Della T. "Nanny" Benoit(1939 - 2013)

Della "Nanny" T. Benoit

LAFAYETTE - A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 6:00 PM in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille in Lafayette, for Della "Nanny" T. Benoit, 73, who passed away peacefully on Friday, May 17, 2013 at Lafayette General Medical Center. Deacon Randy Hyde will conduct the funeral services. Camille Roy and Jacee Badeaux, vocalists, will sing for the service. Visitation will be observed in Martin & Castille's DOWNTOWN Lafayette location on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of service.

Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Credeur and her companion Gary Richard; one grandson, Channing Credeur and his fiance Kristen Duhon; one granddaughter, Deidra Credeur and her fiance Kipp Meaux; three great grandchildren, Carson, Cooper and Kogan; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph "Pye" Benoit; parents, John D. and Adele Granger Trahan; two brothers, Walter Trahan and John Trahan, Jr.; one sister, Mayola Badeaux; and two nephews, Wally Badeaux and Eddie Trahan.

A resident of Lafayette for most of her life, Nanny, as she was most affectionately known, enjoyed working in her flower beds and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved working her crossword puzzles, watching the game show network, playing cards and going to the casino. Della Benoit will be dearly missed by her family, friends and all who knew and loved her.

Special thanks to the nursing staff on the third floor at Lafayette General Medical Center for their compassionate care, along with Dr. Richard Fei and Dr. John Higginbotham.

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Martin & Castille-DOWNTOWN-330 St. Landry St., Lafayette, LA 70506, 337-234-2311

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Martin & Castille
330 Saint Landry Street Lafayette, LA 70506

Published in the The Advertiser on May 18, 2013