September 06, 2018


Alice de Leon
October 26, 1918 - September 05, 2018

Alice Dupont de Leon passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa, LA. Born on October 26, 1918, Mrs. Alice lived to be 99 years old.

As a long time resident of Bogalusa, La, she was a charter member of Westside Emmanuel Baptist Church. After graduating from nursing school, she worked in New Orleans, LA at Charity Hospital during World War II.

She is survived by her son, Andrew H. deLeon, Jr. and wife Linda C. deLeon; grandchildren Melissa (David) Crain, Kevin E. (Amanda) deLeon, and Bradford A. (Laynette) deLeon; great grandchildren David Crain, Emilia Tschen, Cecilia Tschen and special nieces Marguerite (Wade) Adams and Linda (Owen) Booth.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, Andrew H. de Leon, Sr.; her parents, John and Annie Dupont; and her brother, John Hayward Dupont.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home in Bogalusa, LA beginning at 11:00 A.M. and continuing until the funeral service begins at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Marcus Rosa will officiate. Interment to follow at Ponemah Cemetery in Bogalusa, LA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Westside Emmanuel Church or the Bogalusa Help Center.

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