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“I was mr scelfo's nurse at AMG and it was an honor and a pleasure to take care of him. So sorry to hear of his passing. ”
1 of 33 | Posted by: Sharri Emfinger - Duson, LA

“So sorry to hear of Marty passing. I have fond memories from the old days at Hanson. My condolences to the family. ”
2 of 33 | Posted by: Forest Olivier - Gonzales, LA

“Cindy, The Grogan family extends its deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven can't heal. God Bless! ”
3 of 33 | Posted by: Mayor Rodney Grogan - Patterson, LA

“Cindy, Chad, Blase, Tony, Debbie Tammy, Neil, & Family, I am very sorry to hear of Marty's passing. He was a great guy and I enjoyed every...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Bob Titus - New Iberia, LA

“I met Marty through Mike Scelfo, my wife's nephew, many years ago. Every time I saw him after that, he always had a friendly smile and some kind of...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Chuck Allmon - Houston, TX

“So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. ”
6 of 33 | Posted by: Susan lorenzo - Friend

“Will miss talking to you at the store.My condolences to family. ”
7 of 33 | Posted by: Millard Simoneaux - Garden City, LA

“Cindy, Chad and BlaséMay God Bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Every time you saw Marty he always made you laugh and we would...Read More »
8 of 33 | Posted by: Ronnie, Phyllis and RJ LeBlanc - LA

“Sending our deepest sympathy to all! Much love to you all. Know there's no words. May God Bless! ”
9 of 33 | Posted by: Janet Marcotte & Gary Christensen - LA

“Cindy, Chad, and BlaséWe are so sorry for the loss of Marty. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.We will miss Marty deeply.Love,Alice, Gary...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: Alice McDaniel - Huntsville, AL

“To the family of Marty Scelfo: Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time at the loss of your loved one. May the God of Heaven and earth...Read More »
11 of 33 | Posted by: John and Peggy Deats & family - LA

“Sorry for the passing of Marty. In our High School days we had many of fun times and he was the rock on the defense in football. Tough as nails and...Read More »
12 of 33 | Posted by: Mark Poindexter - Lafayette, LA

“Tony, Debbie and Family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Marty. He was such a big part of Franklin and I know he will be missed by everyone....Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Brenda Young - Lafayette, LA

“My deepest sympathies to Ms. Cindy, Blaise and Chad. Marty was a friend who was always willing to help no matter what, when me and Booga needed to...Read More »
14 of 33 | Posted by: Robert Jared CUrry - Jeanerette, LA

“So sorry to hear of Martys passing. It was always an adventure and educational experience just to buy a box of hooks could take an hour or more. He...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: Brad Burgess - Chitimacha Rez, LA

“... another one of the good guys gone too soon. Our condolences to the whole Scelfo family. ”
16 of 33 | Posted by: Guy & Joan Stirling - Violet Hill, AR

“Debbie, Yvette, Yvonne, Rosie, & Maria, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. Love you. Aunt Jackie ”
17 of 33 | Posted by: Jackie and Herb Arceneaux - LA

“Everyone is in my thoughts and prayers.. he was a good man, husband and father. He will be sadly missed! RIP Marty!!! ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: Darlene Boudreaux - Franklin, LA

“Cindy, my heart goes out to you and your family. I was so shocked to hear the news. I just seen you, and you brought up to date on the family. I...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: Michelle Caro - Jeanerette, LA

“Cindy, Chad and Blase, Deepest sympathy to the family.I enjoyed many laughs at the store with Marty.You never knew what was going to come out of...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Matt Barrilleaux

“My condolences to his family. He will be remembered by many. ”
21 of 33 | Posted by: Mariana Titus - Santa Barbara, CA

“So sorry for your lost I remember him for the kindness he showed my boys as they played alone side my sons during little league and he was always...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: pamela marieJones - new iberia, LA

“I am deeply saddened on learning of Marty's passing. My prayers to his wife and family in this time of sorrow. ”
23 of 33 | Posted by: Michael Wimberly - Morgan City, LA

“Marty, you were a true friend. Anytime I ever asked you for help you were there. I will never forget the things you helped me and my family with....Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: Booga Curry

“Love you Uncle Marty....I hope you are now in the company of maw maw and paw paw and your good friend and cousin Micheal! Peace until we meet again! ”
25 of 33 | Posted by: Rose Hill - lafayette, LA - niece

“Sending prayers of love and comfort. RIP Marty ”
26 of 33 | Posted by: Schyler Freeman Smith - TN

“My condolences to the Scelfo family. So very sorry to hear of "Marty's" passing. Praying for his wife and family. God bless. ”
27 of 33 | Posted by: Marguerite OQuinn - New Iberia, LA

“Where do I begin, I treated you like a father figure. Learned very quick your humorous personality, Chad loved you unconditionally and you'll forever...Read More »
28 of 33 | Posted by: Laurie Vaccarella - Baldwin, LA

“We were shocked to hear Marty's passing. He always had a smile on his face and a story to tell! He will definitely be missed! To the entire Scelfo...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Tammy Himel - Franklin, LA

“My condolences to the family. Marty was well known and respected through his business. Prayers for peace and comfort at this trying time for Cindy,...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Bonita Newsom - Franklin, LA

“Our sincere condolences to the Scelfo family. Marty was always so nice to us. Our prayers are with his family ”
31 of 33 | Posted by: Donnie and Joy Aprill - lafayette

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May he rest in God's eternal peace and may the Lord console your hearts as...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: ~ Staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

“RIP my friend prayers for your family ”
33 of 33 | Posted by: katherine broussard - centerville, LA


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Funeral services for Martin Salvador "Marty" Scelfo, Jr. will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin. He will be laid to rest in the Franklin Cemetery. Father Lloyd Benoit will conduct the services.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Ibert's Mortuary on Monday from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM and again Tuesday from 8:30 AM until time of service.

A native of Grand Isle and a longtime resident of Franklin, Marty passed away at the age of 62 on Monday, March 16, 2015, at his home.

Marty was the owner and operator of Scelfo's Sporting and Marine. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting of all kinds, especially hog hunting, diving and spear-fishing, as well as fishing in general. He also coached Little League and American Legion Baseball. One of his favorite pastimes was shooting the breeze with his customers. He will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Cindy LeBlanc Scelfo; their two sons, Chad Jude Scelfo and Blasé Arthur Salvador Scelfo; four siblings, Tony Scelfo and his wife Lori, Debra Scelfo, Tammy Smetak and her husband Joe, and Neil Scelfo; and seven nieces and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin Salvador Scelfo, Sr. and Marie Hebert Scelfo; and a close cousin, Michael Scelfo.

Serving as pallbearers will be Matt Bourque, Neil Scelfo, Aubrey "Booga" Curry, Leo Crappell, Luke Pillaro, and J. R. Dauzat. Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Talley, Ricky Blood, Eric Gaudet, Gary Robicheaux, Pete Boudreaux, Kit Lutgring, and Dale Robicheaux.

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.