Carencro - Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 17, 2012 at a 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Carencro for Leroy Cormier, age 85, who passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:30 p.m. at Courtyard Manor Nursing Home in Lafayette.
Interment will be in Our Lady of Assumption Cemetery in Carencro. The Rev. Peter Emusa, pastor of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, will officiate at the services.
Mr. Cormier was a native and lifelong resident of Carencro. He was employed with Prejean Slaughterhouse in Carencro for more than 15 years. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Carencro.
Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Linda Cormier of Lafayette; three granddaughters, Rhonda Wilmer and husband, Deddrick, and Sandra Cormier, all of Houston, TX, Rachel Cormier of Lafayette; and four great grandchildren, Dujuan Wilmer, Kirsten Borel, Kaylee Borel and Kendra Cormier.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Hazel Brown Cormier; one son, Ronald James Cormier; his parents, Ledovic Cormier and Louise Andrus Cormier; four brothers, Rudolph Cormier, Joseph Cormier, Calvin Cormier and Milton Cormier; and seven sisters, Mary Louise Senegal, Marcelete Keys, Anna Living, Annie Dorian, Mildred Elaine, Fabiola Woods and Mandora Daigle.
A rosary will be prayed at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 8:30 a.m. Saturday until service time on Saturday.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net
Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro, 4615 North University Avenue, (337) 896-6366, is in charge of arrangements.