Obituaries from August 7, 2014

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Obituaries from August 7, 2014

Marshall Douglas Tycer Sr. passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, surrounded by his family in Greensburg, La.
He was born on November 27, 1922 in Amite, La. to the late Thomas Andrew and Inez Johnston Tycer.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley Bush Tycer; and children, Marshall D. Tycer Jr. and Janet T. Lee (Pevey).
Tycer is survived by three grandchildren, Thomas Pevey Lee; and one great-granddaughter.
He was the brother of the late Marion T. Frohn, Alice T. Miller, Sara T. Naul, Helen T. Lewis, William Tycer, Elliot Tycer, Herndon Tycer, and Paul Tycer.
Tycer’s mother died when he was 10. He attended early elementary school in Amite and then moved to Kentwood, La. to live with his Aunt Katie and Uncle Doc Morris. He graduated from Kentwood High School 1939 and attended LSU in Baton Rouge for two years.
He went to work for AT&T, then the largest company in the U.S., as a lineman for 25 cents an hour plus traveling expenses. When World War II began, he joined the Army Air Force. After his military service, he returned to work for the telephone company as a construction supervisor and was transferred to Covington in 1950. Shortly after arriving in Covington, he met Shirley and they were married on May 2, 1954.
Tycer was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church in Covington where he served as a deacon, treasurer, and Sunday school teacher. He also organized the Royal Ambassadors in the church.
Funeral services were held on July 27 at E. J. Fielding Funeral Home, Covington.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in the name of Marshall Douglas Tycer, Sr. be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org, or First Baptist Church of Covington, (985) 892-2149.
Sign the online guestbook at www.ejfieldingfh.com.

Rose M. Vance, of Mandeville, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 4, 2014, surrounded and supported by her loving family after a courageous year long battle with ovarian cancer.
She was 87 years old.
She was born on February 19, 1927 in Dixon, MS to Clifton and Lessie Hardy Vance.
She was a resident of Mandeville since 1966.
She is survived by her daughter Kim Maddox (Randy).
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Rudolph and Shull Vance.
She is also survived by grandchildren, Ashley Maddox Kennedy (Kevin), Amy Maddox Garrett (Chris) and Trey Maddox (Ellie), all of the northshore; and great- grandchildren, Hannah, Patrick and Sarah Kennedy, Breanna, Maddie, Emma and Maelee Garrett and Lila and Beckett Maddox.
Vance graduated from Delta State University and received her Master’s Degree from Mississippi State University and her plus-30 from Southeastern Louisiana University. She began her career in education at Mandeville Elementary in 1966.
Vance was a charter member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Mandeville in 1979.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 7 at New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4375 Hwy. 22 Mandeville.
Visiting hours at the church will begin at 9 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Covenant Presbyterian Church or to the Samaritan Center of Mandeville, 402 Girod St. Mandeville, LA 70448.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ejfieldingfh.com.

Jeffrey Adam Cook passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014, in St. Francisville, La.
He was born, Friday, March 16, 1973 in New Orleans to Harold J., Sr. and Charlene Schmuck Cook and lived in Nebraska for a brief period of time before moving to Hammond in 2005.
He was the husband of Lisa Domingo Cook
He is survived by his daughter, Charlene Katherine “Katie” Cook; brother, Harold J. “Jimmy” Cook Jr.; and nephews, Corey and Blake Cook.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Mass at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 7 at St. Jane de Chantal Catholic Church, 72040 Maple St. Abita Springs, La.
Visitation at the church on Thursday will begin at 9 a.m.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ejfieldingfh.com.

Blake A Floyd, of Covington, passed away on Monday, August 4, 2014, at Lakeview Regional Medical Center.
He was born Tuesday, April 27, 1965 in New Orleans to William M. Floyd Sr. and Patricia T. Floyd.
He is survived by his father, mother, brother, William M. Floyd Jr. (Ann); sister, Belinda M. Brown (Chris); nephews, Patrick and Jeffrey; and niece, Sarah.
Relatives, friends and employees of Pamlab are invited to attend a funeral service at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 8 at E. J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 West 21st Avenue Covington.
Visitation will be on Friday, August 8 from 2 p.m. to service time.
Online condolences may be made to the family at ejfieldingfh.com.

Joy Buras Sisung passed away peacefully, with family at her side, on Friday, August 1, 2014.
She was 77 years old.
She was the mother of Ronald P. Jr. (Melissa) Sisung, Stephen (Donna) Sisung, Wendy Sisung (Chris) Sanchez and Wesley (Kim) Sisung; granmommy to 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Irma Fitzgerald Buras and Whitney Benjamin Buras; widowed by Ronald P. Sisung Sr.; brother, Whitney “Butz” Buras; and sister, Theresa “Tess” McLendon.
She was a graduate of Gretna High School, Class of 1955.
Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial mass to celebrate Joy’s life at St. Andrew the Apostle Church in Algiers on Saturday, August 9 at 12:30 p.m. There will be a private family inurnment following.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Joy to be made to Community Care Hospice.
Sign the online guestbook at www.ejfieldingfh.com.

 

 

 

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