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Irene Marie Boss Bernard

Cankton, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 9 May 2006 (aged 75)
Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 62713535 · View Source
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Irene Marie Boss Bernard
(June 24, 1930 - May 9, 2006)

Daughter of
Abie Joseph Boss
Mydia Douet

Wife of for 52 years
Lawrence "Bob" Bernard

Mother of
Juanita Bernard Sonnier
Deborah Bernard Marks
Glenda Bernard

Melvin "Boone" Boss

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 11, 2006 at a 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Opelousas for Irene Marie Bernard, age 75, the former Irene Boss, who passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at 2:03 p.m. at Doctor's Hospital in Opelousas.
Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas. The Rev. Daniel Picard, pastor of St. Bridget Catholic Church in Lawtell, will officiate at the services.

Mrs. Bernard was a native of Cankton and a resident of Lawtell for the past 36 years. She had been a parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Opelousas.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Lawrence "Bob" Bernard; three daughters, Juanita Sonnier and her husband, Rodney, of Lawtell, LA; Deborah Marks and her husband, Ricky of Ville Platte, LA and Glenda Bernard of Lawtell, LA; one brother, Melvin "Boone" Boss and his wife, Helen, of Opelousas; three brothers-in-law, Joseph Bernard of Lafayette, Leroy Pete Bernard of Scott and Yves Bernard of Plaisance and five sisters-in-law, Rita Venable and Blanche Lyons both of Church Point, LA, Elaine Marks of Opelousas, Ruth Bernard of Scott and Eva Lejeune of Texas; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Abie Joseph Boss and the former Mydia Douet.

Pallbearers will be Tony Bernard, Lester Bernard, Charles Lyons, John Venable, Jude Bernard and Ted Labbe. Honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Marks and Rodney Sonnier.

Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road was is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62713535
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Irene Marie Boss Bernard (24 Jun 1930–9 May 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62713535, citing Bellevue Memorial Park, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Kathy S. Savoie (contributor 47333179) .