John Octave Braud passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012.
Beloved husband of the late Vivian Ruth Fitzmorris Braud for 65 years. Father of Cynthia B. White (Ben), Kenneth D. Braud (Fran) and Robert J. Braud (Cheryl). Grandfather of Virginia Braud, Michelle Knoll (Dylan), Peter, Thomas and Johnny Braud, Dione Yager (Ron), and Doug White (Rena). Great-grandfather of Paul David Knoll, Amanda Yager, Peter Yager, Sam White and Mimi White. Brother-in-law of Tillie Lavigne. Brother of the late Julian, John W., Joseph and Milton Braud.
Age 93 years. He was a WWII Veteran of the US Army having served in the Normandy invasion. A native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Covington, LA for the past 33 years.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral mass at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 20307 Smith Rd., Covington, LA 70435 on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Visitation, AT THE CHURCH, from 9:00 AM until service time. Interment in Pilgrim Rest Cemetery.
A special Thank you to Pontchartrain Health Care Center, Norte Dame Hospice, Theresa Bourgeois, Art Seghers and April Mayo.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations to either St. Benedict Catholic Church or New Zion Baptist Church Lunch Ministry.