LOCAL

Obituaries

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Cashio, Audry Chaney LeBlanc

She passed away on July 10, 2015. She was a native of Baton Rouge who lived in Sunshine for a number of years, and made Prairieville her final home. She was 79. Interment in St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church Cemetery.

Bourque, Elma Mae

She was a native and resident of Gonzales who passed away on July 9, 2015 at The Carpenter House. She was a self-employed seamstress. Interment in Cornerview Cemetery, Gonzales.

Broussard, Willis John

He passed away at his Prairieville home on July 7, 2015. He was 81. He was a native of Milton and a 4th degree Knight of Columbus. Interment in Oak Lane Memorial Park.

Delaune, Paul Gerard

He passed away on July 7, 2015, at age 62. He was a native of Marrero and Bayou Gauche and was a recent resident of Prairieville. He retired from LA DOTD where he worked for more than 37 years. Interment in St. Charles Cemetery, Luling.

Hernandez, Sr., Warren Joseph

He passed away on July 12, 2015 at his residence. He was 77. He was retired from Local 33 where he worked as a longshoreman. Burial in Ascension Catholic Church Mausoleum.

Lewis, Thelma D.

He passed away on July 2, 2015, at Plaquemine Manor Nursing Home in Plaquemine. She was 91, a native of Plattenville and resident of Donaldsonville. Burial in Wesley United Methodist Church cemetery.

Liotta, Peter J.

He passed away on July 12, 2015 at the age of 79. Burial in Oak Lane Memorial Park, Prairieville.

Martin, Christopher Lee "Booter"

A resident and native of Prairieville, the 7th grade Central Middle School student passed away on July 3, 2015 at age 14. Visitation followed by a memorial service was held at Gonzales Church of Christ, Gonzales, on July 10.

Michel, Marlyn M. (Norwood)

A native of Ascension Parish and resident of Prairieville, she passed away on July 8, 2015, at 11:50 p.m. from natural causes at St. Joseph Hospice Carpenter House, Baton Rouge. She was 88. Burial in Carpenter's Chapel Cemetery.

Oubre, Mary Alice Scioneaux

A native of New Orleans and resident of Donaldsonville, she passed away on July 6, 2015, at age of 84.Interment of ashes in the Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church mausoleum.

Willis, Charles Leon "Paw Paw Charlie"

He passed away on July 5, 2015. He was born 1930 and raised in Brownsville, Texas. He was in the US Air Force and then worked in Kotzebue, Alaska for the US Weather Bureau until 1954. He worked for Amoco until 1956. A job opportunity with BASF Wyandotte Chemical Co. led him to Gonzales. After retiring from BASF in 1986, he co-founder and ran Willis Country School, an early learning center and day-care. Visitation followed by a memorial service was held July 10 at Ourso Funeral Home in Gonzales.

Waggenspack, Marie Louise

She passed away on July 8, 2015. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Prairieville and Knights of Columbus 8342 Ladies Auxiliary. Interment in Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge.

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