Evelyn Matilda Manichia Fontenelle entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the age of 88. She was the beloved daughter of the late Salvador Manichia Sr. and Rosalie Ferand Manichia. She was the sister of the late Salvador Manichia Jr. and Gloria Manichia Yash. She is survived by her children, Douglas Richard Fontenelle (Ana) and Nancy Fontenelle Brunet (Chris). She is also survived by her sister Florence Manichia Trumbaturi and her sister-in-law Mary Rose Manichia and Mary Lou Lively.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her beloved husband Charles Richard Fontenelle, her son Dennis Gerard Fontenelle and her daughter-in-law Leslie Servay Fontenelle. She is also survived by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren (Elizabeth, Jason, Camille, Catherine, Olivia, Brandon, Ashlie, Amya, Joshua, Averi, Noelani, Zachary and Sophia).
Evelyn was a lifelong resident of her beloved hometown of Braithwaite, LA. She will be deeply and truly missed throughout the Eastbank community of Plaquemines Parish.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in Evelyn’s memory beginning at 1:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest with her beloved husband and son in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Evelyn’s church, Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 6951 Hwy 39, Braithwaite, LA 70040. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com