Sharon Lynn Ritter Lejeune


A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Sharon Lynn Ritter LeJeune, 64, who died Friday, July 4, 2014 at 3:05 a.m. in Iota surrounded by her loving and devoted family and friends.

Sharon was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and St. Martha’s Guild. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Enjoyments of life included entertaining family and friends. 

Fr. Jude Thierry, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, officiated the services. The family held visiting hours Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. A rosary was recited at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum.

Sharon is survived by her husband of 46 years, Larry James LeJeune of Iota; one daughter, Tracie L. DuBose and her husband John of Iota; one son, Scott J. LeJeune and his wife Shantel of Iota; two sisters, Janice R. Hebert and Carolyn R. Leger both of Iota; one brother, Jude Ritter of Saudi Arabia; four grandchildren, Matt and Petyon DuBose of Iota, Taylor LeJeune of Iota, Courtney LeJeune of Calgary, Canada.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Esther D. Ritter; two brothers, Raymond Ritter and Michael “Snake” Ritter.

Pallbearers were Matt DuBose, Jon Michael Trahan, Steve Miller, Nolan Miller, Joey Hebert and Jessy LeJeune. Honorary pallbearer was James Leger. 

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

The family wishes to thank, Heart of Hospice, Louisiana Oncology especially Dr. Roden and Sarah, the family and friends who stayed by her side and provided food and support to the family, too many to name. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 509 Duson Avenue, Iota, LA 70543, 337-779-2669.


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