Luke Varon Bellanger
Luke Varon Bellanger Sr., 92, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 6, 2017. Born in Crowne Point, Louisiana. He lived most of his life in Golden Meadow, Lousiana.
Luke is survived by his loving wife of 72 years Pearl Callais Bellanger, daughters; Jacqueline Plaisance, Maloy (Phil) Guilbeau, Connie (Lanny) Castagnetta, son; Luke Bellanger Jr. (Ezella LeBlanc), fourteen grandchildren, and twenty-eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Joseph Arnold Belanger and Cecile Boudreaux Belanger; brother; Joseph Aaron (Frenchie) Bellanger, sisters; Irene Bourg and Ara Mae Belanger, daughter; Evelyn Bruce, son-in-law Hurby Plaisance, Jr., granddaughter; Michele Bruce and great grandson; Parker Castagnetta.
Luke proudly served his country receiving a Purple Heart while serving in the Pacific in WWII as a United States Marine, G Co 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine 2nd Marine Division. After the war, he owned and operated a tug boat company, Luke V. Bellanger, Inc. He loved to travel and was proud of taking his motor home to all 49 continental US states. He was full of insightful stories and pleasant compliments for everyone he met. He was loved and will be missed by both his blood family and his marine corp family.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until service time at Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Golden Meadow. Mass of Christian burial will begin at 11:00 a.m. with military ceremony following in the church mausoleum.
Falgout Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements
Posted on Mon, October 9, 2017
by The Lafourche Gazette