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Etheline Marie Willis

St. Martinville – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017, at Notre Dame Catholic Church for Etheline Marie Willis, 65, who passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at her residence.
Visiting hours were observed from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Monday, at Pellerin Funeral Home in St. Martinville.
Rev. Michael Sucharski, SVD, officiated at the Funeral Mass. Interment followed at St. Michael Mausoleum in St. Martinville.

Dustin Slade Bernard

Breaux Bridge – A Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23, at Pellerin Funeral Home for Dustin Slade Bernard, 23, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017.
Visiting hours will be observed from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday and continue on Saturday at 7 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Interment will be held at a later date.
He is survived by his parents, Barron and Debbie Hardy Bernard; his brother, Dax Bernard; and his sister, Tara N. Bernard.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge is in charge of arrangements.

Kathryn, Thomas & Pearson Derouen

Breaux Bridge – Graveside services were held at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery for Kathryn June, Thomas Mitchell and Pearson James Derouen, infant triplets of Logan and Lexi Latiolais Derouen of Breaux Bridge, who passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at Lafayette General Medical Center.
They are also survived by their maternal grandparents, Kelly and Katrina Latiolais; paternal grandfather, Peter Derouen; and paternal grandparents, Jace and Nita Toups.
Pellerin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Merline Smith

St. Martinville – A Funeral Service was held on Thursday, Dec. 14, at Pellerin Funeral Home for Mary Merline Smith, 75, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017.
Interment followed at Methodist Cemetery.
She is survived by her sons, Daren, Ricky and Edward Smith; her daughters, Sarah Smith, Mrs. William (Irma) Rogers, and Lisa and Arden Smith; her sister, Mrs. Jerry (Louise) Wiltz; 17 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Huey Smith Sr.; a son, Huey Smith Jr.; and her sister, Merly Hayes.

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Lester ‘Tan’ Hardy

Arnaudville – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church for Lester “Tan” Hardy, 91, who passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at J. Michael Morrow Memorial Nursing Home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Tuesday and continue on Wednesday at 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Pellerin Funeral Home in Arnaudville.
A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.


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