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Lawrence C. Coulon, a World War II Veteran and retired U.S. Postal Service Worker, died at his home Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the age of 94. He was the eldest child of the late Lawrence Sr. and Harriet Jolly Coulon. Lawrence was a devout Catholic who served on the Ministerial Team for his parish church, St. Gabriel the Archangel, for over 50 years, and was a member of the Knights of Peter Claver, Court # 21. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Leonard Newman Sr. (Dorothy), Marguerite Russell (James Jr.), Mildred, Doris, and Walter Sr. Coulon,; nieces and nephews, James Russell, III, Byron Coulon Sr. (godchild), Darryl Coulon and Michelle Ancar. Those left to cherish his memory include his brother, Milton Coulon Sr.; sisters-in-law, Yvonne and Elaine Coulon; nieces and nephews Ronald Harris (Delmarie), Leonard Newman Jr. (Zona), Margaret R. Lopez, Cynthia Mitchell (godchild), Walter Jr., Milton Jr. (Barbara), Dionne Coulon, Marjorie Boudreaux, Melanie Powell (Tommie), Loel Russell, Helena Wilson (Bobbie), Van Coulon (Sharon), Lourdes Young, Marlise and Rita Coulon, 1 nephew-in-law Ernest Ancar Sr., together with a host of grand, and great-grand nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church, 4700 Pineda Street on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 10:30 am. Visitation will begin at 8:00 am. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the guestbook.