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Theresa Eusey Skrantz

May 14, 1935 — February 25, 2022

Krotz Springs - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Theresa Eusey Skrantz at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2022, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Krotz Springs.  Father Michael DeBlanc will celebrate the Mass.  Rite of Committal and internment will follow in the St. Anthony Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Friday, March 4, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Krotz Springs.  A Rosary will be prayed at 11:00 a.m.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Theresa Eusey Skrantz, age 86, on Friday, February 25, 2022.  She passed away peacefully at her home in Port Barre surrounded by her sister, Burnette; nieces, Angela Chandler and Cathy Durham; her dear friend, Ruby Broussard; and her cousin-in-law, Andy Speyrer.

She enjoyed being at the horseraces and watching their horse, "Tea Cup's Fancy" at the races.  She loved to read, do crossword puzzles, and play the slots at the local casinos.  She was a graduate of Melville High School and T.H. Harris Nursing School.  She worked for Dr. John Ferrazzano as the office manager for 20 years.  She loved spending time with her family and friends and will be deeply missed by those who knew her.

She is survived by her sister, Burnette Eusey Durham; her brother from another mother, Alfred Guillot; her puppy, Chico; her nieces, Angela Durham Chandler and fiancé, Kevin Chamberlin; and Konda Eusey Parker and husband, Gerald; and her nephews, Orval Lee Durham, Jr. and wife, Angela; Michael Durham, Sr. and wife, Jessica; David Durham and wife, Cathy; and Jay Eusey.  She also has a host of great and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherby Skrantz; her parents, Eddie Eusey and Lelah Marie Hargroder Eusey; her sisters, Anna Jean Eusey and Gervis May Eusey; and her brothers, Joseph Jessie Eusey, John Eusey, Paul Buster Eusey and Ward James Eusey.

Pallbearers will be David Durham, Michael Durham, Sr., Kevin Chamberlin, Alfred Guillot, Michael Durham, Jr. and Myson Durham.  Honorary pallbearers will be Andy Speyrer, Calvert Skrantz, Gerald Parker, Orval Lee Durham, Jr., Baba Reed, Randy Skrantz, Jay Eusey, Brandon Durham, and Josh Durham.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Ruby Broussard, Blair Durham, Angie Chandler, Carol Vidrine, Andy Speyrer, Mary Ellen Speyrer, Allison Miller, Angela F. Durham, Lee Durham, Cathy Durham, and Dr. Alemany for their care and help which was given to her sister.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs, 239 8th Avenue, Krotz Springs, LA (337) 942-2638, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, March 4, 2022

10:00am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home (Krotz Springs)

239 8th Ave, Krotz Springs, LA 70750

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Recitation of the Rosary

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home (Krotz Springs)

239 8th Ave, Krotz Springs, LA 70750

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

225 8th Ave, Krotz Springs, LA 70750

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Rite of Committal

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. Anthony Catholic Church Cemetery (Krotz Springs)

157 2nd St, Krotz Springs, LA 70750

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