Manuel Antonio Carames (Papo) passed away Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Forest Manor in Covington.
He was 88 years old.
He was born in Santiago, Cuba on June 13, 1928, as the son of Jose and Gloria Carames, and has been a resident of Metairie for the last 50 years.
He retired from the Elliot group and was instrumental in all Carames businesses. As competitive as business was he always said the sun shines for everyone. His kindness to all people endured to the end.
To know Papo was to love Papo. He worked tirelessly to provide a great life for his family.
One of his joys in life was his gardens and landscaping. We always had fresh garden fruits and herbs on the table.
He is survived by the love of his life, Ines Carames; sons, Manny and Ernie Carames; grandchildren, Zachary, Emmie and Brooke Carames; and great-granddaughter, Lakynn Landry.
Family and friends that Papo touched are invited to attend the memorial service at Honaker Funeral Home, 1751 Gause Blvd. West, (in Forest Lawn Cemetery), Slidell, on Saturday, November 5 at 11 a.m.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until service time.
Harold A. Buttone, of Slidell, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
He was 68 years old.
He was the husband of the late Patricia E. Buttone; father of Ricky English, Jr. and wife, Brittany; son of Leona Mauterer Buttone and the late Harold F. Buttone; and brother of Keith Patrick Buttone and Kenneth John Buttone.
He is also survived by his grandson, Coley English; nephews, Keith Buttone, Jr., Christopher Buttone, Anthony and Nicholas Buttone, and Vincent Buttone; and niece, Ava Buttone.
Harold was a native of New Orleans and served 20 years with the New Orleans Police Department then retired as a Boilermaker.
Funeral services were held on Oct. 21 at Honaker Funeral Home in Slidell.
Keith David Budde Sr., beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016.
He was 61 years old.
Keith was the youngest of three brothers, growing up in Arabi and a lifelong resident of Louisiana.
After attending Chalmette High School, Keith went on to a long career with AT&T, where he dedicated himself to helping others. An avid sports fan, he supported his local teams consisting of the New Orleans Saints, LSU Tigers and New Orleans Pelicans. He was also a former member of the Krewe of Endymion.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 38 years, Juanita Bordelon Budde; mother, Audrey Budde; children, Keith Jr. (Cara), Jason (Rachelle), and Melissa Lard; brothers, Don (Nancy) and Steve; grandchildren, Kilian, Cody, Payton, Addisyn, Ian, Jude, Kinlee, and Kelsea; and host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
The family would like to express their special thanks to the many doctors and nurses at Ochsner Foundation Hospital who assisted during this most trying of times.
Funeral services were held on Oct. 18 at Honaker Funeral Home in Slidell.
Helen Costello passed away on Wednesday morning, October 19, 2016.
She was 86 years old.
She was born in Triumph, La., and resided in Chalmette for most of her life. She was the devoted wife of the late Herbert “Herbie” Costello, the loving mother of Tammy Costello Carlisle, and the grandmother of Lee, Shawn, Robbie, Ashley and Kelley Carlisle.
She was the great-grandmother of seven. Helen was the daughter of the late Louis and Melanie Denesse Ancalade; sister of Kenneth Ancalade, Leatarice “Lou” Dennis, Beluah Meglico, Thomas Ancalade, Marie Pears, Larry Ancalade and the late Manuel Ancalade.
Services were held at Serenity Funeral Home 20419 Highway 36, Covington, LA. 70433 on Monday, October 24.
Don “Peanut” Ronquillo passed away Wednesday morning on October 12, 2016.
He was 55 years old.
He was born in New Orleans and resided in Violet. Peanut loved spending time with his family and friends and loved to fish and party. He was the loving companion of Jody Blazio for 23 years.
He is also survived by children, Britney Ronquillo (Mario), Chad Ronquillo (Desiree), and Brandon Blazio (Nicole), seven grandchildren and 11 siblings. Family names of Coronna, Schneider and Ronquillo.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl Perez; step-father, Leroy Perez; his father, Leo Ronquillo Sr.; and his brother, David Schneider.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Service on October 27 at 10 a.m. Old St. Vincent De Paul Roman Catholic Church, 3037 Dauphine St. New Orleans 70117. Interment will follow at St. Roch Cemetery # 2.