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Lafayette, LA 70506
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Mary Ann Rodemacher Lavergne

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Mary Ann Rodemacher Lavergne Obituary
Mary Ann Rodemacher Lavergne

Lafayette - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette for Mary Ann Rodemacher Lavergne, 82, who died on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Cornerstone Village South in Lafayette.

Interment will be in St. John Cemetery.

The Very Reverend Chester C. Arceneaux, VF, Rector of Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, will be the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Lectors will be Kathleen "Kottie" Smith Larson, Ann Rodemacher Senne, Beth Rodemacher White and Angi Rodemacher Eagleton. Gift Bearers will be Lauren Lavergne, Meredith Lavergne, Kellie Roy and Katie Roy.

Survivors include her beloved husband, Wilburn C. "Pete" Lavergne; two daughters, Suzanne Lavergne (Gail Gault) and Melanie Roy; one son, David Lavergne (Claire); two brothers Charles A. Rodemacher and Gus C. Rodemacher (Sandy); and four grandchildren, Lauren Lavergne, Meredith Lavergne, Kellie Roy and Katie Roy.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis A. and Marie Begnaud Rodemacher.

Mary Ann Rodemacher Lavergne was a loving wife, mother, grandmother "Maltie", sister and friend to all who knew her. She was born on July 27, 1935 in Lafayette, Louisiana and remained a life-long resident. Mrs. Lavergne was a graduate of Mount Carmel High School in 1953 and went on to attend SLI (now ULL) where she earned her bachelor's Degree in Science and Business Administration in 1956. She worked as an office manager and secretary for many years within the Diocese of Lafayette. Mrs. Lavergne was a member of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, St. Patrick Catholic Church and Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. She was a member of various organizations including the Lay Carmelites, Beta Sigma Phi, Serra Club, and LA Sertoma Club. She was a master seamstress, and enjoyed Mardi Gras, vacationing at the beach, playing piano and spending time with her grandchildren. Mary Ann "Maltie" will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Pallbearers will be Gary Gerami, Steven Gardner, Scott Broussard, Kyle Rodemacher, Kevin Caswell and Kevin Roy. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Lavergne, Merrick Rodemacher, Kenneth Domingue, Dr. Donner Mizelle, Brent Barry, Mike Larson and Willis Guilbeau.

The family requests that visitation be observed in Martin & Castille's DOWNTOWN location at 9:30 AM Thursday until time of services.

A Rosary will be prayed on Thursday at 12 noon by Brady LeBlanc in Martin & Castille Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions can be made in the name of Mary Ann Lavergne to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St., Ste 200, Lafayette, LA. 70503 ( or The Discalced Carmelite Sisters Monastery of Mary Mother of Grace, 1250 Carmel Dr. Lafayette, LA. 70501

The family would like to give special thanks to the nurses, staff and caregivers of Hospice of Acadiana, Cornerstone Village South and Agnes Loving Care for the kindness, compassion, and gentle care given to Mary Ann and her family during their time of need.

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Martin & Castille-DOWNTOWN-330 St. Landry St., Lafayette, LA 70506, 337-234-2311
Published in the The Advertiser on May 16, 2018
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