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“I am just hearing about Tony's passing. We once worked together at the school board and I recall him as being so very nice. My condolences to his...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Joy (Toney) Aprill - Lafayette, LA

“My sympathy to the family of Tony Soprano, Jr. May God's love give you all peace at this difficult time in your lives.Annie Soprano was my aunt and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sarah Belle Minor - Thibodaux, LA

“My deepest sympathies go out to Dee Dee and his family. Sadness does not begin to convey my feelings at the loss of my cousin, Tony Jr. I spent many...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Whitney Boudreaux - San Antonio, TX

“Ardith, Louis & I send our condolences to you & your family on Tony's passing. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Joyce Fauccheux - Baldwin, LA

“To all the family members of Tony I extend my deepest sympathy. I knew Tony from my years of living in Charenton. Then of course when he and Sonny...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Peggy Landry - Franklin, LA

“I am deeply sadden by the loss of my cousin Tony Jr., a gentle, kind and loving man. He leaves me with wonderful childhood memories. Michael, Bobby...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Sandra Soprano - Albuquerque, NM

“Ardith and girls. I am so sorry to learn of Tony's passing. We had many. Many happy conversations about fishing...all lies of course. He was always a...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Earlene (Thomas) Smallwood - GA

“Faded blue jean overalls, a fish hook on the bill of his cap, a craftsman, always with a quiet, calm smile, piddling around his wood shop...We will...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Shawn Burgess Viator - LA

“Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Tony rest in God's eternal peace and...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Anthony "Tony" Soprano Jr., a resident of Charenton for the past 70 years, passed away at his home at the age of 74 in the early morning hours of Tuesday, September 14, 2017. Tony formerly worked for St. Mary Parish and then the St. Mary Parish School Board until going to work for the Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana in 1990 and retiring in 2005. Some of his favorite pastimes included working in his yard, cutting grass, fishing, and spoiling his grandchildren. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Those he leaves to cherish his memory include his wife of 39 years, Ardith Burgess Soprano; two daughters, Carlie Soprano Chaumont and her husband Joshua and Lacey Soprano Fonseca and her husband Fernando; three grandchildren, Avari, Rya, and Noah Michel, all of the Chitimacha Reservation; six step grandchildren; two brothers, Michael Soprano and his wife Mamie of the Chitimacha Reservation and Robert Soprano and his wife Camelia of Franklin; and two nieces, Kimberly Walden and her husband Kurt and Kaylyn Leger and her husband Shane and their children.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony Soprano Sr. and Ruth Jewel Darden Soprano; as well as by his maternal and paternal grandparents and one great niece and one great nephew.

A graveside service and inurnment will be held Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Chitimacha Mausoleum, with Rev. Bobby Hodnett officiating

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions in Tony's name to the National Kidney Foundation, Inc., 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016,, 1-800-622-9010.

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