Opelousas Funeral services will be held for Evelyn Chautin Bourque at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2013, in the LafondArdoin Funeral Home Chapel in Opelousas, LA. Burial will follow in the St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery. Father James Brady will conduct the service.
Mrs. Bourque, age 91, a resident of Opelousas, died on her birthday, Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home in Opelousas.
Evelyn was a member of St. Landry Catholic Church. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew and loved her.
Survivors are her sons, Nelson Bourque and wife, Gloria Larry Bourque and wife, Pam Robert Bourque and wife, Lil, all of Opelousas, LA her daughter, Stella Munnerlyn and husband, Bob, of Port Barre, LA and her sister, Lillian Landry, of Arnaudville, LA. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 38 years, Paul Gervis her parents, Napoleon Chautin, Jr. and Theodize Robin Chautin and 14 siblings.
Visiting will begin at the LaFondArdoin Funeral Home of Opelousas on Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will reopen on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until service time. A rosary will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com
LaFondArdoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, 9422638 has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Stella and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you all the strength ahead. You are all in our thoughts and prayer We love you
Danny and Susan
Danny and Susan SaucierOpelousas, LA
Mrs. Bourque will be missed by her family and friends. I will always remember her. She had a great sense of humor Prayers for her and family.
Bruce Dale JoubertLafayette, LA
You have our deepest sympathy Stella on the loss of your sweet mom. Love you, Dan and Linda
Dan and Linda HeyerArnaudville, LA
Stella please accept our condolences on the death of your Mom. May the Lord surround you and your family with His Comfort during this difficult time.
Barbara Gary Behringer, LA
Dear Lil Robert,
So sorry to hear his sad news of Mrs. Bourque. At this time , we want you to know we are thinking of you and hope that God will give you needed strength during this very hard time in your lives. I lost my Mother 5 months ago so I know what you are going thru today. Its not an easy thing, and the days are going to be very different Lil, but thru much prayer and many tears, you will get thru this.
We are thinking of all of you at this time.
WITH OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY
Debbie Jennings Baham and husband Brad
Debbie Jennings BahamPort Barre, LA
Nelson and Larry and all of the Bourque Family, please accept our sincere condolences for the loss of your Mother.
Felix and Mary Bordelon
Felix BordelonPort Charlotte, FL