Flaman R. Palombo

Flaman R. Palombo

LAFAYETTE - A funeral ceremony will be celebrated Monday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m. at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette for Flaman R. Palombo, 67, who passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette.

Visitation will be observed at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette on Sunday, Jan. 19, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and resumes Monday, Jan. 20, at 9 a.m. until the time of services.

A rosary will be lead by Father Gil Dutel, pastor of St. Edmond Catholic Church on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home chapel.

Interment will follow services in Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette.

Minister Jason Corder of Forest Park Church of Christ in Crowley, will officiate.

Flaman was born Saturday, Aug. 31, 1946, in Kaplan and was a lifetime resident of Acadiana. He served in the Marine Corps for 6 years during the Vietnam War. He worked as a Derrickman in the Oil industry for many years. Flaman was a member of Forest Park Church of Christ in Crowley.

Flaman loved fishing, canning and gardening. There wasn’t a day that he would pass up a chance to have a good snack and watch television. Most of all, Flaman loved spending time with his family and friends. 

Mr. Palombo is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Lena Palombo of Crowley; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Phifer and husband James of New Orleans; step-sons, Gene Jagneaux Jr. and wife Tina of Morse, and Dexter Jagneaux and wife Jennifer; step-daughters, Gina Domingue and husband Chris, and Vickie Welch and companion Travis Hodge, all of Crowley; brothers Herbert and wife Jean, and Kenneth and wife Rose, all of Lafayette; sister Debbie Chaline of Sulphur; sister-in-law Merella Palombo of Lafayette; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous friends, especially Marty W. Welch, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Palombo and the former Marie Eunice Abshire; daughter, Monica Palombo; brother, Patrick Palombo; and twograndchildren.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Kilgore of Crowley and Dr. Kaufman and his team at Lafayette General Medical Center.

Online obituary and guest book may be viewed at www.fountainmemorialfuneralhome.com.

Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery of Lafayette, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098 is in charge of arrangements.

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