Anthony Joseph LaFrance Jr., “AJ,’’ departed this life on Friday, October 16, 2020, at University Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He was 36 years old and a lifelong resident of Diamond, LA.
Beloved son of Gloria LaFrance - Mack (late Leroy Mack Sr), and Anthony Joseph LaFrance Sr., (Leatrice). Brother of Dawn Taylor – Wright (Jonathan), Andrea LaFrance – Landry (Delbert), Leo Taylor III (Latoya), Leroy Mack Jr., and Sade’ Brown (Shuan).
Nephew of Mary Black (Sidney), Dorita Black (Manuel), Rita Barthelemy, Merlise LaFrance, John LaFrance Jr (Ronda), Carlton LaFrance Sr. (Donna), and Raymond Barthelemy (Bertha).
He was the loving companion of Kaylia Barthelemy, God son of Marshal Sylve and Dionne Carter (Alfred), and Godfather of Kingston LaFrance.
He was the uncle of Raven (Tyrone), Aariyah, Aaniyah, Leah, Leo P., Vondrice, Landon, John White II, Jabari, and Shad.
Great uncle of Tyrone, Tyron, and Raylani. Devoted cousin of John III, Jaquetta, Wanda, Shawn, Chad, Latrice, Dionne, Clement Jr., Rachad, Jared, Kevin, Tiffany, Tyrone Jr., Jamal, D’Hanni, Ashley, Carlton Jr., Joshua, Shannon, and Adrian.
AJ was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lear and John LaFrance Sr., Remy and Lena Barthelemy. His uncles Simon and Clement LaFrance, and his cousin Lambert Robert Duncan III.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Greater Mount Sinai Baptist Church located at 27954 LA – 23 Port Sulphur, LA 70083, at 11 a.m. The visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Pastor Allen Johnson officiating, and interment will follow at Barthelemy Cemetery in Diamond, LA.
Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 LA – 23, BELLE CHASSE LA, 70037 (504) 208 – 2119.
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