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

George Melancon Sr.

Sunday, October 23rd, 1938 - Sunday, February 2nd, 2020
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 2:00 P.M., at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne for George Melancon, Sr., 81, who passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 2:15 P.M. at Lafayette General Hospital in Lafayette.
Fr. Bordelon, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne will be officiating for the services. Burial will be held in St. Joseph Catholic Church New Cemetery in the Mausoleum.
The family has requested the visitation to be held on Monday, February 03, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne. A Rosary will be recited on Monday at 7 o’clock in the Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at 8:00 A.M. until time of services.
Survivors include one daughter, Gayla and husband, Ronald Alleman of Duson; two sons, T-George and wife, Lesslie Melancon of Rayne, Gerard and wife, Annette Melancon of Scott; his companion, Betty Michaud of Rayne; and the mother of his children, Ruby Melancon of Rayne; three sisters, Georgia and husband, Edison Mier of Rayne, Alice Knowles of Rayne, Majorie Lavergne of Rayne; five grandchildren, Georgette, Mandy, Jansen, Jonas and Alayna; six great-grandchildren, Drew, Abby, Jayden, Emmitt, Jacey, and Isley.
Mr. Melancon never met a stranger. He enjoyed talking and meeting people. He loved telling jokes and making people laugh. He was a policeman for four years before becoming Chief of Police for Rayne and served that position for sixteen years.
Pallbearers for the service will be Jansen Melancon, Jonas Melancon, Drew Wingate, Danny Melancon, Chris Richard, and Todd Daigle. Honorary Pallbearers for the service will be Jordan, Logan Dogie and Jayden Dugas.
Mr. Melancon was preceded in death parents, Lenis and Bella S. Melancon; one daughter, Gazelda Ann Melancon.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences to Mr. Melancon’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home-Rayne, (337) 334-3600, 900 East Texas Ave., Rayne, LA 70578 is in charge of all of the arrangements.
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  • Public Visitation

    Monday, February 3rd, 2020 | 3:00pm - 10:00pm
    When
    Monday, February 3rd, 2020 3:00pm - 10:00pm
    Location
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Rayne
    Address
    900 E. Texas Ave
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.234981, -92.26063
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  • Rosary

    Monday, February 3rd, 2020 | 7:00pm - 7:15pm
    When
    Monday, February 3rd, 2020 7:00pm - 7:15pm
    Location
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Rayne
    Address
    900 E. Texas Ave
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.234981, -92.26063
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  • Public Visitation

    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:30pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 8:00am - 1:30pm
    Location
    Duhon Funeral Home Chapel Rayne
    Address
    900 E. Texas Ave
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.234981, -92.26063
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  • Service

    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    St. Joseph Catholic Church Rayne
    Address
    401 South Adams St.
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.232405, -92.268662
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    Officiant
    Fr. Bordelon
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery "New" Rayne
    Address
    449 E. Betty
    RAYNE, LA 70578
    GPS 30.220674, -92.266459
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Elizabeth W. Pavy

Posted at 09:27am
Dear Jonas & Entire Melancon Family,

I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God's love, seen through your family and friends, bring you comfort and peace during this difficult time. I will be praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet for the repose of his soul. May he rest in peace.

Sincerely,
Liz W. Pavy
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May he rest in peace...
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