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Brandel John

Breaux Bridge - A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am, on Monday, December 22, 2014, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge, for Brendal "B.J." Leatell John, 56. A gathering of family and friends will be observed at the funeral home from 7:00 am until 10:00 am on Monday. A rosary will be prayed at 8:00 am on Monday. Rev. Joseph Campion will officiate at the Memorial Mass. Scriptures will be read by Roxanne Washington. Gift Bearers will be Jalen Vavasseur and Jamila Harness. Inurnment will follow at St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery in Breaux Bridge. Brendal Leatell John, also known as, "B.J.", a lifelong resident of Breaux Bridge, died on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. He was born on August 28, 1958, to the union of the late Mary Joyce John and Melvin John, Sr. of Breaux Bridge. Brendal entered the United States Naval Reserve in July 1979 where he served for six years. He was a carpenter and was very skilled at his craft. He loved spending time with family and friends. Brendal always found time to tell one of his life's stories to make you laugh. He will be greatly missed, but forever remain in our hearts. Brendal leaves to mourn, one son, Brandon Wiltz of Breaux Bridge; one grandchild, Kingston Wiltz; one sister, Kim (Raymond, Jr.) John Vavasseur; two brothers, Brian A. John and Melvin (Rebecca) John, Jr., all of Breaux Bridge; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mary Joyce John and Melvin John, Sr.; his maternal grandparents, Sidney and Vivian Washington; his paternal grandparents, Sidney and Genevieve T. John; and a special friend, Veda H. Harness. Honorary pallbearers will be Jonathan Narcisse, John Washington, Brian John, Melvin John, Jr., Raymond Vavasseur, Jr., Dr. Tim Glaude, Van Ray Baltazar, Nathan Batiste, Alton Batsite, Eldrick Kmondo, and Darren Martinez. Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements. To view on-line obituary, sign guestbook and view video tribute, go to www.pellerinfuneralhome.com

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Brandon Wiltz Dec 23 2014 12:00 AM

OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCE TO ALL OF THE FAMILY. THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. MAY OD BLESS YOU.

SHERIFF RONNY THERIOT AND TEAM Dec 19 2014 12:00 AM

B.J. you will truly be missed. I remember that day we laughed and laughed outside on Prairie Lane. Love you cousin! May God continue to bless you Kim and the rest of the family during this difficult time.

Terri & Troy Daigle Dec 19 2014 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Brandel John

Terri & Troy Daigle Dec 19 2014 12:00 AM

This is so very heartbreaking for me, BJ loved to make people feel loved and welcomed, growing up as a kid coming to Breaux Bridge with Aunt Sis and Uncle Earl once he knew we were there the fun Began........and Kim oh my he loved him his lil Sister..and his Mom.......may god continue to bless your heart and his pain is no longer.........

kimberly murphy Dec 19 2014 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Brandel John

kimberly murphy Dec 19 2014 12:00 AM

BJ, what can I say. My road dog, my good friend, my carpenter, and my drinking buddy. RIP...gonna miss you.

Tim Dec 18 2014 12:00 AM

WE AT THE ST. MARTIN SHERIFF'S OFFICE WANT TO CONVEY OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCE TO ALL OF THE FAMILY. MAY YOUR CHERISHED MEMORIES HELP YOU THRU THIS DIFFICULT TIME. MAY GOD BLESS YOU.

SHERIFF RONNY THERIOT AND TEAM Dec 18 2014 12:00 AM