Published 4:30 pm Friday, July 6, 2012

Chester Lee Sr., 88, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie.

Chester was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy Esther Lee. He is a retired veteran of World War II and a retiree of Celotex Corporation in Avondale.

He is survived by one son, Chester Lee Jr. (Jean) of Beaumont, Texas; one daughter, Dianne L. Pidgeon (Wilman) of Huntsville, Ala.; one sister, Mildred L. Norbert; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a devoted cousin, Ella W. Goudia, all of Garyville; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was a native and resident of Garyville.

Relatives, friends of the family, pastors, officers and members of True Light B.C. and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the funeral services at True Light B.C., Little Hope Street, Garyville, with the Rev. Wesley Anderson Sr., pastor, and the Rev. James Davis officiating on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at 11 a.m. Visitation is from 9 a.m. until the funeral. Interment will follow at St. Peter Catholic Church Cemetery. There is no wake. Services are entrusted to Baloney Funeral Home, 399 Earl Baloney St., Garyville, 985-535-2540. Condolences may be offered at www. baloneyfuneralhome.com.