Margaret “Peggy” Pierson Imm, age 74, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her 4 children on February 24th, 2017.
She was born to Henry and Marie Pierson on August 27, 1942 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Following graduation from Sacred Heart Academy, she studied at Barat College during which time she served as Queen of the Krewe of Achaeans.
In 1962, she married Charles Frederick Imm, II and moved to Ohio where they raised four children: Charles P. Imm (Christine), Patrick R. Imm, Michael N. Imm (Gina), and Jeanne Imm Murray.
Retiring from David & Lee Modeling Agency in Cleveland, Ohio. Peggy moved to Abita Springs, Louisiana.
She loved and adored her six grandchildren, Rebecca Rettew (Michael), Matthew Imm, Maxwell and Madison Imm; Pierson and Charlotte Murray and her great-granddaughter and Namesake, Ava Margaret Rettew.
She spent time with her brothers, David Pierson (Mary), Michael Pierson (Sidney), and Patrick Pierson.
Abita Springs is where Peggy began her creative endeavors in earnest. She became a fixture on Lee Lane and Rutland Street in Covington and was the owner of the Rutland Street Gallery. Peggy was active in her community as an election worker, trained as a museum docent and participated in the Covington Business and Art Associations. An avid gardener, Peggy participated in the St. Tammany Garden Club.
Perhaps her greatest joy was cooking for and entertaining her many friends and family. She will be greatly missed by all her friends and family. She was the best Mother, Grandmother and friend. She was truly FABULOUS!
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on March 4, 2017, at Our Lady of Peace Chapel, St. Paul’s School Campus, 917 South Jahncke Avenue, Covington, Louisiana.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington; 985-875-1131.
Anton Louis “Officer” Schwartz III, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 24, 2017 at the age of 77.
He was the beloved husband of 42 years to Brenda Dupuy Schwartz; father of Anton Louis Schwartz IV (Tessa) and Kristel Schwartz Sproles (Danny); son of the late Vida Hammer Schwartz and Anton Louis Schwartz II; brother of the late Earl Schwartz; grandfather of eight wonderful grandchildren. He was also the devoted owner of his loyal dog Maybelline.
Anton worked 11 years at N.O.P.S.I. before joining the N.O.P.D. After 12 years, he joined the Mandeville Police Dept. He became the parish’s first D.A.R.E. Officer working at numerous Mandeville and St. Tammany Parish schools. He was awarded Louisiana’s D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year in 1997.
Officer Schwartz was also selected to be a School Resource Officer, due to the relationships he had built with the students and the trust they had in him. Along with his passion for the D.A.R.E. program, he was also a volunteer girls track coach, softball coach, and football coach at Mandeville Jr. High.
Anton loved all sports, bar-b-quing, dog shows, going out to eat, and playing country guitar. But most of all, he loved and cherished spending time with family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial services at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 on Saturday, March 4 at 11 a.m. with visitation on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of choice. E.J. Fielding Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Morris Joseph Reeson Sr., age 67, a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish and a resident of Slidell for the past 12 years, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, in Slidell.
Reeson was preceeded in death by his parents, Curles and Dorothy Reeson.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Orillion Reeson; children, Gina Reeson Chautin (Donald), Kristen Reeson Livaudais (Chris), Morris Joseph Reeson Jr., and Devin Curt Reeson; brothers, Curles P. Reeson Jr. and Terry J. Reeson; sisters, Barbara Reeson Heine, Marjorie Reeson Haydel, and Karen Reeson Fernandez; and grandchildren, Shelby Chautin, Jake Chautin, Colin Livaudais, Lexie Livaudais, and Dylan Reeson.
Reeson retired from AT&T and was formerly employed with Textron and CSC.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.
Visitation will be held at Honaker Funeral Home, 1751 Gause Blvd. West (in Forest Lawn Cemetery), Slidell, on Friday, March 3 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Graveside services will be held at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, in Slidell, at 2 p.m.
Victor John Baricev passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at his home in Covington.
He was 83 years old.
He was born on May 2, 1933 in New Orleans to Joseph and Jessie Baricev.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Doyle Baricev; daughters, Janet Adolphson (Fred) and Susan Donnelly (Sonny); son, Michael Baricev (Barbara); and grandsons, Brendan Donnelly (Kathleen), Patrick Donnelly (Camille), Kevin Donnelly, Peter Baricev, Robert Baricev, John Baricev.
He was predeceased by his parents, and his two brothers, Joseph and Robert Baricev, all of Biloxi, Ms.
Victor was a 1956 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served on the USS Corregidor and the USS DeSoto County.
After retiring, he and Gerry moved to Mandeville where he pursued his love of sailing, golf, woodworking, and spending time with his family.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 2 at E. J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 West 21st Avenue Covington.
Visitation on Thursday, March 2 from 12 noon to service time.
Interment in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Covington.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s School in Covington, the Samaritan Center in Mandeville, and the Wounded Warrior Project.
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