CARENCRO - Funeral services will be held Friday, October 5, 2012 at a 1:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Lafayette for Inez Auster, age 94, the former Inez Hollier, who passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 2:20 p.m. at River Oaks Retirement Manor in Lafayette.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Lafayette. The Rev. Thainese, associate pastor of St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Lafayette, will officiate at the services.
Musical selections will be provided by Valerie Andrus. The songs will be Hail Mary Gentle Woman, Isaiah 49, Here I Am Lord and On Eagle's Wings.
Mrs. Auster was a native and lifelong resident of Lafayette. She was a parishioner of St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Lafayette and was a member of the Ladies Altar Society. Mrs. Auster was a retired cafeteria cook for Lafayette Parish School Board at L.J. Alleman Elementary for over twenty years.
Survivors include one brother, Aristille Hollier, Jr. of Opelousas; three sisters, Diana Auster and Mathilde Guidry, both of Lafayette and of Alice Guidroz and her husband, Murphy, of Port Barre; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luce Auster; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aristille Hollier, Sr., mother the former, Celeste Brasseaux; one brother, Arista Hollier; and four deceased sisters, Agnes Stelly, Josephine Tauzin, Ester Graham and Leah Stelly.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Friday.
Pallbearers will be James Irwin, Ray Bourgeois, Wayne Guidry, Sr., Gilbert Wayne Guidry, Jr., Christopher Harris Guidry and Ronald Guidry.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net
Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.