Russell Gerard Joubert
Russell Gerard Joubert
  • July 3, 1953 - November 9, 2017
  • Saint Gabriel, Louisiana

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Russell Gerard Joubert passed away on November 9, 2017. Russell was born on July 3, 1953.

Russell was preceded in death by his father Russell Joseph Joubert, maternal grandparents Philip and Anna Zanco, paternal grandparents William and Isabelle Joubert and his God-Father Philip Zanco, Jr.

He is survived by his mother Anna Zanco Joubert, sister Denise Joubert (Dale Lupo), nephew Christopher Joubert, his cousin Louis Molay who was more like a brother and numerous cousins and friends.

He was an accomplished Musician who played music in New Orleans and in New York with bands such as The Backstabbers, The Contenders, The Ramones, The New York Dolls, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as many other renowned artists.

He was a friend to everyone he met and will be greatly missed by all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans at 2pm on Monday, November 13, 2017. Visitation will be from 12pm until service time with interment to follow at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.