Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church for Alphonse J. Cola, 72, who died at home with family and friends on April 20, 2014. Entombment will be in Immaculate Heart of Mary Mausoleum. Alphonse Cola was a loving husband, daddy, Paw Paw and friend. He worked for LaFonda Restaurant for over 40 years as a cook. He leaves to mourn and cherish his memories his wife of 50 years, Annabelle Cola; one daughter and son-in-law, Mona and Patrick Darby of Youngsville, LA; one son, Gilford White of Lafayette, LA; nine grandchildren, Codie Girouard of Houston, TX, Patrick Landry of Youngsville, LA, Blake Landry of Broussard, LA, Gary Darby of Bristel, TN, Shelby Darby of Lafayette, LA, Damarcus, Destiny and Marlana Darby of Youngsville, LA and Edwesha Peters of Lafayette, LA; six great grandchildren; three brothers, Paul and Harold Cola of Plant City, FL, Leroy Cola of Lafayette, LA; a best friend, Harold Flugence of Lafayette, LA; one sister-in-law, Geraldine Lyons of Lafayette, LA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his infant angel daughter, Patrina Marie Cola; his mother, Mary L. Cola and father, Lucian Cola. Visitation will be held Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Syrie Funeral Home from 7 a.m. until time of service. Sign the guestbook online at www.syriefh.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Syrie Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, LA.
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Syrie Funeral Home - Lafayette
1417 E. Simcoe St. Lafayette, LA 70501
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2014