LAFAYETTE - Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Fountain Memorial Mausoleum in Lafayette for Thomas "Tommy" Pellerin, 68, who passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, after a brief illness.
Tommy was a lifetime resident of Lafayette. He was born on February 25, 1946 to Minus Pellerin and Annie Duhon Pellerin. After graduating from Judice High School, Tommy went on to attend ULL, formerly known as USL. He then worked as a Safety Manager in the Oilfield and also owned and operated two clothing stores, one in Lafayette and the other in New Orleans.
As an avid outdoorsman, Tommy enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as, spending time in his garden in the Spring. His main hobbies included making Cypress furniture and Zydeco rub boards. Tommy was a generous, humble and loving man. As a dedicated husband, father and grandfather, he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Tommy is survived by his loving wife, Susan Broussard Pellerin of Lafayette, LA, daughter of Don and Millie Broussard; three daughters, Rachelle Pellerin Courville of Lafayette, LA, Heather Hebert delCuadro of Cardiff, CA, and Lori LaHaye Broussard and her husband John, of Lafayette, LA; five grandchildren, Brandi Courville, Robert delCuadro, Kailey Broussard, Cole Broussard, and Connor Broussard; his sister, Ruth Ann Menutis; his brother, Andrus Pellerin and numerous dear nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Minus Pellerin and Annie Duhon Pellerin and one sister Melba Reed.
A Celebration of Life will be held following the services at the Palmetto Club, 307 Heymann Blvd., formerly known as, the A La Carte Restaurant.
Online obituary and guest book may be viewed at www.fountainmemorialfuneralhome.com.
Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery of Lafayette, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098 is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the The Advertiser from May 4 to May 6, 2014