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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Raymond Joseph “Rainbo” DeFelice, a native and resident of Larose passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017 at the age of 84. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Larose on Saturday, February 11, from 10 a.m. until service time. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at the church starting at 12 noon with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Raymond is survived by his wife of 63 years, Vivian Cheramie DeFelice; children, Annette DeFelice Gavigan (John) of Destrehan, LA, Dane DeFelice of Houston, TX, Ramona DeFelice Long (Robert) of Newark, DE, Stephen DeFelice (Michele) of Atlanta, GA; brother, Claude DeFelice (Bonnie) of Larose, LA; sister, Claudette DeFelice Sanguinetti (Jim) of Covington, LA; 3 grandchildren, Sumner Long, Talbot Long, Kaitlyn Gavigan; 2 great grandchildren, Sydney Long and Francis Long; aunt, Maude Guidroz Eymard and Beatrice Guidroz; sisters-in-law, Norma Cheramie Chiasson and Joanne Cheramie as well as many numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Phillip DeFelice Sr. and Euphrasie Guidroz DeFelice; brothers, Johnny DeFelice Jr. and Stephen Luke DeFelice.

Raymond is a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He is a US Army Veteran and member of the Knights of Columbus. He was active in the Exxon Retirement Club and a member of the Louisiana Cattlemen Association and Farm Bureau.

In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred.

Falgout Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.