Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Harry Antoine “Pee Wee” Simoneaux, 79, a native of LaPlace and a resident of Ponchatoula, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at North Oaks Medical Center, in Hammond. He was born in LaPlace, on Thursday, Jan. 16, 1930, son of the late Antoine Simoneaux and Evela Cortez Simoneaux. Simoneaux was a retired plant operator with St. John Parish Sewerage District. Survivors include his wife of 51 years Lena Ann Granier Simoneaux, nine children Ronald, Laura and husband Guy L. Joiner, John, Kelly, Kenny, Kaye, Dee Dee, Dock and Adrienne, five foster children, 24 grandchildren Moe, Brandon, Shannon, Julian, Destinee, Dana, Jesse, Nicole, Gypsy, Elmer, Vanessa, Ryan, Savannah, Victoria, Stephen, Cheryl, Josh, Jayson, Brianna, Charleigh, Rosie, Johnny, Donte and Thomas, six great-grandchildren, a sister Irene Hebert, and a brother Lawrence Simoneaux.

He was preceded in death by his son Damien Simoneaux and his brother Sherman “Buck” Simoneaux.

Graveside visitation and services were held Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at the Cooper Cemetery in Robert. Interment followed. An on-line Guestbook and Family Forum are available at <>̣