In memory of
Lawrence Napoleon "Skin" Bonaparte
Lawrence "Skin" Napoleon Bonaparte, age 83, entered peacefully into eternal rest at his residence on Tuesday May 12, 2020. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Avondale, LA. Lawrence was a retired mail clerk from Lykes Bros. Steamship Company. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed playing bingo and working in his yard. Beloved husband of Mary Hawkins Bonaparte, devoted father of Terrence (Annie) Bonaparte, Sr., Michelle (Warren) Smith, Raynette Bonaparte, and the late Kenneth Bonaparte, loving grandfather of Terrence Jr., Warren III, and Roman, son of the late Napoleon Bonaparte, Jr. and Marie Bonaparte, brother of the late Elizabeth Bonaparte, son-in-law of the late Ivory and Florence Hawkins, brother-in-law of Pearl (Theodore) Burke, Eula Hawkins, Betty Dickerson, Warren (Valerie) Hawkins, Linda (Gabel) Hawkins, Ivory (Harriet) Hawkins, Jr., Audrey (Irving) Brown, Gwendolyn (Wendell) Williams, Gary (Bianca) Hawkins, Chester (Lisha) Hawkins, Patricia (Earl) Theriot, and the late Andrew Dickerson and Elroy Hawkins. Lawrence is also survived by his godchildren Edwin Jr. and Brittany, a special cousin Gloria, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also priest and parishioners of St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church and all neighboring churches are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, 455 Ames Blvd. Marrero, LA on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Father Sidney Speaks, Celebrant. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Interment: Providence Memorial Park Cemetery-Metairie, LA. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service, 230 Monroe Street, Gretna, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, attendance will be limited. It is mandatory everyone attending wear a face mask or some type of face covering.
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