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October 10, 1928 ~ December 24, 2017 (age 89)

Lucille Latour Deslatte, 89, passed away on December 24th at Metairie Healthcare Nursing Home after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Deslatte. Born on October 10, 1928, Lucille was the daughter of Charles Latour and Annie Pezant Latour . Mother of Gary Deslatte (Laura) and the late Karen Deslatte Howard. Grandmother of Trevor Howard (Dana), Seth Howard (Renee), Stephanie Deslatte Goudeau, and Jason Deslatte. Proud Great Grandmother of Jenna, Pace, Kate, Lillian, and Bryce Howard.

Lucille enjoyed spending time with her family and playing Bingo. She was a very active member of the AARP.  Lucille especially looked forward to Mardi Gras each year, and loved collecting her throws from each parade. She had the best sense of humor and will be greatly missed by her family.

The family would like to thank all of her friends at Metairie Manor, who referred to her as “The Candy Lady”, for their companionship throughout the years, especially her good friend Jackie. A special thanks to her longtime friend Gwen at Metairie Healthcare for looking after her in her last days as well as the staff. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering with light refreshments at Tharp-Sontheimer Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. in Metairie, LA on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 12pm to 2pm with a service from 1:30-2:00. Interment to follow at St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. Condolences may be expressed online at Information 504 835-2341.  

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