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OPELOUSAS - Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Holy Ghost Catholic Church of Opelousas for Mr. Wilfred Zachary a/k/a "Zack" "Sha" "Semo", 62, who passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park in the Bellevue Community.
Father Jaison Mangalath, S.V.D. will be officiating the services.
Mr. Zachary is survived by: his wife, Merdine Guillory Zachary of Opelousas; two sons, Wilfred Shannon Zachary and Terry Goldman Zachary, both of Lawtell; three daughters, Christina Zachary Roberts (David) of Stafford, TX, Beatrice Zachary Hardy (Christopher) of Lawtell and Shondell Zachary (Brian Blanchard) of Lafayette; one brother, Herman Zachary of Port Barre; two sisters, Virgie Ranton (Horace) and Hazel Zachary (Wynell Thomas), both of River Ridge; 13 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 7 step children; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, Goldman (Beatrice Lemelle) Zachary; 3 brothers, Manuel, Leroy and Rodney Zachary; and 4 sisters, Shirley Ranton, Joyce Zachary, Dorothy Zachary and Mary Zachary.
Visitation will be observed on Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Ford and Joseph Funeral Home. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m.
Words of condolences may be expressed at fordandjosephfh.com.
Ford and Joseph Funeral Home, 907 N. Market St., Opelousas, LA, (337) 942-6750, is in charge of arrangements.
Ford & Joseph Funeral Home
907 N Market Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Published in the Daily World on July 3, 2014