Opelousas - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Lucille Ann Baillio at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Opelousas. The Very Reverend Monsignor Keith J. DeRouen will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal and interment will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park. Readers will be Christine D'Arcangelo and Susan Litton. Gift bearers will be Anna Stelly and Beverly Fontenot.
Visitation will be held in Our Lady Queen of Angel Catholic Church (2125 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570) on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. with a Rosary will be prayed on at 9:30 a.m.
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Lucille Ann Baillio, age 84, on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center.
Lucille was a teacher and counselor with over 40 years of service in the St. Landry Parish School System and worked at Opelousas Catholic School as a counselor for several years. She also worked as a realtor for Century 21 and volunteered at Opelousas General Health System. Lucille was a proud member of several clubs and organizations. She belonged to the Pilot Club, Elks Auxiliary of Opelousas, Louisiana Retired Teachers Association, the Opelousas Garden Club and Woodmen of the World. Lucille loved playing Bouree', traveling the world, taking cruises, enjoyed the company of her cat, "Sweetie" and most of all, living life to the fullest. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by a host of cousins, Godchildren and extended friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Baillio and Lucille St. Amand Baillio; and her sister, Mary Baillio.
Pallbearers will be Stephen St. Amand, Eric Fontenot, Renee D'Arcangelo, Mark Hollier, Lionel St. Amand and Scooter Hiller. Honorary pallbearer will be Donald Fontenot.
Memorial contributions can be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital and the Opelousas Area Cerebral Palsy Clinic.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.