Donald G. Waguespack entered peacefully into eternal life on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the age of 96. He belonged to the Greatest Generation and served his country during WWII in the Army Air Corps. A native of Vacherie, LA, he moved to New Orleans after the war and started his family. He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Ruth Dufresne Waguespack, three sons, Brad Waguespack (Linda), Brent Waguespack (Robin), Brook Waguespack (Regina), daughter, Bentley W. Rauch (Steve); grandchildren: Alex Waguespack (Amy), Evan Waguespack (Laura), Bobbie Campbell (Shane), Brandelyn Rauch, Brianna Rauch, Brenner Rauch, Karlee Waguespack, Kyle Waguespack; great grandchildren, Ethan Campbell and Edith Waguespack; brother, Lester Waguespack, Sr. (Alice) and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Myrthee Waguespack and Adam Waguespack, Sr., and his brothers Adam Waguespack, Jr., George Waguespack, Lloyd Waguespack, Sr., and Clifford Waguespack. He will be so missed by all who loved and knew him and will be remembered for his extraordinary character, faith, and devotion to family. The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to their compassionate caregivers and to the amazing staff at Passages Hospice.
Family and friends are welcome to attend the service on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Garden of Memories Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 11:30 am followed by the Memorial Mass at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org would be appreciated.
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