MAMOU - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, July 07, 2016, for Jules S. Fontenot, Jr., 90 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Pine Prairie. Rite of Committal will follow in the St. Peter's Cemetery with Father Kenneth Mayne as Celebrant.
Mr. Fontenot passed away on Tuesday, July 05, 2016 at 8:10 am at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice.
Jules proudly served his Country in the United States Army as a French translator in "occupied" France during World War II. He and his wife, Ella Mae were married for 71 years and they loved fishing and playing cards with friends.
A loving, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Jules will be greatly missed by his; two sons Donald Fontenot and wife, Sara of Pineville, and Mark Fontenot and wife, Yvette of Easton; four daughters, Dorothy Serlin and husband, Phillip of Stanton, CA, Betty Vegas and husband, William of LaRose, Theresa Miller and husband, Shelton of Egan and Susan Bergeron and husband Paul of Eunice; one brother, Currie Fontenot of Tioga; thirteen grandchildren and thirty-three great-grandchildren.
He will now rest in Heaven with his wife, Ella Mae Guillory Fontenot, his parents, Jules and Armenia Joubert Fontenot; siblings, Orise Fontenot, Alma Arno, Earline Thompson and Thomas Fontenot; grandchildren, Kristyn Leigh Fontenot, Rebecca Sliman and Elizabeth Campbell. They surely await his arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the family visitation will be held on Wednesday July 06, 2016 from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. A Rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm by Father Kenneth Mayne. The Funeral Home will reopen at 8:00 am on Thursday until time of services.
Family and friends may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and/or send condolences online at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements. 337.468.5231.