Obituaries – November 16

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Obituaries – November 16

CORINNECorinne Albertine Leingang Crellin passed away peacefully with her children by her side, on Monday morning, November 13, 2017 in Lacombe at the age of 87 years.  She was a native and lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Mandeville for the last 13 years.  Corinne was an avid fan of Elvis Presley and enjoyed collecting his memorabilia.    She was an enthusiastic Saints fan, her hobbies included making jigsaw puzzles, handcrafting raffia baskets, and embroidery.   Spouse of the late William N. Crellin, Jr.  Devoted mother of Lorraine E. Bourgeois and husband Lawrence, Patrick J. Crellin and wife Miriam and the late William N. Crellin, III and Pamela M. Guild.  She is preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters, Eugene, Emile, Earl, Louis, Leo, Alma and Emily.  Loving grandmother of Kristina, Bryan, Jennifer, Benjamin, Marisol and Patrick, II.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Diabetes Association, New Orleans (

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend Funeral Services at Serenity Funeral Home, 20419 Hwy. 36, Covington, Monday, November 20, 2017 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm with service time at 7:00pm.   Arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Covington, LA.


Petra-SantiagoPetra Santiago, age 85, of Abita Springs, LA died on Monday, November 13, 2017, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born, Friday, January 15, 1932 in Corozal, PR to Demetrio Nieves and Gregoria Garcia Nieves.

Survived by her Daughters – Doris Riser, Betty S. Morris, Evelyn Burks, Edith S. Alford, Sons – Iluminado Santiago, Jr., Louis Santiago, Hector Juan Santiago Echevarria ,Tony Santiago Echevarria, Sister – America Nieves, Brother – Abraham Garcia, Juan Nieves, Maximo Nieves, Demetrio Nieves, and a host of other relatives in Puerto Rico. Also survived by 21 Grandchildren and numerous GreatGrandchildren.

She was predeceased by her Husband – Iluminado Santiago, Sr., Father – Demetrio Nieves, and Mother – Gregoria Garcia Nieves.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at E. J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 West 21st Avenue Covington, LA 70433.

Visitation on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 9:00 AM to service time.

Interment in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Covington, LA.

Flowers or a donation to the family to help offset the funeral expenses are appreciated.


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