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Donald James "Donnie" Jumonville

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“Celeste and family,So sorry to hear of Donnie's passing. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Angela Glorioso - Russo - LA

“Celeste and girls, Ms. Alda, Jeanne and all of the family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Donnie was such a nice...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Trisha Smith Tieperman - Frisco, TX

“I am so sorry about the passing of Donnie. He was such a character. He could light up a room with his humor. He was a man that loved to laugh. He...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Karen Dupre - Bayou Vista, LA

“Condolences to the family.. Prayers for peace and understanding for you all. I remember Donnie from school, he was so kind and friendly. I'm sure he...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: carol Tyner Wengert - HOuma, LA

“I went to school at PHS with Donnie and remember him as such a sweet, kind young man. I am saddened to hear that he passed away. I pray his wife...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Dodson Jones - Cleveland, TX

“Celeste, Miss Alda, and the entire family. Please accept my sincere condolences! Donnie was a terrific friend. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Doucet Johnson - Orlando, FL

“Celeste, Jackie, Blake and family. Artie and I want to express our deepest sympathy to all of you. Continue prayers for yall as yall go through this...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Annette Boudreaux - Patterson, LA

“Heartfelt condolences for Donnie's family. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Cindy King williams

“Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord.And let the perpetual light shine upon him.And may the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Cricket Stephens - IA - Friend

“Donnie was such a kind soul. I was very fond of him. This world will be a little less brighter, without him in it. My love to you and your whole...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Sindy (Ferguison) Terrell - LA

“Celeste, so sad to learn of Donnie's passing. Remember him very well during our school years at Patterson. Such a nice guy who was always smiling. ...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Cutrera Billiot - Folsom, LA

“Celeste, Alda Mae, Donette, Jackie, Blake, Emily and family members,Toni and I want to express our deepest sympathy to each of you on the sad...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Bob & Toni Chopin - River Ridge, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. I remember Donnie from high school. He was such a nice guy!! Linda Daniel ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Daniel - Patterson, LA

“Celeste, I`m so sorry to hear about Donnie. My heart goes out to you & your family & his family . Our family & Donnie`s family goes back to when we...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Nelma Olivier LeDoux - Palmetto, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Donny was a life long friend and I have only good memories of that friend. I know he is going to be greatly missed by...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Becky (Nuttall) Richardson - TX

“So sorry Celeste and Family for your loss. May he rest in peace. Keeping you and the family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Floyd LeBlanc - Franklin, LA

“Donnie lived within our neighborhood/community. Everyone knew everyone. God bless the family at this time of loss. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Shelly Aucoin- Scott - Eight Mile, AL

“Gwen and I are so very sorry for your loss. He was a great guy. We will pray for all of you during this most difficult time and the days to come. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Dave Lowery - Patterson, LA

“I will cherish all of the good times we had together. You were much more than our next door neighbor. You were my Daddy's best friend, a huge part...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Debra Richard - Patterson, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May Mr. Donnie rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord Jesus Christ...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Funeral services for Donald James Jumonville will be held Monday, September 12, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson during an 11:00 a.m. Memorial Mass of Christian burial. Inurnment will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Father Herb Bennerfield will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson from 8:00 a.m. until time of dismissal at 10:40 a.m.

Donnie, as he was affectionately called, was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend to many. He was born in Morgan City and spent his entire life residing in Patterson. Donnie was a hard working and devoted family man who absolutely adored his grandchildren. He was also a very generous and selfless person who would help anyone in need. He passed away at the age of 65 on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City. He will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Celeste Jones Jumonville; two daughters, Donette Jumonville Freeman and her husband Shannon, and Jackie Lynn Jumonville and Timothy Soudelier; four grandchildren, Blake Joseph Chaisson, Emily Claire Kimball, Brittany Freeman Chelette, and Brendan Freeman; two great grandchildren, Charlie Dale Chelette and Chloe Sue Chelette; his mother, Alda Mae Aucoin Jumonville; five siblings, Charles Jumonville, Glenn Jumonville, Jeanne Jumonville Ortte, Kenneth Jumonville, and Christopher Jumonville; brother-in-law, Jack Jones Jr.; sister-in-law, Daisy Jones Boudreaux; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Ray Jumonville; his brother, David Jumonville; and his parents-in-law, Jack Jones Sr. and Margaret Jones.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.