Viola B. Marmottin(1927 - 2014)

Viola B. Marmottin

CARENCRO - Funeral services will be held Friday, July 11, 2014 at a 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Viola B. Marmottin, age 86, the former Viola Benoit, who passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 10:26 a.m. at Pelican Pointe Health Care and Rehabilitation in Maurice.

Interment will be in St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Carencro. The Rev. Gary Schexnayder, pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Lafayette, will officiate at the services.

Ms. Marmottin was a native and lifelong resident of Carencro. She was a parishioner of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro and a member of the Bonne Mort Society.

Survivors include one son, Gene Marmottin and his wife, Darlene, of Houston, TX; one daughter, Sandra Miller and her husband, Dale, of Carencro; five grandchildren, Shelly M. Leroy and her husband, Fabrice, Stacy F. Miller, Richard J. Miller and his wife, Rebecca, Ian P. Marmottin and Ashley P. Marmottin; three great grandchildren, Nicolas E. Leroy, Madeleine C. Leroy and Charley N. Miller; one godson, Joey J. Robin; and one sister, Evely Robin and her husband, Ray, of Carencro.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Marmottin; her parents, Horace Benoit and the former, Alisa Prejean; three brothers, Wavely Benoit, Wesley Benoit and Stanley Benoit; and one sister, Verna Benoit.

A rosary will be prayed at 10:00 a.m. Friday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 9:00 a.m. Friday until service time on Friday.

Pallbearers will be Dale Miller, Richard Miller, Gene Marmottin, Ian Marmottin, Tim Robin and Joey Robin. Honorary pallbearer will be Ray Robin.

The family would like to thank Pelican Pointe Health Care and Rehabilitation and Community Hospice for the excellent care given to Ms. Viola.

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Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

4615 N. University Ave. Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 896-6366

Published in the The Advertiser on July 10, 2014