Interment was in St. Bernard Cemetery #2 in Breaux Bridge.
Reverend Francis Miller of Christ the King Catholic Church in Lafayette was the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and conducted the funeral services.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 51 years, Elma T. Trahan of Breaux Bridge; one daughter, Cheryl T. Hebert and her husband Earl “Boogie” Hebert Jr. of Breaux Bridge; two sons, John A. Trahan and his wife Brenda of Breaux Bridge and Jason C. Trahan and his wife Christie of Breaux Bridge; four grandchildren, Jordan Hebert, Chelsie Johnson Trahan, Rieli Trahan and Raven Trahan; five step-grandchildren, Chyvonne Angelle, Elisha Brenham, Tyler Patin, Wes Barefield and Gregory Barefield; five great-grandchildren, Callen Angelle, Lane Angelle, Nickolas Angelle, Aden Brenham and Addison Angelle; two sisters, Mary Guidry and her husband Dalton of Lake Charles and Barbara Duhon and her husband Chester of Lafayette; two brothers, Gerald Trahan and his wife Jackie of Dallas, Texas, and Robert Trahan of Maurice; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac Trahan and Agnes Campbell Lantier; step-father, Joseph Ernest Lantier; one son, Stanley J. Trahan Jr.; one grandson, Saul Joseph Trahan; one great-granddaughter, Ada Angelle; three brothers, Isaac Trahan, Johnny Lee Trahan, Willie Trahan and Ernest Joseph Lantier; and one sister, Linda Trahan Clark.
Stanley Trahan was devoted to the Blessed Sacrament and attended Holy Hour from 1993 until the time of his death.
A native of Youngsville and a resident of Breaux Bridge, Stanley Trahan was a member of the Louisiana National Guard for nine years, was a professional truck drive for over 25 years and the owner of Trahan Inspection Service for 25 years. He raised Beagles, loved bailing hay, horse racing and was an avid hunter.
Mr. Trahan was a member of the Knights of Columbus at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge and was a member of the Acadiana Beagle Club. Stanley Trahan will be greatly missed by family, friends and all who knew him.
Pallbearers were Jordan Hebert, Blaine Clark, Chester Duhon Jr., Ricky Trahan, Rodney Trahan, Chance Thibodeaux, Danny Trahan and Ritchy Guidry.
Honorary pallbearer was his step-grandson, Tyler Patin.
A Rosary was prayed Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, at 7:00 PM in Martin & Castille Funeral Home.
Visitation was observed on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Monday from 8 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Mr. Trahan’s name to Hospice of Acadiana, 200 Johnston St., Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70503 or on their Web site at www.HospiceAcadiana.com.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com.
Martin & Castille, 330 St. Landry St., Lafayette, was in charge of arrangements.