Catahoula - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at St. Rita Catholic Church in Catahoula for Barbara L. Latiolais, 88, who passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022, at Landmark of Acadiana Nursing Home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Dion Hall,4452 Catahoula Hwy. (Hwy. 96), Catahoula, LA 70582, from 8:00 am until 1:30 pm on Wednesday.
A rosary will be prayed at 11:00 am on Wednesday.
Rev. Bill Melancon will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Readers will be Krislyn Latiolais and Caine Latiolais. Gift Bearers will be Tenille Latiolais, Ange' Latiolais, and Dain Latiolais.
Interment will follow at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery in Catahoula.
Barbara was born December 18, 1933, in St. Martinville. At one time, she worked at Heymann's Department Store, St. Martin Hospital, and was a substitute teacher for CODOFIL. She was a loving a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Barbara cherished her time spent with family and friends and enjoyed doing word search puzzles and reading. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her sons, Aaron Latiolais (Dain), Clayton Latiolais (Ange'), and Leonard Latiolais (Tenille); daughter, Lynette Melancon (Kim); grandchildren, Briss Latiolais, Torian Latiolais, Caine Latiolais, Devin Latiolais (Taylor), Austin Latiolais, Krislyn Latiolais, Charly Latiolais, and Abbi Latiolais; step-grandchildren, Lindsey (Seth) Dore, Leryn Richaud, Rylen Doucet, and Sydni Melancon; step-great grandchild, Klyne Richaud; daughter in-law, Dawn D. Latiolais; and her sister-in-law, Sandra Lasseigne.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester John Latiolais; parents, Oswald and Bernadette Castille Lasseigne; son, Dwayne Latiolais; daughter-in-law, Cathy Braquet Latiolais; sister, Celia Broussard; and her brother, Joseph "J.O." Lasseigne.
Pallbearers will be Briss Latiolais, Torian Latiolais, Caine Latiolais, Devin Latiolais, Austin Latiolais, Krislyn Latiolais, Charly Latiolais, and Abbi Latiolais.
Honorary pallbearer will be her godchild, Bernie Broussard.
Pellerin Funeral Home (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.
Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery - St. Martinville