A resident and native of Port Allen, she passed away at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, May 15, 2011, at age 88. Visiting at Holy Family Catholic Church in Port Allen on Wednesday, May 18, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., with the Rev. David Allen, celebrant. Interment in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery in Brusly. Survived by a daughter, Janice Alexander Daigle and husband Carl, Dunnellon, Fla.; two sons, Leonard J. Alexander Jr. and wife Judy, Denham Springs, and Gary Alexander and wife Virginia "Ginger," Omaha, Neb.; brother, John E. Altazan and wife Marie, New Orleans; six grandchildren, Lynn Alexander, Paula Nation, Christie Walker, Christopher Daigle, Alysia Hoekstra and Nickolas Alexander; eight great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Joseph Alexander Sr.; parents, Edward and Daisy Thibodeaux Altazan; brothers, Clayton Altazan and Doyle "Dutch" Altazan; and sister, Ola Altazan Robbins. Pallbearers will be Lynn Alexander, Christopher Daigle, Russell Altazan, Doyle "Bo" Altazan, CA Altazan and Dantin "Danny" LeBlanc. Memorial donations may be made to The
. Special thanks to her nieces, Brenda Fontenot and Cheryl LeBlanc, and St. Joseph Hospice for their special care in her time of need. Please share sympathies, condolences and memories at www.wilbertservices.com
. Arrangements by Wilbert Funeral Home, Port Allen, (225) 383-1850.