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Loretta Mary Aramburo Barbre was born on January 10, 1935 to the union of Ferdinand Aramburo and Pauline Ledet. She departed this life to her heavenly home on August 10, 2016, at 3:45 a.m. She was a native and resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. On June 18, 1955 she married Dave Manuel Barbre. From their union six children were born, David, Michael, Manuel, Janet, Mark and Paula. She was a homemaker and member of Saint David Catholic Church and a member of The Knights of Peter Claver, Ladies Auxiliary, and Court 125 since 1984. She is survived by: one daughter Janet Barbre, three sons and daughters-in-law David Barbre, Michael and Celeste Barbre, Mark and Michelle Barbre and Starlett Barbre; two sisters Marion Johnson and Marie Calvin; in-laws Wilfred & Joyce Adams; and Steve & Ann Barbre; 15 Grandchildren, 17 Great-grandchildren, and three Great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her husband, Dave Barbre; a son, Manuel Barbre, a daughter, Paula Barbre and granddaughter Brittany Y. Barbre.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at St. David Catholic Church, 5617 St. Claude Ave. on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:00 am. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Please visit to sign the guestbook.