Perlita Vallete Lazo

February 7, 1962 ~ September 27, 2010

Perlita Vallete Lazo, 48, of Lake Charles died Monday, September 27, 2010 in a local hospital.

Mrs. Lazo was born in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya and was raised and educated in the Philippines. She was a graduate of Far Eastern University in Manila, Philippines where she attained a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering. Mrs. Lazo moved with her husband to Gretna, LA in 2002, settling in Lake Charles after hurricane Katrina. She worked as a Casino Dealer for L'auberge Du Lac Casino. She attended Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church.

Perlita enjoyed movies, traveling and visiting friends. Her greatest times were spent with her family, as she was a devoted wife, loving mother and faithful friend. She will be most remembered for her quiet, caring, kind and gentle spirit and for her smile.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 8 years, Mel Acosta Lazo, Sr. of Lake Charles; two sons, Mel Acosta Lazo, Jr. and Brian Michael Lazo, both of Lake Charles; one daughter, Maya Vallete Lazo of Lake Charles; her father, Roberto Vallete of Lake Charles; two brothers, Ruperto and Daniel Vallete, both of the Philippines; three sister- in- laws, Theresita Vallete, Thelma Sonza and Marilou Lua; two brother- in- laws, Enrique, Jr. and Rudy Lazo and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Eufemia DeVera Vallete.

Funeral services will be at 4:00 PM Thursday, September 30, 2010 in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Father Nathan Long will officiate. Visitation Thursday will be from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the funeral home. Graveside services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 2, 2010 in Westlawn Cemetery in Gretna, LA.

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  1. Mel, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. I pray that God will comfort, strengthen, and keep you during this time of grief. 2 Corinthians 5:1 lets us know that when our earthly house of this tabernacle is dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. I'll never forget all of the good times we had at the 926FW, Air Force Reserves.With Godly love, Freddie

  2. Mhel, Mhel jr., Brian, Maya and Mr. Roberto, Our deepest condolence. Ms Let was our amazing friend. I will never forget her patience to understand our bad english. She was really nice with us. She was the best friend that everybody wants to have.Ms. Let I Will miss you for ever.Diana RebolledoJuan, Manuela and Pablo.

  3. Please accept my condolences. You are very special to me, Mel. Students like you are few and far between and I was so sorry to hear of your mother.Con much cario, Sra Gurley

  4. Prayers are being sent to your family in your time of loss. May God take you under his wing and help ease your pain.

  5. The family of Our Lady Queen of Heaven School holds your family in our prayers. Our daughter, Brenna, will especially be praying for her friend, Maya. May God bless you and comfort you.

  6. To Mel:Remember, God will take care of you. May God's peace surround you and yours at this difficult time. Keeping you and your family in my prayers….. Cynthia Gillard

  7. We really so sorry and we are sure she stay whit god angels, We will miss her so much, We stay here always remenber for somethig you need, we love your beatiful family. we pray for her. Mercedes Henry

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