Melford Simon Dugas

Funeral services were held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. for Melford Simon Dugas, 86, who died Monday, November 18, 2013, at American Legion Hospital in Crowley.
 Interment was in St. Joseph Cemetery #2 in the Mausoleum, Rayne.
 Surviving are three daughters, Flora Belle “Flo” Dugas Schexnayder of Rayne,  Jeanelle Dugas Menard of Mire, and Dolores Dugas Zerangue and husband, Nathan, of Morgan City; one son, Kenneth Dugas and wife, Georgette, of Crowley; one sister, Mertie Simon Melancon of Eunice; 12   grandchildren;29 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
 She was preceded in death by husband, Frank Dugas; one daughter, Linda Gayle Dugas; one granddaughter, Stephanie Schexnayder; parents, Joseph Wesley Simon and Agnes Delzin Leger Simon; two sons-in-law; Reliss Schexnayder and Gibson Menard; one brother; and one sister.
 Friends were received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, Wednesday, November 20, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requested donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or Alzheimer’s Association,
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at
 Arrangements were entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.

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