Obits for August 20, 2008

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 19, 2008


Marie Gay Clement, 75, died on Saturday, August 9, 2008. Mother and mother-in-law of Cherie and Thomas DeBowes, Roxie and Benjamin Bayles and Curtis Turner Jr. Grandmother of Derek and Damon Breaux, Jennifer and Scott DeBowes, Faun, Sasha, Kayla and Brenna Bayles, Kira Warren, Ronnie Steilberg and Kirt Turner. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren. Sister and sister-in-law of Mary Fern and Alvin Stein.

Preceded in death by her parents Simone and Louis Clement.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at St. Peter Cemetery in Reserve.


Dwayne (Dee) Englade on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 11:35 a.m. Beloved husband of Peggy Robichaux Englade. Father of Nathan and Michael Englade and the late Amie Englade, also, Jennifer Cooper, Bonnie, Bridget and Amanda McKinney. Son of Nathan and Mildred Englade. Brother of Jody and Mark Englade. Grandfather of Nash, Faye, John Luke, Logan, Nathan and Tristan. He will be missed by his beloved dog Buddy. Age 54 years. A native and resident of LaPlace.

Services were Tuesday, August 19, at the First Assembly of God Church in LaPlace. Burial to be private at a later date.


Shawn Lee Keller, age 31 years, a native of Vacherie and a resident of Edgard died on Tuesday, August 12, 2008, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Son of Carol Keller of Vacherie and Larry Melancon of Lutcher. Father of DeShawn Rodrigue and Diamond Alexander. Brother of Desarae Keller of Wallace and Lynell and Leslie Melancon of Lutcher. Uncle of Trayvonne and Da’Jah Keller. Step-son of Adam Lumar. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation and services were held Saturday, August 16, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Vacherie. Interment in Church Cemetery.


Warren Joseph Zeringue died on Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at 3:20 a.m. at St. Joseph Nursing and Rehabilitation Center – Harahan. A native of New Sarpy, he worked for 28 years for the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office as a deputy and worked in the office. Survived by wife, Vita “Rita” Zeringue of St. Rose; daughter, Sharon Weinert and husband, Jurgen; step-son, Edward Lemoine; step-daughter, Deborah Benton; sisters, Helen Zeringue Catalano and Mae Zeringue; grandchildren, Jenelle and Brian Weinert, Taylor Benton. Preceded in death by parents, Lucien and Stella Troxler Zeringue, Sr.; sister, Dorothy M. Zeringue; brothers, Herbert J, “Jack” Zeringue, Lloyd J. Zeringue, Lucien “Hank” Fernand Zeringue, Jr.

Services were held on Saturday, August 16, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Interment: St. Charles Borromeo Mausoleum.