Leroy Joseph Bienemy Sr.
Leroy Joseph Bienemy Sr. of Violet, LA departed this earthly life on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the age of 74. He was born May 15, 1944 to the late John Sr. and Felo Bienemy. Devoted husband of Merelyn Bienemy of Violet, LA. Loving father of Leroy (Angie) Bienemy Jr. and Arlese (Kevin) Thompson. Brother of Feast Bienemy. Brother-in-law of Dorothy Lafrance and James Miller. Grandfather of Christopher Joseph Bienemy (Cyntiael), Rashad Joseph Bienemy, Tanis Pettis, Crea (Brian) Cooper and Tempestt and Tevin Thompson; and five great-grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Leroy Sr. was preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. and Felo Bienemy; his siblings, Henrietta, Olivia, Fe Fe, Sedonia, Rosemary, Geraldine, Veronica, Emma, John, James, Emile (Annie Mae), Vincent (Mable), Clouvis (Dora), John Jr., and Isaiah. Aunts, Frances and Louise Stevenson. Pastors, officers, and members of the Upperroom Bible Church of New Orleans, LA, Greater Roundhill, Mount Olive Baptist Church, and all neighboring churches in Orleans and Plaquemines Parish were invited to the visitation that was held on Friday, January 4, at Bardell’s Mortuary in Mount Airy, LA and again on Saturday January 5, 2019 at Upperroom Bible Church in New Orleans, LA. A homegoing celebration was held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Upperroom Bible Church in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Herbert H. Rowe officiated. Interment: St. Bernard Gardens.