Concetta Connie Brocato Shelton

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Concetta Connie Brocato Shelton, 66, of Beaumont, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013, from ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease. A native and lifelong resident of Beaumont, she was born on April 5, 1947, to Constance Connie Brocato and Charlie Brocato. Connie attended St. Anne Catholic School and graduated from Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School with Honors in 1965. She later attended Lamar University. Before her retirement, Connie worked in the Beaumont Independent School District as secretary to the vice principals at both, Vincent Middle School and Austin Middle School. She is survived by her husband of forty-four years, Larry Shelton; son, Jed M. Shelton and his wife, Margaret; daughter, Cindy Shelton of Houston; granddaughters, Mackenzie and Megan Shelton; mother, Constance Connie Brocato; mother-in-law, Geraldine Jerri Shelton of Beaumont; sister, Linda Brocato Fortney of Houston; brother, Charles R. Brocato, Jr. and his wife, Sandy; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends. She is preceded in death by her father, Charles R. Brocato, Sr.; brother-in law, David M. Fortney; aunt, Rosalie Arena; and father-in-law, L.H. Shelton, Sr. She loved God, her family, life, music, dancing, and animals, especially her cats, Tom, Anthony, Smokey, and Loki; and dogs, Frick, Cookie, and Skipper. A special thanks to her daughter, son, and husband, who were constantly by her side. Thanks also to Nora Gonzales. A gathering of Mrs. Shelton's family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 2, 2013, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 3, 2013, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5075 Bigner Road, Beaumont, with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont. Serving as pallbearers will be Charles Brocato III, Michael Lance Brocato, David C. Fortney, Kevin M. Fortney, Joe Arena, Jr., and Chuck Arena. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Shelton's honor to Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704; St. Pius X Catholic Church, 5075 Bigner Road, Beaumont, Texas 77708; or to ALS Association, 27001 Agoura Road Suite 250, Calabasas Hills, California 91301-5104. Complete and updated information may be found www.broussards1889.com

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Broussard's Mortuary
2000 McFaddin Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-1621
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 2, 2013
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