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1944 Michael 2022

Michael Debenedictis

April 21, 1944 — April 3, 2022

Michael DeBenedictis, age 77, resident of Baton Rouge, passed away on Sunday Apr 3, 2022. He is the son of the late Wallace and Mary Tarver. He is survived by his brothers Gene Tarver and wife Cinda, Terry Tarver and wife Vickie and Jerry “JT” Tarver. His children Christopher DeBenedictis and his wife Monique and his daughter Melissa DeBenedictis D’Angelo and her husband Tim. He is also survived by his significant other of many years, Martha Hart and her daughter Nicole Hart.  He adored his grandchildren Caleb, Kaylee, Sera Kate, Alexis and Bailey and his trusted brother-in-law Greg Daigle.

He will be remembered lovingly by family and friends. He graduated from Clinton High School and Southeastern Louisiana University and was a proud member of the football team.  He started National Drywall Supply and was a successful business owner for many decades. Mike's love and generosity was unparalleled to everyone around him. He enjoyed family, traveling, his dog Latte, going to the casino and was dedicated to the success of his company. A special thanks to George and Tony for being by his side as lifetime friends.

Visiting hours will take place at Resthaven Funeral Home on April 8, 2022, from 9:00 AM until services at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.

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Friday, April 8, 2022

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