LAFAYETTE - Funeral Service will be celebrated Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette for Ernest Louviere, 83, who passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Cornerstone Village South Nursing Home in Lafayette.
Visitation will be observed on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 8:30 am until the time of services, at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette.
A rosary will be recited Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 11:00 am, by Ed Roche, in the Fountain Memorial Funeral Home chapel.
Interment will follow in Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette.
Father Gilbert Dutel of St. Edmond Roman Catholic Church in Lafayette will officiate.
Ernest was born Sunday, May 17, 1931 in Lafayette and was a lifetime resident of Acadiana. He graduated from USL in Lafayette, LA with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. A proud veteran, Ernest served as a Staff Sargent in the Air Force. He worked as an Accountant for Musson Patout for 42 years. Ernest was a parishioner of St. Edmond Roman Catholic Church in Lafayette.
Ernest loved to travel. He also enjoyed gardening and listening to music. Most of all, Ernest loved spending time with his wife, family and friends.
Ernest is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Shirley Louviere of Lafayette, LA; his brother, Eddie Louvierre of Lafayette, LA; his step-son, David J. Landry of Broussard, LA; his daughter-in-law, Lori L. Landry of Broussard, LA; his step-grandson, William Matthieu of Broussard, LA and numerous dear nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edey Antoine Louviere, his mother, Levie Louviere, his brother, Forrest Louviere and his three sisters, Mildred Lanclos, Verna Armentor and Mable Kirby.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Louvierre, Lenny Louvierre, Troy Louvierre, Ronnie Armentor, Harold Dubois and Larry Tomplaiet.
The family wishes to thank the staffs of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, Cornerstone Village South, Inc. Nursing Home and St. Joseph Hospice for the compassionate care given to Ernest and his family. The family would like to add a special thank you to his sitter, Norma Cole.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Ernest's name to St. Joseph Hospice, 128 Demanade Boulevard, Suite 102, Lafayette, LA 70508, www.stjosephhospice.com.
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 June 24 to June 25, 2014