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Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Rita B. Dantin, 90, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Lockport, passed away on Thursday, October 27. Visitation will be Sunday, October 30 at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off from 9 a.m. until service time. Service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Body to be cremated.

She is survived by son, Dudley Pierre Dantin, Jr. (Louise); step-son, Ebreaux Dardar, Jr.; step-daughter, Lydia Serigny; brother, Jack Billiot; 11 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 20 great great grandchildren; and numerous step grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by husband, Dudley John Dantin; special friend, Ebreaux “Noc Joe” Dardar, Sr.; son, Nolan J. Dantin; daughters, Mary Ann Dantin and Judy Ann Dantin; parents, Alexander and Emma Billiot; step son, James Dardar, Michael Dardar and Stanbury Dardar; step daughter, Juliet Gaspard; brothers, Camielle Billiot, Marcell Billiot, Clovis Griffin, Sr., and Pierre Dantin; sisters, Edna Billiot, Elmire Billiot, Camellia Griffin, and Olivia Darda; grandchildren, Alexander Billiot and Chad Bruce; and great grandson, Jordan Bruce.

She was an avid church member.

Special thanks goes to her caregivers, Louise Dantin, Sandy Dantin, Thomas and Nicole Bruce, Monica Billiot and Chisty Gaspard. Special thanks to Lady of the Sea Hospital Staff and Dr. Smith, Shawn Danos, Jason Blanchard, Charles and Dimples Crosby.

Samart-Mothe Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.