John Petone

Obituary of John “J.P.” Petone

John “J.P.” Petone of Carriere, Mississippi, passed away on June 1, 2021 at the age of 72.  He was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish.   John was the beloved husband of 53 years to Jeanne Braquet Petone and loving father of Connie Petone Chatelain (Murphy).  He is survived by one brother, Anthony Petone Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony Petone Sr. and Marjorie Tortorich Petone. John proudly served in the U.S. Army National Guard and was a member of the American Legion. He was self-employed for 53 years and the owner of J.P.Trucking & Asphalt Paving Co. Inc. and Accurate Concrete. John loved nothing more than spending time with his family. They will forever cherish his memories.  John will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

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