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Jaren David Rachel

September 6, 1989 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 34) 34 Years Old
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Jaren Rachel Obituary

Jaren David Rachel age 34, affectionately known as "J" or "J Rock" entered eternal rest on February 16, 2024. Born on September 6, 1989, to Peter Davy Rachel and Karen Dugue' Rachel. Beloved husband of Lucia Rachel and two children Margie and Luis Hernandez.

Jaren was a resident of Marrero, Louisiana. Jaren attended Saint Anthony Elementary School in Gretna and Archbishop Shaw High School. After graduating from high school, he attended LSU of Baton Rouge, where due to his determination and perseverance, he graduated with an Electrical Engineering Degree.

Jaren met his wife Lucia Rachel 5 years ago. They were married on July 8th of 2022. He was exceptionally proud to be her husband, and the father to Margie and Luis. As a family, they enjoyed cooking, watching movies, sports, taking trips to the beach, going to Saints and LSU games and spending time with their friends.

Jaren's favorite pastime was his love for sports, and spending time with family, especially his loving wife Lucia, children Margie, Luis, his niece, Zoe and nephew, Dax. Jaren loved playing with his niece and nephew so much it was as if they were his own. He played baseball for Kings Grant Playground and continued his baseball passion as he attended Archbishop Shaw High School. He was a pitcher and third baseman, and he received many plaques and trophies. He was given the nickname "Smooth" by one of the parents because he always moved at his own pace. Jaren loved the game so much he recently spent time as an assistant coach for the Marrero Little League Baseball Team.

Jaren was employed with the U.S. Postal Service for approximately 5 years until he landed his dream job with Amentum as an Aviation Technician. At Amentum he worked on military equipment, specifically fighter jets. He loved his job and was excited about his work with this company.

To cherish his precious memories, he leaves his devoted wife, Lucia Rachel, two children Margie and Luis Hernandez, Parents, Peter and Karen Rachel, Sister, Jajuan Torry, Brother, Carlos Rachel (Lauren), Grandfather Clozell McDonald Sr., Aunts, Theresa Crumes (Oliver), Shirley Guidry, Lobirtha Bardell (Edgar), Darrlyin Hughes (Marvin), Larissa Rachel-Jones (Mickey), Ann Jessie (Cletis), Great Uncle, Reginald Dugue, Uncles, Ferman Rachel (Pamela), James Rachel (Vonzella), Troy Rachel (Kim), Ronald Dugue' (Alberthetta), Clozell McDonald Jr. (Tracy), Nephews, Aseiko Munson, Dax Rachel, Niece, Zoe Rachel, God Child (Saige Guidry) and a host of cousins and friends. Jaren was preceded in death by Grandparents Ferman Rachel Sr., Emelda Rachel, Bettyann Dugue', Aunt Judy Dominick, and Cousin Cletis Jessie Jr.

Relatives and friends of the family also Employees of the U.S. Postal Service, Thompson Equipment, Amentum, The Stable BTR, Women's Hospital of Baton Rouge, are all invited to attend the Mass of Christian burial honoring Jaren on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 2114 Oakmere Drive in Harvey, Louisiana. Visitation from 9:00 am until mass at 11:00 am. Father Sidney Speaks celebrant and entombment will follow at Restlawn Cemetery in Avondale, LA.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Robinson Family Funeral Home, 9611 LA-23, Belle Chasse, Louisiana. (504) 208-2119.

For online condolences please visit 
www.Robinsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

JAREN NEVER MET A STRANGER, AND HIS CONSTANT DETERMINATION AND PERSERVERANCE HELPED HIM OVERCOME ANY OBSTACLE PLACED IN HIS PATH. HIS AFFECTIONATE SMILE AND RELAXED PERSONALITY WON THE HEARTS OF MANY, AND HE WILL FOREVER BE MISSED!

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 24, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint John Bosco Catholic Church
2114 Oakmere Blvd
Harvey, LA 70058

Funeral Mass
Saturday
February 24, 2024

11:00 AM
Saint John Bosco Catholic Church
2114 Oakmere Blvd
Harvey, LA 70058

Entombment
Saturday
February 24, 2024

Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery
3540 US - 90
Avondale, LA 70094

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