Rev. Joe Breaux celebrated the Mass and conducted the funeral services which were held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rayne.
Burial followed in the mausoleum at St. Joseph Cemetery #2.
Carmen Breaux Girouard was born on March 21, 1924, in Breaux Bridge to John and Ida Patin Breaux. She was a graduate of St. Bernard High School. She was employed by the Acadia Parish School Board for twenty years as a substitute teacher and teachers’ aide.
Mrs. Girouard is survived by one daughter, Ida G. Yeager and husband, Jim of Rayne; two sons, Randal Girouard and wife, Verelda, of Rayne and Fred Girouard of Mire. She is survived by seven grandchildren, Ryan Girouard and wife, Lisa; Bronson Yeager; Luke Girouard, Rachel Girouard and fiancé Kelly; Brantley Yeager and wife, Christina; Adam Girouard and wife ,Jamie; and Lindsey Girouard. She is also survived by two great- grandsons, Andrew and Hudson Girouard.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ida Breaux; her two sisters, Jeanne Broussard and Hazel Stockman; one brother, Clarence Breaux and her daughter-in-law, Debra Girouard.
The family requested visiting hours be observed at Gossen Funeral Home on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. A rosary was recited at 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home. Visitation continued on Monday at 8:00 a.m. until time of the services.
Pallbearers were Fred, Ryan and Luke Girouard, Bronson, Brantley and Jim Yeager.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staffs of Camelot Nursing Home of Crowley and the American Legion Hospital for their support and care.
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements were entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.