Leonville - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Friday, October 29, 2021, at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Leonville for Beunice Carriere Mistric, 98, who passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021, at Opelousas General Hospital.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in Arnaudville from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm on Friday.
A rosary will be prayed at 10:30 am on Friday, by her niece Sharon Marks.
Rev. Darren Eldridge will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Scriptures will be read by Edmond Richard and Sharon Marks.
Interment will follow at St. Leo the Great Cemetery in Leonville.
Beunice was a parishioner of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church where she was a member of the Ladies Altar Society. As a pastime, she loved to cook, crochet, play Bingo, and do crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her two daughters, Elaine Couvillon and Donna Pontiff (Gerald); daughter-in-law, Vickie D. Mistric; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; numerous great-great grandchildren; her sister, Georgia Carriere (Ray); and extended family of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two children, Susan M. Griffin and Michael Lee Mistric; parents Theophile and Onezia Arnaud Carriere; son-in-law, Mike Couvillon; two sisters, Gertie C. David and Mildred C. Oprea; two brothers-in-law, James David and George Oprea; and the father of her children, Dalton Mistric.
Pallbearers will be Brian Couvillon, Neil Fruge, Landon Credeur, Jay Lanclos, Shaun Lanclos, and Jacob Mistric.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Gerald Pontiff, Luke Denais, Christian Ray, and Caleb Lanclos.
The family wishes to thank the staff at J. Michael Morrow Nursing Home for the care given to their mother and a special thanks to Mrs. Lucille Thomas for being such an awesome friend and roommate.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Arnaudville, 314 St. Landry St., Arnaudville, LA 70512, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.