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701 S. Broadway
P O Box 320
Church Point, LA 70525
Phone: 337-684-5552
Fax: 337-684-3338
Wayne Matte

Wayne Dale Matte

Thursday, May 8th, 1958 - Friday, May 31st, 2019
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. in the St. John Catholic Church Chapel in Lewisburg for Wayne “Dale” Matte, 61, who passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 10:05 P.M. at Opelousas General Hospital in Opelousas.
Msgr. Jeff DeBlanc, Pastor of St. John Catholic Church Chapel in Lewisburg will be officiating for the services. Burial will be in the St. John Catholic Church Chapel Cemetery.
The family has requested the visitation to be held on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. until 10:00 P.M. in the Duhon Funeral Chapel in Church Point. A Rosary will be recited on Monday at 7 o’clock in the evening in the Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at 8:00 A.M. until time of services.
Survivors include his wife, Bridget R. Matte of Port Barre; one step daughter, Toni and husband, Jonathan DeVillier of Opelousas; five grandchildren, Chance, J.J., Spencer, Emily and Zachary DeVillier all of Opelousas; two brothers, Jay Matte and companion, Lavinia Latiolais of Opelousas, Nolan and wife, Frances Matte of Rayne; five sisters, Geneva and husband, Larry Bearb of Lafayette, Patricia and husband, Ricky Royer of Lawrenceville, GA, Madeline and husband, Daniel Boone of Scott, Elaine Bernard and companion, Gary Hardy of Opelousas, Odelia and husband, Ricky Leger of Sunset; two brother-in-laws, Gerard Richard of Alexandria and Joseph R. Richard, II of Eunice; one sister-in-law, Melissa Fontenot of Georgia.
Mr. Matte was preceded in death by his daughter, Erica Marie Matte; his parents, Armogene and Bridgette Ameline B. Matte; his father-in-law, Joseph R. Richard.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Matte's family at
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 684-5552, 701 S. Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525 is in charge of the arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Public Visitation

    Monday, June 3rd, 2019 | 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Monday, June 3rd, 2019 11:00am - 10:00pm
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Church Point
    701 S. Broadway
    GPS 30.396961, -92.213498
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  • Rosary

    Monday, June 3rd, 2019 | 7:00pm - 7:15pm
    Monday, June 3rd, 2019 7:00pm - 7:15pm
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Church Point
    701 S. Broadway
    GPS 30.396961, -92.213498
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Public Visitation

    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 | 8:00am - 12:30pm
    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 8:00am - 12:30pm
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Church Point
    701 S. Broadway
    GPS 30.396961, -92.213498
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  • Service

    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 1:00pm
    St. John's Chapel
    374 Bourque Rd.
    Lewisburg, LA 70525
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    Msgr. Jeff DeBlanc
  • Interment

    St. John Chapel Cemetery Lewisburg
    374 Bourque Road
    Lewisburg, LA
    Closest intersection Bourque Rd and Louisiana 759. (Lauisiana 759 on some maps) 30.447076, -92.168193
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Private Condolence

Pam Aguillard

Posted at 02:56pm
Bridget, so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family sweetie. I will be working, but you will be in my thoughts. Love you, Pam and Greg

Tammy Manuel

Posted at 09:40pm
Dale was such a sweet person. He will be missed by many. God bless him and the family he leaves behind. Tammy Manuel

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