Madeline Perilloux

Madeline Perilloux

A Mass of Christian Burial for Madeline Perilloux will be celebrated at, 11:00 AM on Monday, October 15, 2012, in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Colfax with Father Kurian Zachariah officiating. Burial will be in the Colfax Cemetery, under the direction of Kramer of Colfax.

Mrs. Madeline Perilloux, 86, entered eternal rest on October 12, 2012.

Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emile Petrolia, of La Place, Louisiana, preceded her in death.

Mrs. Perilloux who was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, was an active member of the ladies' altar society and served as a Eucharistic Minister. She was an active member of the community and was honored by the Louisiana Pecan Festival for devoted service.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 67 years, Reed Perilloux of Colfax; two daughters, Madeline Owens and husband, Ronnie, of Robeline and Eileen Gauthier and husband, Tommy, of Hessmer; one son Chip Perilloux and wife Shay of Natchitoches; two grandsons, Rusty Owens and wife, Becky, of Robeline and John Gauthier of New Orleans; and one great-grandson, Hunter Owens, of Robeline; one sister, Josephine Dufresne Paine of La Place and a host of other family and friends.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Kramer of Colfax, on Sunday, October 14, 2012, from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. and Monday from 9 - 10:30 am at the funeral home. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be said at 7 pm Sunday, in the chapel of Kramer of Colfax.

Pallbearers honored to serve will be Ronnie Owens, Tommy Gauthier, Rusty Owens, John Gauthier, Keith Dufresne, Sammy Bonnette, James Crooks, and Greg Morris. Hunter Owens will be honorary pallbearer.

Lectors will be Tommy Gauthier and Mary Eleanor Bonnette.

The family would like to express their greatest appreciation to all of the staff of Oasis Hospice for their wonderful and compassionate care that was given to Madeline.

Published in The Town Talk on Oct. 13, 2012