Mary Melancon (1932 - 2014)

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Mary Melancon

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at a 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Mary Melancon, age 82, the former Mary Lasseigne, who passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Courtyard Manor Nursing Home in Lafayette.

Mrs. Melancon was a native of St. Martinville and a resident of Lafayette. She retired with Guaranty Bank after thirty-eight years of service as a bookkeeper in the downtown office. Mrs. Melancon was a parishioner of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Lafayette where she was a member of the Ladies Altar Society and also a member of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, where she was a past president.

Survivors include two sons, Travis C. Morgan and his wife, Mary Linda, of Lafayette and Dennis J. Morgan of Youngsville; four grandchildren, Heather McBride and her husband, Sam, of Bosco, Brittney Johnson and her husband, Shane, of Lafayette, Devin Morgan and Ethan Morgan both of Broussard; and one sister, Lucille Huval of Butte La Rose.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Travis H. Morgan; her second husband, Wilfred Melancon; and her parents, Marcel Charles Lasseigne and the former, Fannie Lee Clark.

A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Monday and will continue from 8:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday.

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

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4615 N. University Ave.  Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 896-6366
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Published in the The Advertiser on July 7, 2014