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ARNAUDVILLE - Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at a Time Pending Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis Regis Catholic Church in Arnaudville for Cecile LeBlanc, age 92, the former Cecile Pelafigue, who passed away Monday, April 25, 2011 at her residence in Opelousas.
Interment will be in St. Francis Regis Cemetery in Arnaudville.
Mrs. Leblanc was a native of Arnaudville and a resident of Opelousas since 1948. She was a parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Angels Church of Opelousas. She was a member of the Ladies Altar Society at St. Francis Regis Catholic Church in Arnaudville and a member of the VFW Women Auxiliary of Arnaudville.
Survivors include two sons, Allen LeBlanc and his wife, Iris C., of Arnaudville and Mark LeBlanc and his wife, Barbara, of Opelousas; one daughter, Corinne Soileau and her husband, Herbert, of Opelousas; seven grandchildren, Cecily Soileau, Angelique Moore and her husband, David, Dirk Soileau, Jeanine Soileau, Matt LeBlanc and his wife, Holly, Ben LeBlanc and his wife, Brooke, and Nicholas LeBlanc; ten great grandchildren; one brother, Emile Pelafigue of Opelousas; and one sister, Louise Bellemin of Grand Coteau.
She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty seven years, Lennie LeBlanc; her parents, Donatien Pelafigue and the former Sophie Miller; seven brothers, Elie Pelafigue, Anslem Pelafigue, Gaston Pelafigue, Lenny Pelafigue, Honore Pelafigue, Henry Pelafigue and an infant brother, Remi Pelafigue; and four sisters, Melanie LaPorte, Pauline Meyers, Henerietta Hebert and Sophie Montet.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday and will continue from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net.
Melancon Funeral Home of Arnaudville, 224 Main Street, (337) 754-5725, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Daily World on Apr. 26, 2011