Erick S. Mire
Funeral Services will be Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 1:00 pm at Assumption Church in Mire for Erick S. Mire, Sr., 82 who passed away, Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 3:00 pm at Camelot Nursing Home in Crowley. Very Rev. Msgr. Russell Harrington will be officiating the Services.
Survivors include his wife Elise T. Mire of Fordoche, La. Four Daughters, Emelia & husband Lubert Meche of Church Point, Jeanette & husband Joe Thibodeaux of Mire, Debra “Ditto” Mire of Breaux Bridge, and Vickie & husband Tom Pennell of Erie, Penn. Two Sons, Darrel & wife Debbie Mire of Biloxi, MS. and Erick, Jr. “E.J.” & wife Karen Mire of Mire. Twenty Grandchildren and Twenty Five Great-Grandchildren. Two Step Sons, Larry & wife Melinda Johnson and Tommy & wife Diane Johnson both of Fordoche, La. and One Step Daughter, Bev & husband Jerry Wakeen of Hughesville, Maryland.
Mr. Erick is preceded in death by his first wife, Winnie B. Mire, his parents, Erise & Emelia Mire and all of his siblings. Six Brothers, Cleveland, Curtis, Meltris, Curley, Percy, and Clyde Mire, Sr. and One Sister, Mable Boudreaux.
Mr. Erick served his country in the United States Army Air Force during WWII. His patron Saint was Saint Padre Pio and Mr. Erick was very devoted to him. He enjoyed his Cajun culture by playing the accordian in several bands.
Visitation will be Monday 10:00 am till time of services on Tuesday. A Rosary will be recited Monday at 7:00 in the evening in the funeral home chapel in Rayne. Burial will be in the Assumption Church Cemetery in Mire under the direction of Duhon Funeral Home, L.L.C. of Rayne. Please send personal condolences to www.duhonfuneralhome.com