Helen Alfred

Helen Alfred

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church for Helen Alfred, 76, who died September 11, 2012 at her residence.

Services will be conducted by Fr. Thomas James, SVD.

Interment will be in Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery.

Helen was a loving mother, sister and aunt and lived every day to be surrounded by her grandchildren, whom she loved dearly. Her favorite pastime was cooking, caring for others and spending time with her family. For thirty years Helen worked at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church as a housekeeper/cook in the Rectory.

Helen is survived by her four children, Cynthia Wiltz (Paul), David Alfred and Laura Alfred of Lafayette, LA and Gail Conley of Memphis, TX; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; one expected great grandchild; her sisters, Velma Francis, Rose Alfred, Dorothy Alfred, Marjorie Etienne and Lena "Lillie" Alfred Mouton; one brother, Wallace Alfred (Priscilla); one sister-in-law, Annabelle Prejean Alfred, all of Lafayette, LA and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Whitney Alfred, Sr. and Laura Andrus Alfred.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 17, 2012 at Syrie Funeral Home from 7 a.m. until time of service.

A rosary will be recited at 9:00 a.m.

Sign the guestbook online at www.syriefh.com

Arrangements have been entrusted to Syrie Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, LA.

Funeral Home

Syrie Funeral Home - Lafayette
1417 E. Simcoe St. Lafayette, LA 70501

Published in the The Advertiser on Sept. 16, 2012