Amy Walsh Lavergne

Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thursday, October 20, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. for Amy Walsh Lavergne, 81, who died Saturday, October 15, 2011, in Lafayette General Medical Center.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne.

Surviving are her children, Larry J. Lavergne and wife, Apollo, of Thailand, Cheryl Potier and husband, Russell, of Ossun, Gerald Lavergne and wife, Noelie, of Judice, Lorraine Daigle and husband, Scott, of Brusly and Kevin Lavergne and wife, Stacy of Rayne; one brother, James V. Walsh and wife, Rose, of Fannett, TX; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lene J. Lavergne; one daughter, Patricia Lavergne; her parents Patrick Walsh and Andrea Stutes Walsh; two sisters, Dessie Bennett and Dolly Richard; and one brother, U. V. Walsh.

She was born Monday, September 8, 1930, in Ridge, daughter of the late Patrick Walsh and the late Andrea Stutes Walsh.

Friends were received from 2:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2011, and 8:00 a.m. until services Thursday, October 20, 2011 at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne.

The family would like to invite the friends to join them immediately following the services at the Knights of Colombus Hall in Rayne.

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.

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