Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who kept his family close and loved them dearly. He also enjoyed sugarcane farming, spending time with family, grandchildren, dog Butch, and baseball.
A celebration of life was held for Mr. Wenceslaus Frank (Boy) Provost, Sr. age 66 on Tuesday November 11, 2008 at 11 a.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church Lydia, LA. with the Reverend Donovan Labbe’, officiating.
He will be awaiting the resurrection at St. Nicholas Catholic Church Cemetery in Patoutville, LA.
A resident of New Iberia, LA., he passed on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 6:32 p.m. in New Iberia,.
He was a devoted member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church.
Leaving to cherish his memories are, his wife of 44 years Bernadette Olivier Provost; three sons, Edward Frank Provost, Sr. (Kimberly), Rodney Niles Provost (Michelle), Wenceslaus Provost, Jr. (Angie Anderson); one daughter Angel Marie P. Olivier (Barry) all of New Iberia; two brothers, Willis Provost, Sr. (Linda) and John Provost, Sr. ; three sisters Manila Olivier (Hilton), Geraldine Edwards, and Mary Marita Tolbert ( John Thibeaux) all of New Iberia; seven grandchildren, Edward Provost, Jr., Keasey Nelson, Kayla Nelson, Kerri Provost, Zakary Provost, Jillian Provost, and Christian Olivier, three great-grand children, Ally and Payton Provost, and Devin Thomas, a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He joins in glory his parents, Frank Provost, Sr. and Mary B. Provost. Father and mother-in-law Herbert and Clara Olivier. Nephews, Benford Olivier, and Norton Olivier and one god-child Kenny Olivier.
Active pallbearers: Benjamin Olivier, Willis Provost, Jr., Byron Olivier, John Provost, Jr, Kent Olivier, Sr., and Vincent Fisher.
Honorary pallbearers: Edward Provost, Sr., Rodney Provost, Wenceslaus Provost, Jr., Barry Olivier, Willis Provost, Sr., John Provost, Sr., Peter H. Olivier, John Thibeaux, Luther Edwards, Daniel Olivier, Edward Provost, Jr., Landon Olivier, Albert George, Benward Olivier, Benedict Olivier, Bobby (Coffee) George, Al Thompson, Sr., Ed Kelly, Harold Grogan, Robert Riley, George Boutte, Zakary Provost, Christian Olivier, Devin Thomas, Melvin Boutte, Paul Irving Olivier, David Fisher, Tina Olivier, Ike Petrey, and a host of former employees.
Fletcher Funeral Home of New Iberia was in charge of arrangements.