Bernard H. ʻSonnyʼ Laffitte

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A Mass of Christian burial was held for Bernard H. ‘Sonny’ Laffitte at 10 AM Tuesday, October 22, 2013 in St. Joseph Catholic Church with Reverend Edmund A. ‘Larry’ Neihoff officiating. Burial was in Carmel Catholic Cemetery at Mansfield, LA. Visitation was Monday, October 21, 2013 from 5 PM until 8 PM with a Christian Wake service at 6 PM in Rose-Neath Funeral Home. Mr. Laffitte 88, died Saturday, October 19, 2013 in Mansfield, LA.
Mr. Sonny was a native of Mansfield, LA and was born July 29, 1925 to Edward H. and Ada Rambin Laffitte. Mr. Sonny was a retired truck driver. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus and Loyal Order of the Moose. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U. S. Navy Preceding him in death were his parents, sisters, Frances L. Flores and Fay L. Teekell; niece, Donna Flores. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 52 years, Ola Guedry Laffitte; sons, Eddie Laffitte and wife Regina and Paul Laffitte and partner Lisa Davidson; granddaughter, Kelsey; great-grandson, Caden Collins; sister, Betty Lange and husband Garland; brothers, Jean Laffitte and wife Marilyn and Ronnie Laffitte and wife Diane; nieces, nephews, and friends. Honoring him as pallbearers will be Bruce Laffitte, Trey Lewis, Thomas Gautreau, Joseph Flores, Otis Calhoun, Randy Fuller, and David Laffitte.
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