Nelson T. Labit

Nelson Thomas Labit Sr., 75, a native of Baltimore and a resident of Berwick, passed away Tuesday at his residence.

Labit is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Hebert Labit of Berwick; five sons, Nelson Thomas “Tommy” Labit of Lafayette, Michael Ray Labit of Bakersfield, Calif., Sterling Lewis “Buck” Labit of Lafayette, Brian Allen Labit of New Orleans and Richard Labit of Centerville; two daughters, Constance Marie Labit of Garden City and Brenda Lee McCann of Jacksonville, Fla.; 18 grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, mother, step-mother, two brothers and four sisters.

The family requests that visitation be observed Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of services at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin with a rosary being prayed at 12:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin with the Rev. Angelo Cremaldi officiating. Burial will follow in the Morgan City Cemetery with the East St. Mary Veteran Funeral Squad presiding over military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to alleviate any doctor and funeral expenses.

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

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