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Edgar Lawrence "Dooky" Chase, Jr departed this life on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the age of 88. Beloved husband of Leyah Lange Chase; Son of the late Edgar Sr. and Emily Tenette Chase; Father of Stella Chase Reese (Wayne Sr.), Edgar "Dooky" Chase III (Alva), Leah Chase - Kamata and the late Emily Chase Haydel (James); Brother of the late Doris Chase Davis and Joy Chase; Brother in law of Grace Smith, Sylivia Lange, Yevette Goins, Adonicia Dawson, Eula Toca, Janice Waddy, Hayes Lange also the late Eleanor Ferrouillet, Cleo Baham and Charles Lange. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 26 great grand- children along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, Staff and friends of Dooky Chase Restaurant, Friends of the Treme Community, The Music Community, also Preist and Parishioners of St. Peter Claver, Our Lady of Holy Rosary, Corpus Christi Catholic Church and All Neighboring Churches, are invited to attend a Visitation on Sunday November 27, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm with a Prayer Service starting at 5:00pm along with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00pm on Monday November 28, 2016 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1923 St. Phillip Street. NOLA, Visitation will being at 11:30am. Celebrant Rev. J Asare-Dankwah Pastor. Interment: St. Louis #3 Cemetery NOLA. Arrangements by: D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave., NOLA. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign online guestbook.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Edgar "Dooky" Jr and Leah Chase Family Foundation - P.O. Box 791313, New Orleans, LA 70179.