John "Blake" Dupre Sr.

John "Blake" Dupre Sr., a resident of Belle Chasse, formerly of Ville Platte, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans at the age of 52. He will be deeply missed by his wife Melanie Redd Dupre of Belle Chasse; mother Mary Jane Dupre Martinez of Harvey; sons John Blake Dupre Jr. of Marrero, Dustin Joseph Dupre of Belle Chasse; step son Devin Michael Gallina of Gretna; brothers Kenneth Paul Dupre of Belle Chasse, Robert James Dupre of Marrero; sisters Kimberly Terry LaBruzza of Marrero, Brenda Faye Dupre of Terrytown; granddaughter Blair Elizabeth Gallina; nephews Luke LaBruzza, Brad LaBruzza, Kody Dupre; niece Madison Dupre. Preceded in death by his father Joseph James Dupre and step father Nolton "Buddy" Oretgo. Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in the LaVille Funeral Home Chapel followed by the burial in Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas. Visitation was held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 until the time of services. The guestbook can be signed online at

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