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Aurelia "Jay Jay" Brown

May 11, 1961 — April 22, 2023

Breaux Bridge

Aurelia "Jay Jay" Brown

Breaux Bridge - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 PM, on Friday, April 28, 2023, at St. Bernard Catholic Church for Aurelia "Jay Jay" Brown, 61, who passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center.

A visitation will take place at the funeral home in Breaux Bridge on Thursday from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM and will continue on Friday from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm.

A rosary will be prayed at 6:30 PM on Thursday.

Father Garrett McIntyre will officiate at the Funeral Mass.

Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 1 in Breaux Bridge.

Aurelia was born on May 11, 1961, in Milpitas, CA.  She was a devout Catholic and a faithful parishioner of St. Bernard Catholic Church and a member of the Catholic Daughters of America – Court St. Paul #1434.

As a pastime, "Jay Jay" enjoyed photography, cooking, her pets, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. 

She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Jesse Brown; daughter, Jennifer (Philip) Vermeer; brother, Ben (Patricia) Giron; sisters, Virginia (Tod) O'Leary and Maryann Giron Thomas; step-sisters, Lucy Rocha and Stella Rocha; grandchildren, Riley Vermeer, Zoey Vermeer, Talia Vermeer, and McKayla Vermeer; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Louis and Mary Romero Giron; father and mother-in-law, James and Mary Ann Brown; and her nephew Daniel O'Leary.

Pallbearers will be Philip Vermeer, Riley Vermeer, Brock Arnaud, James Mullins, Frank Broussard, and Ben Giron.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Spencer and Joe Gonzales.

Pellerin Funeral Home, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, April 27, 2023

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - Breaux Bridge

211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Rosary

Thursday, April 27, 2023

6:30 - 6:45 pm (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - Breaux Bridge

211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Visitation

Friday, April 28, 2023

8:00am - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - Breaux Bridge

211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, April 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

St. Bernard Catholic Church

204 N Main St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Burial

Friday, April 28, 2023

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