Funeral services will be held Friday, August 27, 2010 at a 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Mercy Church in Opelousas for Mary Lee Bergeron, age 78, the former Mary Lee Lanclos, who passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Eunice Manor Nursing Home.
Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas. The Rev. Paul Bienvenu, pastor of Our Lady Queen of Mercy, will officiate at the services.
Mrs. Bergeron was a native of Leonville and a resident of Opelousas. She retired after 23 1/2 years with Sears and Roebuck Company in Opelousas. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church and a member of the Ladies Altar Society.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Herbert Bergeron of Opelousas; one daughter, Cynthia Richard and her husband, Carl, of Mobile, AL; two brothers, James Lanclos and his wife, Anita, and Raymond Lanclos and his wife, Kathy, all of Opelousas; one sister, Delores Castille and her husband, Abram, of Opelousas; one grandchild, Kimberly Huggins and her husband, Chris, of Mobile, AL; and two great grandchildren, Hailey Peacock and Ian Westerfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alexon Lanclos and the former Pearl Colligan.
A rosary will be prayed by Rev. Paul Bienvenu at 7:00 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 pm. Thursday and will continue from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Friday.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net
Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road, (337) 407-1907, is in charge of arrangements.