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June 2, 2014

Gertie Duhon

Gertie Duhon

ORANGE — Jennings: A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. Gertie Duhon, 86 of Jennings, LA will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM with Father Charles McMillin officiating her service. Mrs. Gertie passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014.

 

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings, LA on Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a rosary recited by Paul and Ann LeBoeuf at 4:30 PM. Visitation will resume on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 8:00 AM until the time of her funeral Mass. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery under the direction of Matthews and Son Funeral Home.

 

Gertie was born in Mowata, LA to the late Leo Lanthier and the late Emitle Mire Lanthier on December 21, 1927  She was a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of America. She was a retired LPN from the Jennings American Legion Hospital. Mrs. Gertie loved yard work, shopping and cooking. She especially loved to visit and be around her family and friends. For the past two years, Mrs. Gertie lived at Answered Prayers in Orange, Texas where she was very well taken care of and she really enjoyed being there. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

 

Mrs. Gertie is survived by her two daughters, Judy Ayers (Jay) of Orange, TX and Monette Duhon Broussard (Bryan) of Jennings, LA; one brother, Jimmy Lanthier (Norma) of Sulphur, LA; her two sisters, Melba Broussard of Lake Arthur and Jane Sonnier (Leroy) of Gonzales, LA; Mrs. Gertie also leaves behind to cherish her memories, her six precious grandchildren, Monty Latiolais (Dianne), Cynthia Teran (R. T.), Brook McKnight (Tim), Asia Duhon, Brittany Broussard and Mandi Palculict (Nathan); eight great grandchildren, Kayla Campbell, Dylan Teran, Maddie Latiolais, Mason Latiolais, Drew McKnight, Alex McKnight, Ayden McKnight and Matthew Palculict; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

She is preceded in death by parents, Leo and Emitle Lanthier; her beloved husband, Russell Duhon; two brothers, J.D. Lanthier and J.B. Lanthier; and her two sisters, Bertha Lanthier and Joyce Hanks.

 

Carrying Mrs. Gertie to her eternal resting place will be Wayne Landry, Jeff Meaux, Scotty Boy Landry, Greg Lanthier, Tim McKnight and Tom Landry.

 

To extend online condolences, please visit our website at www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net

 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Matthews & Son Funeral Home.

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