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Arlene Marie Schexnayder

April 30, 1964 — October 21, 2021

Coteau Holmes - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Coteau Homes for Arlene M. Schexnayder, 57, who passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Landmark of Acadiana Nursing Home.


The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in St. Martinville from 8:00 am until 10:30 am on Saturday.

A rosary will be prayed at 9:30 am on Saturday.

Father Michael DeBlanc will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Coteau Holmes. Reader will be Elaine Bonin.

Arlene loved to color and go to the casino. She had a love for Michael Jackson and The Little Mermaid. Her favorite day was April 30th - her birthday and her favorite gift to receive was a $5 dollar bill. Arlene was a loving sister, aunt, and niece, who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her brothers, Ted J Schexnayder (Audrey "Denise"), Timothy Berard (Claudene) and Curtis J Gardemal, Jr.; sister, Shelly Picard (Nanette); niece, Ciji Ezell (James, Sr.); and uncle, Sidney J Berard (Gene); and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis J. Gardemal, Sr. and Elaine Gardemal; grandparents, Savie and Amiee "Meme" Bellot Berard and Charlie and Roeana Schexnayder; uncle, Jerry Berard; and stepfather, Dieu Donne "Jay" Picard.

Pallbearers will be Nicholas Riley, Brian Berard, Kory Latiolais, Kenneth Sonnier, James Ezell, Sr. and Ezekiel "Zeke" Clawson.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Ezell, Jr. and Curtis "Tripp" Gardemal, III.

Pellerin Funeral Home (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, October 23, 2021

8:00 - 10:30am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - St. Martinville

112 N New Market St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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Rosary

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Starts at 9:30am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - St. Martinville

112 N New Market St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church - Coteau Holmes

1006 St Elizabeth St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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Burial

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church - Coteau Holmes

1006 St Elizabeth St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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