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Mercedes Delphine Esponge Dufrene
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1913
Death: Aug. 1, 2000

Mercedes ESPONGE
•Sex: F
•Birth: 24 DEC 1913 in Galliano, Lafourche Parish, LA
•Birth: 24 DEC 1913
•Death: 1 AUG 2000 in Galliano, Lafourche Parish, LA; age 86
•Burial: Galliano, Lafourche Parish, LA; St. Joseph Cemetery

Thibodaux Daily Comet August 2000 Lafourche Parish, Louisiana
Submitted by Don Johnson
Wednesday -- August 02, 2000

Mercedes Dufrene

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St.
Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano for Mercedes E. Dufrene, 86, a native and
resident of Galliano, who died at 2:23 p.m. Aug. 1, 2000.

Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until funeral time at the church.

Burial will be at the church cemetery.

She was the mother of Richard and Harold Dufrene. She is also survived by
eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Dufrene; parents, Thomas
and Alzira Pitre Esponge; daughter, Enola Danos; brother, Rene Esponge; and
sister, Dorothy Plaisance.

Father: Thomas Joseph Jr. ESPONGE b: 8 MAY 1881 in Raceland, Lafourche Parish, LA
Mother: Alzire PITRE

Marriage: 1 Gilbert DUFRENE b: 8 FEB 1912 in Vacherie, St. James Parish, LA
•Married: 14 APR 1934 in Lafourche Parish, LA, by Cath. Priest

1. Living DUFRENE
2. Living DUFRENE
3. Enola DUFRENE b: 26 AUG 1935 in Golden Meadow, Lafourche Parish, LA

Sources: 1.Title: St. Joseph Cemetery, Galliano, Lafourche Parish, LA
2.Title: South LA. Vital Family Records
Publication: by Terrebonne Parish Genealogical Society

Family links: 
  Thomas Joseph Esponge (1881 - 1971)
  Alzire Marie Pitre Esponge (1882 - 1969)
  Gilbert Nicholas Dufrene (1912 - 1954)
  Dorothy Esponge Plaisance (1909 - 1995)*
  Mercedes Delphine Esponge Dufrene (1913 - 2000)
*Calculated relationship
Saint Joseph Church Cemetery
Lafourche Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Bobby and Carol Babin E...
Record added: Aug 13, 2010
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Mercedes Delphine <i>Esponge</i> Dufrene
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- Bobby and Carol Babin Estes
 Added: Oct. 10, 2015
Daughter, Enola Danos; brother, Rene Esponge; sister, Dorothy Plaisance
- Betty
 Added: Oct. 10, 2015

 Added: Nov. 1, 2014

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