Obituaries for Feb. 24
Arceneaux, Dominick Wesley
He was a native Gonzales and died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009. He was 3 years old and a resident of Arkansas for two months. Visitation will be at Victory Baptist Church, Hwy. 278, Camden, Ark., Tuesday from 10 a.m. until religious service at noon. Burial in the church cemetery.
Cornish, Donald Ray
A security guard and a resident of Darrow, he died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. He was 57 and a native of New Orleans. Interment in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Darrow.
Hebert, Russel Joseph
He was 87 and a resident of St. Amant. He passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009 in the Hospice Butterfly Wing. He retired from Hebert Steel after 25 years. Burial in Greenoaks Memorial Park.
Hotard, Joseph Louis
A native of Union and a resident of St. Amant, he died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, at age 79. Interment in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Convent. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and retired from Ormet Chemical.
Lambert, Adam Valmond “Tee Nok”
A retired operator/engineer with Local 406 and a resident of Maurepas, he died at 7:21 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales. He was 73 and a native of Sorrento. Interment in Hope Haven Cemetery in Gonzales. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking and Friday night boxing.
LeBlanc, Vivian “Aunt T”
A resident of Gonzales, Vivian died Thursday Feb. 19, 2009 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Medical Center of Midlothian, Va. She was 90 years old. Visiting will be at St. Mark Catholic Church, 42021 Hwy 621, Gonzales, Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. till Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. The service will be conducted by Ft. Joel LaBauve. Interment will be at Hope Haven Cemetery, Gonzales. Vivian is survived by one daughter, Monica LeBlanc of Blackstone, Va; one son, A.C. LeBlanc Jr.; four grandchildren, Mark LeBlanc, Elizabeth Dufresne and Dennis Dufresne Sr. of Blackstone, Va. and Michael Dufresne of Donaldsonville; three great grandchildren, Britany Dufresne of Denham Springs, Stephen Dufresne of Donaldsonville and Dennis Dufresne Jr. of Blackstone ,Va. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, A.C. LeBlanc Sr.; her parents, F.O. and Elizabeth LeBlanc; two sisters, Tootsie Tanner and Ida Loicano; and one brother, J.E. LeBlanc. Arrangements were made by Ascension Funeral Home 426 West New River Rd. Gonzales.
Ourso Sr., Meredith Noel “Bullie”
A sugar-cane farmer and cattleman for 64 years, he owned M.N. Ourso Farms and Triple “M”?Farms. A native and resident of Brusly McCall, he died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was 84. Visiting at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Tuesday from 8 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Entombment in the church mausoleum. He was a lifelong supporter of the Ascension Parish 4H Club, inducted in to the Louisiana 4H Hall of fame, 40 years of service to FSA and a past president and member of the Ascension Parish Farm Bureau.
Williams, Lotieronon Bringier “Tee”
A resident of Donaldsonville, she died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City. She was 36 and a native of Hillaryville. Interment in the Christian Assembly Church Cemetery.