Obituaries published August 4, 2016

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Obituaries published August 4, 2016

Shirley Ann Manint peacefully entered eternal life on Saturday morning, July 23, 2016, at her home in Meraux, Louisiana.
She was 74 years old.
Shirley was born December 10, 1942, in Duarte, California and eventually became a resident of New Orleans where she started to raise her family.
She was the loving wife of the late James Stanford Manint for 56 years. The couple raised three children: Jimmy, Eddie, and Tina. Shirley was a devoted and caring mother. She was very proud of her family and was excited to become “Maw Maw” to her seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Shirley also had a special place in her heart for her two dogs, Shoo Shoo and Baby, and spoiled them to the fullest.
Shirley loved to watch reruns of “Murder She Wrote” and the family was always excited to smell her cowboy beans cooking on the stove. Shirley’s most amazing characteristic was the love and compassion she gave to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
MawMaw always made you feel like she had been waiting to see just you all day, and now that she had, her day was complete.
Shirley was the beloved wife of the late James Stanford Manint; devoted mother of Jimmy Manint, Eddie and his wife Kay Manint, and Tina Manint. Loving MawMaw of James, Edward, Tracy, Lacey, Theo, Dane Manint, and Justin Stocks; and amazing great-grandmother to Aria, Cole Manint, and Jacey Anne Jones.
Graveside service will be held at St. Bernard Memorial Gardens in Chalmette, La. at a later time. Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington; 985-875-1131.

Thomas Hoffer Sr., passed away on Friday July 22, 2016, in Slidell.
He was 75 years old.
He was born in New Orleans and lived in Slidell for most of his life.
Hoffer was an avid tennis player at City Park. He was a huge fan of drag racing, Nascar, singing, laughing, joking, and drinking while telling stories at parties. Thomas had very strong business skills; he was one of the most jovial men ever. He was loved, and will be missed by many. He was a member for the Bissonet Country Club, and the Gas and Oil Pipeline Associations.
He was the son of the late George Linton Hoffer and Shirley Robbins Hoffer; husband of Cheryl Hoffer-Palevich for 19 years; father of Julie Hoffer and Thomas Hoffer Jr., and the late Craig Hoffer; and brother of George, Billy, Dickie, Richard, Carol, Betty Jean, and Mary Joe.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington.

Senorita “Skinnya” Reimonenq passed away unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, July 22, 2016.
She was 37 years old.
Skinnya loved crafting, cooking, crabbing and fishing, but most of all loved spending time with her children, family, and friends.
She was the loving wife of Shelby Reimonenq for over 17 years; devoted mother of Malik, Maliyah, Peter, Paul, Mariam, Tirzah, Jazarah, Israel, Salome, Zipporah, Tobias, Shemaiah, and Anjanai; daughter of Althea Maria Fairley and Griffin Willie Batiste; and sister of Tricia Hart, Tamica Frick, Rahsha Batiste, Kiyoka Guzman, Jimmecia Guzman, and Mioshi Batiste, Wendell Fairley, LaGriffin Mercadel, Lance Mercadel, Griffin Batiste III, and Lionel Mercadel.
She also leaves behind her special friend, Sheila Richardson and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, August 1 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 28088 Main Street, Lacombe.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington.
Mary “Tinker” Eileen Schulz Bruno passed away Wednesday night July 20, 2016 at Heritage Manor Slidell.
She was 74 years old.
She was born in New York, NY and a lifelong resident of New Orleans, La
She was the devoted mother of Vincent Eric Bruno and the late Michael Anthony Bruno; and sister of the late Patricia Mary Stettner.
Mrs. Mary is survived by many nieces and nephews.
A private Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington; 985-875-1131.

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