Donna Marie Schwartz-Chandler passed away on Saturday, June 11, 2016.
She was 53 years old.
Chandler was born on March 13, 1963 to Louis D. Schwartz and his wife, Loretta Loyacano Schwartz.
She was born in New Orleans and spent her childhood and teen years with her parents in Fairmont, West Virginia. After graduating from high school, she returned to New Orleans. Chandler loved to read and enjoyed gardening.
She is survived by her mother, Loretta Loyacano Schwartz and her father, Louis D. Schwartz.
She is also survived by her daughter, Ashley Swartz and fiancé Joseph Lotz, also her son, Ethan Church Zielonka and fiancé, Alyssa Jones.
She is survived by one brother, Louis D. Schwartz Jr. and wife Karen Schwartz. She also leaves behind a host of loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Interment will be with her maternal grand-parents, Steve and Ella Loyacano in Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home Covington.
Zeno Alvin Patecek passed away Monday morning in Covington on Monday, June 20, 2016.
He was 84 years old.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Covington. For many years, Zeno continued in the family business of making and repairing shoes, started by his father August Gustav Patecek in downtown Covington.
In addition, he enjoyed a second career as a bookkeeper and tax preparer.
He was the loving husband of the late Grace Barthel Patecek for over 30 years; son of the late Alvina Mary Noe Patecek; father to Angela Marie Patecek, and Paul Michael Patecek, and Paul’s wife Kristin Cangemi Patecek.
He is also survived by his one brother, August Patecek.
His memorial Mass will be held on Friday, June 24 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Covington with an Inurnment to follow immediately at Garden of Memories in Metairie, La.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, La.; 985-875-1131.
Ava Nell Turner Cheek passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016, in Covington.
She was born on August 9, 1924, in Lamesa, TX to the late Austin Leslie Turner, Sr. and Virginia Rose Moffat Turner.
Ava is survived by her husband, Clyde C. Cheek, and their two children, Karen C. Landers of Mandeville, and Terry T. Cheek of Colleyville, TX. She was the grandmother of Matthew M. Landers of Madisonville, Casey L. Landers of Houston, TX, and Daniel P. Cheek of Rosenburg, TX; and great-grandmother of Carter Landers, Reese Landers, Aiden Cheek, Carrington Cheek, and Riley Cheek.
She was the sister of the late Austin L. Turner, Jr. Ava is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to the graveside service at Mt. Olive Cemetery, Big Springs, TX 79720 on Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, Ava Nell asked that folks make a modest donation to help deserving members of her favorite marching band organization, a group she had belonged to and passionately supported: “The Goin’ Band from Raiderland.” Donations in her name may be sent to: “Goin’ Band Scholarship” Texas Tech University School of Music, P.O. Box 42033, Lubbock, TX 79409-2033, (806)742-2011.
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