(Posted August 31, 2007)
Marie Cantrelle Allemand, 75, a native and resident of Larose, La., died Thursday, August 30, 2007.
She is survived by her husband, Loyman Allemand; three sons, Allen Allemand and his wife Roseann, Kevin Allemand and his wife Carol, and Mark Allemand and his companion Maria Charpentier; six daughters, Elaine Dufrene and her husband Michael, Mary Worley and her husband Michael, Marion Allemand, Brenda Fitzpatrick and her husband Kevin, Bridget Bailleaux and her husband Ronnie, and Nancy Hebert and her husband Emile, Jr.; three brothers, Earl, Anthony, and Michael Cantrelle; one sister, Loretta C. Foret; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Julien “Jules” and Claudine Cantrelle Cheramie; one son, Joseph Allemand; five brothers, Armojen, Sr., Jules, Sr., Maurice, Brenton, and Benton Cantrelle; and four sisters, Agnes Plaisance, Lorenza Bonvillian, Claudine Cantrelle, and Brenda Cantrelle.
Marie was a devout Catholic and a parishioner of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She was an extra ordinary Eucharistic Minister, lector, member of the Ladies Alter Society, and Holy Name Society. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed visiting with her grandchildren.
Visitation is Friday, August 31, 2007, from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 1, 2007, from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the KC Hall in Larose, with the funeral to follow at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She will be buried in the church cemetery.
Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano is in charge of the arrangements.