CHILDREN HONOR MOTHER ON 100TH BIRTHDAY - The children of Mrs. Lorena Benoit Trosclair of Rayne honoring their mother on her 100th birthday were, from left, son Ned Trosclair, daughter Linda T. Moreau, honoree Lorena B. Trosclair and daughter Nettie T. Wagner.
Lorena B. Trosclair celebrates 100th birthday
RAYNE - Mrs. Lorena Benoit Trosclair of Rayne was honored on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, during a barbecue hosted by her children in celebration of her 100th birthday.
The special event was held at the home of her son and daughter-in-law of Duson at 5 p.m.
Party hosts were Ned and Eva Trosclair, Nettie Trosclair Wagner and Linda Trosclair Moreau and Melvin Moreau.
The centenarian was born on Sept. 21, 1920 to John and Ursula Benoit.
Her siblings are Arvis Benoit of Breaux Bridge, late Obrey Benoit Sr., late Wilbur Benoit, late Wilfred Benoit, late Leroy “Larry” Benoit and late Rose Benoit Cormier.
She and her husband, the late Armand Trosclair, are the parents of Ned Trosclair of Duson, Nettie Trosclair Wagner of Ridge, Linda Trosclair Moreau of Rayne, and the late Agnes Trosclair Credeur and Peggy Trosclair.
Mrs. Trosclair is also the proud grandmother of seven, great-grandmother of 11, and great-great-grandmother of nine with another expected in April.
The evening meal held in her honor consisted of barbecue with all the trimmings.
A special birthday cake was also provided, consisting of mini seven-up cakes forming the number “1” and two Bundt Cakes (one red velvet and one carrot cake) forming the two zeroes for the “100” in honor of the centenarian.