EUNICE~ Mark C. Link was a caring husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at the age of 68 with loving family by his side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Richard. Burial will follow in the St. Edwards Cemetery with Father Wayne Duet, Celebrant.
Mark was a lifelong farmer in the Richard community. He was also a Richard volunteer fireman and was on the district board, as well as a founding member and a board member of the Church Point Bank. Mark is survived by his beautiful wife of thirty nine years, Claire Moody Link of Richard; loving children, Dr. Catherine Link McGee and husband, Jack of Schriever, Matthew C. Link and wife, Shauna of Geismer, Kevin Link and wife, Hannah, and Eric Link and wife, Kelsey, all of Richard; his loving grandchildren, Josephine McGee, Grant Link, Ada and Nora Link, Everett and Scarlett Link; his wonderful sister, Lucille Link Chocallo and husband, Bill of Atlanta, GA; his life-long friend and cohort, Charles Bellard of Mowata; his caretakers, Shirley and Sam Ceaser of Eunice, and Rose Hornsby; as well as extended family and friends. He will be sadly missed and in our hearts forever; it is hard to forget someone who gave us so much to remember.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Grant and Delia Bonin Link.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Friday, May 14th from 12:00pm until 8:00 pm and again on Saturday, May 15th from 8:00 am until time of services. Deacon Gary Gaudin will pray a Rosary at 6:30 pm on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to Hope Hospice, 301 E. Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, LA 70508.
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.
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