Obituaries

Elise Gauthier Abshire

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mowata for Elise Gauthier Abshire, 77, who passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at Resthaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lake Charles.
Fr. Joseph Tran, pastor of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, will be officiating for the services.
The family is requesting visiting hours to be held Tuesday from 11 am to 2 pm at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Mowata.
A private inurnment will be held at a later date.

Vincent William Zaunbrecher Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Vincent William Zaunbrecher Jr., 57, of Roberts Cove will be celebrated on Monday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. in St. Leo IV Catholic Church in Roberts Cove.
Father Brent Smith will serve as celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. Leo IV Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. in Gossen Funeral Home in Rayne, with a rosary being recited at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

Kenneth Wayne Dexter

Kenneth Wayne Dexter, a resident of Sugarland, Texas and native of Eunice, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019 at the age of 68.
He is survived by his mother Bonnie Jane (Smith) Dexter; special friend Mark Abshire of Sugarland, Texas; brother in law, Willard Sonnier; nieces and nephews, Angie Sasser and husband Jon, Michael Sonnier and wife Monica, Tammie Lejeune and husband Kirk, and Kevin Sonnier; eight great nieces and nephews; and nine great-great nieces and nephews.

Lessie Lee Fontenot

Eunice-With heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Lessie Lee Fontenot on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the age of 90, from Eunice Manor Nursing Home.
Born in Mamou and lived most of his life in Eunice, he retired from Halliburton Services after 32 years of service.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to volunteer at his church.
Due to Lessie donating his body to science for medical advancement, a celebration of his life memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church on Saturday, March 16th at 11:00 a.m.

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