Your Community Newspaper - Larose, LA

Serving Raceland, Gheens, Lockport, Valentine, Larose, Cut Off, Galliano, Golden Meadow, Leeville, & Grand Isle

Sunday, August 25, 2019



Share This Article:

WELDON “COON” DUFRENE

WELDON “COON” DUFRENE

Weldon “Coon” Dufrene, 74, a resident of Houston, TX and a native of Cut Off, La., passed away on March 21, 2019, with his family by his side following complications with Mesothelioma cancer.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 27, at Sacred Heart Church in Cut Off from 9:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. with Mass at 11:00 a.m. following burial at Sacred Heart Cemetary.

Weldon is survived by his wife, Melissa Dufrene; sons, Lance, Tim, Morgan and daughter, Marilyn Sweet; four grandchildren, Lauren, Devin, Austin, and Riley; one great grandchild, Kobi; sister, Diane Loupe and brothers, Terry and Tommy.

He was born January 18, 1945, in New Orleans to the late Cestive and Emeda Dufrene. He graduated from Larose-Cut Off High School in 1963.

Weldon touched the lives of many people with his smile and generosity. He maintained his trademark sense of humor all the way to the end.