Obituaries

Kathy Petrovich Tarabene

Kathy Petrovich Tarabene

Kathy Petrovich Tarabene passed away on August 6, 2020 at the age of 63. Beloved wife of Ivo Tarabene. Mother of Ivo Tarabene, Jr. Daughter of the late Pavica Dragicevic Petrovich and Roko Ante Petrovich. Sister of the late Anthony “Tony” Petrovich. Also survived by other loving relatives and friends. She was a native of Buras, LA, graduated from Buras High School and resided in Belle Chasse, LA. Family and friends attended a visitation followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Port Sulphur, LA on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Interment: Nairn Cemetery. Family and friends are encouraged to share their condolences, stories and memories by visiting: www.mothefunerals.com.

Felix Caban, Sr.

Felix Caban, Sr.

Felix Caban, Sr. passed away on August 4, 2020 at the age of 71. He was born on May 3, 1949 in Santurce, Puerto Rico, and was a resident of Buras, LA. Felix spent many years in the Seafarer’s International Union as a Merchant Marine traveling to many different countries. He retired from Plaquemines Parish School Board as a Maintenance Specialist. Felix loved people, cooking for his family and friends, traveling and music. He was the life of the party, always had a story to tell and was the one person who could be depended upon unconditionally. Felix will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Loving father of Evelyn (Daniel) Parker, Jeremiah (Alicia) Istre, Felix Caban Jr. (Kristina Reynolds), and John Walter (Sabrina) Caban. Grandfather of Jordan (Hannah), Matthew, Danielle, Emily, Trinity, Hailey, Cash, Gabriel, Jasmine, and Sadie Mae. Great grandfather of Caylee. Deceased is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Family and friends attend the visitation and funeral service for Felix on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at Robinson Family Funeral Home 9611 Highway 23 Belle Chasse, LA 70037.

Noella Natalie Encalade Barthelemy

Noella Natalie Encalade Barthelemy

Noella Natalie Encalade Barthelemy was lovingly called to eternal rest on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Ochsner Hospital Westbank Campus at the age of 90. She was a lifelong resident of Plaquemines Parish. Noella was born on December 1, 1929, to the late Espy Paul Encalade and Palmyra Frederick Encalade. On May 16, 1946, Noella was united in holy matrimony to the late John L. Barthelemy Sr. John and Noella lovingly reared their two children, John L. Barthelemy Jr., and Lynn Marie Barthelemy Billiot. Noella is survived by her son, John; her grandchildren, Reginald (Keisha) Billiot Jr., Alerrana (Corey) Young Sr., RaeNell (Leon) Houston, John (Markecia) Barthelemy, Royce (Samertra) Billiot, Bryce Barthelemy, and 19 great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Noella is survived by her sibilings, Carmen DeMolle and Johnny Encalade, and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Noella was preceded in death by her parents, Espy Paul Encalade and Palmyra Encalade, daughters Judy Barthelemy and Lynn Billiot, siblings Espy Encalade, Antoinette Isadore, Evelyn Bailey, and Frederick Escalade, granddaughter Alana Barthelemy and, great grandson Joshua Mayberry. Relatives and friends of the family attended the Visitation and Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at St. Thomas Catholic Church located at 17605 HWY., 15 Pointe-a-la-Hache, LA 70082. Officiant: Father Sampson Abdulai. Interment: St. Thomas Cemetery. The Barthelemy family invites you to share memories and condolences of Mrs. Barthelemy online at www.robinsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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