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Cyprien Duplechain

January 28, 1933 — September 4, 2018

Melville - Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018, for Cyprien Joseph Duplechain in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel in Melville. Rev. Fr. Michael DeBlanc will officiate the service. Rite of Committal and interment will follow in St. John Cemetery in Melville.

Cyprien Joseph Duplechain, age 85 and a resident of Melville, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.

Cyprien was a proud constable of Melville for many years. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus in Melville. He loved animals and livestock and served as an auctioneer for a long time. Cyprien enjoyed the joys of life, as well as, spending time with his family which he loved more than anything. He always had an open ear for everyone and was a big people person. Cyprien will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jerald Corrine Duplechain of Melville; son, Ricky Matthew Duplechain; daughter, Violet D. Whiteside (Clarence); two sisters, Ella Casse and Maryann Basco (Alton); one grandchild, Memory Whiteside Salter (Joshua); and two great-grandchildren, Emerson Salter and Beckham Salter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Duplechain and Elise LeBlanc Duplechain.

Pallbearers will be Clarence Whiteside, Joshua Salter, Ray Casse, Dennis Casse, Kirt Cashio, and Waylon Frame.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Melville. A Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday evening. Visitation will continue on Friday, September 7, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Melville, LA, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

Visitation


Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Melville
607 First Street
Melville, LA  71535
Thursday, September 6, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Melville
607 First Street
Melville, LA  71535
Friday, September 7, 2018
8:00 a.m. until time of service

Service


Rosary

Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Melville
607 First Street
Melville, LA  71353
Thursday, September 6, 2018
6:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Melville
607 First Street
Melville, LA  71353
Friday, September 7, 2018
10:30 a.m.

Cemetery


St. John Cemetery
Melville, LA  71353
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