A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11:00 am in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Gus J. Boulanger, who passed away December 19, 2013 surrounded by his family at his residence. He was 83 years old. Father Brian Taylor, pastor of St. Genevieve Catholic Church, will be the Celebrant of the funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Carri Boulanger and Amber Noel Accardo will be the giftbearers for the service. Valerie Andrus, vocalist and pianist, will perform, "Amazing Grace", "How Great Thou Art", "Take My Hand Precious Lord," "Battle Hymn Of The Republic," and "Old Rugged Cross". Interment will be in Holy Mary Mother of God Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Joyce T. Boulanger of Erath; one daughter, Aline B. (Zach) Accardo of Lafayette; three sons, John (Pam) Boulanger of Duson, Gus J. (Patsy) Boulanger of Judice, and Marc (GiGi) Boulanger of Erath; 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, the former Aline Bourque and Felix Boulanger; one daughter, Anita Serrette; and two brothers, Francis and Ronald Boulanger. Gus was a native of Lafayette and resident of Erath for the past six years. He served his country honorable in World War II
in the United States Navy
. Pallbearers for the service will be John Boulanger, Gus J. Boulanger, Marc Boulanger, Josh Boulanger, Terry McFillen, Landon Boutin, Irron Boutin, and David Boulanger. Honorary pallbearers include Zack Accardo, Mitch Arceneaux, and Josh Garry. The family requests that visitation be held Friday, December 20, 2013, from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm, reopening Saturday morning from 8:00 pm until time of services. A rosary will be prayed at 6:00 pm Friday evening. Words of condolence may be expressed online at www.waltersfh.com.
Walters Funeral Home, 2424 N. University Ave., Lafayette, LA 70507; 337.706.8941 is in charge of arrangements.