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Merlin Louis Angelain, Sr., age 71, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017 peacefully at home. Born April 3, 1946 in New Orleans, LA. Beloved husband of the late Janet Reimonenq Angelain. Son of the late Anthony Joseph & Alice Leleu Angelain. Loving father of Deinira (Glenn), Merlin, Jr (Kim) and Monette (Walter) Angelain. Grandfather of Ricky (Jeanique) & Ashley Angelain, Cody Yungai & Devairr McLaughlin, Jr. Great Grandfather of Khyy & Ricky Angelain & Ashton Price. Loving Brother of Meritta Hawkins (the late Dickerson), Sonya Christophe (Harry), the late Sylvia Adams & Anthony Angelain (Myrna). Son-in-Law of the late Wilma Scorza Reimonenq and Brother-in-Law of Rochelle, Jackie (Ronald), Elaine (the late Ed), Robert, Joan (Jim) & Jane and the late, Gail, Carol, Lionel, Barry (Denise) and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives & friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, priest and parishioners of Corpus Christi, St. Leo the Great, St. Peter Claver and St. Genevieve Catholic Churches, employees and retirees of HANO, Martin Marietta and Kalvar Corporation, also alumni and faculty of Joseph S. Clark High School class of 1964 are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2022 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA, on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:00 am. Visitation will be held from 8:00 am to 9:45 am with Father David Begany, SSJ, celebrant. Interment: St. Louis #3 Cemetery, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119. Arrangements by Duplain W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave.