AnnaBelle Jastram LaHoste passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the age of 91. She was the beloved wife of the late Oscar Lahoste Jr. “her honey” for 50 years. Loving mother of Ronald LaHoste Sr. (Jan), Gwendolyn “Sissy” Noonan (Terry) and Judy Lombus (the late Larry). Proud grandmother of Ronny Jr., Robin, Chad, Brad, Somer, Blake, Dustin and Shelli. Also survived and fondly remembered by her 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter, dear loved ones Patricia Cassagne, brothers-in-law Raymond and Joseph LaHoste and many nieces, nephews & friends.
Preceded in death by her parents Gustave Jastram and Josephine Lavignette Jastram; brother Charles Jastram Sr.; sister Wilhemina Daniels and granddaughter Kelli Bindewald.
AnnaBelle proudly served in World War II as a United States Coast Guard Spar at the young age of 19. She enjoyed working with her honey in their business Oscar’s Jewelry. AnnaBelle later enjoyed working as a designer of costumes for the royal courts of Mardi Gras balls. She was a dedicated fan of watching her grandsons play ball from recreation through high school. AnnaBelle dearly loved her family and was always a phone call away if needed. She and her honey enjoyed 50 years of dancing and socializing with dear friends. Annabelle was born in New Orleans, LA and was a resident of St. Bernard Parish for 65 years. She spent the last 3 years of her life in the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve, LA. and was known as the “Ginger Rogers” of the home as she danced until the end of her life.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend a visitation held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A funeral service began at 1:00 p.m. She was laid to rest with military honors in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.