Herbert Joseph Ybarzabal Jr.

March 3, 1939 ~ December 1, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


Herbert “Herbie” Joseph Ybarzabal, Jr. entered through heaven’s gates on Friday, December 1, 2023, age 84. Born March 3, 1939. He was the beloved husband of the late Jeanne Pauline Vallon Ybarzabal. He is proceeded in death by his mother Francis Grasso Ybarzabal, Father Herbert Joseph Ybarzabal, Sr., his uncle Leslie “Jack” Raymond Ybarzabal, & his brother Johnny Ybarzabal. He is survived by his son Wade Joseph Ybarzabal & wife Rhonda Ann McNeely Ybarzabal, daughter Rita Mae Miorana Lehr & husband Louis Lehr, grandson Michael Wade Ybarzabal, Sr. & wife Sherrie Schenck Ybarzabal, grandson Jason Joseph Lehr, granddaughter Nicolette Page Ybarzabal Jones & husband Devin Michael Jones & their expected daughter Sophia Dove Jones, great-grandchildren Isabella Sherrie Ybarzabal, Michael Wade Ybarzabal, Jr., & Joseph Herbert William Ybarzabal, & many nieces, nephews, & relatives. Herbie was born in New York City & later lived in New Orleans & Mandeville, La. He was in the National Guard for 6 years. He was the finance manager at both Werlein’s Music & Hurwitz Mintz & Units in New Orleans for approximately 20 years each. Herbie was a lover of jazz music, animals, & was an avid jogger & tennis player. Herbie was a oneof-a-kind character that cannot be replaced. The love Herbie gave & received by everyone was immeasurable. He will remain forever in our hearts & minds & be extremely missed. Relatives & friends are invited to attend a Funeral Services at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home at 3827 Canal St., New Orleans, La. On Monday December 11, 2023, at 2pm. The public Visitation is at 12-2pm & Chapel Service at 2-2:30pm. Interment will follow chapel service at Hope Mausoleum and St. John Cemetery 4841 Canal St., New Orleans, La.

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