VILLE PLATTE- It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Joseph Elix Fontenot, Jr. announces his passing on Monday, March 2, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11 AM at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte. Rite of committal will follow at the M.B. Fontenot Cemetery with Father Brian Harrington, Celebrant.
A loving brother and uncle, Joseph will be greatly missed by his sister, Beverly Fontenot and husband James of St. Landry. Also left behind to cherish his memory are his nephew, James Cody Fontenot of St. Landry and his niece Jenny Ann McIntyre and husband Robert of Erwinville, La.
Joseph will now reunite in heaven with his parents, Joseph Elix Sr. and Madeline Fontenot, and his brother Elix Fontenot. They will be awaiting his arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the Fontenot family, a visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, from 3 PM until 10 PM at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte and will reopen on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8 AM until time of services. A rosary will be recited in Mr. Fontenot's honor on Tuesday evening at 7:30 PM.
Arrangements are entrusted to Ardoin's Funeral Home of Ville Platte, La.
Family and friends may leave condolences for the Fontenot family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.