A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Scott for Joseph L. Bourque, 84 who passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 5:38 A.M. at Lafayette General Hospital in Lafayette.
Rev. Mark Derise, Pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Scott will be officiating for the services. Burial will be held in the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery in Scott.
The family has requested the visitation to be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. until 10:00 P.M. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne. A Rosary will be recited on Tuesday at 7 o’clock in the evening in the Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne. Visitation will resume on Wednesday at 8:00 A.M. until time of services.
Survivors include his companion, Dolores Pitt of Lafayette; two daughter, Barbara and husband, Douglas Reed of Lafayette, Marilyn and husband, Roger Trahan of Lafayette; one son, Allen and wife, Mary Bourque of Lafayette; two brothers, Bradley Jean Bourque of Lafayette and John Mabrey Bourque of Duson; seven grandchildren, Neil, Joey, Alex, Nicholas, Nicole, Trisha, and Bobby; seventeen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Bourque was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Mae Gary Bourque; his parents, Paulin and Lucia G. Bourque; seven brothers, Larfize, Howard, Louis, Paulin, Jr., Roy, Edward, and John Phillip Bourque; three sisters, Lois B. Clark, Lucille B. Arceneaux and Anna Belle Bourque.
Mr. Joseph loved God. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, camping, gardening and spending many hours on his Ipad browsing the Internet. He retired several years from B.T.I.
Pallbearers for the service will be Neil Reed, Joey Bourque, Alex Bourque, Nicholas Trahan, Kannon Reed, and Baylin Bourque. The Honorary Pallbearers will be Allen Bourque, Douglas Reed, Roger Trahan, Bobby Reed, Kylon Leger, Kameron Landry, Tanner Reed, and Justin Reed.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Bourque’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC-Rayne, (337) 334-3600, 900 East Texas Ave., Rayne, LA 70578 is in charge of all of the arrangements.