Paul Giambrone “Pops” was called to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the age of 89.
He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Walle Giambrone; son of the late Dominic Giambrone and Margaret Masilio Giambrone Puloma; loving father of Mary Irving, Irma Hoffman (George), Paul Giambrone, Jr., Rose Giambrone, Dominick Giambrone (Sandi), Perry Giambrone (Sharon) and Diane Maurer; adored Paw-Paw of Marie, Lorraine, Pamela, Robert, Timothy, Jennifier, Paul III, George, Monique, Dominick Jr., Cristina, Elizabeth, Angelle, Veronica, Perry, Jr., Mason and Jeffrey; grandfather of 22 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brother of Anthony Giambrone (Noonie), Jana Puloma Perise (Mike) and the late Joseph and Andrew Giambrone and Frank Puloma, Jr.; nephew of Virginia Carreca (his favorite), and Lena Bourgeois; and uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Paul proudly served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was a truck driver for Cities Service/Citgo for over 10 years and founder of Giambrone Oil Company and an active member of Louisiana Oil Marketers Association in the 1970’s.
He was a current parishioner of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Mandeville, prior parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake, Mandeville and St. Mary Magdalen, Metairie. He was a member of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, Holy Mackerels and the VFW Post 8720.
During their 66 years of marriage, Paul and Liz enjoyed extensive travels throughout the country. He was a lifelong fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints. Paul never met a stranger, he was loved by all and will be sadly missed. Special thanks to Dr. John Breaux for his many years of devoted care and friendship.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 6425 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie, on November 2.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington.
Thelma Marie Penton Rollinson passed away on Wednesday morning, October 19, 2016, at 9:50 a.m., in Rest Haven nursing home in Bogalusa, Louisiana at the age of 64.
She was born March 4, 1952, to the proud parents, William Harold Penton and Edith Quave Penton.
She was raised in Bush and Talisheek, La., along with her three sisters and three brothers. She was a mother of four, aunt of many, grandmother of eight and one great-grandchild.
Thelma lived in Missouri and in Minnesota, but Louisiana has always been home to her. She married her true love in 1998 but sadly lost him in 2002. She went home to join her husband, Donald B. Rollinson; her parents, William Harold Penton and Edith Quave Penton; sons, Jimmy Barnett Laseter and Gary Arnell Laseter Jr.; sisters and brothers, Fannie Lee Simonson, William Harold Penton Jr., Joann Thomas, Charles Ray Penton, Edward Earl Penton, and many more of her family and friends.
She left behind children, Kelly Dale Laseter, and Cynthia Elaine Laseter Martin; grandchildren, Megan Parks, James Laseter Stone, Kevin Martin, Levi Hayman, Courtney Litzenberger, Justin Martin, Hali Martin, and Serenity Hope Martin; great-grandchild, Olivia Lopez; sister, Debra Penton Aime; and many more family and friends.
In life, Thelma Marie Penton Rollinson battled with depression and pain. Now in death, nothing can hurt her anymore. Mom, we love you and our lives will not be the same without you here. Watch over us until we see you again.
The family will hold a memorial service at a later time at Grantham Cemetery in Bush, La.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, La.
Richard “Rick”?Bernard Glaser, of Slidell, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.
He was 75 years old.
He was the beloved husband of Angelina C. Glaser; father of Teri and Sandy; and brother of the late Mark Glaser;
He is also survived by five grandchildren, Allison, Eric, Jacob, Abby and Max.
He was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a retired Physical Education Teacher at the Commack School District on Long Island, N.Y.
Memorial services were held at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell, on Monday, Nov. 7.
Donations to the D Day Musem, preferred, in lieu of flowers.
Mary Louise Galatas Fraiche was born on December 10, 1931, and passed away on November 6, 2016.
Mary died peacefully in her sleep at the Ocean Springs nursing Center. She was born in Slidell, Louisiana and as a follower of Jesus Christ she was a loyal Catholic.
She will be remembered for her deep love of family and natural ability to make people laugh and feel special.
She and her husband raised three children in Metairie, La., and was lovingly known as “Granny or GG.”
In addition to her love of family, she had a heart for the Sandia Mtns. which moved her to Albuquerque, NM to live near one of her brothers and his family. Later as she aged, she went to live with her daughter in Fayetteville, AR, then to Ocean Springs to get back to Slidell roots and New Orleans family.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Lillian Galatas; and siblings Junior and Margie Galatas.
Survivors include her ex-husband, Edward Fraiche, Jr. (Linda); children, Laurie Fraiche Flory (David), Edward “Buddy” Fraiche III (Julie), Theodore “Ted” Fraiche (Coleen); siblings, Donald Melville, Rold, Allen, and Sandy; grandchildren, Tony, Kevin, Mallory, Lauren, Eric, and Sydney; great-grandchildren, Tony, Brooke, Christian, Madi, and Leah; and special niece, Brenda.
Family and friend will gather to celebrate her life on Friday, November 11 at 510 Turquoise in New Orleans from 4 to 7 p.m.
Southern Mississippi Funeral Services served the Fraiche family.
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