Van Lauren McCahill passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the age of 73. He was born on August 10, 1945, in Independence, Louisiana the son of the late Vincent Edmund McCahill Sr. and the late Leona LeBlanc McCahill.

Van is survived by his seven siblings, Dorothy M. "Dot" Foster (Don), Wilson McCahill (Faye), Ada McCahill, John Paul McCahill, Don  McCahill, Sandra Garbutt (Frank), and Christine Stoetzer; sister-in-law, Thelma McCahill, wife of the late Robert McCahill; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Van was preceded in death by his five siblings, Vincent McCahill, Jr., Patricia Berteau, Roger Paul McCahill, Bobbie Pumilla, and Robert McCahill.

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