In memory of
Maril Bernard Becnel Jr.
In memory of
Maril Bernard Becnel Jr.
Maril Bernard Becnel Jr. passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday April 14, 2020 at the age of 77. He was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Kenner and Metairie. Maril attended Francis T. Nicholls High School in New Orleans. He later married his first wife Joann and raised their 5 children in Kenner. After she passed, he met Jeanne. They married and resided in Metairie. He was self-employed and owned Becnel's Lawn Service. He had many joys in life, he loved being out in the water on his boat, he loved to fish and had a passion to cook. Above all his greatest joy was his family and grandchildren. Loving husband of Jeanne L. Downs-Becnel and former husband of the late Joann R. Becnel. Caring father of Michael J. Becnel (Melissa), Randy B. Becnel (Rebecca), Glenn A. Becnel (Stacey), Kenneth M. Becnel (Angela), Christine Becnel Gibbs. Stepfather of Corey Downs (Lori) and Kevin Downs (Cybil). Proud grandfather of Cameron, Andrew, Collin, Hailey, Connor, Kaitlyn, Caroline Becnel, Brooklyn, Presley Gibbs, Caleb, Steven, Sarah and Emma Downs. Son of the late Clemence Tanguis and Maril Bernard Becnel Sr. Brother of the late Mabel B. Broadus, Theresa B. Teresi, Marion B. Hickman and William "Billy" Aldrich. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and plenty of dear friends. Relative and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at Tharp-Sontheimer Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. Metairie on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Mask must be worn. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking to make donations in his memory to a charity of your choice. Inurnment will be private at a later date. To share memories and condolences please visit, www.tharpsontheimerfh.com.
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In memory of
Maril Bernard Becnel Jr.
Maril Bernard Becnel Jr. passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday April 14, 2020 at the age of 77. He was a native of New Orleans and a resident of Kenner and Metairie. Maril attended Francis T. Nicholls High School in New Orleans. He later married his first wife Joann and raised their 5 children in Kenner. After she passed, he met Jeanne. They married and resided in Metairie. He was self-employed and owned Becnel's Lawn Service. He had many joys in life, he loved being out in the water on his boat, he loved to fish and had a passion to cook. Above all his greatest joy was his family and grandchildren. Loving husband of Jeanne L. Downs-Becnel and former husband of the late Joann R. Becnel. Caring father of Michael J. Becnel (Melissa), Randy B. Becnel (Rebecca), Glenn A. Becnel (Stacey), Kenneth M. Becnel (Angela), Christine Becnel Gibbs. Stepfather of Corey Downs (Lori) and Kevin Downs (Cybil). Proud grandfather of Cameron, Andrew, Collin, Hailey, Connor, Kaitlyn, Caroline Becnel, Brooklyn, Presley Gibbs, Caleb, Steven, Sarah and Emma Downs. Son of the late Clemence Tanguis and Maril Bernard Becnel Sr. Brother of the late Mabel B. Broadus, Theresa B. Teresi, Marion B. Hickman and William "Billy" Aldrich. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other family and plenty of dear friends. Relative and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at Tharp-Sontheimer Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. Metairie on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Mask must be worn. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking to make donations in his memory to a charity of your choice. Inurnment will be private at a later date. To share memories and condolences please visit, www.tharpsontheimerfh.com.
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1600 N. Causeway Blvd
Metairie, LA 70001
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