New Orleans, LA Obituaries


Timothy James Armond Sr., 68, a native of Morgan City and resident of Stephensville, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at the University Medical Center in New Orleans. He is survived by his wife, Glinda Hartman Armond; two sons, Ronald Armond of Morgan City and Timothy Armond Jr. of Baton Rouge; a daughter, Kirbi Armond of Baton Rouge; five siblings, Terry Armond of Stephensville, Michael Armond of Georgia, Shawn Stringer of Morgan City, Michelle Jackson of Amelia and Barbara Chittenden of Lafayette; three grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.
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Dorothy Melba Johnson Knotts

Ms. Knotts, of Carriere, Mississippi, passed away on Friday, October 16th at Park Provence in Slidell, La. She was 94. Family and friends are invited to attend the graveside memorial service on Friday, October 22, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at Memorial Gardens Cemetery for Mrs. Dorothy Melba Knotts. Arrangements are...
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Edgar Leon Cretin, Jr.

Edgar Leon Cretin, Jr. passed away on October 18, 2021 at his home in Covington, LA. He was born on November 13, 1949 in New Orleans, LA to the late Edgar Leon Cretin and Ruby Louise Blum Cretin. Eddie was the beloved husband of Freda Nethery Cretin for 34 years....
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Erin Michelle Collie

Erin Michelle Collie went to her eternal home on October 6, 2021. She was 39 years old. She was born on June 14, 1982 in New Orleans, LA to Linda Fortner Collie and David M. Collie. Erin was the loving mother of Jesse Cordel Robinson, who considers her to be...

John Daniel O’Brien, II

John Daniel O’Brien, II passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021 in Covington, LA. He was born on June 25, 1949 in New Orleans, LA to the late John Daniel O’Brien and AnnaMae Smith O’Brien. John was the beloved husband of Rosalind Bealer O’Brien for 51 years. He was the...

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Ribando

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Ribando, of Tickfaw, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the age of 86. He was born on Friday, March 8, 1935, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of the late Tony and Rosalie Arnone Ribando. Joe is survived by his wife of 63 years,...

Patsy Ann Fitzpatrick

Patsy Ann Fitzpatrick quietly passed on Saturday, September 25, 2021, in Covington, LA. She was born on May 6, 1936, in New Orleans, LA to Adam Sylvester and Nellie Eckert Boudreaux. Patsy was married to John Joseph Fitzpatrick II for 43 years, who preceded her in death on April 1, 2001.

Barbara Laborde Talamo

Barbara (Bobbie) Mae LaBorde Talamo passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at the age of 79. She was surrounded by her husband, daughter and family at her daughter's home in Asheville, North Carolina. Bobbie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and grew up in Marksville, Louisiana. At the age of 17, she moved back to New Orleans to work at the Times-Picayune. She met Charles, her husband and the love of her life, at a "Backwards Dance," and they were married at Immaculate Conception Church in Marrero on January 25, 1964. Their marriage has been an inspiration to family and friends for 57 years. Bobbie and Charles lived in Crown Point for the past 42 years in a home that they built together. She is predeceased by her parents Eddie Paul LaBorde and Ollie Mae Brouillette LaBorde, her sister Patricia LaBorde Medine and her brother Wayne Michael LaBorde. Bobbie was a wonderful wife and mother and is survived by her devoted husband, Charles Harold Talamo, her loving daughter, Chalayne Talamo Love, her son-in-law Steven Russell Love, and her three grandsons: Christopher Steven, Matthew Charles and Michael Edward, of whom she was so proud. Bobbie was also a faithful servant of God with a special devotion to Our Lady and was a recipient of the Order of St. Louis award. A talented seamstress and a terrific cook, Bobbie enjoyed crafting, creating and sharing her talents with family and friends. Bobbie and Charles enjoyed dancing and showed off that love on the dance floor. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends. Visitation will be Monday, October 18, 2021 from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 3101 Eton Street in Algiers, Louisiana, followed by the celebration of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. The Rite of Committal will follow at Westlawn Memorial Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are through Mothe Funeral Homes. Family and friends may offer condolences at

Funeral arrangements pending for former child actor from "Monster's Ball"

NEW SARPY, La. — Funeral arrangements are pending for 30-year-old Coronji Calhoun Sr. in St. Charles Parish. The New Sarpy native was best known for his role in the Monster's Ball, which was filmed in New Orleans. At the age of 10, Calhoun played the child of actors' Halle Barry and Sean Combs in the award-winning film. He had not acted since appearing in the film which was shot in 2001.

Stanford Carter, Jr.

Stanford Joseph Carter Jr., 85, of DeQuincy passed away on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at his residence. He was born to his late parents, Stanford Sr. and Hilda Payton Carter on Jan. 18, 1936 in New Orleans. He enjoyed playing the trombone at performances and at home. He obtained degrees...
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Marc Edward Hopkins

Marc Edward Hopkins, age 79 of Alvin, Texas, passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Marc was born on February 22, 1942 in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a resident of Alvin, Texas for over 12 years. He worked for many years as a Computer Tech for Koch/Kinder Morgan, a Pasadena Volunteer Fireman with 21 years of service and loved Mardi Gras, being a member of the Krewe of Aquarius. Marc was preceded in death by his parents, Alice and Smith Hopkins, sister, Patricia Hopkins.

Susana Saenz, 88, of LaPlace, Louisiana, formerly of Perry

Susana Saenz, age 88 of LaPlace, LA and formerly of Perry, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at the Ochsner Foundation – Main Campus in Jefferson, LA. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry. Visitation will be on Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry. Her family asks that everyone to wear face coverings and practice social distancing while attending visitation and services. Memorials will be given to her family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Online condolences may be left at


Viva Mache Howard Garth, 48, a native of New Orleans and resident of Decatur, Alabama, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. Visitation will be Saturday from 7 a.m. until services at 8 a.m. at Railroad Avenue Church of Christ in Morgan City. Masks and social distancing required. Burial will follow in Restlawn Park Cemetery in Avondale.

Cheryl Ann Perez Roesch

On Sunday, September 26, 2021, Cheryl Roesch was taken home to be with her Lord and Savior. She was born in New Orleans, raised in Yscloskey and was a resident of Chalmette at the time of her death. Loving wife of the late Steven Roesch. Daughter of the late Alice Chaplin Perez and Royce Perez Sr. Sister of the late Earl Perez. Survived by her son Dane Urbeso Sr., step-daughter Stephanie Calvin, brothers Royce Jr., Elward, Gary, and Daryl, and a multitude of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, Godchildren, cousins, other family and many friends. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and mass beginning at 11 a.m. to be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 621 Colonial Blvd., Violet, LA on Saturday October 16, 2021.


Tyrone Barnes, 64, a native of New Orleans and resident of Morgan City, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Ochsner St. Mary. Visitation was Friday from noon until services at 1 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Morgan City. Masks and social distancing required. He is survived by children, Ronnie...