Mary Daigle LeBlanc
BREAUX BRIDGE - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 pm, on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge, for Mary Daigle LeBlanc, 92, who passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at River Oaks Retirement Manor.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 3:30 pm until 9:00 pm on Monday and continue at 8:00 am until 1:00 pm on Tuesday. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Monday.
Rev. Paul LaFleur will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Scriptures will be read by Jamie Castille and Autie LeBlanc. Gift Bearers will be Marc and Lindsey Dupuy. Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Mausoleum - No. 1 in Breaux Bridge.
Mrs. LeBlanc was a devout Catholic whose faith in God was strong and unwavering throughout her life. As a young woman she answered a calling to become a nun, joining the order of the Sisters of the Most Holy Sacrament and was known as Sister Leonida; she served with the order for 13 years.
Mary worked as the Head Dietician at Our Lady of Lourdes for several years. She was an adorer in the St. Bernard Chapel of Perpetual Adoration for 25 years and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary.
Mary was meticulous about maintaining her yard. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who enjoyed being the caretaker for her grandchildren, whom she adored.
She is survived by four sons, Albert "Buz" LeBlanc and wife, Angelic, of Lafayette, Patrick LeBlanc and wife, Monnie, of Alpine, CA, Rex LeBlanc and wife, Arlene, of Lafayette, and Brent LeBlanc of Breaux Bridge; two daughters, Janice Castille and husband, David, and Corrine Dupuy and husband, Eddie, all of Breaux Bridge; six sisters, Reva Boutwell of Forest, MS, Margaret Bacon, Cecilia Gesser, Theresa Trosclair of Lafayette, Katherine Steen of Iota, and Louise Bernadette Talbot of Lafayette; her brother, John Daigle of Lafayette; 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 42 years, Ralph LeBlanc; her parents, Gilbert and Louise Richard Daigle; three brothers, James "Jimmy" Daigle, Frank Daigle, Joseph Daigle.
Pallbearers will be Albert "Buz" LeBlanc, Patrick LeBlanc, Rex LeBlanc, Brent LeBlanc, David Castille, and Eddie Dupuy.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, in her name, to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St., Ste. 200, Lafayette, LA 70503
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, Louisiana 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.
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