Sunday, February 13, 2011

Sunday's Obituary: Joseph "Joe" VandenEynden- My Great-Grandfather

Joseph VandenEynden
Requiem High Mass for Joseph VandenEynden, 87, operator of a wallpaper store in St. Bernard for more than 30 years, will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Clement Church, St. Bernard.  Mr. VandenEynden died Wednesday at the Glass Nursing Home. 
     Known as “Jim Van, the Wallpaper Man,” he served as Third Ward Councilman in St. Bernard some years ago, and as a Councilman-At-Large for two terms.
      He and his wife, Rose, celebrated their 62d wedding anniversary last July. Mrs. VandenEynden lives at St. Theresa Home.