Frank Joseph Baronne Jr., 85, a native of Bunkie and resident of Baton Rouge, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011. Mr. Baronne retired from Allied Chemical Co. and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survived by his wife, Virginia Ainsworth Baronne; son, Frank Joseph Baronne III and wife Rhonda; two daughters, Carolyn Braud and husband Mike, and Patti Peyroux and husband Dale; two stepsons, the Rev. Dion Ainsworth and wife Jody, and Byron Clay Ainsworth and wife Cheryl; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Starns Baronne; three brothers and five sisters. Visiting at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd., on Monday, May 23, from noon until funeral services in the chapel at 2 p.m. Burial in Resthaven Gardens of Memory. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation for the loving care given Mr. Baronne by his caregivers, Mary, Patricia and Katie.
Published in The Advocate from May 22 to May 23, 2011.