Obituaries published October 20, 2016

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Obituaries published October 20, 2016

Kim Power Armstrong, loving and devoted mother of Caroline Conner Armstrong, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
She was the beloved daughter of Cecelia Volpi Power and the late Terrence E. Power; sister of Brenda P. Danielson (Daryl), the late Terrell A. Power, and Pamela P. Cure (Ricky); niece of Beverly Pisciotta and aunt of Sarah Jenkins Oakes (Blake), Keith G. Jenkins (KK), Ricky Cure, Jr., Joshua Battaglia and Rachel Cure; great-aunt of Konnor Jenkins, Avery Oakes, Ryleigh Willard, Kate Jenkins, Charlotte Oakes, and Rene Willard, Jr.; and former wife of Edward Armstrong.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation and funeral Mass at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church on Saturday, October 22 from 9 until 10 a.m.
Visitation followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m.
There will be a private burial for the immediate family.
Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, La.
Nancy “Nana” Ann Ruiz Bourgeois passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday morning, September 27, 2016.
She was 58 years old.
She was born in New Orleans and lived in St. Bernard Parish for the last 27 years. Nana had a personal business of cleaning houses, she loved collecting angels, and doing arts and crafts.
She was the loving wife of Villery “V.J.” Bourgeois for 38 years; mother of Michael J. Bourgeois; daughter of the late Camilo and Gloria Noordman Ruiz; sister of Peggy Ruiz Barcelona (Chris), and the late Sharon Ruiz Braud (Jerry Diaz), Betty Ruiz Russell (Mickey) and Calvin Ruiz; and sister-in-law of Rickey J. Bourgeois (Sherri), and Debbie Bourgeois (Terry).
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend services at Our Lady of Lourdes Church located at 2621 Colonial Blvd., Violet, LA. 70092.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 20 at 9:30 a.m. Mass beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Interment to follow at St. Bernard Memorial Gardens, Chalmette.

Richard “Rick” Robert Heap Sr. passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
He was 67 years old, a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Covington for over 50 years.
Rick attended and graduated from St. Paul High School in Covington and then went on to U.N.O. before transferring to Xavier in New Orleans where he earned his doctorate degree in pharmacy. He proudly practiced as a hospital pharmacist for over 35 years and served as a volunteer for multiple hospital committees during this time.
Rick had boundless energy, a love of history and was also a gifted pianist.
He was a beloved father for over 36 years. Rick is survived by his children, Richard “Richie” R. Heap Jr., Jessica L. Heap, and Christina V. Heap.
He was preceded in death by his father, James “Jim” Heap Sr. and Veronica Boos Heap.
He is also survived by his brothers, James “Jimmy” Heap Jr., Thomas ”Tom” Heap, and sisters Patricia “Patty” Miremont, Elizabeth ”Beth” Leblanc, Rebecca “Becky” Heap, and Laura Tubridy.
A private Catholic funeral Mass was held on Saturday, October 15 in Covington.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Mr. Heap’s memory to LSU Neuroscience Center at give.lsuhealthfoundation.org (select “OTHER” and specify “Neuroscience Center in memory of Mr. Heap” in comments).

Glenn Franklin Adams Sr., of Slidell, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016.
He was 91 years old.
He was the husband of the late Helen McDonald Adams; father of Glenn F. Adams, Jr. (Linda), Charles P. Adams (Jennifer) and Michael H. Adams (Demaris); and brother of Charles Wayne Adams, Carolyn A. Lewis, Linda A. Tennyson, the late Roland E. Adams, Treas Donald Adams, Marie A. Stanley and Betty A. Vickers.
He is also survived by six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was a veteran of Army Transport Command during WWII and a retired Crescent City Port River Pilot.
Private memorial services were held.
Donations to Calvary Baptist Church, Slidell, preferred, in lieu of flowers.

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