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Lita Castille Cormier
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1910
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 2008
St. Martin Parish
Louisiana, USA

Lita Castille Cormier
Sept. 1, 1910 - Feb. 1, 2008

BREAUX BRIDGE - Lita, also known as Mom Mom, Vielle, and La Taunte, was born Sept. 1, 1910, to Valsin and Martha Landry Castille, and passed away at St. Martin Hospital Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, of natural causes, at the age of 97.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at St. Bernard Catholic Church., with the Rev. Fr. Louis Allen Breaux officiating at the funeral Mass.

Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 1 in Breaux Bridge.

Mrs. Cormier was a resident at St. Agnes Nursing Home for the past 5 years.

She is survived by two sons, Guilman Cormier and his wife, Doris, of Breaux Bridge, and Anatole "Pete" Cormier and his wife, Claudia, of Lafayette; eight grandchildren, Gil Paul Cormier and his wife, Debbie, of St. Martinville, Sandra Castille, of Breaux Bridge, Nicole Cormier, of Lafayette, Michelle Cormier, of Washington, DC, Rodney Dore and his wife, Cecile, of Lafayette, Allen Dore and his wife, Cindy, of Lake Charles, Tony Bourgeois, of New Iberia, and Phyllis Wilcox and her husband, Chris, of Norfolk, VA.; thirteen great grandchildren, Jason Cormier, of Gilmanton, New Hampshire, Brian Cormier, Lynzie Cormier and Kent Cormier, of St. Martinville, Sanders Castille, of Breaux Bridge, Margaret Dore and Jonathan Dore, of Lafayette, Travis Dore and Zachary Dore, of Lake Charles, Rebecca Wall, of Broussard, Rene Reel, Ryan Landry, and Ross Landry, of New Iberia; seven great-great grandchildren, Haden Cormier, Kadee Cormier, of Gilmanton, New Hampshire, Corbin Cormier and MaLayne Doucet, of St. Martinville, Christian Gage Landry, Alexis Landry, of New Iberia and Jenna Wall, of Broussard.

She is also survived by two brothers, Francis "Papoot" Castille and his wife, Enola "Toot" and Felix "Peco" Castille and his wife, Elsie, of Breaux Bridge; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Anatole Cormier Sr.; her Father, Valsin Castille; her mother, Martha Castille; her four sisters, Rena Thibodeaux, Eunice LeBlanc, Byrdie Wiltz, and Annette Melancon; one brother, Oldon Castille; and two daughters, Janel Dore and Clotilde "Connie" Miguez.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, and continue at 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday.

A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday.

The family would like to thank Dr. Debra Durham and the staff of St. Agnes Nursing Home and St. Martin Hospital for the loving care they gave Lita during her illness.

Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge is in charge of arrangements.

To view on-line obituary, sign guestbook and view video tribute, go to

Daughter of:
Valsin Castille Jr.
Martha Landry Castille

Sister of:
Francis "Papoot" Castille
Felix "Peco" Castille
Rena Thibodeaux
Eunice LeBlanc
Byrdie Wiltz
Annette Melancon
Oldon Castille

Wife of:
Anatole Cormier Sr.

Mother of:
Guilman Cormier
Anatole "Pete" Cormier Jr.
Janel Dore
Clotilde "Connie" Miguez.

1930 Census

Name: Lita Castille
Home in 1930: Police Jury Ward 4, St Martin, Louisiana
Age: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1911
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Name: Valsin Castille
Mother's Name: Marthe Castille
Race: White
Household Members:
Name Age
Valsin Castille 45
Marthe Castille 40
Rena Castille 20
Lita Castille 19
Olden Castille 18
Eunice Castille 17
Birdie Castille 15
Francis Castille 9
Annette Castille 4 1/12
Felix Castille 
Family links: 
  Valsin Castille (1884 - 1963)
  Marthe Landry Castille (1889 - 1965)
  Anatole Cormier (1911 - 1960)
  Guilman Cormier (1932 - 2009)*
  Janel Cormier Dore (1935 - 1985)*
  Clotilde Cormier Miguez (1937 - 1998)*
  Lita Castille Cormier (1910 - 2008)
  Birdie Castille Wiltz (1914 - 1997)*
  Annette Castille Melancon (1926 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Anatole Cormier
Saint Bernard Cemetery and Mausoleum #1
Breaux Bridge
St. Martin Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Section E, row 5
Created by: Jeanine Lormand
Record added: Oct 30, 2011
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