Newman Descant, age 68, passed away at the Terrebonne General Hospital on Thursday, October 29, 2009.
He is preceded in death by his; parents, Esnard & Oneida Descant; sister, Diana Molase; father-in-law, Rufus Jeansonne; mother-in-law, Rita Jeansonne.
He is survived by his; wife, Nora Jeansonne Descant of Grand Isle; sons, Wayne Descant & wife Millie of Grand Isle, Eric Descant & wife Karen of Hessmer, Tommy Descant & wife Missy of La Rose; daughters, Julie Milazzo & husband Moe of Plaquemine, Tammy Rhodes & husband Christopher of Houma, Caroline Cavell & husband Philip of Houma; brothers, Eugene Descant of Holyoke, MA, Paul “Brother” Descant of Holyoke, MA, Ernest Descant of Lockport; sisters, Judy Drennan of Fisher, TX, Anna “Teresa” Armand of Grand Isle, Deloris Reader of Gulfport, MS. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, 8 step-great-grandchildren.
Services and funeral arrangements are under the direction of Escude’ Funeral Home.