Loretta Menard Champagne
St. Martinville – Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 1, 2008, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church for Loretta Menard Champagne, 89, who passed away on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at St. Martin Hospital in Breaux Bridge.
Entombment followed at St. Michael Cemetery.
Very Rev. Msgr. J. Douglas Courville, JCL, pastor of St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, conducted the services.
Loretta was a very caring and loving person. She always took the time to care for others.
Survivors include her niece, Linda M. Bailey; her great-nephews, Brody M. Melancon and Brady J. Melancon; her brothers, Norille Menard and his wife Ruby L., and Lucien Menard Jr. and his wife Elizebelle, all of Breaux Bridge; and her sister, Ann Douet of Parks.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lucien Menard Sr. and Lelia Hulin Menard; her husband, Alfred Champagne; her sisters, Leotine Dehahoussaye and Lorena Boutte; and her brother, Percy Menard.
A rosary was recited at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Pallbearers will be Brody Melancon, Brady Melancon, Troy Menard, Benny Menard, Don Douet and Bryan Collette.
Pellerin Funeral Home of St. Martinville was in charge of arrangements.
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