A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Michael A. Peschier Jr., who passed away July 25, 2017 at his residence. He was 73 years old.
Father Aaron Melancon, pastor of St. Benedict the Moor Church in Duson will be the Celebrant of the funeral mass and will conduct the funeral services. Norma Kling and Benita Bellot will be the lectors; Brandon and Rebecca Peschier will be the gift bearers. Inurnment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Peschier of Lafayette; one daughter, Jennifer Mire of Lafayette; two sons, Joseph Peschier (Kelli) of Breaux Bridge and Jason Peschier (Tasha) of Duson; two sisters, Margaret Boudreaux of Lafayette and Magdalen Turner of TN; one brother, Mitch Fournet of VA; seven grandchildren, Amanda, Aaron, and Austin Mire, Brandon, Ericka, Rebecca, and Kami Peschier; and one great-grandson, Bentley Potier.
He was preceded in death by his parents, the former Mary Hammond and Michael Peschier, Sr.; and one brother, Mark Peschier.
Michael was a resident of Lafayette for most of his life. A veteran of the military, he proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era. He retired from British Petroleum as a Production Foreman after many years of employment.
The family requests that visitation be held Friday morning at Walters Funeral Home from 8:00 am until services. A rosary will be led by Sister Doris Roy at 10:00 am.
Words of condolence may be expressed online at www.waltersfh.com.
Walters Funeral Home, 2424 N. University Ave., Lafayette, LA 70507; 337.706.8941 is in charge of arrangements.