Obituaries

JoeAnneLeBlanc Escoyne

St. Martinville – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for JoeAnn LeBlanc Escoyne at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church. Rev. Rusty Richard was the celebrant. Mrs. Escoyne was laid to rest with her beloved husband Lawrence at St. Michael’s Cemetery following the Mass.
A gathering of family and friends was held at Evangeline Funeral Home on Sunday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., with the Rosary prayed at 7 p.m. Visiting hours resumed on Monday from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

Mrs. Shirley Williams Menard

St. Martinville – Services were conducted for Mrs. Shirley Williams Menard, 78, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Notre Dame Catholic Church.
Interment followed in the St. Michael Cemetery.
Visitation at the church was from 7 a.m. until time of services.
A native of Opelousas, Mrs. Menard had been a resident of St. Martinville for 49 years.
She passed at 7 p.m. on July 3, 2018, at Iberia Medical Center.
She was retired from the St. Martin School Board.

Henry Dartez Jr.

Arnaudville – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, July 14, at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church for Henry Dartez Jr., 67, who passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
Interment will follow at St. John Francis Regis Cemetery.
He is survived by his daughter, Marisa Dartez; step son, Ronald A. Charles; sisters, Mrs. Walter (Lou Anna) D. Guidry and Mrs. Charles (Genevieve) Ray; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Andrew and Wilson Dartez.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Arnaudville was in charge of arrangements.

Nolan Martin Poche

Breaux Bridge – Nolan Martin Poche, 57, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.
He is survived by his wife, Danya Leyva Poche; son, Joseph Poche; daughter, Mrs. Shannon (Melanie) Barras; brothers, Floyd, Larry and Sidney Poche; sisters, Virdy and Alline Poche, ans Mrs. Douglas (Martha) Pharis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lug J. and Eleanor Chapman Poche; and brother, Felton Poche.

Genny Faye Huval

Cecilia – A Graveside Service was held at St. Joseph Cemetery on Thursday, July 12, for Genny Faye Huval, 59, who passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at St. Agnes Healthcare & Rehab Center.
She is survived by her mother, Ethel J. Patin; son, Brandon Patin; daughter, Ashley R. Huval; brother, Kenny Bergeron; and sister, Priscilla Richardson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald R. Huval; and daughter, Crystal Gail Huval.
Pellerin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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