AMHERST, Mass. – Memorial services for long-time math educator Haskell Cohen will be Jan. 31. He died Jan. 19 at age 91.
He held a Ph.D in mathematics from Tulane and was a professor at Tulane, LSU, Alabama, Tennessee and the University Massachusetts, from which he retired.
Survivors include a son and two daughters.
Arrangements are by Beers & Story.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Services for long-time educator Barbara Hill will be Friday. She died Jan. 23 at age 77.
She was an elementary school teacher before becoming Curriculum Coordinator for Livingston Parish public schools.
Survivors include her husband Bobby and three daughters.
Ex-8th Air Force Chief of Staff
BENTON – Services for retirned colonel and former assistant director of Northeast Louisiana Legal Services Frank McArdle will be Saturday. He died Jan. 17 at age 85.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and after graduating Georgetown University, where it played football, entered the U.S. Air Force. He was a veteran of three tours of Vietnam War duty, flying more than 400 missions over Southeast Asia.
He was a former assistant air attache to the U.S. Embassy, Canberra, Australia and former Chief of Staff of the 8th Air Force and worked 11 years for Legal Services after military retirement.
Survivors include his wife Nancy, two sons and two daughters.
Pipeline construction engineer
SHREVEPORT – Services for engineer and pipeline contractor James White will be Thursday in Plano, Texas. He died Jan. 22 at age 73.
White served as project manager for Banister-Price Construction, overseeing construction from Baghdad of the Iraq-Turkey pipeline. He then was executive VP of the company in London. He was president/COO of H.C. Price Construction and then president of Price-Gregory International.
He founded the James T. White Chair of Civil Engineering at Mississippi State University and was chosen the university’s Alumnus of the Year.
Survivors include his wife Barbara, two sons and a daughter.
Arrangements are by Restland.
Former AD's daughter
BATON ROUGE – Arrangements are pending for clinical psychologist Lisa Bertman Pate, daughter of retired LSU Athletic Director and baseball coach Skip Bertman. She died Jan. 24 at age 44.
Additional survivors include her husband Drew and two sons.