In memory of
Helen Joyce Alexis
In memory of
Helen Joyce Alexis
You will forever be in our hearts. It is with deep sorrow and much love (143) that the family of Helen Joyce Alexis-Brocato-Saccaro-Borgstede, of Harahan, LA, announce her passing on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the age of 83 years. Helen was a native of Harahan, LA, where she graduated from Kenner High School and attended Spencer Business College. She was the daughter of James "Jimmy" Alexis and Eulalie Jacob Alexis. She was preceded in death by her father, mother and brothers Louis Alexis and Frank Gandolfi. Helen was active in the Harahan community as she owned and operated the Red Wagon Grocery Store and served as President of Save-A-Cop Organization for Harahan, where she organized several motorbike rides to help raise funds for both local and state police officers. Helen will be lovingly remembered by her five children: Catherine Danchertsen-Vaughan (Rick), James A. Brocato (Brenda), Sammy T. Brocato (Stacey), Anthony J. Saccaro Jr. (Janet), Steven J Saccaro (Kellie); 12 grandchildren: Megan B. Gorski, Justin A. Brocato, T.J. Brocato, Taylor Brocato, Mallory Saccaro, Emily Saccaro. Nicholas Saccaro, Anna Saccaro, Matthew Saccaro, Ella Saccaro, Natalie Saccaro and Brady Saccaro; 1 great grandchild: Gray Gorski; and brother Ronald Alexis (Sharlene); as well as numerous relatives and friends. Due to Hurricane Delta, the funeral services for Helen Alexis have been rescheduled for Saturday, October 17 at 10:30 am at Ourso Funeral Home, located at 13533 Airline Highway Gonzales, LA. Friends and family members are asked to adhere to all COVID-19 safe practices and wear masks at the Funeral Services. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made to the AMD Foundation for Macular Degeneration. Donations made be made by visiting https://www.macular.org/how-donate.
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In memory of
Helen Joyce Alexis
You will forever be in our hearts. It is with deep sorrow and much love (143) that the family of Helen Joyce Alexis-Brocato-Saccaro-Borgstede, of Harahan, LA, announce her passing on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at the age of 83 years. Helen was a native of Harahan, LA, where she graduated from Kenner High School and attended Spencer Business College. She was the daughter of James "Jimmy" Alexis and Eulalie Jacob Alexis. She was preceded in death by her father, mother and brothers Louis Alexis and Frank Gandolfi. Helen was active in the Harahan community as she owned and operated the Red Wagon Grocery Store and served as President of Save-A-Cop Organization for Harahan, where she organized several motorbike rides to help raise funds for both local and state police officers. Helen will be lovingly remembered by her five children: Catherine Danchertsen-Vaughan (Rick), James A. Brocato (Brenda), Sammy T. Brocato (Stacey), Anthony J. Saccaro Jr. (Janet), Steven J Saccaro (Kellie); 12 grandchildren: Megan B. Gorski, Justin A. Brocato, T.J. Brocato, Taylor Brocato, Mallory Saccaro, Emily Saccaro. Nicholas Saccaro, Anna Saccaro, Matthew Saccaro, Ella Saccaro, Natalie Saccaro and Brady Saccaro; 1 great grandchild: Gray Gorski; and brother Ronald Alexis (Sharlene); as well as numerous relatives and friends. Due to Hurricane Delta, the funeral services for Helen Alexis have been rescheduled for Saturday, October 17 at 10:30 am at Ourso Funeral Home, located at 13533 Airline Highway Gonzales, LA. Friends and family members are asked to adhere to all COVID-19 safe practices and wear masks at the Funeral Services. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made to the AMD Foundation for Macular Degeneration. Donations made be made by visiting https://www.macular.org/how-donate.
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Gonzales, LA 70737
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