, Port Arthur, Texas

September 9, 2013

Josephine C. Duplantis

The Port Arthur News

PORT NECHES —    Josephine C. Duplantis, 91, of Port Neches, died September 7, 2013, at Cypress Glen in Port Arthur.  Born October 8, 1921, in Port Neches, Josephine was the daughter of Alta Boudreaux Champagne and Armogene Champagne.

  She is survived by her son, Thomas Duplantis and his wife, Helen, of Port Arthur; grandchildren, Lisa Conrad and her husband, Tim, of West Orange and Brian Duplantis and his wife, Amy, of Port Neches; great-grandchildren, Lauren Duplantis, Jacob Duplantis, and Bailey Duplantis; and several nieces and nephews.  Josephine’s husband, Lester Duplantis, preceded her in death.

   Mrs. Duplantis’ funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Broussard’s, followed by burial at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

  Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Scholarship Fund, 2006 Nall Street, Port Neches, Texas 77651.

   Josephine’s family would like to thank Cypress Glen for their care and to American Hospice.

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