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Helen Nell Rabeaux

May 17, 1932 — December 9, 2019

Henderson - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Henderson for Helen Nell Rabeaux, 87, who passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019, at her home The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Wednesday and continue on Thursday at 7:00 am until 10:30 am. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Wednesday. Msgr. Jefferson DeBlanc will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at in Calvary Cemetery. Helen, lovingly called Nell, was born in Breaux Bridge to the late Simon and Alice Guidry Dauphine. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. Nell was a faithful parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Henderson and a member of the Ladies Altar Society and Come Lord Jesus prayer group. She loved working in her flower bed and spending time with her family. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed cooking big meals for her family. Sweet dough pies were just one of her many specialties. Nell will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Joseph C. Rabeaux; sons, Mike Rabeaux (Merna), Neil Rabeaux, and Chris Rabeaux; daughters, Gwen Guilbeaux (Gordy), Cathy Latiolais (Jerome), Jill Dirk, Becki Miller (Randy), Dana Bonin (Burt), and Kim Poirier (Ken); brothers, Donald Dauphine (Jacqueline) and Tommy Dauphine (Renee); sister, Jean Landry (Wade); brother-in-law, Eldrick Tauzin; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Alice Guidry Dauphine; sister, Gerry Tauzin; granddaughter, Cassie Miller; and great grandson, Raylon Rabeaux. Pallbearers will be Mike Rabeaux, Neil Rabeaux, Chris Rabeaux, Gordy Guilbeaux, Jerome Latiolais, Randy Miller, Burt Bonin, and Ken Poirier. Honorary pallbearer will be Greg LeBlanc. Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements. To view on-line obituary, sign guestbook and view video tribute, go to www.pellerinfuneralhome.com
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Funeral Service

Monday, February 13, 2017

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the committal service

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

3:00 - 9:00pm (Central time)

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211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Rosary

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

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211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Visitation

Thursday, December 12, 2019

7:00 - 10:30am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - Breaux Bridge

211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - Breaux Bridge

211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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