|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1917|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 2009|
Cleveland Paul "Tut" "Cleve" LeBlanc Sr., a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for 58 years, died Sunday, April 12, 2009, at 11:45 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He was 91 and a native of Maringouin.
Cleve was a retired carpenter, member of Local 1098 and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He will be remembered for his gentle smile, easy-going demeanor, enduring faith and endless generosity.
Visitation at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Highway, on Tuesday, April 14, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with recitation of the rosary at 5 p.m. Visitation resumes at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 12424 Brogdon Lane, on Wednesday from 10 a.m, until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jerry Martin, celebrant. Military burial will take place at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.
Survived by his wife of 61 years, Lee Anna Landry LeBlanc; children, James Brent LeBlanc and wife Angela, of Covington, Ga., Linda L. Pizzolato and husband David Sr., of Greenwell Springs, and Terrell "Terry" L. Harris and husband George, of Charleston, S.C.; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Jex LeBlanc, of Renton, Wash.; son-in-law, Paul Brown and wife Lina, of Baytown, Texas; two sisters, Helen L. Blanchard, of Livonia, and Anna L. Couvillon, of Baton Rouge; brothers, Charles Ray LeBlanc and wife Nancy, of New Orleans, Euclid T. LeBlanc and wife Josie, of Oceanside, Calif. He has 28 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Cleve P. LeBlanc Jr.; daughter, Peggy L. Brown; parents, Lessin and Lucille Hebert LeBlanc; and four brothers, Nolan, Norman, Clifton and Hubert LeBlanc. Pallbearers will be grandsons, David J. Pizzolato Jr., Michael Brown Cody LeBlanc, Stephen Harris, Paul Harris and Markus Wilson. Honorary pallbearers are his grandson, Lance LeBlanc; and great-grandsons, Jonathan Pizzolato, Hunter Crouthers and Brett Brown.
Family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Cleve's memory be made to Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge, 550 Lobdell Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70806; American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312; Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area, 3772 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806; or St. Patrick Catholic Church Building Fund, 12424 Brogdon Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to Dr. Reza Sheybani, Dr. Mario Moreno, Richard Carter and Hospice Association, his sitters, Jody Bissett, Maria Capdevila, Gladys Mason, Lorita Sharon, Gracie Smith and Kiela Ellis.
J. Cleveland Paul LeBlanc (1948 - 2004)*
Resthaven Memorial Park
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Record added: Mar 11, 2011
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