Rene Balser(1955 - 2013)

Rene Paul Balser

LAFAYETTE - A Mass Service will be held Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette for Rene Paul Balser, 58, who died Friday, July 19, 2013 at his residence in Lafayette.

Father Eddie Balser, his uncle, will officiate.

Rene was born Sunday, January 23, 1955 in New Orleans and was a resident of Acadiana. He was the proud Owner and Chef at Allendale Catering from 1986 until 2008.

Rene was active in his community and belonged to the Kiwanis Club in Scott, did volunteer catering and provided food for the National Guard during hurricane evacuations and recoveries. Most of all, he loved cooking, golf, camping and hunting.

Mr. Balser is survived by his daughter, Janvier Balser of Lafayette; two sisters, Cindy Pitre of Opelousas, Barbara Latiolais of Memphis, TN; his brother, Mark A. Balser of Lafayette; his parents Fred Joseph Balser and Shirley Danos Balser; and numerous dear nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be observed at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Online obituary and guest book may be viewed at

Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery of Lafayette, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098 is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Fountain Memorial Funeral Home
1010 Pandora St Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 981-7098

Published in the The Advertiser on July 23, 2013