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Barbara Solar

May 13, 1932 — March 9, 2022

Barbara Ann Jennings Solar, 89, passed away, Wednesday, March 9, 2022.  Barbara was a native of Detroit, Michigan, longtime resident of Raceland, LA and Brownsville, TX.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Thursday, March 17, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Chauvin Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral beginning at 1:30 p.m. Burial will take place in St. Mary’s Nativity Catholic Church Cemetery in Raceland, LA.  

Barbara is survived by her sister, Jackie McArdle; daughters, Mildred Sexton (Ronny), Janice Pena (Reynaldo), Phyllis Beard (Michael); grandchildren, Jack Todd, Barbara Hamer (Michael), Jason Kline, Jena Woodruff (Robert), Lisa Jones, Lori Pellegrin (Adam), and JoAnne Beard; great-grandchildren, Chase, Garret, Marshall, Ignacio, Lizbeth, Joe Anthony, Dominic, Cassandra, Patrick, Robert, Ariel, Kaci, Alex, Jack, and Wyatt; and great-great grandson, Lj.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Cletus Martin Solar; and son, Thomas Daniel Solar.

Barbara was a devout Catholic and a Master Catechist. She was an American Legion Auxiliary member and a director of CDC. 

Barbara dedicated her time and talents in the nursing field and nursing home administration where she cared for the sick and families in need.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to “Samaritan’s Purse whom are an Evangelical Christian Humanitarian Aid Organization.

Chauvin Funeral Home and Crematory, INC. is honored to serve the Solar family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Barbara Solar, please visit our flower store.


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