Obits for May 28, 2008

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 27, 2008


Pascal Paul Roques, 88, died May 20, 2008. The Paulina native and resident is survived by wife Lucille Roussel Roques, sons Dennis and Jeffery Roques, daughters Dianne Boice, joan Kinler, Paula St. Pierre, Juanita Roussel and Cindy Millet, brothers Nelson, Maurice and Alban Roques Jr., sisters Theresa Miley and Irene Bourgeois, 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by parents Alban and Aline Roques, son Glenn Michael Roques, brothers Theophile and Achille Roques and sister Sr. Mary Juliana Roques.

Visitation and services were held Friday, May 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paulina. Interment in St. Joseph Garden Mausoleum.


Leah Goutierrez Andry, 42, died May 21, 2008. The Erath native and Norco and Montz resident is survived by husband Mark Andry, son Jake Andry, parents Shelly E. Goutierrez and Judy Ann Smith Goutierrez, grandmothers Mary Olivier Smith and Ledie Brasseaux Goutierrez and a host of aunts and uncles.

Preceded in death by grandfathers James C. Smith Sr. and Ned Goutierrez.

Visitation ans services were held Saturday, may 24, at Sacred Heart Church in Norco. Interment in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Destrehan.


Elma Ruiz Champagne, 96, died May 21, 2008. The Norco resident was wife of the late Vital Pierre Champagne, sister of Frank, Percy, Bridget, Roy and Mable, mother of Ann Theresa Colon and the late Charlene Rita Thibodeaux, grandmother of Andrea, Nicole, Shelley, Jill, Greg and Ashley and great-grandmother of Brandy, Whitney, Jordan, Amber, Michael Jr., Christian, Gregory Jr. and Alexis.

Services were held Friday, May 23, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Norco. Interment followed at St. Charles Cemetery Mausoleum in Luling.