Mrs. Belzire Trahan Doucet

Mrs. Belzire Trahan Doucet

Funeral services for Mrs. Belzire Trahan Doucet, 95, will be held on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. in Duhon Funeral Home Chapel, Crowley. Deacon Tommy Sommers will officiate. Interment will follow in Abshire Cemetery, Kaplan.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 10:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M. , with a rosary being recited at 6:00 P.M. in Duhon Funeral Home, Crowley. Visitation will continue on Friday from 8:00 A.M. until service time in the funeral home.

Mrs. Doucet passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 1:15 P.M. in a Crowley hospital.

A native and lifelong resident of Vermilion Parish, Mrs. Doucet was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Kaplan. She worked for many years as a domestic worker, keeping house and helping raise the children of many people.

Mrs. Doucet enjoyed sewing, cooking, and gardening, but her greatest joy was caring for and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her grandchildren, Barbara Campbell and companion Steve Bourque of Scott, Betty Richard and husband, Russell of Crowley, Crawford Marceaux and companion, Julie of Livingston, TX, Darren Marceaux and wife, Janet of Livingston, TX, Mark Marceaux and wife, Trina of Abbeville, and Christopher Duck and wife, Gemma of Abbeville; 23 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-great-grandson. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Preceding Mrs. Doucet in death were her husband, Valerien Doucet, Jr.; daughters, Willa Mae Doucet and Anna Mae Doucet; grandson, A.J. Royer; great-great-great-granddaughter, Emmalynn Robinson; parents,Aristide and Eusta Mire Trahan; sister, Edolie Guidry; and brothers, Joseph Trahan, Aurelian Trahan, and Daruis Trahan.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the following for the excellent and compassionate care given to Mrs. Doucet in her final days:

Dr. Patrick Dale Leleux and staff, the staff of Encore Care Facility, the staff of Southwind, the emergency room staff at American Legion Hospital, and the third floor staff at American Legion Hospital.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Duhon Funeral Home, LLC of Crowley has been entrusted with arrangements.

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