Dominique Massoni

Published 12:00 am Sunday, September 21, 2014

A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for
Dominique Massoni, 60, of Leesville on Monday, Sept, 22 at 11 a.m. at Saint Michael The Archangel Catholic Church in Leesville with Father Jesus M. Munoz-Lasalle officiating. Burial will follow in the Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery under the
direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 2-5 p.m. with a Rosary being recited at 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will also be held on Monday, Sept. 22 from 8-10:30 a.m.
at the funeral home.
Dominique, the daughter of Paul and Renee’ Simas, was born on Jan. 27, 1954 in Deauville, a resort town in Normandy, France. She passed away on Thursday, Sept. 18 at her residence in Leesville.
Mrs. Massoni
moved to the U.S. in 1963 with her family. Her father, Paul, a professional chef, had a three-year work contract in Lafayette. Afterward, they stayed in Cajun country. She married her husband, SFC Marion A. (Tony) Massoni, in 1978. After her
husband’s military career, they made Leesville their home.
She worked for DFMWR on Fort Polk as a financial management technician for twenty-five years.
She enjoyed working in her yard, cutting grass, taking care of her plants
and herb garden. She also enjoyed, and had a passion for, cooking.
She was preceded in death by her husband, SFC Marion A. (Tony) Massoni, US Army (retired), of Leesville and her parents, Paul and Renee’ Simas of Breaux Bridge.
She is survived by her daughter, Sonya Massoni and her son, Adrien Massoni, both of Leesville; sister, Joelle (Darrel) Doguet of Cankton; niece, Kristina Doguet and nephew, Nicholas Doguet, both of Lafayette; brother-in-law, Rino Massoni;
sister-in-law, Grazia Massoni and their son, Ricardo Massoni.
Pallbearers will be Adrien Massoni, Jean-Paul Hicks, Darrell Doguet, Nicholas Doguet and Bob Roberts.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Leesville for their
kindness, generosity and professionalism. Heartfelt appreciation goes to Hospice of Leesville, for they have made our burden much lighter.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Massoni family at