Obituaries for January 5

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Bahry, Hattie LeBlanc

A resident of Donaldsonville and a retired manager of Bahry’s Department Store in Donaldsonville, she passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, at home. She was born June 26, 1919, in Napoleonville. Christian Burial at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church, Donaldsonville.

Belanger, Bryant Joseph

He died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009. Interment in Hope Haven Cemetery on La. 30 in Gonzales.

Dawson, Carrie V.

A resident of Prairieville, she died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010. Arrangements are pending with Greenoaks Funeral Home.

Denham, Shirley Mae Dupuy

She was a resident of Prairieville, born in French Settlement, and died at 3:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at her home. She was 78. She was retired after years in retail.

Dwyer, Lovely Ann Navarre Weber

A resident of Plaquemine and a native of Donaldsonville, she died at 10:45 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, at her home. She was 54. Interment in Grace Memorial Park.

Ferguson Jr., Tommy Wren

He passed away Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales. Interment in French Settlement Baptist Church Cemetery, 16735 La. 16, French Settlement.

Guitrau, Esta D. “MawMaw Pete”

She was born April 5, 1906, in French Settlement and died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in Gonzales, at age 103. Burial in Port Vincent Community Cemetery.

Ovide, Cleveland

A retired farmer, construction worker, gardener and cattle rancher, he died at 2:14 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, at The D'Ville House in Donaldsonville. He was 95 and a native of Modeste. Interment in the New Mount Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Modeste.

Pagan, Krystyna Leigh

She passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, in Baton Rouge. She was 24 and a resident of Gonzales. Interment in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Galvez.

Plaisance, James Todd “Rat”

A native and resident of Donaldsonville, he passed away at home  Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010. He was 50. Visiting at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Smoke Bend, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, from 8 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. Interment in St. Francis Cemetery.

Reine, Robert Michael “Robby”

He was born on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, and passed away Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009. Interment in Oak Lane Memorial Park, Prairieville.

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