Rev Jimmy Jeanfreau Jr Wiki-Rev Jimmy Jeanfreau Jr  Biography

JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA: A beloved pastor was found dead Tuesday morning, November 29, after succumbing to injuries from a carpentry accident, church officials said. Rev Jimmy Jeanfreau Jr

The Rev. Jimmy Jeanfreau Jr, pastor of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church in Marrero, lost his life in a “tragic accident” in a carpentry shop on the church’s campus. Authorities responded to a call around 9 a.m. about a medical emergency on campus and arrived to find Jeanfreau unresponsive. He subsequently was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rev Jimmy Jeanfreau Jr Age

Rev Jimmy Jeanfreau Jr was 60 years old.


How did Rev Jimmy Jeanfreau Jr Die?

As NOLA News reported, the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office said the 60-year-old pastor is suspected to have died sometime Monday night, Nov. 28, after sustaining traumatic injuries while working with a lathe, a stationary tool used to shape wood. Jeanfreau, in addition to being a pastor, was described by church officials as an experienced carpenter, according to WVUE-DT. A spokesman for the coroner’s office confirmed that “there is no suspicion of foul play.”

The church campus is home to the Immaculate Conception School, which was reportedly in session when police arrived on the scene. School officials informed students in grades three through seven of Jeanfreau’s death during a 2 pm assembly, according to a letter sent to parents by Principal Kim DiMarco. “It is with great sadness that I share the news of the death of Father Jimmy Jeanfreau Jr.. Our beloved pastor died in a tragic accident sometime last night and was found this morning by ICS staff,” DiMarco wrote. Another message posted on the church’s website read: “This is truly a shock. Please know you are in my prayers as I ask you to join me in praying for the repose of the soul of Father Jimmy and his family.” . A prayer vigil for the beloved pastor was scheduled at the church at 6 pm. School officials arranged for counselors to be available to faculty, staff, and students for the remainder of the week.

According to NOLA News, Jeanfreau was ordained a priest in 1992 and served at several churches in the New Orleans area, including Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Belle Chasse, St. Catherine of Siena in Metairie, St. Luke the Evangelist in Slidell, and St. Jerome in Kenner in Metairie. Her grieving friend Amy Dudgeon told the outlet that she met him through her work with the New Neighbor Project, a nonprofit that taught English to non-English speakers new to Immaculate Conception. “He had this gentleness and this compassion that just radiated from him,” Dudgeon said. “He was a light and a great defender of the Hispanic community.”


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