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Basile LeGrandBreaux Bridge - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 2, 2008, ?at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge, for Basile LeGrand, 89, who passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at St. Martin Hospital in Breaux Bridge. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge. The Rev. Allen Breaux, Associate Pastor of St. Bernard Catholic Church, will officiate and conduct the funeral Mass. ?Giftbearers will be his great grandchildren. ?Lectors will be his granddaughters, Christy Picard and Karen Pellerin. Born June 14, 1918, Basile is the son of the late Antoine LeGrand and the late Andrea Eddy LeGrand. ?He was the owner of LeGrand's Grocery Store for 33 years and also raised and trained Quarter horses. ?He was a member of the Pont Breaux Saddle Club for many years. ?He loved gardening and especially enjoyed providing family and friends with his homemade wine, that he shared with those he loved. ?Basile treasured those times spent with family and friends, and he will be sadly missed by them. ? Survivors include his son, Gerald LeGrand, Sr. and his wife Cheryl, of Cecilia; his daughter, Renella Cormier and her husband, John of Breaux Bridge; five grandchildren, Karen Pellerin, Butch Cormier, Christy Picard, Gerald LeGrand, Jr. and Justin Broussard; six great grandchildren, Brennan Thibodeaux, Lexi LeGrand, Danielle Cormier, Michael Pellerin, Sarah Pellerin and Kaitlyn Picard. ?He is also survived by two sisters, Amelie LeGrand, of Henderson, and Helen Burleigh, of Port Arthur, TX; and one brother, Andrew LeGrand of Henderson. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Alice Latiolais LeGrand; his parents; his brothers, Allen and Paul LeGrand and his sister, Mary Guidry. The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 1:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2008 and continue at 7:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on Friday. Deacon Butch Hebert will recite the rosary at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. Pallbearers will be Gerald LeGrand, Jr., Butch Cormier, Doug Pellerin, Robley Picard, Greg Gauthier and Donald LeGrand. Honorary pallbearers will be Harry Thibodeaux, Rudolph Landry, Ellen Courville, Denise Laviolette and Raymond Rodriguez. Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge is in charge of arrangements.
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Linda & Tommy LeBlanc Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
We were so sorry to hear about your Dad passing away. Please know that you have our sympathies. Sincerely, Linda
Linda & Tommy LeBlanc Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I will praying for you and your family.
Holly Aucoin Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone at this time. If there is anything I can help with, please let me know.
Blair LeBlanc Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
RENELLA,JOHNNY,KAREN,BUTCH,AND FAMILY, HERBERT , THE FAMILY,AND I EXTEND OUR SYMPATHIES TO ALL OF YOU---DWELL ON THE GOOD TIMES---ONE DAY YOU WILL MEET AGAIN--- HERBERT, BETTY, AND FAMILY
BETTY AND HERBERT THIBODEAUX Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
OUR HEARTFELT CONDOLENCE TO ALL OF YOU. May your fond memories of Basile's legacy be a source of strength and comfort. He was certainly loved by so many and will be surely missed. Thougths and prayers are with you. May God Bless you.
SHERIFF RONNY THERIOT Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
THE CORMIER FAMILY RENELLA, Our sympathies and prayers go out to you and your family. When we lose someone we love is always so difficult. We know first hand that heartache. Hope you can have some comfort and peace in knowing after 66 years they are now HOME together. Love & God Bless Brandy & Tommy Brandy & Tommy
Brandy & Tommy Monte' Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Christy and family, I want to send my deepest sympathy to you and your family. I know your grandfather will be greatly missed. You now have a great angel to take care of you. God Bless
Brooke Richard Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
We are sad to hear the news of the passig of Uncle Basile. We are sorry we can not be there to support you in this time of need, but please know that everyone is in our thoughts and prayers in the days to come. We will miss his loving and familiar face at our future gatherings but knowing that he is now home, and in good company, should help to comfort us. With Love Always, Carla, Marc, Nathan and Garrett Francis
Carla Francis Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy to the LeGrand, Cormier and Picard family for your lost.
Elaline Etienne Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM