Funeral services will be conducted for Syio Phothiraj, 82, at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 7, 2013, at Fletcher Funeral Home, New Iberia, LA. Cremation will follow at Lafayette Crematory.

A gathering of family and friends will begin Thursday at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and resumes Saturday at 10 a.m. until time of services.

A native of Savannaket, Laos, and resident of New Iberia, he passed at 6:30 a.m. Friday at his residence

He is survived by his wife Koun Phothiraj; one son Lado Phothiraj; two sisters Seng and Sune Phothiraj; three grandchildren Angel Phothiraj, Andy Phothiraj and Kath Phothiraj.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fletcher Funeral Home 609 West Admiral Doyle Drive New Iberia, Louisiana 70560. Condolences may be expressed at


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