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Barbara Tranchant Gaudin

August 25, 1940 — December 29, 2023

Covington, Louisiana


Barbara Tranchant Gaudin, age 83, gained her angel wings on December 29, 2023. She was born in New Orleans where she resided most of her life before moving to the Northshore, specifically Covington, 18 yrs ago, after Hurricane Katrina.

Barbara was married to the love of her life, Joseph (“Joe, Errol”) Gaudin Sr. In January, they would be married 64 yrs. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Leo Tranchant Sr., and Alma Rupert. Her brothers, George A Tranchant, William “Billy” Tranchant, Richard A Tranchant and Charles “Butch” Tranchant, her sisters, Mildred “Millie” Swift, Marian Tranchant Huber, Helen Tranchant Duckworth, her sisters-in-law, Gloria Tranchant and Beverly M Tranchant, her brothers-in-law, Frank H Duckworth Sr, William Swift Sr., and Randall M Huber Sr, her niece, Debra Tranchant Ledet, her nephews Randall (Randy) Michael Huber Jr, William “Billy” Swift Jr, Richard A “Ricky” Tranchant Jr. and Michael “Big Mike” Luffey Sr, and great-nephew Jason Allen Ledet.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Joseph (“Joe”, “Errol”) Gaudin Sr, her children, Joseph Errol Gaudin Jr (Dawn), Jody G Ravesies (Kenneth), Donna G Lucus (Willie) and Mary A Lanne’ (Lubin Christopher), her only living sibling, Robert Tranchant and sister-in-law, Solita Tranchant, grandchildren, Darrell L Lucus Jr, Shelby L Carroll (Jacob), Lauren E Lanne’, Sydney R Hall (Jordan), Annemarie G Pennington (Tyler), Christal T Ravesies, Alyssa A Lanne’ (Kize), Anne S Rome (Aaron), Sarah C Seither (Jake), William M Seither and Warren M Seither (Mercedes), George Dickinson (Victoria) and Dylan Dickinson, great-grandchildren, Timothy, Lucas, Annabellah, Abigail, Jacilynn, Michael, Zaya, Breelan, Eden, Emma, Logan, Aubrey, Colt, Ren, Hunter and Annalise, nieces and nephews, Robert Tranchant III (Rianna), Charles “Ritchie” Swift (Charlene), Charles “Chuck” Tranchant, Leo Tranchant, Janet Tranchant Scardino (Mark), Wilton Ledet, Daniel (Dan) Michael Huber (Lynn), Bertha Jordan Huber, Mary Elizabeth (Mary Beth) Huber, Sharon Luffey, Patricia D Hauschild, Linda D Yokum (Rob), Major Frank H Duckworth Jr., USMC Ret (Karen), Mark H Duckworth (Hollie) and numerous great nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A Celebration of Life and Reading of the Gospel will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 12:00-4:00PM @ 15135 Lydia Normand Dr, Covington LA 70435.

For any questions, please contact Joe @ 985-685-0879, Donna @ 504-450-2047, or Jody @ 601-329-1406.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Barbara Tranchant Gaudin, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, February 24, 2024

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