DELCAMBRE — A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Mrs. Hilda Mae Moreaux Viator, 75, at 2 p.m., Monday, March 8, 2010 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Fr. Herb Bennerfield will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre on Sunday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m., with the Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m.The funeral home will reopen on Monday from 9 a.m. until services.
A native and lifelong resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Viator passed away Saturday, March 06, 2010 at Dauterive Hospital, with her family at her side.
Hilda Mae was born March 16, 1934 to Albert and Rose Bourque Moreaux. Mrs. Viator was a homemaker, but worked briefly with her sister at the Iberia Parish Courthouse Annex building.
Hilda Mae enjoyed going to bsingo and crocheting and sewing. But it was the time spent with her family that was most important to her. She leaves behind many fond memories with family and friends and will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
Survivors include her six children, Judy V. Leleux and husband Tommy, Charlene V. Touchet and husband Wilson, Ronnie Viator, Randy Viator, David Viator and wife Debbie, and Melissa V. McDonald and husband Jude all of New Iberia; six grandchildren, Simone, Andre’, Heather, Ron, Kacie and Shelby; three step grandchildren, Kyle, Stacy and Lainy; four great grandchildren, Taylor, Kale, Caden and Landon; and her sisters, Rita M. Thibodeaux, Hilda M. Boutte and Evelyn M. Girard.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Joseph Viator, Jr.; parents, Albert and Rose Bourque Moreaux; and her sisters and brothers, Rosa Primeaux, Marie Dorsey, Adam, Robert, Ernest and Rene Moreaux.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Viator, Randy Viator, David Viator, Tommy Leleux, Jude McDonald, and Wilson Touchet.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ron Viator, Ozene Moreaux, Dirk Dore and Ross Stevens.
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Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements, 685-4434.