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“Will miss you. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Tammy Boudreaux - Jeanerette, LA

“I knew Johnnie in the '60's when I worked at J&L Engineering in Jeanerette. He was quiet and a super nice guy. My condolences to your family. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Gayle Breaux Smith - Lafayette, LA

“Johnny was a reserved man but once you got to know him, you couldn't have a better friend. May he Rest in Peace. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Guy Stirling - Franklin, LA

“Uncle Johnny will be fondly remembered by so many. Sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Camille Simpson - Lafayette, LA

“Mr. Johnny you are one of the most holy man I know. You were a great roll model in the K.C. You will be greatly missed. May you fly high in the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Torrey & Becky Haydel - Franklin, LA

“Ronnie was raised in Bayou Sale and we knew who Mr. Lajaunie was, but never spoke to him. He was a very quiet, gentle person. Condolences to all the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Ronnie & Rita Levet - Sulphur, LA

“Will miss me Johnny God bless him and all his whole family ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Wayne Comeaux - Franklin, LA

“Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Johnny rest in God's eternal peace and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA


John Joseph Lajaunie Jr. (83) a native and life-long resident of Centerville, LA peacefully died on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 surrounded by family.

Family was everything to Johnny, and while he never had any children of his own, he loved each of his nieces and nephews as if they were his own. He was a life-long parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville, where he devoted his life to serving God and those around him. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Mary Parish Water District 5. He was dedicated to Knights of Columbus Bingo, where he was an avid facilitator of weekly bingo.

Johnny was preceded in death by his loving parents John Joseph Lajaunie Sr. and Effie Robichaux Lajaunie, sisters Juanita Lajaunie Boudreaux, Marie Lajaunie Walker, and Kathryn Lajaunie Hefner, brother Joseph Lajaunie Sr., niece Kim Hefner and nephew Paul Boudreaux. Johnny will be greatly missed, but his memories will be carried on by his twenty nieces and nephews and countless great-nieces and great-nephews, whom he loved dearly.

The visitation will be on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville from 9:00-11:00 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial.

The family would like to express sincere gratitude to the dedicated doctors, nurses, and staff of Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center for their loving care of Johnny during his final days.

"Goodbyes are not forever, are not the end; it simply means I'll miss you until we meet again."

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.