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John Fontenot

October 28, 1929 — January 6, 2016

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EUNICE~Our hearts are heavy as we announce the passing of our loving father, grandfather and friend, John "Gil" Fontenot on Wednesday, January 06, 2016 at Acadian Medical Center with loving family by his side. He was 86. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 09, 2016 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Father Sensat, Celebrant.

A proud veteran, Gil served in the United States Army. Left to cherish his memory, his three loving daughters, Melinda Medina and husband, Jose and Donna Granger and husband, Calum all of Richard and Shonda Aguour and husband, Houcine of Forth Worth, TX. The ten joys of his life his grandchildren, Brooke Granger, Leslie Medina, Megan Granger, Melissa M. Garcia, Daniel Medina, Ali Granger, Amia Rumback, Alex Rumback, Nick Medina and Emilie Granger and ten great grandchildren; as well as extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Douget Fontenot; parents, Moise and Marie Manuel Fontenot; three brothers, Ira, Clarence and Morel "Black" Fontenot.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Friday, January 8th from 10:00 am until 10:00 pm and again on Saturday, January 9th from 8:00 am until time of services. Deacon David Guillory will recite a Rosary at 7:00 pm Friday evening.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com

Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.




Visitation


Ardoins Funeral Home
1301 W Laurel Ave.
Eunice, LA  70535
Friday, January 8, 2016
10:00 AM ~ 10:00PM

Ardoins Funeral Home
1301 W Laurel Ave.
Eunice, LA  70535
Friday, January 8, 2016
7PM

Ardoin's Funeral Home
1301 West Laurel Ave
Eunice, LA  70535
Saturday, January 9, 2016
8:00 AM

Service


MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL

St. Thomas More Catholic Church
1011 Sittig Road
Eunice, LA  70535
Saturday, January 9, 2016
1PM

Cemetery


Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Hwy 190
Eunice, LA  70535
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