LAFAYETTE - A funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette, LA for LeRoy Chiasson, 73, who passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette.
Visitation will be observed at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and resumes Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. until time of services.
A rosary will be recited on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fountain Memorial Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette.
Father Gary Schexnayder will officiate.
LeRoy was born Saturday, February 10, 1940 in Lafayette and was a lifetime resident of Acadiana. A proud veteran, LeRoy served as a Lance Corporal in the Marine Corps during peacetime.
LeRoy was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be missed deeply by all.
Mr. Chiasson is survived by his beloved wife of 20 years, Sandra Chiasson of Lafayette; six children, Lonny Chiasson, Letty Maniscalco and her husband Mace, Lanette Chiasson, Layne Chiasson, Crystal Bergeron, Misty Bergeron Apple; five siblings, John Chiasson, Judy Chiasson Hebert and her husband Horace all of Lafayette, Betty Dupuis and her husband Mike of Breaux Bridge, Linda May and her husband Ira of Evangeline, Harry Chiasson and his wife Lisa of Lafayette; sister-in-law, Debbie Chiasson of Breaux Bridge; eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Chiasson and the former Una Desormeaux; sister, Betty Ann Chiasson and brother, Donald Chiasson.
Readings recited by Buffy Himel and Bree Gary.
Pallbearers will be Evan Himel, Robbey Himel, Blake Chiasson, Jared Dupuis, Jade Dupuis, Spencer Lyons and Lukas Gary.
Honorary Bearer is Jayce Chiasson.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael Cain and Dr. Frank "Ski" Betanski for the compassionate care given to LeRoy and his family.
Online obituary and guest book 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.
Published in the The Advertiser on Nov. 5, 2013