Jesse Trask, a retired postal mail processor and school teacher for Orleans Parish School System, passed away at his home on Tuesday March 12, 2013 at the age of 62. Mr. Trask was a veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He attended Xavier University and Southern University, where he graduated with a B.A. degree in Education and Early Childhood. Jesse leaves to mourn his death his wife, Ethel H. Trask; two daughters, Sherry Trask Webb of Texas and Stephanie Trask-Ruffin of Lithonia, Ga.; five grandchildren, Jonathan Rivet, Corriane Ruffin, Amanda Trask Collins, Ashanta Webb, Hilton Lee Webb, Jr.; three sisters, Elizabeth Leslie, Debra Rodgers and Bertha Lingino; four brothers, Sterling, Johnny, Willie and Kelvin Trask; and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins, friends and neighbors. Jesse is preceded in death by his parents, Melinda and Eddie Trask; his aunt, Bertha Singleton; sister, Diane Trask; brothers, Carlos and Eddie Trask, Jr.; and son, Jesse Trask, Jr. Services for Mr. Trask will be held at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Viewing will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Winnfield Funeral Chapel on Friday, March 22, 2013. Interment at Louisiana National Cemetery, Hwy. 61. Repast at 690 Kelly St., Baton Rouge, LA 70807 at the corner of Scenic Hwy. and Blount Rd., Tower Strength Center behind New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 650 Blount Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70807.
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7221 Plank Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70811
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 19 to Mar. 22, 2013