Obituaries

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Cecil ‘Goose’ Angelle

Cecilia – A private burial will be held for Cecil “Goose” Joseph Angelle, 91, who passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Lafayette General Medical Center.
Everyone knew Cecil as “Mr. Goose.” He owned and operated Angelle’s Grocery, better known as Goose’s Store, for over 50 years. He loved to cut the grass and you could find him on his lawnmower just about every day. Cecil loved to travel with his extended family and loved to do all the driving. As a pastime, he also enjoyed hunting.

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Chester J. Berard

Cecilia – A Private burial will be held for Chester J. Berard, 92, who passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Opelousas General Hospital.
Mr. Berard enjoyed life to the fullest. He especially enjoyed drinking coffee and visiting with folks at Diesi’s Little Capitol in Henderson. His most cherished moments were spending time with the people he loved the most; his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Octavie Picard Bergeron

St. Martinville – Octavie Picard Bergeron, a native and longtime resident of St. Martinville, passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, April 2, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was 69.
Octavie, affectionately known as “Tavie” by family and friends, was a sweet and generous person who enjoyed every minute of her life. Her spirit was always positive and her presence was felt by everyone around her.

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Herman John Courville

Breaux Bridge – A Memorial Service will be held at a later date for Herman John Courville, 76, who passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Breaux Bridge.
Herman was born February 6, 1944, in Catahoula. He enjoyed the outdoors. Fishing and gardening were the things that kept him very busy. It gave him much joy to share his vegetables with his loved ones. Herman’s family was very important to him and he cherished every moment spent with them. He loved watching his grandchildren’s sporting events. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

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Mary Jane ‘Lu-Lun’ Semere

Breaux Bridge – Private Services will be held only for the immediate family of Mary Jane Semere “Lu-Lun,” 79, who departed this life on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
Mary was born on June 12, 1940, in Arnaudville, La. to the union of the late Elvina and Mitchell Williams Sr. She loved to garden and work with her flowers. Everyone was always amazed to see how many plants she had on her porch. Mary also loved to cook, and she will be remembered for her famous pecan pralines. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

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