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Earline Pontiff Trahan

September 14, 1935 — February 10, 2022

Earline Pontiff Trahan, age 86, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, February 10, 2022. Earline was a longtime resident of Houma.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at St. Gregory Catholic Church on Monday, February 14, 2022, beginning at 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow in Terrebonne Memorial Park Cemetery.

Earline is survived by her sons, Frank Trahan and wife, Sharon, and Jimmy Trahan and wife, Tiffany; daughters, Jackie Trahan, Cindy T. Eschete and late husband, Timmy, Connie T. Lajaunie and husband, Ronnie, and Maxine T. Dubois and husband, Michael; 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Earline is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Russell “Rock” Joseph Trahan; parents, Abel Pontiff, Sr. and Helena Gautreaux Pontiff; siblings, Edmund, Joseph, Edward, Abel Pontiff, Jr., Irene Abadie and Lucille Pontiff.

Earline was a beautiful soul and loved all. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and known to many as “mom”. She loved music, bowling, Tuesday night and Thursday morning Poke-N-O, playing Tri-Ominos, Dominos, and cards. She also loved bingo, traveling, fishing, and especially her pets Nichole, Sam, and Gracie. Earline was full of personality and had a contagious smile. She was the matriarch of her family and enjoyed spending time with them especially around the holidays. She was God’s greatest gift to many. Earline leaves a beautiful legacy behind to be reunited with her beloved husband and now rests in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Earline Trahan.

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