America is witnessing a cultural purge unlike anything seen in this nation before. Books, magazines, movies, television shows, authors, columnists, are all being “cancelled” as revisionists seek reasons to find offense and demand the removal of that which they find offensive. A diversity of ideas is no longer in fashion, replaced by “Groupthink.”
Hazel Mae Cazaubon Stoltz passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020 at the age of 89. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest W. Stoltz, Sr. Loving mother of Alice Hauck (Huey), Linda L’Hoste (Lester), Ernest W. Stoltz, Jr. (Cynthia), and Keith Stoltz. Grandmother of Cherie Hauck, Sandy Smock (Matthew), Stacy Hauck, Jesse Hauck, Cassie Hauck, Jason L’Hoste (Leanna), Jonathan L’Hoste (Katie), Heather Alphonso, Keira Hood, Vanessa Delise, Abby Lacour, and Sommer L’Hoste. Sister of Carol Faucheaux, George, Jr., Paul, Harold, and Lewis. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews, other relatives, and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Hazel Hoffman Cazaubon, and the late George Cazaubon, Sr. Hazel’s family loved her dearly, and she will be missed by all who knew her.
Wanda Elsie Burtchaell Reinecke passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the age of 67. She was the cherished mother of Rebecca Lystra. Proud grandmother of Jacob Lystra, James Lystra and Stephanie Perret. Loving sister of Emmett J. Burtchaell. Daughter of the late Emmett and Doris Gaudet Burtchaell. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many cousins, relatives and dear friends. Wanda was born in New Orleans, LA and was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish, where she enjoyed an ongoing passion for creating and selling her decorative candles at the local fairs. She found pleasure in the details of everyday life and caring deeply for others. She was well loved and affectionately known for her good nature and generous heart. She will be laid to rest in a private ceremony in Lafayette Cemetery No. 1. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com
Boyette Lenell Pritchard of Chalmette, LA, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the age of 87. Boyette was born in Tangipahoa, LA on August 3, 1932 to Elmer Pritchard and Merlie Gill. A native of Kentwood, LA, he graduated from Spring Creek High School. During the Korean War, he proudly served as a cook in the Air Force. Boyette retired from Kaiser Aluminum as a crane operator. Boyette enjoyed his retirement to the fullest, spending time with family and friends. He loved life and all the joy it brought. His two favorite pastimes included sitting in his chair and people watching and planning outings, which always included a meal, for anyone willing to go along. Boyette never met a stranger, loved conversation, and always wanted visitors to stay just a bit longer. His big smile and mischievous teasing will be dearly missed by all that knew him. Boyette was preceded in death by his wife Marguerite Mansour Pritchard; his parents Elmer and Merlie; and a son David L. Pritchard. Boyette is survived by a son Boyette Michael Pritchard (Stephanie); three grandchildren, Brett Pritchard, Arianna Hebert-Reed (Chris), and Brandyn Pritchard; three great-grandchildren, Tanner, Killian, and Po’Boy; and the LeBlanc family Adrian, Jean, Candace, Paige (Carl), Parker (Robyn), Adalyn, Adrian IV, and Abram. Boyette will be laid to rest in a private service, officiated by Bro. Timothy Mims, at Pine Grove Cemetery in Picayune, MS. A Celebration of Life for extended family and friends will be held at a later date. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff at Heritage Manor of Slidell and St. Catherine’s Hospice for their support and care in his final days. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.audubonfuneralhome.com
A Memorial Mass for Mr. George Joseph Osborne, who passed at the age of 81; of Mobile, AL, was held Saturday, August 1, 202 at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of St. Bernard Memorial Funeral home in Chalmette, LA, with interment following in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. Mr. Osborne was preceded in death by his parents; Alfred Zeno and Deda Virgo Osborne; sister, Rosemary DeLouise. Mr. Osborne is survived by his wife of 54 years Judy Osborne; sister, Elizabeth Osborne Osswald and numerous nieces and nephews survives him.