NOLAN J. LATINO
A retired employee of Formosa Plastics
and a resident of Baton Rouge, he died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2003, at
Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans.
He was 65 and a native of Melville. A
U.S. Navy veteran, he was stationed on the USS Lake Champlain
aircraft carrier and was on board when the ship picked up the first
American astronaut in the Atlantic.
Visiting at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595
Florida Blvd., from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Visiting at Our Lady
of Mercy Catholic Church from 9 a.m. until religious service at 10
a.m. Wednesday. Interment in Port Hudson National Cemetery.
Survived by his wife, Rita Dugas Latino
of Opelousas; mother, Lavonia Latino; a daughter and son-in-law,
Andrea and Troy Tynes; a son and daughter-in-law, Jason Nolan Latino
and Laura Latino; two sisters, Lucy Edwards and Karen Mulkey; a
brother, Joseph Latino; five grandchildren, Lyle, Anne Marie and
Stephanie Tynes and Bryce and Colby Latino; and numerous nieces and
Preceded in death by his father, John
Latino; and a nephew, Michael Edwards. Pallbearers will be Randy
Mulkey, Justin Mulkey, Troy Tynes, Aaron Dugas, Kelly Edwards and
Ryan Roy. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Dugas and Joseph Latino.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mercy
Named for author Herman Melville
Population 2000: 1,376
Metro area: Lafayette
Time zone: Central Daylight Saving