Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 27 at a 1:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Mother of the Church in Lafayette for Florence Hanlon, 77, who died on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette. Entombment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Mausoleum in Scott. Reverend Steve LeBlanc, Pastor of St. Pius X in Lafayette, Louisiana will be the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Lectors will be Shari Holleman and Diane Keogh. Giftbearers will be her grandchildren. Music selections that will be play and sung are "Be Not Afraid", "Old Rugged Crossed", "Ave Maria", On Eagle's Wings", and "Here I Am Lord" for the services. Survivors include her three daughters, Linda Carol Shaffer and her husband, Arthur, Kathleen Merchant and her husband, Kevin, and Maureen Janise and her husband Patrick; one sister, Gloria Judice; one brother, Paul Judice, Jr.; nine grandchildren; and three great grand children. She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Peter Hanlon; one sister, Elaine Judice; and one grandchild, Shelly Shaffer. A resident of Lafayette and member of St. Mary Mother of the Church, Florence Hanlon's number one passon in her life was loving her family and friends. She had a warm heart, joyful spirit, and a great sense of humor. She was a gourmet cook, cooked in Belgium, and loved to sew during her free time. Florence Hanlon was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend to all who knew her and will be dearly missed. Pallbearers will be Kevin Merchant, Patrick Janise, John Shaffer, Max Janise, Arthur Shaffer, Ted Smith, Mitch Smith, and Ross Keogh. The family requests that visitation be observed in Martin & Castille's DOWNTOWN location on Thursday, December 26, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM and on Friday from 8:00 AM until time of service. A Rosary will be recited on Thursday at 6:00 PM by Glenn Faul in Martin & Castille Funeral Home. View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com. Martin & Castille-DOWNTOWN-330 St. Landry St., Lafayette, LA 70506, 337-234-2311.
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Martin & Castille Funeral Home Inc
600 E Farrel Rd Lafayette, LA 70508
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 25 to Dec. 28, 2013