At 85 years old, Clifton Joseph Fonseca went to heaven surrounded by his loved ones on Friday, January 17th, 2020 at 11:30 PM. He was born in Des Allemands, LA to the late Jules Fonseca and Nora Bourgeois Roberts on October 19th, 1934. Married to Claire Rome Fonseca and was a graduate of Raceland High School. He is survived by two children; son Myron Fonseca and daughter Glenda Fonseca. Cliff was a dedicated public servant throughout his career. He was very inspirational with his love for music and was inducted into the Westbank Musicians Hall of Fame in 2010. He was gainfully employed by Avondale Shipyards, Laris Insurance Company, a Chief Deputy for Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, an investigator for the Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office, and ended his career with Enterprise Rental as a driver. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 31st, 2020 10:30 AM at Healing Place Church 19202 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge with memorial services to follow at 11:00 AM. Burial to take place at St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church 3500 La-1 Raceland, LA. Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Your memories will forever live in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made at The family will use these gifts to honor his life and memory by donating to charities. Arrangements with Church Funeral Services, St. Amant

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