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“I am sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My prayers are with your family during this time,and as you celibate his life and what he shared...Read More »
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“Mr. Louis & I shared office space at the City Club of Baton Rouge. I was just starting out in my career here & he was so kind. I learned a lot from...Read More »
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A resident of Walker, Louis Lamonte passed away at home March 16, 2019. He was 89 and a Navy veteran. He went on to enjoy a life-long barber career, retiring after 35 years from the Baton Rouge City Club. Devoted family man and father of four.

Survived by daughters; Dolores Whittemore (Tim), Anna Desselles, Rachel Farris, and son; Pete Lamonte. Five grandchildren; Jessica and Derek Desselles, Joseph Oddo, Austin and Hunter Farris, plus a bonus grandchild Tim Whittemore, Jr., Two great-grandchildren, Lila and Venora Oddo. Louis had a very large, close, loving family. Surviving him are his two sisters: Mary Lamonte Bussen and Anne Lamonte Byer; a brother, Sam Lamonte (Clara).

Preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Mary Meek Lamonte; his sister, Santa Lamonte Lamonica; brothers, Joseph, John, and Tony Lamonte.

His long and accomplished life included many passions: music, painting, cooking, gardening and fishing. A kind, generous and loving personality that will truly be missed. The family would like to thank Ms. Rebecca Horton who was a loving care giver to Mr. Louis at the end of his life.

A Visitation for Louis will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church in Tickfaw. A Funeral Mass Celebrating Louis' Life will immediately follow visitation at 11:00 am in the church. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Cemetery in Tickfaw.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond.

Louis' guestbook can be viewed at www.harrymckneely.com