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“Rodney, Claudia, and family So sorry for the loss of your dear Dad, So very soon after the loss of your dear, sweet Mom. They were both such loving,...Read More »
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Joseph John Couture, beloved husband of the late Inez Couture, died peacefully Monday March 12, 2012, at the age of 86 after a recent illness.
Devoted father of Rodney Couture (Claudia), Norman Couture (Cheryl), Elaine Miller (Jerry), and Shelia Hotard (Randy).
He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Keith Couture, Brent Couture, Lynnette Miller Morales, Michael Couture, Randy Hotard Jr., Clinton Hotard, and Dylan Hotard. Great-grandfather of six: Cole Hotard, Mason and Ethan Couture, Madyson and Joshua Couture, and Drew Hotard.
He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Carrie Couture and by siblings Robert Couture Sr. and Leola Lindsey and also one grandson Jerry Miller, Jr. Survived by his brother Douglas and sisters Jacqueline Lewis, Gladys Assevado, and Audrey Arceneaux.
A native of St. Bernard Parish for 80 years and a resident of Orleans Parish for the last six years.
The family would like to thank Hearts of Hospice and the staff and friends at Woldenberg Village for their caring and comfort.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. A funeral service will begin at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.