VILLE PLATTE- Funeral Services will be held at a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial for Steve “Muzz” A. Fontenot, 69, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church on Monday, September, 11, 2017, who passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 at Opelousas General Hospital surrounded by his loved ones.
Father Taj Glodd, Associate Pastor at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, will be celebrating the mass and conducting the funeral services.
Entombment will take place in Sacred Heart Mausoleum.
Muzz was a longtime educator. He spent 31 years serving as a teacher, Assistant Principal, and Principal. Muzz also served as Director of Transportation for Evangeline Parish School Board for several years. He loved hunting, fishing, outdoor sports, and spending time with his family. Muzz was an avid LSU fan.
His memories will live on through his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Brenda F. Fontenot; daughter, Christy F. Fusilier and husband John of Ville Platte; son, Jeffery Paul Fontenot of Ville Platte; granddaughter, Alaina Fontenot; step-grandchildren, Sadie Fusilier, Eric Fusilier and wife Alexis, and Maggie Fusilier; step great-grandchildren, Tristin and Madelyn Fontenot; brother, Terry Fontenot and wife Mona of Lafayette, and his beloved nieces and nephews.
Muzz is preceeded in death by his parents Muslin and Luna Fontenot and niece Terri-Faith Fontenot.
The family request that visitation be observed at Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 PM on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Visitation will resume Monday from 8:00 AM until time of service.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.
Brenda - Very sorry to hear of Muzz's passing. Hoping for peace and comfort for you and your family. I am thankful for the many years of good times we had.
David TaylorHouston, TX
To the Fontenot Famil,
My thoughts and prayers for all of you. Mr. Steve was an awesome teacher. He truly cared about his students. He was an inspiration to us all. God Bless!!
Monica Dupre Ortispine prairie, LA
So sorry for your loss. May God grant him peace. Praying for all of you.
Lynnette Ardoin Fontenot, LA
We are missing Uncle Steve and are keeping the rest of the family in our thoughts. We love you all.
Brian, Amel, Harris, and Warren
Rest In Peace my friend
Mr.Steve will be truly miss by alot of students... Praying for the Fontenot Family. Be strong
Cynthia ThomasVille Platte, LA
So sorry for y'all loss Mr. Steve was a great principal who I adore and he was a good good person
Callecia wilsonVille platte, LA
Mrs Brenda and family I am so sorry. Sending prayers.
Twila Ardoin TrahanVille Platte, LA
Brenda, I am so sorry about the loss of your husband.please call me when you need to talk, please. I have a idea of what you are going through. God Bless you.
Barbara DelafosseVillr Platte, LA
My condolences to the family. A man of little words but Kind spirit. Thanks for your dedication and hard work as an educator and principal!
Maranda ThomasVILLE PLATTE, LA
On behalf of the staff at Ardoin's Funeral Home, we send our deepest condolences to your family. May your many memories bring you comfort.
Ardoin's Funeral HomeVille Platte, LA
Sorry for your loss Mrs. Brenda. I've been knowing Mr. Steve since Ville Platte Lower when he was principal. He will be missed!
Kayla DarbonneVille Platte, LA
Our prayers are with you and your family.
Betty BrownVille Platte, LA
My deepest condolences to your beautiful family.
Muzz was a great person and will be missed
by all that knew him.
May the Lord protect and carry you through this sorrowful time.
God bless you,
Christine FontenotMamou, LA
See you in the Kingdom Mus
Chuck OrtegoMandeville, LA
Our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Please know you are in our prayers. We love ya'll.
Pris & John GuilloryWylie, TX
Sorry for your loss. May the blessings be!
Gwen Manuel ForristalWoodville, TX
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Brenda and entire family through these times. Rest in peace Tee Muzz.
Patrick ForetLacombe, LA