St. Martinville- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, October 10, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Church in Coteau Holmes for Bertha "Bert" Bergeron Bourque, 71, who passed away at her home.
A visitation will take place at the funeral home in St. Martinville on Monday from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
A rosary will be prayed by Enez Francois at 11:00 AM on Monday.
Rev. Bill Melancon will officiate at the funeral mass. Readers will be Chelsie Huval and Jenny Bouquet. Gift bearers will be Olyvia Bourque and Faith Bourg.
Interment will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery.
Bertha Lee Elizabeth Theriot Bergeron Bourque, known to family and friends as "Bert," was born August 29, 1951 in Henderson. She was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth in Coteau Holmes and was devout in her faith. Bert loved being outdoors, fishing, quilting and crafting. She was employed with Stuller Jewelers for 20 years, so her favorite was creating beautiful rosaries and jewelry when she crafted.
Her family was so special to her, especially her grandchildren. She cherished spending time her family and friends and will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her grandchildren, Chelsie Bourque Huval (Trevor), Colby Bourque (Malorie), Caleb Bourque, and Darlene Bourg; great grandchildren, Olyvia Bourque, Emmett Bourque, Anderson Bourque, Faith Bourg, and baby Huval on the way; daughter-in-law, Patricia Broussard; step sisters, Earline Theriot and Doris Bellaire; and her aunt, Lorena Tauzin.
She is preceded in death by husband, Nelson Bourque; son, Michael Bourque; father, Melvin Bergeron; mother, Vivian Theriot Bergeron; mother-in-law, Elodie "Sue" Bourque; sister, Brenda "Bae" Bergeron Carline; step-mother, Ada Duhon; step-mother, Jessie Messex; and great-grandchild, Kristen Bourg.
Pallbearers will be Colby Bourque, Trevor Huval, Michael Bouquet, Kelly Gooch, Eddie Bourg, Grayling Thibodeaux, Joel Bordelon, and Caleb Bourque.
Honorary pallbearer will be Justin Tailer.
Pellerin Funeral Home (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.