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Jacqueline “Sweet” Richards Navo

April 18, 2018

Jacqueline “Sweet” Richards Navo, age 76, born January 9, 1942, entered eternal peace on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, with complications from lung cancer. Beloved wife of 58 years to Melvin P. Navo, Jr. Daughter of the late Theresa Ditta Richards and the late Daniel Olsen Richards. Sister of the late Rosalie Richards Papania. Beloved mother and proud parent of five children. Lisa Navo Schehr, Melvin P. Navo III (Bridget), Mark D. Navo Sr. , Melissa Navo Piehet (Alex) and Jacquelyn Navo Dukes (Timothy). Sweet also had 8 grandchildren: Mark Schehr Jr., Rachel Navo Fonseca (Brian), Heather Piehet Morris (Joshua), Allie Piehet, Megan Navo, Mark D. Navo, Jr., Brianna Dukes and Brittan Dukes. She also had 6 great-grandchildren: Baileigh Morris, Ian Schehr, Addyson Morris, Mikayla Fonseca, Landon Fonseca , and Isabella Schehr.    She was a resident of St. Bernard Parish for 53 years, until Hurricane Katrina. Lived in Slidell, La. for the past 12 years. Sweet was always a compassionate and gracious lady, known to always put her children first. She was immensely loved by all who knew her. Sweet worked for many years at Jake’s Palace in Chalmette and at Chateau De Notre Dame in New Orleans. After 19 plus years of coaching girls sports teams at Borgnemouth Athletic Club in Meraux, many championship teams were formed . She was always ready with a kind and supportive word for all the girls. Sweet will be dearly missed by all those that loved her, family and friends especially. A beautiful and incredible lady, inside and out.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Services on Monday, April 23, 2018. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM., until service time at 1:00 PM. at Bagnell and Son Funeral Home, 75212 Lee Road, Covington, Louisiana, 70435.   

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