A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Joyce T. Boulanger, 84, who passed away May 21, 2017. Father Steve LeBlanc, pastor of St. Pius X Church will be the Celebrant of the funeral mass and will conduct the funeral services. Alex Foret and Bambi Hendrikse will be the lectors; Nick Foret and Harmony Renthrop will be the giftbearers. Jodi Bollich, organist and soloist, will perform "Just A Closer Walk With Thee", "The Lord Is My Light", "Ave Maria", "Old Rugged Cross", and "Amazing Grace". Interment will follow mass in Holy Mary Mother of God Cemetery.
Survivors include her daughter, Aline Boulanger of Lafayette; three sons, John (Pam) Boulanger of Judice, Gus (Patsy) Boulanger of Duson, and Marc (Genny) Boulanger of Erath; eleven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and two great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gus Boulanger; her parents, Ferdinand and Anita Tabarlet; one daughter, Anita Serrette; and two brothers, Chester Tabarlet and Chester Baudoin.
Pallbearers will be John Boulanger, Gus Boulanger, Marc Boulanger, Josh Boulanger, David Boulanger, Irron Boutin, Landon Boutin, and Joshua Garry. Honorary pallbearers include Earl LeBlanc, James Cooper III, Terry McFillen and Mitch Arceneaux.
Visitation will be held Tuesday afternoon from 4:00-8:00 pm; and resume on Wednesday morning from 8:00 am until time of services. A rosary will be led by Sr. Doris Roy on Tuesday evening at 6:00 pm.
The family extends its sincere thanks to Brenda, Ann, Mona and Jennifer for their special care and compassion shown to Joyce.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Acadiana in Joyce's name (www.hospiceacadiana.com).