Chastant,  Bernice Cecile

Chastant, Bernice Cecile

Female 1915 - 2014  (98 years)

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  • Name Chastant, Bernice Cecile  [1, 2
    Born 4 Jul 1915  Delcambre, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jan 2014  Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 13 Jan 2014  Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    David Funeral Home 
    • A Mass of Christian Burial for Mrs. James Mayo Segura, Jr., the former Bernice Cecile Chastant, will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Erath, with Fr. William Melancon officiating. Visitation will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 10:00 AM until the time of service with a recitation of the rosary at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Mausoleum.

      A resident of Erath, La. Mrs. Segura died at the age of 98 on January 12, 2014. She passed away in her home after a long and happy life.

      Mrs. Segura was born on July 4, 1915 in Delcambre, La. at the home of her parents Pierre and Ada Landry Chastant. She was the wife of James Mayo Segura, Jr. for 48 yrs. Her life was spent devoting her time and care to her husband, children, family and her home. She was an active member of her church and a member of the Ladies Alter Society. Mrs. Segura was a charter member of the Demi Tasse Club and also enjoyed playing cards with friends. She was a loving, giving and kind mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Mrs. Segura died at her home after suffering many years from complications brought on by a broken hip.

      She is survived by her son James Mayo Segura, III and his wife Jeanell L. Segura of Erath, her daughters Sandra S. Roy and husband Gerald Roy, of Broussard, and Cynthia S. Chauvin and husband Archie O. Chauvin of Lydia. She has 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren along with a sister-in law, Lois W. Chastant of New Iberia, La., and many nieces and nephews.

      She is preceded in death by her husband James Mayo Segura, Jr. Also her parents Pierre and Ada Chastant, a sister Ruby Cashen and her husband J. Pershing, all of Delcambre, La., and a brother Gerald P. Chastant, of New Iberia, La., as well as her great-granddaughter Claire Briggs of Mobile, Ala.

      Serving as pallbearers will be James M. Segura, IV, Dave Roy, John Chauvin, Joey Cashen, Dr. Terry Segura and Gerald P. Chastant, Jr. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Bart Briggs, Jerome Payau, Tom Piggot, Walter Hidalgo, Jr., Patrick Tucker, Brian Holasek and Douglas Summerlin.

      The family would like to thank Jeanette Conner, Christine Bourque, and Russella Guillotte for the loving care and assistance they provided during Mrs. Segura's time of need.

      In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donation be made to Hospice of Acadiana.

      David Funeral Home of Erath, 209 East Putnam Street, (337) 937-0405 are in charge of the arrangements.
    Reference Number 215343 
    Buried 15 Jan 2014  Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery & Mausoleum
    116 East LeBlanc Street
    Erath, Louisiana 70533
    https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2179422/our-lady-of-lourdes-cemetery 
    Person ID I215343  Our Family 2021
    Last Modified 15 May 2019 

    Father Chastant, Pierre,   b. 19 Sep 1892, New Iberia, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1976, Delcambre, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Landry, Ada,   b. 1894,   bur. Delcambre, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F102551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Segura, James Mayo Jr.,   b. 7 May 1913, Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1984, Erath, Vermilion, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
     1. Segura, James Mayo III
     2. Segura, Sandra
     3. Segura, Cynthia Cecile
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 15:08:00 
    Family ID F79649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S51] David Funeral Homes (old site), http://davidfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2380011&fh_id=10566 (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2014.

    2. [S209] Evangeline Funeral Homes, Evangeline Funeral Homes, ((http://www.evangelinefuneralhome.com/dm20/en_US/group/business/evangelinefuneralhome/index.page)), accessed 15 Dec 2017), Entry for Lois Waguespack; http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Lois-Chastant&lc=7200&pid=187518425&mid=7677051. (Reliability: 3), 15 Dec 2017.