In memory of
Frank Nelson Carver Jr.
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In memory of
Frank Nelson Carver Jr.
Frank Nelson Carver, Jr. passed away on September 20, 2020 at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to Joan Morel Carver and devoted father of Mark Carver (Shelley), Robyn Carver, and Joni Carver Baudoin (Roland). He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Margaret Schindler Carver, and his sister Jacqueline Carver Arceneaux (Dan). He is also survived by his sister Sandra Carver Groetsch (Chuck) and his brother Ronald Carver (Phyllis), and his grandchildren Justine Langkopp, Joshua Langkopp (Salena), Roland Joseph Baudoin, Jansen Smith, Hayden Baudoin, and Katherine Baudoin. He was born March 13, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He grew up in the 9th Ward and was a long-time resident of Chalmette (St. Bernard Parish) before moving to Lithia, Florida following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He graduated from St. Mary of the Angels grammar school, Holy Cross High School in 1958, and Louisiana State University in 1964 with a degree in Industrial Technology and a commission in the U.S. Army as a Second Lieutenant. Nelson served active duty in the Army from 1964 to 1966 and retired from the Army Reserves in 1992 as a Lieutenant Colonel while serving in the 377th TAACOM (New Orleans). Nelson had a successful career working in Human Resources. He was employed by American Standard (Gentilly), the Amax Nickel Refinery (Braithwaite), the National Tea Company (National Food Stores and Canal Villere grocers) and retired from Entergy Corporation (New Orleans) in 2003. Nelson was active in the St. Bernard Parish Recreation Department as a basketball referee and coach. In Florida, he volunteered with Meals on Wheels for 10 years delivering meals to homebound persons. On Friday, October 23, 2020, a visitation for relatives and friends will be held from 10:00 a.m., followed by some words of remembrance at 11:15 a.m., and a Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, 61030 Brier Lake Drive, Lacombe, LA 70445. Immediately after Mass, relatives and friends are invited to gather at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Drive, Slidell, LA 70460 for a service starting promptly at 1:30 p.m. to render military honors to Nelson and to say last good-byes to him. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in memory of Nelson to the Alzheimer's Association at alz.org.
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Honaker Funeral Home
1751 Gause Boulevard W
Slidell, LA 70460
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St John of the Cross Catholic
61051 Brier Lake Dr
Lacombe, LA 70445
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In memory of
Frank Nelson Carver Jr.
Frank Nelson Carver, Jr. passed away on September 20, 2020 at the age of 80. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to Joan Morel Carver and devoted father of Mark Carver (Shelley), Robyn Carver, and Joni Carver Baudoin (Roland). He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Margaret Schindler Carver, and his sister Jacqueline Carver Arceneaux (Dan). He is also survived by his sister Sandra Carver Groetsch (Chuck) and his brother Ronald Carver (Phyllis), and his grandchildren Justine Langkopp, Joshua Langkopp (Salena), Roland Joseph Baudoin, Jansen Smith, Hayden Baudoin, and Katherine Baudoin. He was born March 13, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He grew up in the 9th Ward and was a long-time resident of Chalmette (St. Bernard Parish) before moving to Lithia, Florida following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He graduated from St. Mary of the Angels grammar school, Holy Cross High School in 1958, and Louisiana State University in 1964 with a degree in Industrial Technology and a commission in the U.S. Army as a Second Lieutenant. Nelson served active duty in the Army from 1964 to 1966 and retired from the Army Reserves in 1992 as a Lieutenant Colonel while serving in the 377th TAACOM (New Orleans). Nelson had a successful career working in Human Resources. He was employed by American Standard (Gentilly), the Amax Nickel Refinery (Braithwaite), the National Tea Company (National Food Stores and Canal Villere grocers) and retired from Entergy Corporation (New Orleans) in 2003. Nelson was active in the St. Bernard Parish Recreation Department as a basketball referee and coach. In Florida, he volunteered with Meals on Wheels for 10 years delivering meals to homebound persons. On Friday, October 23, 2020, a visitation for relatives and friends will be held from 10:00 a.m., followed by some words of remembrance at 11:15 a.m., and a Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, 61030 Brier Lake Drive, Lacombe, LA 70445. Immediately after Mass, relatives and friends are invited to gather at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Drive, Slidell, LA 70460 for a service starting promptly at 1:30 p.m. to render military honors to Nelson and to say last good-byes to him. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made in memory of Nelson to the Alzheimer's Association at alz.org.
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Services Provided By
Honaker Funeral Home
1751 Gause Boulevard W
Slidell, LA 70460
Services Provided By
St John of the Cross Catholic
61051 Brier Lake Dr
Lacombe, LA 70445
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