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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Duane Anthony Brunet, age 48, a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away on Friday, October 7. Duane is originally from Cut Off, Louisiana and graduated from South Lafourche High School and went on to earn a Masters in Business Administration from Louisiana State University. Duane worked as a Financial Analyst at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana. Duane is known for his warm and fun loving personality. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved LSU football, traveling, reading and photography.

Duane is survived by his wife, Amy Azar Brunet; his parents, Elton and Ena Brunet; his daughters, Katherine “Katie” and Allison “Allie”; his sisters, Monique Pitre and husband Jody and Cherise Swander and husband Stephen; his brother, Ron Brunet and wife Desiree; his nieces, Camille Azar, Caroline Azar, Ashlyn Smeltzer, Cortni Melancon and husband Greg, Caroline Pitre, Camille Swander, Ellen Azar, Lucy Brunet, and one great niece, Madelyn Melancon; his nephews, Gavin Pitre, Grant Pitre, Beau Azar, Thomas Azar, Stephen David Swander, Landon Brunet and Lincoln Brunet; his mother-in-law, Mary Ann Azar; and his other in laws, Jay and Lisa Smeltzer, George and Debbie Azar, Jonathan and Tamara Azar.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents. Levy and Bella Brunet, Sidney and Ethel Adams and his father-in-law, George Azar, Jr..

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Visitation will resume on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 15617 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at