EUNICE-On Saturday, April 30, 2022, the family of Catherine LeBleu Guillory lost their dear wife, mother, grandmother, and friend at the age of 83 years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Chataignier. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery with Father Clement, Celebrant.
Catherine was an outgoing, family-oriented woman beloved by many. Strong and independent, she lived her life fully. Catherine was a devout Catholic and devoted mother, who also had a career as an LPN for many years. Over the course of her life and especially in retirement, she shared her many interests with her family, including photography, scrapbooking, crocheting, painting, and genealogy. She was also known for her love of cats.
Catherine is survived by her husband of 59 years, Donald L. Guillory of Chataignier; sons, Michael Guillory and wife, Angie, of Eunice and Steven Guillory of Berwick; daughters, Elizabeth Babin and husband, Conrad, of St. Amant, Jennifer Guillory Merchan and husband, Gregory, of Baton Rouge, and Patricia Guillory Boardman and husband, Grant, of Peoria, AZ; seven grandchildren, Alison Sandoval, Lauren Herbison, Jean’ Guillory, Candice Yaun, Nicholas Babin, Trent Guillory, and Gabrielle Babin; five great grandchildren, Sophie Yaun, Emma Yaun, Jack Guillory, Lyra Guillory, and Gannon Herbison; as well as extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her son Rhett McManus and parents, Joseph Clarence and Atile Fontenot LeBleu.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Tuesday, May 3rd from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., and again on Wednesday, May 4th from 8:00 a.m. until time of services. A Rosary will be prayed by Deacon Chuck Ortego Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of the arrangements.