Posted Wednesday, January 30, 2008
James Joseph Melancon, 60, a native of New Orleans, La. and a resident of Cut Off, La. died Sunday, January 27, 2008, at 5:00 p.m.
He is survived by his wife, Telesia Gros Melancon; son, Donny Melancon; stepson, Vergice Bergeron Jr. and wife, Bonnie; daughters, Melissa Williams, Stella Angelle and husband, Travis, and Jenny Borne and husband, Charles; stepdaughter, Karen Terrebonne; brothers, Vincent Melancon and wife, Denise, and Kenneth Melancon; sister, Mary Ann Melancon; seven grandchildren; 14 step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and great-great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester P. Melancon and Edith B. Melancon; stepson, Harris J. Bergeron; brother, Lester Melancon; and one infant sister.
James enjoyed his family, friends and tinkering with lawn mowers, cutting grass, fishing and watching TV. He was Catholic.
Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2008, at Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in Cut Off. Mass will be at noon Thursday at the funeral home, with burial in Our Lady of the Rosary Cemetery in Larose, La.
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of the arrangements.