Blanchard,  Regena

Blanchard, Regena

Female 1925 - 2014  (88 years)

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  • Name Blanchard, Regena  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1 Mar 1925  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Jan 2014  [1
    Obituary 8 Jan 2014  Franklin, St. Mary, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Ibert's Mortuary 

    • A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Church in Charenton for Mrs. Regena Blanchard Frederick, with a gathering of family and friends on Friday from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Ibert's Mortuary. The rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church at 9:00 AM. Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Melancon, Joshua Frederick, Matthew Rupple, Glenn Blanchard, Waylen Frederick, Jr., and Blake Marcotte. Honorary pallbearers will be Antoine Blanchard, Ambrose Blanchard, Raymond Frederick, and Wayne Melancon. She will be laid to rest in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery Mausoleum. Father Gregory Cormier will officiate the services.

      Mrs. Regena was a native of St. Martinville and a resident of Charenton. She was a longtime parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Charenton, where she served for many years as a Trustee, Eucharistic Minister, as well as a Religion Teacher for over 40 years. She was 88.

      Survivors include four children, Waylen Joseph Frederick and his wife June, Shirleen Marie Melancon and her husband Wayne, Randall Joseph Frederick and his wife Jeanie, and David James Frederick and his wife Debra Jean; two brothers, Antoine Blanchard and Ambrose Blanchard and his wife Mary Ann; six sisters, Rita Charpentier, Lena Mae Businelle, Lucy Marcotte, Beatrice Judice and her husband Lee, Emily Blanchard, and Irene Blanco; two brothers-in-law, Raymond Frederick and Ted Mire; nine grandchildren, Waylen Jr., Kimberly, Joshua, Dana, Matthew, Chad, Melissa, Samantha, and Katrina; step-grandchildren, Jeannie and Johnnie; numerous great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

      She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarest J. Frederick; one son, Kenneth Lee Frederick; her father, Rene Blanchard; her mother, Anita Gaudet Blanchard; three brothers, Abel, Elton, and Francis Blanchard; one sister, Marie Ann Blanchard; five brothers-in-law, Raymond Charpentier, Rodney Businelle, Ernest Blanco, Elmer Marcotte, and Clarence Frederick; and four sisters-in-law, Ruby Stroud Blanchard, Barbara Perez Blanchard, Sue Frederick, and Marie Frederick.

      In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made in Mrs. Regena's name to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Maintenance Fund, PO Box 278, Charenton, LA 70523.

      Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

      Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.
    Reference Number 349593 
    Buried 11 Jan 2014  Charenton, St. Mary, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immaculate Conception Cemetery & Mausoleum
    3041 Chitimacha Trail
    Charenton, Louisiana 70544 
    Person ID I349593  Our Family 2021
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2020 

    Father Blanchard, Rene,   b. 11 Dec 1895, Loreauville, Iberia, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1976  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Gaudet, Marguerite Anita,   b. 19 Jul 1898,   d. 20 May 1993, Charenton, St. Mary, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F126956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frederick, Clarest J.,   d. Yes, date unknown 
     1. Frederick, Kenneth Lee,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Frederick, Waylen Joseph
     3. Frederick, Shirleen Marie
     4. Frederick, Randall Joseph
     5. Frederick, David James
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 15:08:00 
    Family ID F82692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S231] Ibert's Mortuary, (Reliability: 3), 8 Jan 2014.

    2. [S97] Ibert's Mortuary, Ibert's Mortuary, ((, accessed 20 Oct 2018), Entry for Lena Mae Blanchard; (Reliability: 3), 20 Oct 2018.

    3. [S97] Ibert's Mortuary, Ibert's Mortuary, ((, accessed 17 Aug 2020), Entry for Rita Blanchard; (Reliability: 3), 17 Aug 2020.