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  • Popular neighborhoods in New Orleans include: French Quarter, New Orleans Central Business District, Central City, East Riverside, Garden District, Irish Channel, Lower Garden District, Milan, St. Thomas Development, Touro, Audubon, Black Pearl, Broadmoor, Dixon, East Carrollton, Freret, Hollygrove, Leonidas, Fontainebleau, and Uptown.
  • Suburbs of New Orleans: Algiers, Belle Chasse Nas, Broadmoor, Bywater, C O Enl Pers Mgmt Cen, Carrollton, Chef Menteur, Custom House, Elmwood, First Natl Bank Commerce, Gentilly, Harahan, Hibernia Natl Bk, Jefferson, La Power Light, Lafayette Square, Naval Air Sta N O, Naval Reserve Pers Ctr, Naval Supp Act East Bank, Naval Support Act Westbank, Navy Reg Data Auto Ctr, New Orleans Naval Air, New Orleans Pub Serv, River Ridge, Sewage Water Board, Shrewsbury, South Central Bell, University of New Orleans, Whitney National Bank.
  • New Orleans is also known as: The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, The Crescent City, Nouvelle Orlans, and Orleans Parish / New Orleans city.
  • Their current mayor is Mayor Mitch Landrieu, who took office October 11th, 2017.
  • Zip codes in the city: 70112, 70113, 70114, 70115, 70116, 70117, 70118, 70119, 70121, 70122, 70123, 70124, 70125, 70126, 70127, 70128, 70129, 70130, 70131, 70139, 70140, 70141, 70142, 70143, 70145, 70146, 70148, 70149, 70150, 70151, 70152, 70153, 70154, 70156, 70157, 70158, 70159, 70160, 70161, 70162, 70163, 70164, 70165, 70166, 70167, 70170, 70172, 70174, 70175, 70176, 70177, 70178, 70179, 70181, 70182, 70183, 70184, 70185, 70186, 70187, 70189, 70190, 70195.
  • Orleans County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.

Facts

  • New Orleans has been featured in films like: Albino Alligator (1997), Angel Heart (1987), Belle of the Nineties (1934), and Double Jeopardy (1999).
  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Traci Adell (model and actor), , Neferteri Shepherd (actor and model), Avery Johnson (basketball player and coach), Cate Tiernan (novelist and writer), Patricia Clarkson (actor), Reese Witherspoon (actor and film producer), and Philip Bolden (actor and child actor).
  • New Orleans is home to the following sports teams: New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, and New Orleans Privateers men's basketball.

New Orleans (/nuː ˈɔrlɪnz/, /nuː ˈɔrliənz/, /nuː ɔrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔrlənz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502.The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz), and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras, dating to French colonial times. The city is often referred to as the "most unique" in the United States.New Orleans is located in southeastern Louisiana, straddling the Mississippi River. The city and Orleans Parish (French: paroisse d'Orléans) are coterminous. The city and parish are bounded by the parishes of St. Tammany to the north, St. Bernard to the east, Plaquemines to the south, and Jefferson to the south and west. Lake Pontchartrain, part of which is included in the city limits, lies to the north and Lake Borgne lies to the east.Before Hurricane Katrina, Orleans Parish was the most populous parish in Louisiana. It now ranks third in population, trailing neighboring Jefferson Parish and East Baton Rouge Parish.

History

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New Orleans is known for its rich cultural heritage, architectural style, iconic food, the colorful Mardi Gras festival, but also its 31 historical cemeteries. With Spanish and French inspired ornately crafted above ground tombs and crypts, New Orleans embraces their cultural heritage in every aspect of their city.

The official website for the city of New Orleans is http://www.nola.gov.

There are currently 48 funeral home listings for the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Looking for New Orleans cemeteries?

New Orleans Obituaries

It was disclosed by Chicago Tribune on September 21st, 2017 that Kerry Patrick Leary died in Chicago, Illinois.  Leary was 72 years old and was born in New Orleans, LA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kerry Patrick's life.

It was revealed on September 21st, 2017 that Waynette miss Cole passed on in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Cole was 68 years old and was born in Blythville, AR.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Waynette miss's life.

It was noted by Kent Reporter on September 19th, 2017 that Charles August Jr "Chuck" Bauer passed away in Kent, Washington.  Bauer was 53 years old and was born in New Orleans, LA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charles August Jr "Chuck"'s life.

It was revealed by Des Moines Register on September 3rd, 2017 that Carol Jean Cline died in Iowa.  Cline was 77 years old and was born in New Orleans, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Carol Jean's life.

It was revealed by Centralia Sentinel on August 19th, 2017 that Eloise "Mickey" Bergkoetter (George) passed on in Swansea, Illinois.  Ms. Bergkoetter was 86 years old and was born in New Orleans, LA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Eloise "Mickey"'s life.

It was written on July 21st, 2017 that Sobhana Bhattacharaya perished in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sobhana's life.

It was disclosed on July 9th, 2017 that Elaine Bump (Bonneval) passed away in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Ms. Bump was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Elaine's life.

It was written on July 6th, 2017 that Kathleen D "Kathy" McGonagle passed away in New Orleans, Louisiana.  McGonagle was 66 years old and was born in Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kathleen D "Kathy"'s life.

It was disclosed by The Daily Herald on June 20th, 2017 that Sandra Biesterfeldt (Folse) passed away in Glenview, Illinois.  Ms. Biesterfeldt was 79 years old and was born in New Orleans, LA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sandra's life.

It was written on June 17th, 2017 that Karen S Harrer passed on in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Harrer was 63 years old and was born in Morton Grove, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Karen S's life.

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Funeral Homes in New Orleans

Save Our Cemeteries

Save Our Cemeteries began in 1974 in response to a the potential destruction of the wall vaults of St. Louis Cemetery No. 2.Today, the non-profit organization is dedicated to the preservation of the 31 historic cemeteries of New Orleans.

Mothe Funeral Home

At Mothe Funeral Homes, six generations of the Mothe family have cared for families in the New Orleans metro area since 1895. We are proud to be among the few independently owned funeral homes

Honaker Funeral Home

In 1970, the opportunity came about to purchase Forest Lawn Cemetery in Slidell and with Fred and Percy's experience in funeral service management she agreed that was the direction the Honaker family would take.

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Bultman Funeral Home
3338 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Charbonnet-Labat Funeral Home
1615 Saint Philip St
New Orleans, LA 70116
Cooper Glapion Funeral Home
2201 Caffin Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
Cremations Uptown Home
4127 S Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
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Davis Mortuary Service Incorporated
9200 I 10 Service Rd
New Orleans, LA 70127
Dennis Mortuary
1812 Louisiana Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Estelle J Wilson Funeral Home Incorporated
2715 Danneel St
New Orleans, LA 70160
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Gaskin-Southall Mortuary Incorporated
1225 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA 70116
Gg Willis INS CO & Funeral Hm
2120 Jackson Ave
New Orleans, LA 70160
Good Citizens Rhodes Funeral Home Incorporated
2612 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70156
Greenwood Cemetery & Mausoleum
5200 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70184
Greenwood Cemetery & Mslm
120 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70179
Greenwood Funeral Home
5200 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70184
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Hebrew Rest Cemetery
2100 Pelopidas St
New Orleans, LA 70122
Heritage Funeral Directors
4101 Saint Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70145
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Jacob Schoen Funeral Home
3827 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119
Jazz Funeral Gifts
442 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70170
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Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral
5100 Pontchartrain Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
Lincoln Cemetery Lot Sales
10400 Old Gentilly Rd
New Orleans, LA 70187
Littlejohns Funeral Home
7818 Earhart Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70125
Louisiana Undertaking CO Incorporated
1449 N Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
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Magees Funeral Home
2141 Washington Ave
New Orleans, LA 70160
Majestic Mortuary Service Incorporated
1833 Oretha C Haley Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70113
Masonic Temple Cemetery
400 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70179
Mothe Funeral Homes LLC
1300 Vallette St
New Orleans, LA 70114
Murray Henderson
1209 Teche St
New Orleans, LA 70114
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Professional Funeral Services Incorporated
1620 Elysian Fields Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
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Rhodes Funeral Home
7411 Chef Menteur Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70186
Rhodes Funeral Home
3933 Washington Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
Rhodes Funeral Home
4321 Lonely Oak Dr
New Orleans, LA 70126
Rhodes Funeral Home
1716 N Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
Richardson Funeral Homes
11112 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70062
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Saint Louis Cemeteries
143 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70179
Saint Louis Cemetery Number One
3421 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70179
Save Our Cemeteries
501 Basin St
New Orleans, LA 70112
Security Plan Funeral Homes
5001 Chef Menteur Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70126
St John Cemetery Crematory
4841 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70179
St Patrick Cemeteries
143 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70179
St Roch Cemeteries
1725 Saint Roch Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
St Vincent DE Paul Cemeteries
1401 Louisa St
New Orleans, LA 70117
Stewart Enterprises Incorporated
1333 S Clearview Pkwy
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Tharp Funeral Home
600 Moss St
New Orleans, LA 70119
Thibodauxs Funeral Services
3245 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
Tillys Funeral Home
2831 Saint Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
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Young Calvin J Funeral Home
2512 Lasalle St
New Orleans, LA 70113

New Orleans Funeral Home News

Young and the Restless shoots in New Orleans
LA (WAFB) - The cast of "The Young and the Restless" has been shooting for the last few weeks in New Orleans, and you never know who you might run into. It's a cliche as old as filmmaking in New Orleans. If there's a street scene, a jazz funeral can't be far behind.
http://www.wafb.com/Global/story.asp?S=13448965

Houston funeral set for Father of La. Rep. Cao
NEW ORLEANS Funeral arrangements are set in Houston for the father of U.S. Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao. My Quang Cao, who lived his final years in the New Orleans area, died last week at age 78 after a long illness. A wake is set for Thursday at 7 p.m. at ...
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/local/ap/houston-funeral-set-for-father-of-la-rep-cao-105902733.html

Area funeral home receives high distinction
... Rob Moore accepts the National Funeral Home Directors Association (NFDA) Pursuit of Excellence Award from NFDA President William Wappner during the NFDA International Convention and Expo in New Orleans, La. Courtesy Photo. On Oct. 11, 2010, Moore ...
http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/1675831.html

WAFB Channel 9, Baton Rouge, LA |News
The U.S. attorney in Shreveport says a funeral home owner in Vivian has pleaded guilty ... had sex multiple times between June and December 2008. Six people shot at a New Orleans party in Central City were listed in stable condition Monday morning.
http://www.wafb.com/Global/category.asp?C=4182

Marine Stabbed In French Quarter Laid To Rest
Family, friends, and fellow Marines came together at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home to remember fallen Sgt ... Tom Ringo, of the U.S. Marine Corps, said. New Orleans police said the man behind the stabbing is a black male, in his mid-30s, about 5 feet 8 ...
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40047823

William Francis (Billy) Bloemer Jr.
William was a native and lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA and a graduate of Archbishop Rummel High School. Relatives and friends are invited attend the Visitation and Funeral Service at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans ...
http://obits.nola.com/obituaries/nola/obituary.aspx?n=william-francis-bloemer-billy&pid=146444900&fhid=4708

Funeral Home New Orleans
A directory listing of funeral home companies in New Orleans, LA and surrounding areas.
http://www.funeralhomeneworleans.com/

New Orleans Funeral Homes and funeral services in Louisiana
Listing all funeral homes in New Orleans, Louisiana so you can easily send flowers to any location (same day delivery) or find any funeral service.
http://www.imortuary.com/funeral-homes/louisiana/new-orleans.php

Greenwood Funeral Home New Orleans, LA
Greenwood Funeral Home
http://greenwoodfuneralhome.net/

Jazz funeral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jazz funeral is a common name for a funeral tradition with music which developed in New Orleans, Louisiana. Drummers at the funeral of jazz legend Danny Barker. ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz_funeral

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