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Coleen Perilloux Landry | all galleries >> Bonnet Carre' Spillway Gallery > Charles Joseph Perilloux, Sr. (my oldest brother)
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Charles Joseph Perilloux, Sr. (my oldest brother)
25 January 2006 Coleen Perilloux Landry

Charles Joseph Perilloux, Sr. (my oldest brother)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

My oldest brother, Charles, age 92 years old. He worked on the building of the Bonnet Carre' Spillway as a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps, a program founded during the Great Depression to give employment to people and to develop programs in the United States.
Sadly, he burned to death in a fire that consumed his house early on the morn of December 13, 2006.
And, ohhhh, how he loved to dance, especially to Cajun and Zydeco music.


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carol j. phipps31-Jan-2008 02:43
Well seasoned! Wonderful portrait.
JMPhotography19-Dec-2006 01:04
Coleen I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I would have had the honor of meeting him.
I am saddened that your heart is blue, and I am glad I am able to spend time with you.
Katherine 18-Dec-2006 22:07
I just know he's up there telling St. Peter what's wrong with the Pearly Gates.
Clifford 18-Dec-2006 04:54
Coleen, we are all sorry for the loss of your brother. He had a loving family
and a long and fruitful life.
Clifford
carol j. phipps04-Apr-2006 04:03
Fantastic portrait! History of loving in those eyes.
thatfarmgirl27-Jan-2006 18:21
He still has those movie star good looks.
coaster27-Jan-2006 04:04
92? He looks great.
Robin Reid27-Jan-2006 03:50
Hi Jules. Good to me you. Fine portrait C PL!
Karen Leaf27-Jan-2006 02:12
And I see the good looks run thru the family. Good one Coleen.
petesie27-Jan-2006 02:10
92....wow, he looks wonderful. You really do have great genes!