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Kendall Paul Tenette

August 30, 1941 — February 17, 2023

New Iberia

New Iberia – Funeral services will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at Pellerin Funeral Home in New

Iberia, for Kendall Paul Tenette, 81, who passed away on Friday, February 17, 2023, at this home, surrounded by his

family.

 

Entombment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery.

 

Pastors Melissa Broussard and Dave Rousse will officiate.

 

Visitation will be at Pellerin Funeral Home from 9:30 am until 11:30 am on Saturday.

 

A resident of New Iberia, Kendall Paul Tenette was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 30, 1941, and proudly served our country in the United States Army. He worked as a brick layer in New Orleans before enlisting in the Army  National Guard for 14 years, then active-duty Army for 20 years. He started out in Infantry, then worked M.P. and finally  retired as Club Manager. In Korea, he taught at the University of Maryland and had his own pizza restaurant. After  returning to the states, he worked at the Sheriff’s department in New Iberia and later worked at a helicopter facility as  security. He truly loved his job in the military, and loved his country and his family. He will be deeply missed.

Mr. Tenette is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Patricia Broussard Tenette; son, Trini Paul Tenette; daughter, Letrice Struzik (Thomas); two grandchildren, Rene and Nathan Fink; a sister, Charlene Bucksell; and three brothers, Dwight Tenette (Helene), Renaldo Tenette (Vera),and Gaylord Tenette (Denise); and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Mildred Daste Tenette; and a brother-in-law, Henry Bucksell.

 

Pallbearers include Trini Tenette, Nathan Fink, Gaylord Tenette, Dwight Tenette, Renaldo Tenette, and Shaye Thibodeaux.

 

Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560 (337-365-3331).

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, March 4, 2023

9:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia

502 Jefferson Terrace, New Iberia, LA 70560

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia

502 Jefferson Terrace, New Iberia, LA 70560

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Burial

Saturday, March 4, 2023

12:30 - 12:15 pm (Central time)

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