Ronald J. Depolitte passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at the age of 80. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Gwendolyn Gros Depolitte; his son, Ronald J. Depolitte, Jr. (Lisa); his granddaughter, Brittany Depolitte; his grandson, Peyton Depolitte; his sisters-in-law, Barbara Mikelonis (Bud) and Margie Shavers (Grady) and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph A. Depolitte and Rose Ricord Depolitte along with a cousin who was like a sister, Evelyn Leonard.
Ronald received an honorable discharge as a sharpshooter from the Army National Guard in 1964. After 30 years as a brakeman, he retired from KCS Railroad and had also worked as a truck driver for L&A Transportation.
Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Interment will be in the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum located in Garden of Memories Cemetery.