Obituaries

Louis Champagne

St. Martinville – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church for Louis Champagne, who passed away on Monday, September 24, 2018, at the age of 100 at The Carpenter House St. Joseph Hospice.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday and continue on Saturday at 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Rev. Ed Degeyter will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial.

Edward Boniface Durand

St. Martinville – A 1 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church for Edward Boniface Durand, USN (Ret), 77, who died Saturday morning, September 8, 2018, at Mom’s Place Residential Assisted Living in Camarillo, California.
Visitation will begin on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 6 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday, October 5, 2018, at 9 a.m. until time of services at Pellerin Funeral Home 112, New Market St., St. Martinville.

Geraldine M. Berard

St. Martinville – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Notre Dame Catholic Church for Geraldine Marie Berard, 90, who passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at St. Agnes Healthcare & Rehab Center.
Interment followed at Queen of Peace Cemetery.
She is survived by her sons, Shedrick Sr. and James Berard; seven grandchildren, five step grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a step-grandson; and brothers, Marshall and Wallace Berard.

Alcee Castille

Cecilia – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 2 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church for Alcee Castille, 82, who passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at J. Michael Morrow Memorial Nursing Home.
Visiting hours were observed at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday and continued on Monday at 8 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. 
A rosary was prayed at 7 p.m. on Sunday by Deacon Ken Soignier.

Mark Jude Frederick

Catahoula – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018, at St. Rita Catholic Church for Mark Jude Frederick, 48, who passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.
Visiting hours were observed at Dion Hall in Catahoula from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Thursday and continued on Friday at 6 a.m. until 10:40 a.m.
A rosary was prayed at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Rev. Richard Fabre officiated at the Funeral Mass. Readers were Emma Frederick and Tori Frederick. Gift Bearers were Hannah Bourque and Falon Frederick.

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