Lydia — Funeral services will be conducted for Mrs. Earl J. Semar, the former Mildred Dugas, 88, Saturday, January 16, 2010, at 11 a.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church with Fr. Donovan Labbe officiating. Interment will follow in Holy Family Mausoleum.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 15, 2010, from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m.with a recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume Saturday from 8 a.m. until time of service.
A native New Iberia and resident of Lydia, Mrs. Semar passed away Thursday, January 14, 2010, at 7 a.m. at her residence. Mrs. Semar was a member of Jesus Is Alive prayer group at Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church. She loved fishing, trolling and enjoyed watching birds.
Survivors include her son Barry Semar and wife, Dolores, of Cypermort Point; daughters Sandra Legnon and husband, Richard, of Cypermort Point; Linda Prince and husband, Lance, of Loreauville; her grandchildren April Broussard of Lydia, Nicole Semar of Coteau, Kimberly Semar of Lydia, Devin Legnon of New Iberia, Darla Louviere of New Iberia, Brad Legnon of New Iberia, Michelle Morgan of Loreauville, Vickie Lancon of Loreauville, Todd Semar of Lydia and Kelley Ackal of Youngsville.
Mrs. Semar was preceded in death by her husband, Earl J. Semar; her son Robert Joseph Semar; her parents, Husville and Lorena Crochet Dugas; her grandson Scott Semar, and her great-great grandchild Reese Morgan.
Serving as pallbearers will be Leo Laviolette, Devin Legnon, Todd Semar, Jeremy Lancon, Leroy Semar and Eldridge Thibodeaux.
The family extends a special thanks to her caregiver, Michelle Morgan as well as Dr. Vena Baker, Heart of Hospice and all the medical personnel during Mrs. Semar's time of need.
You may sign register book and express condolences online at www.davidfuneralhome.com.
David Funeral Home of New Iberia 1101 Trotter St., 369-6336, is in charge of arrangements.