Lennie F. Perez
Tue, 2014/06/10 - 9:58am News Staff
Lennie F. Perez passed from this life on May 23, 2014 in Elizabethtown, KY. He was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana and is survived by his devoted wife Margaret (Peggy) Gonzalez-Perez, sister Leah Giraud, brother Miles Perez, and two children, Haley and Jessica Perez. He is preceded in death by his father Eldridge N. Perez, mother Odette Scobel Perez, sister Beryl Dardeau and brother Bruce Perez.
Lennie was born September 17, 1942 in Port Sulphur, LA, was raised in New Orleans, and graduated from LSU Law School in 1968. He was drafted into the US Army and worked in the Pentagon. In 1970 he resumed his legal career in Baton Rouge, as a criminal defense attorney and Assistant District Attorney. He was a devoted and loving husband and father with a deep and abiding passion for the law. He will be deeply missed not only by his family and friends, but by all those whose lives he touched. Visitation will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at St. Agnes Church in Baton Rouge, LA; followed by a funeral mass at 11 a.m