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LAFAYETTE - A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette for Anna Mayeaux, 93, who died Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Rosewood Assisted Living Center in Lafayette.
Interment will follow in Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette.
Father Keith Landry will officiate.
Anna was born Monday, August 25, 1919 in Buffalo, NY. She was a long-time resident of New Orleans and moved to Lafayette in 1986. She worked as a Payroll Supervisor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and was a parishioner of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Lafayette.
Anna was active in her community and volunteered for the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.) for over 20 years. She and her husband, Paul, loved to travel the world. Anna enjoyed gardening, sewing, cross stitching, needlepointing and spending time with her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren who lovingly called her "Nana".
Ms. Mayeaux is survived by one son, Paul Mayeaux, Jr. and his wife Dee of River Ridge; one daughter, Sandy Nelson and her husband Rusty of Lafayette; two grandchildren, Melissa O'Brien and her husband Josh of Tybee Island, GA and Laura Melancon and her husband Dean Jr. of Madisonville; four great-grandchildren; Riley and Colin O'Brien of Tybee Island, GA, Lainey and Zachary Melancon both of Madisonville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul S. Mayeaux, Sr., father, Carlos Ragona and mother, Lucille Zar Ragona.
Visitation will be observed at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. until time of services.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Akhtar and her staff as well as to the staff and sitters at Rosewood Retirement Community and Hospice of Acadiana for the compassionate care given to Anna and her family.
In lieu of flowers donations may made to Hospice of Acadiana; 2600 Johnston Street Suite 200 Lafayette, LA 70503, 1-800-738-2226, www.hospiceofacadiana.com or to the local VFW Post 9822; 119 Bristol Drive, Lafayette, LA 70507; 337-984-8287; www.vfw.org/contribute.
Online obituary and guestbook may be viewed at www.fountainmemorialfuneralhome.com.
Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery of Lafayette, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098 is in charge of arrangements.
Fountain Memorial Funeral Home
1010 Pandora St
Lafayette, LA 70506
Published in the The Advertiser on Jan. 18, 2013