A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, July 7, 2017 held at 10:00 am at St. Elizabeth Seton Church for Lafayette native Roxanne "Rocky" Melancon, who passed away July 4, 2017 surrounded by her family and friends at home. She was 56 years old.
Father Gary Schexnayder, pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Church, will be the Celebrant of the funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Lectors will be Merida Taylor and Ashley Melancon; gift bearers, Zoey and Cameron Melancon. Interment will follow the mass in Calvary Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Randy Melancon of Lafayette; three sons, Blake (Ashley) Melancon of Cecilia, Blaine (Lacey) Melancon of Breaux Bridge, and Bryce (Heidi) Melancon of Breaux Bridge; three sisters, Paula (Kendal) Leger of Sunset, Phyllis (Tim) Richard of Carencro, and Haley Maturin of Johnson City, TN; and seven grandchildren, Zoey Melancon, Cameron Melancon, Anna Grace Bonvillain, Brayden Broussard, Adelyn Bonvillain, grandson, Blaize Melancon, and Demi Melancon,
She was preceded in death by her parents, the former Eunice Thibodeaux and Lloyd Maturin.
Pallbearers will be Blake Melancon, Blaine Melancon, Bryce Melancon, Troy Leger, Toby Leger, and Brandon Richard. Honorary pallbearers include Joel Talbot and Lloyd Aucoin.
The family requests that visitation be held Thursday, July 6 from 3:00 - 9:00 pm and resume Friday morning from 8:00 - 9:30 am. A rosary will be led by Annette Richard at 6:00 pm Thursday evening.
Special thanks are given to the doctors, nurses and staff of Heart of Hospice for their excellent care of Rocky.
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.