Alby J. Bourque

Alby J. Bourque

1925 - 2008

Funeral services were held Monday, July 7, 2008 at a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial in Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church honoring the life of Alby J. Bourque, 82, who died July 5, 2008 at his daughter’s residence.

He was laid to rest in Kaplan Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Mathew Simon, Draper Hebert, Mitchel Bourque, Dusty Singer, Tyler Bourque and Fabien Blanc. Also serving as honorary pallbearers were David Simon, Parker Hebert and Aidan Hargrave. Rev. David Broussard officiated the services.

Mr. Bourque was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served his country during World War II in the South Pacific. Mr. Bourque spent his life loving his family and grandchildren all the years after his retirement.

He is survived by two sons, Bryan Bourque and his wife, Hilda Primeaux, and Clent Bourque and his wife, Marla, all of Cow Island; two daughters Judy Hargrave Blanc of Youngsville and Lynette and her husband David Simon of Cow Island; one sister, Mamie B. Hargrave of Columbia, LA; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Bourque; his wife, Louella Bourque; one grandchild, Erin Simon; two great-grandchildren, Hailey Angelle Blanc and Hayden Mouldous; and three brothers, Alton, Dalton and L.J. Bourque.

All funeral arrangements were conducted by Vincent Funeral Home of Kaplan.

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