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Jacqueline Marie Lanclo James

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Jacqueline Marie Lanclo James Obituary
Jacqueline Marie Lanclos James

CARENCRO - Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at a 4:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Francis Regis Catholic Church in Arnaudville for Jacqueline Marie James, age 45, the former Jacqueline Lanclos, who passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 at J. Michael Morrow Nursing Home in Arnaudville.

Interment will be in St. Francis Regis Cemetery in Arnaudville at a later date. The Rev. Gary Schexnayder, pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton, will officiate at the services.

Musical selections will be provided by Pope Huval, accompanied by Pat Melancon on the organ. The songs will be Amazing Grace, Yahweh I Know You Are Near, Hail Mary, Gentle Woman, and One Bread One Body.

Ms. James was a native of Arnaudville and a resident of Lafayette. She was previously employed with Acadian Ambulance as a paramedic for fifteen years. She was a parishioner of St. John Cathedral Catholic Church. Ms. James was caring, outgoing and loved her profession as a Paramedic. She was always striving to improve herself by taking courses at ULL. She loved her family and loved life.

Survivors include her mother, the former Mary Elaine Taylor and her husband, Merlin Fredrick, of Opelousas; one son, Ian Michael Thompson of Jennings; two daughters, Mary Elizabeth James and Emily Grace James, both of Carencro; one brother, Patrick James Lanclos and his wife, Glenda, of Lafayette; one nephew, Brandon James Lanclos

She was preceded in death by her father, Francis Cleveland Lanclos; and one brother, Brian Paul Lanclos.

A rosary will be prayed at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 a.m. Wednesday until service time on Wednesday.

Pallbearers will be Merlin Frederick, Matt Frederick, Frankie Frederick, Patrick Lanclos, Mike Callandret.

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

Published in the Daily World & The Advertiser on Aug. 5, 2014
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