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Francis Leighton Devillier

NEW IBERIA - Funeral services for Francis Leighton Devillier, age 78, will begin at 11:00 AM Friday, April 19, 2013 at Nativity of our Lady Catholic Church with Fr. Edward Duhon officiating. Entombment will take place in the church mausoleum. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 PM until 10:00 PM with a Rosary recited at 7:30 PM. The funeral home will reopen Friday morning at 8:00 AM and visitation will continue until service time.

A native of Opelousas and a resident of New Iberia, Mr. Devillier died at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Iberia Medical Center. He was an air conditioning mechanic for 33 years and officiated with an oil field services company for 15 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Devillier is survived by one son, Stephen Devillier and wife Jessica of New Iberia; one daughter, Denise Devillier Hebert and husband Cory of New Iberia; one granddaughter, Erin Kathryn Hebert; one grandson, Cole James Hebert and one sister, Alma Marie D. Higginbatham of Lafayette.

He was proceded in death by his wife, Kay Devillier; one infant son, Gregory Devillier and parents, Francis and Angela Devillier.

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Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

Published in the Daily World on Apr. 18, 2013
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