Patrick Howard Menard

Funeral services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at 2 p.m. for Patrick Howard Menard, 56, of Rayne, who died Sunday, April 5, 2009.

Interment was in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne.

Surviving are sister, Rosina Menard Kinkade and husband Jerry of Rayne; brother, Carroll Joseph Menard and wife Elaine of Rayne; brother, Christopher Bryant Menard and wife Melisa of Rayne; six nephews; two nieces; six great nephews; seven great nieces; his godchildren, Bridgette Credeur, Nicole Benoit, and Chris “Chrissy Boy” Menard; and his mother, Anna Cormier Menard of Rayne.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Brenda Holloway; and his father, Howard J. Menard.

He was born Tuesday, March 31, 1953, in Rayne, son of Anna Cormier Menard and the late Howard J. Menard.

Friends were received from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, and 8 a.m. until service on Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.

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