Ella Bourque Borel

Catahoula – Funeral services were conducted for Mrs. Clovis Pierre Borel Sr., the former Ella Bourque, 83, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at St. Rita’s Catholic Church with Fr. Donald Pelous officiating. Interment followed at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery.

A native and resident of Catahoula, Mrs. Borel passed away at 10:05 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at St. Martinville Nursing Home.

A rosary was prayed at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. She is survived by her sons, Clifton Borel and his wife Mary G. of Catahoula, Clovis Borel Jr. and his wife Betty A. of Parks, Carol Borel and his wife Diane C. of Carencro, Cecil Borel and his wife Debbie G. of Bossier City, and Calvin Borel and his wife Lisa F. of Louisville, Ky.; sisters, Olympe Borel and Edia Borel, both of Loreauville; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clovis Borel Sr.; parents, Henry and Clemance Berthelot Bourque; sisters, Edna Albert, Elda Braquet, Jeanne Broussard and Marie Tabor; and brothers, Elmo “Boonie” Bourque, Elton Bourque, Henry Bourque Jr. and Howard Bourque.

Pallbearers were Dickie Borel, Clifton Borel Jr., Shane Borel, Calvin Borel, Kelvin Laviolette and Cecil Borel.

To view on-line obituary and sign the guest register, please visit www.mem.com.

Evangeline Funeral Homes Inc. of St. Martinville was in charge of arrangements.

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