Mrs. Irene Fontenot Jeanise
It is with great sadness that the family of Mrs. Irene Fontenot Jeanise announces her passing from this life on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at the age of 82.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held to honor her life at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at 10 a.m. Mrs. Irene will be laid to rest in St. Paul’s Cemetery in Elton. Father Charles McMillin will officiate her services.
A gathering of Mrs. Irene’s family and friends to bid their final farewell will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings today, Friday, May 3, 2013, from 2:30-9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at 8 a.m. until the time of her funeral mass.
Irene was born in Eunice to the late Curtis Fontenot and the late Lena Matt Fontenot on August 7, 1930. She was a homemaker and devoted her life to the care of her family. She enjoyed shopping and walking.
Irene is survived by her beloved husband, Harry Joseph Jeanise of Jennings; and her son, Eric Jeanise of Breaux Bridge.
Irene now rests in Heaven with her parents, Curtis and Lena M. Fontenot; and her two brothers, Hilton and Wilbur Fontenot.
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