Monday, April 10, 2006

Mr. Lloyd

This guy meant a lot to my parents, so it's worth posting about him here. Please say a prayer for his family.

Lloyd Emile Alphonso, Jr. ""Snookie'', a truly beloved husband, father, brother, and friend to all has passed away on April 8, 2006 at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge at age 68. He was born in New Orleans on September 15, 1937. He was a native of St. Bernard Parish, a resident of Luling, and relocated to Baton Rouge after Katrina. He served in the US Air Force for over 7 years, and he retired from AT&T after 30 years, where he met his beloved friend, Ella Lossett. He had been a friend of Bill W. for 26 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Emile Alphonso and Helen Littlejohn Alphonso Hopkins. He is survived by his wife Patricia Blanchard Alphonso; sons Irin, David, Eric and daughter Michelle A. Barrosse; siblings Henry, Charles, Lionel, Peter, Kevin, Helen A. Cook, Mary A. Huck, Karren A. Hyver, Deborah A. Rareshide; grandchildren David ""Mitch'' Jr., Tiffinnie, Christopher, Eric C., Ashton, Jennifer, Allison, Michelle, Kimberly, Michael, Kristen A., Kristen C., Katie, Dana, Crystal, Peter, Spencer, Marla, Eric Jr., and Anna Irene; and great-grandchild Seth. Services are to be held at Holy Family Catholic Church (155 Holy Family Lane, Luling, 70070) on Tuesday, April 11, 2006. Visitation is from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with Funeral Mass to follow. Intombment at St. Charles Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, the family requests masses or donations to American Heart Associates of St. Jude Children's Hospital. H.C. Alexander Funeral Home of Norco in charge of arrangements.

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