Claude Broussard

Claude Jules Broussard

MAURICE - Funeral Services will be held at a (time pending) Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, December 10, 2012 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church for Claude Jules Broussard, 89, who passed away on December 7, 2012 at 7:00PM at his residence.

Reverend O. Joseph Breaux, Pastor of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, will be Celebrant of the Mass and will conduct the funeral services.

Entombment will take place in St. Alphonsus Cemetery.

Mr. Broussard, a resident of Maurice, LA, was the son of the late Arthur Broussard of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana and the former Effie Comeaux of Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and a veteran of the United States Army during the second world war.

He is survived by two daughters, Jackie B. Clay and husband Mike of Breaux Bridge, LA and Lynette B. Breaux and husband Sedric of Maurice, LA; two sons, Lynn M. Broussard of Maurice, LA and Richard J. Broussard of Maurice, LA; five grandchildren, Britaney Fontenot and husband Mark, Meagen Clay, Morgan Breaux, Trevor Clay and Seth Broussard; and three great grandchildren, Ella Fontenot, Caroline Clay and Meredith Fontenot.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Irene C. Melancon; and two brothers, Harris P. and Ray J. Broussard.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Delhomme Funeral Home of Maurice on Sunday, December 9, 2012 from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm and continue on Monday from 8:00 am until the time of service. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm on Sunday.

Pallbearers will be Richard Broussard, Lynn Broussard, Trevor Clay, Mark Fontenot, Mark Cooper and Byron Cooper. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Clay, Sedric Breaux and Russell Sellers.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Broussard family at

Delhomme Funeral Home, 200 Chief H. Fred Avenue, Maurice, LA, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Published in the The Advertiser on Dec. 9, 2012