St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens

701 W Virtue ST, Chalmette, LA


Huong Helene Nguyen

June 4, 1977March 13, 2020

Huong Helene Nguyen was born on June 4, 1977 and passed away on March 13, 2020.


  • VISITATION Thursday, March 19, 2020
  • VISITATION Friday, March 20, 2020
  • FUNERAL MASS Friday, March 20, 2020


Huong Helene Nguyen

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Lynette DuFrene

March 20, 2020

What a kind and sweet person Huong was. I had met Huong only a couple of years ago and each time I saw her she would bring light to a room with her beautiful smile. We would always start the conversation with what new purchases we had made at UAL or Saks and could talk quite a while about fashion and what was trending . She had such an appreciation for the industry and it showed when she graced her fashion pieces. The one thing that always stayed in my mind was how precious she was. I am sure that she would get mad on occasion but I never saw that. She had the brightest and most positive attitude I have ever been fortunate to enjoy. I will miss her deeply. My thoughts and prayers go to her family and friends. May the many memories of Huong give comfort to us all ❤️

Linh Pham

March 19, 2020

Dearest Huong,

I'm deeply saddened to hear that my close friend was taken away too soon and it hard to understand why and how such a thing could happen. It still feels so unreal. It was so unexpected.

I had known Huong since 6th grade at Fannie C. Williams in New Orleans. Through the years, no matter how far the distance, we always kept in touch. We shared many things. Despite her fair share of obstacles in her life, she was always kind, thoughtful, funny, loving, and had this infectious smile that never saw a single stranger. She was one vibrant soul. One whose aura lit up all the corners of the room whenever she entered. She always saw the best in everyone no matter how bad others say they were.

We shared a lifelong friendship that I am forever grateful. There are many wonderful memories which I will cherish as I move though this trying time. Even though she is gone now, I know that she will never be forgotten.

Gaynisha Allen

March 19, 2020

I never dreamed I would be telling you goodbye forever. You are forever my friend and I will never forget you. It pains me that all I have now is my memories with you. Like the day I met you, your first day working at Allstate, you greeted me with a big hug! You taught me so much not only about insurance but about life and I’m forever grateful. I remember all of times we went to happy hour after work. You would take me to all the roof top bars on Saint Charles. You would order your favorite wine and the occasional Moscow Mule lol and I would get the strongest drink on the menu and you would always fuss at me because I had to drive home. I remember when we won tickets to the BuKu Fest back in 2017, we had so much fun jumping in mosh pits and drinking lol. I love you forever and until next time.

Your Girl,
Gaynisha Allen

Amy Wendel Franklin

March 18, 2020

Just the mention of Huong’s name will bring a smile to your face. She exudes positivity, laughter & fun. She laughs at herself, before she laughs at others. You want to be in her presence and it’s a privilege to call her a “friend.” It is no surprise how many adoring friends she has gained over the years. There’s so many happy memories and fun times. Huong will forever be unforgettable.

“Eternal rest grant unto them,
O Lord, and let perpetual light
shine upon them.”


Nu Nguyen

March 18, 2020


You will surely be missed! I will never forget that you've got my morning coffee ready for the last 2 years. You will have cut up fruits ready for lunch and snacks for the office too! There are times when you prep hot plate in the office for lunch during lent season and the whole office smelled like a restaurant. Coming into the office will never be the same anymore without you.

You are a beautiful person inside and out. Keep smiling and write some papers girl! May you rest in peace and happiness always with The Lord. We will keep you in our prayers !

Peyton Nguyen

March 18, 2020

Huong, you are one awesome and friendliest woman I have ever met. The first time we met was in Pensacola memorial weekend 2 years ago. I went to meet Jamie in his condo and there you are, bubbly and welcoming. We were there to party that weekend, and you were so sweet to make us fruit salad to help us party. Without knowing that you are my friend Steven's Sister. You were a charm. My girlfriend was super love you which she is rarely has that connection with stranger. Then I got hangout with you more back home to Nola. You always dress so cute and the energy you brought with you everytime I see you. You always give us real lovely hugs. My favorite dress of you was the one you wore on Steven birthday. I think Coral and I told you right away. You always has your smiles with you :). You will be missed. We were very luck to know you. You are an amazing woman. We love u and always love you in our heart!
Rest in peace my friend ! 💗💗💗💗💗

Lauren Thanh Nguyen

March 18, 2020

My dearest Huong,
I cannot believe you are not here anymore to visit me in Dallas or for me to visit you in New Orleans. Our friendship has gone back over 20 years. You have introduced me to many firsts in my life - Don Julio tequila tasting, Sarah Brightman concert, Coldplay concert, Depeche Mode concert, Las Vegas trips, parades in New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Easter brunch, and many more crazy fun stuff in Dallas and New Orleans. Your love for life, music, clothes, and good Korean food was very evident in everything you did. We were supposed to grow old and visit each other often. The little kids miss their Aunt Huong. For now, I pray your soul rest in peace.
-Thanh (& Phu')

Merciful God please welcome Huong’s soul, and please bring comfort and support to her bereaved family.
Mother Mary we ask your loving intercession for Huong’s soul and for her family in their temporal, emotional and spiritual matters. Amen.

wiley wilkinson lewis

March 17, 2020

dearest huong,
the first time we met at UAL you were ‘showing me the ropes,’ being open and overall giving me the sweetest welcome into a new job. since then, we have remained friends and always kept in touch through music, food, and fabulous outfits. your style was perfection. your love of music and life will never be forgotten. please know i cherish our friendship and know you are in a better place. thank you for being the caring, calm, beautiful soul inside and out. i will always think of you when i hear a certain song. i remember you would open the UAL door and say ‘i’m here, i’m here’. letting one of us go home. you were such an amazing person and i will always miss that huong, huong, huong, huong, huong. rest easy, knowing that there will be justice. all my love for you, your family and friends. 💔💔💔

Blair Bryant

March 16, 2020


I remember like it was yesterday when you and I had gotten off from work at Anthropologie and you comforted me as I was sad over a breakup when I was dropping you off to your car. Little did I know this was the beginning of a wonderful friendship that was cut short. We had so many fun times together, your text messages and storytelling had me doubled over in laughter, but most importantly you were like that older sister I’ve always wanted. Even when I moved out of NOLA, you never forgot about me and we would pick up from where we left off, even if it was a few months that have passed. Your love for live music was matched with mine and I’ll never forget how much fun we had at the M83 show. My last memory of you was when I saw you at hour happiest and we had so much fun together at my salon’s hair show. You were one of my best friends and I will miss you so much but I know I have now gained the greatest guardian angel I could ask for. I love you, Huong.

Mimi Page

March 16, 2020

My dearest Huong Thu, I will miss you so much. Visiting NOLA will not be the same since you were the only friend I would contact when I was in town. You were a fun and vivacious person who always made me laugh. Remember that LSU spring break trip when you excitedly jumped on Luong's back - when he was laying on his stomach? hahaha We were all like wth? but laughed our butts off bc it was so awkward.
Although we won't make it to the PSB concert this year, I know if I ever go you will be there with me in spirit singing along. You loved music so much that now when I listen to New Order, Depeche Mode, U2, PSB, etc I will always think of the fun spirited, crazy, independent you.
"I want to run, I want to hide
I want to break down the walls that hold me inside
I want to reach out, and touch the flame
Where the streets have no name
I want to feel the sun on my face
I see the dust cloud disappear without a trace
I want to take shelter from poison rain
Where the streets have no name?"
Love and miss you Huong Thu!