Joycelyn Girouard (1931 - 2013)

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Joycelyn Talbot Girouard

BROUSSARD - A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. Ned J. Girouard, the former Joycelyn Talbot, 81, will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, June 28, 2013 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Broussard with Fr. Louie Richard officiating. Visitation will be at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church at 1:00 pm -until the time of the services. There will be a recitation of the Rosary at 2:30 pm. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church Cemetery.

A native of Lafayette Parish and a resident Broussard, Mrs. Girouard passed away peacefully at her home on June 25, 2013 at 12:45 pm. Joyce "Toot" was a graduate of St. Cecilia Catholic School (1948), Spencer's Business College and a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and Ladies' Alter Society. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and wife who enjoyed life to the fullest. Her past interests were oil painting, needlework, pokeno, crossword puzzles and fishing at the camp in Stephensville.

She is survived by one daughter Donna and her husband William "Billy" Stanley, Jr. of Morgan City, La; one grandson Craig and his wife Mandy Mayo Viator of Youngsville and three lovely great-granddaughters Lily Grace, Ava Rhea and Ella Faye Viator.

She was preceded in death by her husband and caregiver, Ned Joseph Girouard who passed away on June 8, 2013; Parents, Edgar and Bella Broussard Talbot; two sisters, Attie and her husband, Charles A. Girouard and Bernice and her husband, Thomas Guidry; and three brothers, Stanley Talbot and his wife Mary, Sanford "Tee" Talbot and his wife Cecile, and Clifford "Bill" Talbot and his wife Ruby.

Serving as pallbearers will be Craig Viator, William "Billy" Stanley, Larry Girouard, Erick Dahl, Don Girouard and George Debaillion.

The family would like to thank Dr. Dee Dee Luke, Dr. Kevin Hargrave and Hospice of Acadiana for their compassion & caring given by them and their staff. And special thanks to family, friends and neighbors for their help and love over the years during her journey with Parkinson's.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to St. Cecilia Catholic School (337) 837-6363 or Hospice of Acadiana (337) 232-1234

You may sign the guest book register and express condolences online at

David Funeral Home of Lafayette (337) 837-9887 will be handling the arrangements.

Published in the The Advertiser on June 27, 2013
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