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80, was called home by His Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 18, 2018. Henry was the beloved husband of Rochelle Romagossa Beba for 59 years. He was a wonderful father to Kathy Keating (Chet), Karen O'Neill (late Mike), Henry Leroy, Jr (Lisa), Keith (Tammy), Kristine Murkowski (David). He was a cherished grandfather to Michael O'Neill Jr, Chaz Keating (Caitlyn), Sean O'Neill (Heather), Mallory Keating Kroos (Matt), Paul Keating, Megan O'Neill, Kendall Keating, Brandon Beba, Molly Keating, Brittany Beba, Ethan Keating; and a great-grandfather of five. He was a brother of LaWanda Farren (Anthony), Winnifred Fels (Daniel), Lucinda Brummert (Terry); brother-in-law of Amarylis Hastak, Yvonne Romagossa, Janice Kiefer (Robert), Marilyn Flores, Merlin Romagossa (Ligaya), and Garrett Romagossa, Sr (Sandra) and Beatrice Romagossa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Bernard and Marjorie Ann (Scanlon) Beba; father and mother-in-law, Howard L. Romagossa and Genevieve Parker Romagossa; brother and sister, John Beba and Linda Beba Sral; brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard Romagossa Jr, Ronald Romagossa, Henry Hastak, Peter Flores, Joseph Michel, Frank Sral, Linda Michel, Marie Beba; and son-in-law, Michael J. O'Neill. He retired from the New Orleans Fire Department after a long and distinguished career of 48 years, 1962 - 2010. Family and friends are invited to attend the visitation at JACOB SCHOEN & SON, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119, on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 5PM - 9PM. Additional visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 8AM with a funeral service starting at 9:45AM. Interment will be in the Southeast Louisiana Veterans' Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Drive, Slidell, LA 70460. As an expression of sympathy, flowers are welcomed as well as donations to the American Lung Association in the honor of Henry. Click to donate.
To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.schoenfh.com.
Published on February 22, 2018
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