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Regina Hidalgo
B: 1972-08-30
D: 2020-07-11
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Hidalgo, Regina
Wyly Dudley
D: 2020-07-08
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Dudley, Wyly
Joseph Borel
B: 1935-03-08
D: 2020-07-08
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Borel, Joseph
Sylvia Thibodeaux
B: 1939-01-12
D: 2020-07-07
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Thibodeaux, Sylvia
Hillard Dublin
B: 1939-02-20
D: 2020-07-06
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Dublin, Hillard
Thomas Ellender
B: 1949-01-15
D: 2020-07-06
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Ellender, Thomas
Mera Hoffpauir
B: 1946-05-01
D: 2020-07-05
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Hoffpauir, Mera
Joey Ware
B: 1966-04-30
D: 2020-06-24
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Ware, Joey
Bill Wynn
B: 1942-06-01
D: 2020-06-18
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Wynn, Bill
Fredrick Parker
B: 1942-09-12
D: 2020-06-17
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Parker, Fredrick
Nannie McDonald
B: 1932-08-26
D: 2020-06-15
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McDonald, Nannie
Ollie Fuselier
B: 1935-11-16
D: 2020-06-11
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Fuselier, Ollie
John Peterson
B: 1959-03-09
D: 2020-06-02
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Peterson, John
Robert Miller
B: 1966-09-09
D: 2020-05-30
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Miller, Robert
Zackary Pearce
B: 1996-04-11
D: 2020-05-28
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Pearce, Zackary
Timothy Sebastien
B: 1958-11-13
D: 2020-05-25
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Sebastien, Timothy
Carl Blake
B: 1946-01-24
D: 2020-05-21
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Blake, Carl
Dwight Arceneaux
B: 1961-01-05
D: 2020-05-18
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Arceneaux, Dwight
James Jones
B: 1954-06-20
D: 2020-05-18
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Jones, James
Jacob Banasiak
B: 2020-02-24
D: 2020-05-18
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Banasiak, Jacob
Country Banasiak
B: 1992-02-24
D: 2020-05-18
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Banasiak, Country

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Louisiana Cremation Regulations

Per Louisiana Revised Statues 37:876 the following persons, in the priority listed, have the right to serve as an authorizing agent for cremation:

 
(1) Any person arranging the cremation, if the decedent has given specific directions in the form of a notarial testament or a written and notarized declaration providing for disposition of his remains by cremation. 
 
(2) The person designated to control disposition by the decedent in the form of a notarial testament or a written and notarized declaration. 
 
(3) The surviving spouse, if there is no pending petition for divorce filed by either spouse prior to the death of the decedent spouse. 
 
(4) A majority of the surviving adult children of the decedent.
 
(5) A majority of the surviving adult grandchildren of the decedent.
 
(6) The surviving parents of the decedent.
 
(7) A majority of the surviving adult siblings of the decedent.
 
(8) A majority of the surviving adult persons respectively in the next degree of kindred as provided in Civil Code Articles 880 et seq. 
 
B. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A of this Section, if the coroner releases the remains of a decedent to an interested person pursuant to R.S. 9:1551(A)(l), such person may serve as the authorizing agent for cremation.
 
C. If the required authorization cannot be obtained, a final judgment of a district court shall be required.