August Joseph Trahant, "A.J." passed away on July 7, 2019 at the age of 59. A.J. was born on October 27, 1959 in New Orleans, La. to late Dawn Lovell Trahant Fagan and August Joseph Goubert and his birth parents, late Mary Salazar Heltz and Clarence W. Trahant, Jr.
A.J. worked as a prestigious electrician for Syncom Space Services, a contractor for NASA Michoud Assembly Facility. He earned multiple awards for his years of dedicated service.
A.J. is survived by his wife Lona D. Loupe. His children: Dustin Joseph Trahant (Abegale), Jessica Leigh Trahant Carlin (Danny Jr.), and Alyssa Jade Trahant. His grandchildren: Cody M. Trahant, Danny G. Carlin, III, Kaleb J. Tassara, Mableleigh O. Carlin, Bentley J. Seals, and Charlotte G. Carlin. His siblings: Noella Folse (Scott), Roxanne Angel (Juan), Rusty Hava, Hope Mercier (Billy), Jon Paul Ingram (Monique), Joseph Heltz, late Juanita Toups, Robert Heltz, Cheryl Heltz, and Richard Heltz.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Memorial Service for August on Friday, July 12, 2019 from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon at Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. Information 504-835-2341. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com.