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Mothe Funeral Home Inc

151 East Gulf Drive
Buras, LA 70041
(985) 657-9114
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151 East Gulf Drive
Buras, LA 70041
(985) 657-8133
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Barney Schoenberger, former Plaquemines sheriff, assessor, dies at 90 - NOLA.com

Monday, December 26, 2016

Herman "Barney" Schoenberger, who served Plaquemines Parish as sheriff, assessor and Louisiana state representative, died Dec. 1 in Buras. He was 90.A lifelong resident of Buras, Mr. Schoenberger also helped organize the Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival in 1946 to promote the parish's orange output. The 2016 festival was held this past weekend.In 1961, Mr. Schoenberger was elected Orange King. Like his father, Mr. Schoenberger was active in the parish's citrus industry, and he was a longtime member of the festival's board. He graduated from Buras High School in 1942 and enrolled at Tulane University, where he earned a law degree when he was 20. Despite that achievement, he was a year too young to be admitted to the state bar. A year later, Mr. Schoenberger started his law firm in Buras.His career in public office began in 1959, when he was elected to the House of Representatives. He held that position until 1967, when he was elected Plaquemines assessor.Two years later, Mr. Schoenberger was elected sheriff, an office he held for 15 years. He was re-elected without opposition to his last two terms. As a m...

Carol Broussard

Monday, September 26, 2016

Arthur Broussard, Jr. of Church Point; five daughters, Rhonda and husband, Steve Kent of Theodore, AL., Roxane Cheramie of Church Point, Christine Broussard of Buras, La., Rachel Broussard and Billy Lee of Grandbay, AL. and Alice Creppel and Darby Cheramie of Picayune, MS.; two sisters, Barbara and husband, Eugene Marks of Erwinville, La. and Regina and husband, Danny Crawford of Columbia, MS.; two brothers, Wayne and wife, Geraldine Bourgeois of Westwego, La. and Kirk Bourgeois of Columbia, MS.; twelve grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.Mrs. Carol was preceded in death by parents, Ives and Rose Mae Bourgeois; two son-in-laws, Chester Cheramie and Rickey Peoples; two sisters, Susan Plaisance of Westwego and Patricia Billiot of Marrero, La.; one brother, Ives “Butch” Bourgeois of Marrero, La.You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mrs. Broussard’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 684-5552, 701 S. Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525 is in charge of all of the arrangements.

Robert “Bob” W. Buras (1944-2016) - Hays Free Press

Monday, July 25, 2016

Robert “Bob” W. Buras, age 72, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016, with his wife of 49 years, Carol, by his side. Robert was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 15, 1944. He graduated from Five Holy Martyrs Grammar School, St. Rita High School, and Illinois Institute of Technology where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.While a parishioner of Five Holy Martyrs, he was actively involved in the Holy Name Society, where he was elected the youngest President of the organization.After graduating from IIT, he spent many years in Sales and Marketing at various companies in Chicago, Sunnyvale, California, and Austin, Texas.After moving to Austin, he became actively involved at Santa Cruz Catholic Church. Bob was a member of the Finance Council and managed the weekly bingo fundraiser for the parish. He joined Council 9038 of the Knights of Columbus where he held the office of Deputy Grand Knight for several years. He also was a Fourth Degree Knight serving as Faithful Navigator for 5...

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Barney Schoenberger, former Plaquemines sheriff, assessor, dies at 90 - NOLA.com

Monday, December 26, 2016

Herman "Barney" Schoenberger, who served Plaquemines Parish as sheriff, assessor and Louisiana state representative, died Dec. 1 in Buras. He was 90.A lifelong resident of Buras, Mr. Schoenberger also helped organize the Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival in 1946 to promote the parish's orange output. The 2016 festival was held this past weekend.In 1961, Mr. Schoenberger was elected Orange King. Like his father, Mr. Schoenberger was active in the parish's citrus industry, and he was a longtime member of the festival's board. He graduated from Buras High School in 1942 and enrolled at Tulane University, where he earned a law degree when he was 20. Despite that achievement, he was a year too young to be admitted to the state bar. A year later, Mr. Schoenberger started his law firm in Buras.His career in public office began in 1959, when he was elected to the House of Representatives. He held that position until 1967, when he was elected Plaquemines assessor.Two years later, Mr. Schoenberger was elected sheriff, an office he held for 15 years. He was re-elected without opposition to his last two terms. As a m...

Carol Broussard

Monday, September 26, 2016

Arthur Broussard, Jr. of Church Point; five daughters, Rhonda and husband, Steve Kent of Theodore, AL., Roxane Cheramie of Church Point, Christine Broussard of Buras, La., Rachel Broussard and Billy Lee of Grandbay, AL. and Alice Creppel and Darby Cheramie of Picayune, MS.; two sisters, Barbara and husband, Eugene Marks of Erwinville, La. and Regina and husband, Danny Crawford of Columbia, MS.; two brothers, Wayne and wife, Geraldine Bourgeois of Westwego, La. and Kirk Bourgeois of Columbia, MS.; twelve grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.Mrs. Carol was preceded in death by parents, Ives and Rose Mae Bourgeois; two son-in-laws, Chester Cheramie and Rickey Peoples; two sisters, Susan Plaisance of Westwego and Patricia Billiot of Marrero, La.; one brother, Ives “Butch” Bourgeois of Marrero, La.You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mrs. Broussard’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 684-5552, 701 S. Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525 is in charge of all of the arrangements.

Robert “Bob” W. Buras (1944-2016) - Hays Free Press

Monday, July 25, 2016

Robert “Bob” W. Buras, age 72, passed away on Saturday, July 9, 2016, with his wife of 49 years, Carol, by his side. Robert was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 15, 1944. He graduated from Five Holy Martyrs Grammar School, St. Rita High School, and Illinois Institute of Technology where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.While a parishioner of Five Holy Martyrs, he was actively involved in the Holy Name Society, where he was elected the youngest President of the organization.After graduating from IIT, he spent many years in Sales and Marketing at various companies in Chicago, Sunnyvale, California, and Austin, Texas.After moving to Austin, he became actively involved at Santa Cruz Catholic Church. Bob was a member of the Finance Council and managed the weekly bingo fundraiser for the parish. He joined Council 9038 of the Knights of Columbus where he held the office of Deputy Grand Knight for several years. He also was a Fourth Degree Knight serving as Faithful Navigator for 5...