager for Tattoos by Dody and a resident of Biloxi, Miss., she died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, in Ocean Springs, Miss. She was 45 and a native of Baton Rouge. Burial in Stevens Family Cemetery, Gonzales.

Brown, Leonard A.

A native of Prairieville and resident of Baton Rouge, he died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City. He was a deacon of New St. John Baptist Church. He was 81 and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park.

Cantu Jr., Joseph

He was 81 and was a native of Mibterrey, Mexico. He died Sept. 1, 2009 at his home in Gonzales. Arrangements are pending at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales.

Ealy, Charles James

A resident of Port Vincent, he died at 1 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City. He was 89 and a native of Galvez. Interment in Mount Erie Cemetery, Port Vincent.

Francis, Ruby L.

A homemaker and a resident of Donaldsonville, she died at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Napoleonville. She was 90 and a native of Welcome. Interment will be in Ascension Catholic Cemetery.

Kernan, Emily Andermann

A resident of Gonzales, she died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009 at the Carpenter House in Baton Rouge. She was born Sept. 18, 1919 in Convent. A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 4, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, in Gonzales. Visitation begins at 8:30 a.m. till a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Landry, Audrey Courtade

A resident of Prairieville, she died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at her home. She was 91 and a native of Garyville. Arrangements by Rabenhorst Funeral Home.

LeBlanc, Ruby Marie

She was 84 and a lifelong resident of Sorrento. She died Monday, Aug. 31, 2009.  Entombment in Hope Haven Mausoleum, Gonzales. She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church, St. Anne's Altar Society and Catholic Daughters.