BASILE~It is with much sorrow that the family of Lynette Doga Fontenot announces her unexpected passing on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at the age of 53. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:00 pm on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Basile. Entombment will follow in the St. Augustine Mausoleum with Father Keenan Brown, Celebrant.
Lynette was born on December 15, 1969 to Gary and Sheryl Duplechin Doga in Mamou. She was an accomplished Artist and Motivational Speaker, an advocate for disability rights and was on several boards and advisory councils. She was presently the chairperson of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Disability Affairs as well as a Suffering Associate member of the Community of Jesus Christ Crucified. Lynette will be remembered by all as a loving wife, daughter, sister, daughter in law, aunt and friend to many. She will be deeply missed and memories of her will be cherished for a lifetime. She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her loving husband, Matthew Fontenot of Lafayette; parents, Gary and Sheryl Doga of Basile; brother, Ben Doga and wife, April of Lafayette; mother-in-law, Judy Fontenot of Lafayette and her niece and nephew, Emery Catherine Doga and Alexander Dutch Doga as well as extended family and dear friends.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Dorcelin Dutch and Elsie Doga and Widman and Cavel Duplechin.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at the Speyrer Center in Basile on Thursday, March 9 from 9:00 am until time of services. Deacon Cody Miller will recite a Rosary at 1:00 pm on Thursday.
Memorial donations in memory of Lynette may be made to LSUE Catholic Student Center, 1011 Sittig Road, Eunice, LA 70535, the Lions Club, PO Box 1327, Leesville, LA 71496, 337-239-6567, email@example.com or the Community of Jesus Crucified, 103 Railroad Ave, St. Martinville, LA 70582, 337-394-6550 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Basile, 1210 South Ryan Street, (337)432-6726 is in charge of arrangements.