Allen Joseph Danos, Jr. died peacefully on Friday, January 23, 2015. He was born on August 3, 1946 in New Orleans, LA. He was a native of Larose and resident of Cut Off.
Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Monday, January 26, from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Al is survived by his devoted children, Marcel Danos and wife Andreia, Rene’ Danos David and husband Travis, Alyce Danos and Andre Danos and wife Julie; his fiancée, Judith Kountoupis of Austin, TX; one brother, Hank Danos. He is survived by his six beautiful grandchildren, Sarah, Luke and Eli David, Ana Wilson, Mary Elizabeth Danos and Mark Danos; great granddaughter, Marley Matherne.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Mary M. Danos; his parents, Allen, Sr. and Thelma Savoie Danos; grandparents, Armand and Lucie Richoux Savoie and Victor and Alzina Danos.
He was an Eagle Scout, graduate of Holy Cross High School, graduate of LSU, PKT Fraternity, United States Army Reserve, retired owner of Danos and Curole and active in the community. He served many originations in his lifetime, Chamber of Commerce, OMSA, Lafourche Parish Port Commission, Nicholls State University, Holy Rosary Catholic School, Friends of the Rosary, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Catholic Social Services of Houma Thibodaux Diocese, Bayou Community Foundation and many more.
He loved his family, friends, horses, hunting, fishing and he especially loved to travel to France and speaking French to anyone who would listen. His desire to make the world a better place was his passion and it was evident. He was one of a kind, determined, strong and disciplined. As an entrepreneur, he inspired many.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Mary and Al Danos Family Foundation, P.O. Box 1460, Larose, LA 70373.
Falgout Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Posted on Mon, January 26, 2015
by The Lafourche Gazette