Geraldine Duhon Landry

May 4, 1936 ~ March 15, 2011

Geraldine Duhon Landry, age 74, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at her residence in Lake Charles.

She was born May 4, 1936, in Hathaway, to Ernest and Isabella Richard Duhon. Mrs. Landry worked at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Daycare for many years. She loved bowling, shopping, fishing and sewing. She especially loved being in The Red Hat Lady Society. A member of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, Catholic Daughter's of America, and The Cajun French Music Association, she was proud of her Cajun heritage. She often had lunches with her old classmates from St. Charles Academy which she look forward to and enjoyed so much. Mrs. Landry had such a vibrant personality that she never met a stranger where ever she went. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Andrew Landry of Lake Charles; five children, Dwight "Joe" Landry and wife, Lisa of Lake Charles, Monica Landry Pesson and husband, Roland "Buddy" of Lake Charles, Ricky Landry and wife, Cindy of Broussard, Scott Landry and wife, Kathleen of Lake Charles, and Charmaine Landry Anderson and husband, Andy of Lake Charles; a brother, Reggie Duhon and wife, Pat of Iowa; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 18, 2011, at Johnson Funeral Home. Deacon George Carr will officiate. Burial will follow in Consolata Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 17, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. and again on Friday, March 18, from 8 a.m. until time of services. A scripture service will be held Thursday evening at 6 p.m. followed by a rosary prayed by The Catholic Daughters at 6:30 p.m.

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  1. Charmaine,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Just remember she will always be watching over you.

  2. Charmaine,So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers. May God give you the peace you need during this difficult time.

  3. Coach Scott, from all of your Thunder Baseball family, we are sorry for your familes loss. Our prayers are with you in this time of need.

  4. Dear Charmaine,I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I know she was so dear to you and your family. She sounds like such a special lady. Please give your family my deepest condolences. You are in my thoughts and prayers. In His Love, Sam

  5. Dear Monica and family, I am so very sorry to hear about your mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Love, Janice

  6. Dear Monica,I was so sorry to read about your mom's passing. The last time I saw ya'll was in the ER when my mom was there, too. My mom passed away on 10-10-10. Well they'll both be waiting for us! I know you will miss her dearly. Cindy Knox Carlson

  7. Joe and MonicaI am saddened to hear about your mom. In our younger years when we were all hanging out, your mom always made me feel like one of her own when I was in her home. You are blessed to have had such a sweet caring mother. Just want to let you know I am praying for you at this difficult time.

  8. May you sense the Lord's loving presence today….keeping you close to His heart, assuring you of His tender care, and covering you and your family with His grace.With Thoughts and PrayersREACH Coalition

  9. Monica, Buddy Family,Please accept our deepest condolences and love. Your Mom was a very sweet lady and loved by all.Love yaBrenda Johnny

  10. Ricky, I was saddened to hear of the death of mother. I know that this is a difficult time for you and your family and words are inadequate at a time like this; however, please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.Jes

  11. Ricky, We are saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. She surely was a great mother to have raised such a good son. Our condolences go out to you and your family. We will keep her and all of you in our thoughts and prayers.Buddy Bealinda O'Brien

  12. Ricky, We are very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  13. Ricky;I just wanted you to know that I am so sorry to hear about your Mother. Reading about her and looking at her picture I could see she was a huge influence on you. Take care.Ron

  14. So very sorry for the loss of your loved one. I went to St. Charles with Geraldine. I just learned of her passing while visiting my daughter in KY. Sorry I was not there to give my condolence. The family is in my prayers.

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