Cora Joubert Pavur
Cora Joubert Pavur
  • September 14, 1930 - August 2, 2017
  • Baker, Louisiana

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Cora “Kay” Joubert Pavur went to be with the Lord on August 02, 2017, following a lengthy illness. She was 86 years old.

Cora was born on September 14, 1930 in Washington, Louisiana to Edna and Ladie Joubert. She grew up there and later married Lawrence “Larry” Pavur. They made their home in New Orleans, LA. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Beverly Harvey and Ena Meche, both of Washington, LA.

Cora was deeply religious, and a lifelong Catholic. She was a founding member of the Mary’s Helpers, and Saint Raphael the Archangel, Prayer groups. She was also active at The Center of Jesus the Lord, and the Catholic Charismatic Renewal.

In her earlier years, she had done Classified Work for the Federal Government, thru the Department of the Navy. She was also a licensed cosmetologist, and a founding member, and group leader, of two Sjogren’s Syndrome Support Groups.

She will always be remembered for her devout faith, a bright wit, and excellent sense of humor. She had a genuine love for people, and never met a stranger. She touched countless people throughout her life.

She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Larry Pavur, son Scott Pavur of Baker, LA, son Bradd Pavur, wife Catherine, and children Stephanie and Jonathan, of Raleigh, North Carolina.

The Funeral Mass will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home in New Orleans, LA on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 10:30 AM until service time. Interment will follow at All Saint’s Mausoleum.

She specifically wanted to acknowledge close family friend Mr. Gary Gleason, whom she often referred to as her “adopted son”, as well as her best friend of over 50 years, Mrs. Jackie Chalin.

The family would like to thank Dr. Stephen Speeg, Terri Hobgood, as well as her wonderful caregivers from Home Instead.

In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred, or donations may be made, under The Honor Donation Program, in her name, to The Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation.