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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Melda Allemand Dufren, 86, a native and longtime resident of Galliano and current resident of Houma, passed away on July 19, 2019.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time on Tuesday, July 23 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut-Off. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the church with burial to follow at Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.

She is survived by her sons, Harris “T-Ran” Dufren, Jr. (Ruth) and Chet Dufren (Margaret); daughter-in-law, Angela Dufren; grandchildren, Randy, Tommy, Angel, Shalee, Todd Jr., Kascey, Allen, Mandy, and Brandon; 17 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Jeanne Ledet, Jenny Savoie, Emily Collins, and Charlene Trosclair; and brothers, Jimmy and Wade Allemand.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harris “Wild Bill” Dufren, Sr.; son, Todd Dufren, Sr.; grandson, Kodey Whatley; parents, Alfasia and Eno Allemand, Sr.; sisters, Irene Charpentier, Vera Callais, and Rilda Gisclair; and brother, Eno “Easy” Allemand, Jr.

Falgout Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.