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Rita Godeaux

April 11, 1957 — May 11, 2020

Due to the Covid 19 mandated gathering restrictions, a private graveside service will be held at the Sacred Heart Church Cemetery in Prairie Ronde for Rita Mae Godeaux.  Reverend Conley Bertrand will conduct the service.

Ms. Godeaux, age 64, a resident of Carencro, LA, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.

Rita worked for LARC in Lafayette for many years.  She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her brother, Jay McCauley; her sisters, Mary B. Waguespack and husband, Nelson and Peggy Thibodeaux.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Virginia Bertrand Godeaux; her grandparents, Electa and Charles Augusta Bertrand; her brothers, Charles Godeaux, Donald Godeaux and her sister, Yvonne Bertrand.

Pallbearers will be James Palmer, III and Kyle Gagnet.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

LaFond Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337) 942-2638, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rita Godeaux, please visit our flower store.


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