Lawtell - Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 for Lourey Pitre Soileau at St. Bridget Catholic Church in Lawtell. The Reverend Father Ted Broussard will officiate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in St. Bridget Catholic Cemetery.
Lourey Pitre Soileau, age 84 and a resident of Lawtell, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home.
Lourey was a member of the Homemakers Club of Lawtell, Red Hat Society of Lawtell and the St. Bridget Church Choir. She was a devout Catholic and was very strong in her faith. Lourey loved reading her kindle, taking pictures, drinking coffee and spending time with her family and friends. Lourey enjoyed traveling with Good Time Tours for over 15 years. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her son, Brent Soileau of Lawtell; daughters, Francine Poole (Hoyet) of Opelousas and Stephanie Hayes of Port Barre; son-in-law, David Lejeune; grandchildren, Jeremy Lejeune (Lacie), Brandon Lejeune (Lacy), Michael Joubert, Tyler Joubert, Aaron Joubert and Stephen Joubert; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Lawrence Soileau; parents, Walter Pitre and Nannie Manuel Pitre; and daughters, Karen Soileau Lejeune and Jessica Soileau Lalonde.
Visitation will be held at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. A Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening by Father Austin Leger. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at 11:00 a.m.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Jeremy Lejeune, Brandon Lejeune, Michael Joubert, Tyler Joubert, Aaron Joubert and Stephen Joubert. Honorary Pallbearer will be Kamron Lejeune.
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