1615 St. Philip Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: 504-581-4411
Fax:
Email:

Obituaries

Corey Holmes
B: 1980-07-22
D: 2018-10-13
View Details
Holmes, Corey
Glen Brown
B: 1973-09-17
D: 2018-10-12
View Details
Brown, Glen
Shanta Duncan
B: 1979-06-14
D: 2018-10-12
View Details
Duncan, Shanta
Le'Tondra Edwards
B: 1974-04-03
D: 2018-10-08
View Details
Edwards, Le'Tondra
Dianne Galatas
B: 1955-07-16
D: 2018-10-04
View Details
Galatas, Dianne
Elvin Dabney
B: 1973-08-07
D: 2018-10-04
View Details
Dabney, Elvin
Mercedes Jackson
B: 1933-03-21
D: 2018-09-30
View Details
Jackson, Mercedes
Malaysha Richard
D: 2018-09-30
View Details
Richard, Malaysha
Marlene Ellsworth
B: 1935-12-07
D: 2018-09-29
View Details
Ellsworth, Marlene
Rashad Washington
B: 1988-08-04
D: 2018-09-27
View Details
Washington, Rashad
Ella Brown
B: 1925-10-07
D: 2018-09-27
View Details
Brown, Ella
Catherine English
B: 1936-02-19
D: 2018-09-26
View Details
English, Catherine
George Curtis
B: 1919-08-14
D: 2018-09-25
View Details
Curtis, George
Mary Harris
B: 1935-03-07
D: 2018-09-23
View Details
Harris, Mary
Thelma Russell
B: 1922-07-15
D: 2018-09-23
View Details
Russell, Thelma
Doris Bernard
B: 1939-03-06
D: 2018-09-23
View Details
Bernard, Doris
Carrie Francis
B: 1951-02-19
D: 2018-09-23
View Details
Francis, Carrie
Albert Breashears
B: 1936-01-19
D: 2018-09-23
View Details
Breashears, Albert
Alexander Estave
B: 1943-06-12
D: 2018-09-21
View Details
Estave, Alexander
Wysh McCoy
B: 2018-07-19
D: 2018-09-18
View Details
McCoy, Wysh
Theodore Sanders
B: 1948-04-17
D: 2018-09-16
View Details
Sanders, Theodore

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries

Our History

The foundations and cornerstone of this business were laid by Alcide Labat and Joseph Ray, pioneering undertakers of the 19th century. Located in the French Quarter, their business ethics and noble leadership were trademarks of their family business. That early funeral home, Labat – Ray funeral Home, would later become Emile Labat Funeral Home, under the leadership of Alcide’s son Emile, who moved the funeral home to the Treme section of New Orleans. Emile trained his wife, son and daughter in the business. At his death, his son Emile Labat, Jr. took the leadership of the business. Before his death he established another funeral home. The daily management responsibility rested squarely on the shoulders of his sister, Myrtle Charbonnet, her husband, Louis Jr., and their children who began the current generation of family members to operate this successful and thriving landmark in the Treme section of New Orleans.

In 1958, the funeral home was nearly destroyed by fire. Louis Charbonnet, Jr. a building contractor by trade completely restored the funeral home into a modern day facility. During his term, he served the funeral industry as a board member of the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors and as well on several important committees of funeral industry businessmen.

The present day business was incorporated under the laws of the State of Louisiana on March 11, 1981, by Louis and Myrtle Charbonnet, Jr. Upon the death of Louis Charbonnet, Jr. on November 24, 1986, his sons took full control of the family business.

This successfully operated family business originally expanded to two funeral homes and thrived under the leadership of Louis Charbonnet III, President, and Armand Charbonnet, Secretary and Treasurer. Louis Charbonnet III has excelled in the business area, civil and political contributions to the community and the Louisiana Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers as past president and current board member.

On October 10, 1991, the Glapion Funeral Home located at 2201 Caffin Ave., New Orleans, LA, was purchased adding an endowment of some 95 cases annually to the compliment of Charbonnet Labat Funeral Home, Inc. However, this location was completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005.



 
 



Labat Funeral Home Ambulance Business


Louis Charbonnet II


Myrtle Charbonnet


Myrtle Charbonnet