Charlene Fruge’ Pellerin passed away on February 22, 2023. Born in Church Point, LA on October 20, 1951, she was the only child of the late Lennis Fruge’ and late Rita Meche. She had a younger half-brother, Kenneth LeBouef and has a younger half-sister, Patty Fruge’.
Charlene was a devoted Catholic and caring mother to her five children. She prioritized her children’s education above her own needs and continually encouraged their participation in an array of extracurricular activities, culminating in numerous achievements. Most notably she was a loving wife of 54 years to her husband Jimmie Pellerin. With pride, Charlene diligently and steadily walked alongside her husband during the turbulent years of farming and through his service as an elected Police Juror for Acadia Parish. As a past Bank of Commerce bank teller, she enjoyed serving every customer every day of her +15-year career. Charlene will be remembered for her utter devotion to her husband, family, and community.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmie Pellerin, and their five children: Shelly Warters, Travis Pellerin, C. Renee’ Pellerin, Marsha Pellerin and Kristie Pellerin, two grandchildren McKay Pellerin and Kaylen Pellerin and preceded in death by a grandchild, Timberlee Jade Pellerin. Visitation will take place on Saturday, February 25 at Duhon Funeral Home Chapel of Rayne with public viewing beginning at 8:30 am and a rosary at 12:30 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry, and express condolences to Mrs. Pellerin’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.