DELCAMBRE — A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Mrs. Melvin Duhon, the former Helen Domingue, 77, on Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Delcambre, with the Rev. Nathan Comeaux officiating. Visitation was held on Friday, July 5, 2013, at 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. and a recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. and resumed Saturday, July 6, 2013, at 8 a.m. until time of services. Burial followed in Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery.
A native of New Iberia and resident of Jefferson Island, Mrs. Duhon passed away at her residence in Jefferson Island on Thursday, July 4, 2013. Helen was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her two daughters Connie and her husband, Calvin Laviolette, of Erath and Tammy and her husband, Timmy Landry, of Delcambre; her four sons Dean and his wife, Tessie C. Duhon, Daniel and his wife, Sherry Duhon, David and his wife, Michelle Duhon, and Darren and his wife, Tessie R. Duhon, all of Jefferson Island; two stepsons Kerny and his wife, Mary Duhon, and Johnny Duhon, all of Jefferson Island; one stepdaughter Katherin Duhon of Jefferson Island; 23 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren; three sisters Lena Romero, Willie Mae Romero and Verna Falgout.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Duhon; her parents, Neuville and Edita Morvant Domingue; four brothers Dennis, Odelon, Walter and James Domingue; and four sisters Lelia Moreau, Fannie Bodin, Elaine Hulin and Edith Bourque.
Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Duhon, Nicholas Duhon, Tristan Landry, Kevin Laviolette, Ross Duhon and Alex Duhon; serving as honorary pallbearers will be Scott and Emit Duhon.
Mrs. Duhon’s family wish to express a special thanks to the staff of Triple “A” Hospice for the special care given to their mother.
You may sign the guest register book and express condolences online at www.davidfuneralhome.org.
David Funeral Home of Erath, 209 E. Putnam St., 937-0405, will be in charge of arrangements.