Ena Constantin celebrates 90 years

RAYNE - Ena Marie Comeaux Constantin turned 90 years young this month, and her family and friends celebrated the milestone with a large party in her honor at the Rayne Guest Home.

Ena was born on Sept. 3, 1923, in Mire to Ophelia and Onazime Comeaux. She was married to the late Ophe Constantin, and together they had four children: Ronald J. Constantin of Crowley, Gerald J. Constantin of Rayne, Bernard Constantin and wife Karen of Crowley and Jeffrey J. Constantin of Rayne.

The party was held on Saturday, Aug. 31, and nearly 60 guests turned out for the event. With the festivities starting at half past noon, a luncheon was in order and attendees were treated to finger foods including a meat and cheese tray, a vegetable tray and chips and dips.

For dessert, guests enjoyed a traditional birthday cake – a large sheet cake decorated with pastel yellow, blue and pink roses and topped with yellow “90” numeral candles.

Out-of-town guests traveled from Alabama, Texas and various points throughout Louisiana such as Baton Rouge and Sulphur.

Four of Ena’s sisters, Ledia Moss, Louise Domingue, Lee Stine and Joyce Alleman, were among those present.

In addition to her four children, Ena has eight grandchildren, Jessica Pursiful and husband James of Baton Rouge; Shiela and Jeff Hayes of Crowley; Julie Moody and husband Joe of Baytown, Texas; Kim White and husband Charlie of Spring, Texas; Adam Constantin of Lafayette; Mandy Brown and husband Billy of Crowley; Abby Brown of Crowley; and Mandy Lavergne of Crowley.

She also has 21 great-grandchildren, Hailee and Aimee Hayes; Brandon, Brookney, Stephen, Sarah, Victoria and Violette Pursiful; Jenafer and Brittney Moody; Kassie, John Henry and Madison Powell; Madilyn Johnson; Jasmine and Avery Brown; Macey, Mallory and Payton Brown; and Tori Fruge, and two great-great-grandchildren, Kaison Cashi and Kai Powell.

Family members and friends on hand for the event were Jeff Hayes, Shiela Constantin, Ronald Constantin, Kathy Ashworth, Hailee Hayes, Ledia Moss, Louise Domingue, Carolyn Gustafson, Melissa Cardone Moss, Beth Moss, Emily Moss, Erin Moss, Ethan Moss, Elizabeth Moss, Kenneth and Lena Comeaux, Kitty and Lucy Castille, Kim and Charlie White, Kassie, Henry, Maddie and Kai Powell, Jennifer Comeaux Fontenot, Ruth Menard, Lee Stine, Terry Comeaux, Roger Doucet, Betty Doucet, Delores Broussard, Carolyn C. Matt, A.J. Matt, Mike Wingate and Mary Laviolette, Joyce Alleman, Ashley Maturin and Tracy and Madison Rogers, Amy Kyler Karter Deculus, Debra Wingate, Crystal and Rodney Wingate, Gayle Broussard, James Pursifull, Jessica Pursifull, Brandon Pursifull, Brookney Pursifull, Stephen Pursifull, Sarah Pursifull, Victoria Pursifull, Violette Pursifull, Adam Constantin, Jeanelle LeLeux, Gerald Constantin and Bernard Constantin.

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