EUNICE~ It’s with the heaviest of hearts that the family of Lucien Joseph Montelaro would like to announce his sudden and unexpected death on May 06, 2023 at Savoy Medical Center in Mamou. He was 79. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 pm at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice on Thursday, May 11, 2023. Entombment will follow in the St. Paul Mausoleum with Father Nick Ware, Celebrant.
Lucien was born on June 06, 1943 to the late Louis and Josephine Giambrone Montelaro in Eunice. He retired after forty-three years at Tri-Parish Electric and was an Honorary Fireman for WC Reed Fire Department. He had a love for John Deere Tractors, community and most of all his garden. He was a Truck Farmer who sold sweet potatoes and everything he grew in his garden. He also had a love for animals but must of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his children, Louis Montelaro and wife, Amber of Eunice, Amanda “Mandy” Sargon and husband, Daniel of Fort Hood, TX, Ashley Montelaro and Angela Benoit and husband, Raymond all of Eunice and Laurie Adams of Eunice. He loved spending quality time with his six grandchildren, Taylor Darbonne, Matthew Montelaro, Luc Montelaro, Kaleb LeMoine, Ava LeMoine and Liam LeMoine: two great grandchildren, Clarence and Aiden and his brother-in-law Dulance Reed of Eunice; sister-in-law, Doreene Miller of Eunice; as well as extended family and many dear friends. He will forever be in our hearts and missed every day very much.
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Doris M. Montelaro and sister, Frances Reed.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Wednesday, May 10th from 12 noon until 10:00 pm and again on Thursday, May 11th from 8:00 am until time of services. A Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 pm on Wednesday.
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 arrangements.