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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Eldon A. Lafont, Sr., 92, a native of Cut Off and a resident of Golden Meadow, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016.

Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 28 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, Golden Meadow. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his sons; Allen Lafont (Anna), Perry Lafont (Joy), Eldon Lafont Jr., Weyland Lafont (Edna); daughters, Mary Collins and Darla Matis; sister-in-law, Ann Perez; 18 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorina Cheramie Lafont; parents, Howell and Eliska Callais Lafont; son-in-law, Dennis Collins; daughters-in-law, Emma Lois Lafont, Gail Lafont and Cary Lafont; grandchild, Yiyie Lafont; brother, Henry Perez Jr. and sister, Vesta Gaspard (Leander).

Eldon was a World War II Army Air Veteran and a member of the American Legion.

Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.