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Darlene Monju

January 15, 1950 — June 19, 2022

Darlene Slaughter Monju passed away June 19, 2022, at the young age of 72 surrounded by her loving family and close friends. Darlene was a resident of Covington and a native of New Orleans. She leaves behind to cherish and share her memories Husband Louis A Monju Jr; Children Gina Duncan (Kevin) Cherie Pierre (Michael) Ashlee Monju (Wade)Brandon Monju (Norma); Grandchildren Ethan, Nicholas, Michael, Larry Jr, Jade; Brother Gary (Liane), Sister Debbie, Brother John (Lorie); Many nieces, nephews, and friends that became family. Darlene is preceded in death by Father Walter Slaughter; Mother Estelle Slaughter and Grandson Landyn Blades.

Darlene loved to travel, and spend time with family and friends; especially drinking cosmos with Dennis and Susan along with watching Wheel of Fortune. She was a devoted Catholic that loved unconditionally, always forgave, sacrificed for loved ones, and brightened up the day with her infectious laugh. During her journey in life, she was a 20-year affiliate of the New Orleans Fair Grounds Kitchen Management. In 1997,  Darlene and her husband moved to Covington.  She worked with Winter's Title and continued onto St. Joseph Abby.

The family request in place of flowers, please donate to The American Cancer Foundation in Darlene Monju's name.

A graveside service will be held at St. Joseph Abby located by the Nitches on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at 10:00 am.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Darlene Monju, please visit our flower store.

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph Abby (Covington)


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