Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 20, 2010

Rheal Louis “Frenchie” Lebeau passed away peacefully on Jan. 31, 2010, in Phoenix, Ariz. He was 75 years old.  

He is survived by four daughters, Denise and Wayne Ruiz of Phoenix, Darlene Lebeau of Destrehan, Donna Duhe of Essex Junction, Vt., and Debralee Lebeau of Phoenix and one son, Donald Lebeau. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Jon Duhe Jr. of Burlington, Vt., and Rory Duhe of South Burlington,Vt., Lacie Carmouche and Katie Carmouche of Destrehan and Victor Ruiz of Phoenix and his great-grandson, Xavier Johnson of Destrehan.

He lived for some time in the Vermont area then moved to Reserve for seven years, then back to the Vermont area before settling in Phoenix.

There will be no service instead a foundation for underprivileged children has been established in his name called “Frenchie’s House.”  In lieu of flowers please make donations to “Frenchie’s House” at your local Chase Bank.