Leo M. Matranga, born June 18, 1960, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the age of 53. Leo left this Earth after a long hard fight with colon cancer. He won! He now gets to spend eternity with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
Visitation will be from 6 to 10 p.m.Tuesday at Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at St. Mary's Nativity Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 33 years, Penny F. Matranga; his loving sons, Jeb Matranga and wife, Necee, and Carley Matranga and very special friend, Raquel Dufrene; his loving miniature dachshund, Teeny (who will miss him very much! She loved her Daddy); his father, John "Jay" Matranga; brothers, Corey, Peter and Mark Matranga; sister, Colette Matranga; and half sisters, Danina Doane, Angelle Matranga, Natasha Matranga and Janet Matranga.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine F. Matranga; maternal grandparents, Ophelia and Louis Foret; and paternal grandparents, John and Nicoline Matranga.
Leo loved to hunt and fish.
He was the owner of C'est Cajun Catering.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Masses in Leo's honor or donations to
Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from June 24 to June 25, 2013