Lawtell - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019, for Ms. Victoria Boone Pitre at the St. Bridget Catholic Church in Lawtell. Reverend Fr. Austin Leger will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal and interment will follow in the St. Bridget Cemetery.
Ms. Victoria, age 88, was a past resident of Lawtell, and was currently residing in Opelousas. She passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Opelousas. She worked at Anthony's Department Store for many years. She enjoyed working in her flowers and sewing. She loved working on jigsaw puzzles and word search puzzles as a pastime. She cherished spending time with her family and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her son, Ray Pitre and wife, Cheryl of Church Point; daughter, Annette Pitre Lacey and husband, Bert of Duson; five grandchildren: Amy Langham and husband, Chad; Cindy Miller and husband, Chris; Adam Pitre and wife, Amie; Victoria Guidry, and Jacob Guidry; and nine great-grandchildren: Hayden Miller, Riley Miller, Jade Mayard, Chloe Mayard, Madison Pitre, Jacob Pitre, Nathan Pitre, Mason Ledet and Christian Ledet.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Idom Pitre; parents, Amy Marie Lejeune Boone and Henry Boone, Sr.; sisters, Wilma Soileau, Mary Boone, Ella Bertrand, Lela Caswell, Nolia Carrier, Beulah Lintgen, Ruby Granger, Dorothy Roy, Virginia B. Bertrand, Eva Mae Boone and Velma Boone; and brothers, James Boone, Louis G. Boone, Henry Boone, Jr., Walter Boone, Felix Boone, Anthony Boone, Hilden Boone, Gustin Boone, Daniel Boone and Adrian Boone.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas. On Monday, visitation will continue from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home. A Rosary service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday in the funeral home.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570 (337)-942-2638 has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
To the Pitre family we extend our deepest sympathy, she will be missed, everytime I would meet her at the post office she would call me Jackie, lol, I'd give her a hug n tell her no different. She was so sweet, We will keep her and the family in our prayers. May she rest in peace xoxo
Dolly MoreauPort Barre, LA