Nov. 10, 1929 ~ Sept. 24, 2013

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, September 26, 2013, at 11 a.m., at the Church of the Assumption for Mrs. Dolores “Shing” Falterman Dantin, 83, a native and lifelong resident of Franklin, who passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at 9:40 a.m., at Franklin Foundation Hospital. She will be laid to rest in the Franklin Cemetery Mausoleum. Serving as pallbearers will be Kenny Granger Jr., Steven Arton, John Moresi Sr., John John Moresi Jr., Calvin Clausen and Edgar Adams. Father Lloyd Benoit will officiate the services.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Charles William Dantin; two daughters, Lorraine Sue Dantin Granger of Livingston and Terrance Ann “Teri” Dantin Arton and her husband, Robert, of Broussard; four grandchildren, Kenny Granger Jr. and his wife, Latrell; Cindy Moresi and her husband, John; Jason Granger; and Steven Arton and his wife, Amanda; nine great grandchildren, Hailey, Kennen, Victoria and Landon Granger, Allyson, Ashley, John John and Joshua Moresi and Taylor Granger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawless “Pete” Falterman and Amorite Broussard Falterman.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday at the Church of the Assumption from 8:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m., with the rosary being prayed at 10 a.m.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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