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“I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of both of your parents. I pray that God's love sustain you all at this difficult time in your lives. ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Sarah Belle Minor - Thibodaux, LA

“Chris and Johnny, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Chris and Jerry Marcotte - LA

“Cindy & Jessie I wanted to extend my deepest sympathies on the loss of your parents. I knew Ms Shirley through church and your dad through the...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Prggy Landry - Franklin - Friend

“So sorry to learn of your family's loss. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Juliet Trimble Burgess - Monroe, LA

“Such wonderful people. Prayers to the family. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Theresa Lombardo - Charenton, LA

“Heartfelt condolences, prayers for family and friends, may they remain wrapped in the arms of Jesus, amen. ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Sheryl Landry - Franklin, LA

“Chris and Johnny, My deepest condolences on your loss. I have bee fortunate to meet these two beautiful people 10 years ago at your home and remember...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Zaigul Dossaliyeva - Houston, TX

“Cindy and Chris and all of your family, please know we send our sincere sympathy at the loss of your parents. They were some of the finest people...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Eva and Michael Bordelon - Bodoc, LA

“This obituary is unlike any I have seen around here. Buddy & I cannot quit talking about the love these two beautiful people shared. I know this is...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa & Buddy LeBlanc Jr. - LA

“Till death do we part, how heart warming it is, your parents never had to part. Together for ever. A true love story. Condolences to you, Cindy &...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Sheila Bentley - Gonzales, LA

“Cindy, Jessie, Chris, Johnny & Families! We were sorry to hear of the loss of your parents. Our prayers are with all of you in your loss of your...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Jimmy and Jamie Louviere Chauvin - LA

“Cindy, so sorry to hear about your Mom and Dad. My Prayers are with you and the Family. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Rineholt - Centerville, LA

“Cindy & Chris,What a beautiful love story your parents shared! Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.Janeen Fouquier Robicheaux ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Janeen Robicheaux - Centerville, LA

“I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your parents, but how sweet that they went together. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Denise Ibert Lane - New Braunfels, TX

“Sending my Condolences to the Scelfo Family. So sorry for your loss. They were very pleasant people. I remember Mr. Anthony when he had the...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Floyd LeBlanc - Franklin, LA

“Our deepest condolences to Cindy and Chris, your husbands, children, and grandchildren. What a beautiful life your father and mother lived. And if...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Tom & Renee Stirling - Franklin, LA

“Cindy, Jessie and family,My deepest condolences on the loss of your parents. Their passing within hours of each other shows you that they could not...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Nannette Bourgeois - Thibodaux, LA

“Our thought and prayers are with the family and for the remaining first cousins, Faye B. Louviere, Earline B. Pesson, Ursin "Sonny" Boudreaux. Les...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Larry D. Bodin - Franklin, LA

“It was such an honor to know these two remarkable people who gave 100% to the very end. My condolences to everyone that loved them. I know they are...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Baker - Franklin, LA

“It was such an honor to have known these two remarkable people who gave 100% to the very end. My condolences to everyone that loved them. I know they...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Baker - Franklin, LA

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21 of 22 | Posted by: Neil & Myrtle Scelfo - franklin, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. A.J. and Mrs. Shirley rest in God's eternal...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA


Funeral services celebrating the lives of Anthony Joseph Scelfo, 91, and Shirley Boudreaux Scelfo, 93, will be held Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin during an 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Following the Mass, Mr. A.J. and Mrs. Shirley will be laid to rest in the Perpetual Park Cemetery Mausoleum. Father Lloyd Benoit will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services. A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until Mass time at 11:30 a.m., with the Holy rosary being prayed at 10:00 a.m. Serving as pallbearers will be Ryan Breaux, Kevin Credeur, Pheng Nitchin, Richard Fitzgerald, Dana Louviere, and Kenny Scelfo.

Mr. A.J., a native and lifelong resident of Franklin, and Mrs. Shirley, a native of Baldwin and a 71 year resident of Franklin, both passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at their home, Mr. A.J. in the morning hours and Mrs. Shirley just hours later in the afternoon. They began their life together on October 20, 1946 and just recently celebrated 71 years of marriage. Mr. A.J. was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during World War II on the island of Okinawa. Following his service in the Navy, he went to work in the family business with his father and brothers, eventually becoming the owner and operator of Frank Scelfo Son Cleaners until retiring. Mrs. Shirley worked in her early years as secretary at E.A. Crowell School until starting a family and choosing to be a stay-at-home mother and homemaker.

Those they leave to cherish their memory include their two daughters, Cindy S. Breaux and her husband Jessie and Chris S. Hester and her husband Johnny; five grandchildren, Missy B. Nitchin and her husband Pheng, Jolene B. Credeur and her husband Kevin, Ryan Breaux and his wife Krista, Brooke H. Strait and her husband Jason, and Amy Hester; six great grandchildren, Tyler and Tanner Nitchin, Zachary and Charley Credeur, and Cooper and Morgan Strait. In addition, Mr. A.J. is survived by one sister, Sarah S. Campbell and her husband Harold, and Mrs. Shirley is survived by one sister, Fay B. Louviere; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and family members.

Mr. A.J. was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Scelfo Sr. and Sarah Incavida Scelfo; and four siblings, Frank Scelfo Jr., Salvador Scelfo, Camille Scelfo, and John Scelfo Sr.

Mrs. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Seraphin Boudreaux Sr. and Agnes Lagrange Boudreaux; and 14 siblings, Electa B. Broussard, Milton Boudreaux, Wilda B. Brown, Anthony Boudreaux, Clarfa Boudreaux, Eloise B. Lanza, Eunice B. Dooley, Agnes Lee B. Linnartz, Stanley Boudreaux, Mildred B. Mendoza, S. J. Boudreaux, Sherald Boudreaux, Kearney Boudreaux, and Ray Boudreaux.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the nurses and staff of Heart of Hospice, Dr. Roland Degeyter, and especially to their loving caregivers, Linda Baker, Sheila Bailey, Bethany Randle, Elizabeth Johnson, and Denise Provost.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.