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July 9, 2013

Elton Joseph Guilbeaux

ORANGE — Elton Joseph Guilbeaux, 89, of Orange, passed away at his home, Sunday, July 7, 2013.

A graveside service and inurnment will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. Officiating will be Father Tom Phelan of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Born in Bosco, LA on March 31, 1924, Elton was the son of Alexandre and Melanie (Menard)

Guilbeaux. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and later retired as a general mechanic at DuPont. Elton was a family man and enjoyed spending his time with his wife and children.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 58 years, Beverly Leger Guilbeaux and siblings, Louise Doucet, Stella LeBlanc, Bridgette Cormier Menard, Josephine Boullion, Cyprien Guilbeaux and Nolton “Bay” Guilbeaux.

Elton is survived by his children, Charles Guilbeaux of CA; Neal Guilbeaux and wife, Joan Amore of Orange, Laurette Guilbeaux of Orange and Stephen Guilbeaux and wife, Sandy of Stewartstown, PA.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Harbor Foundation, P.O. Box 21463, Beaumont, TX 77720.

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