Breaux Bridge - A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge for Charles Lewis New , 81, who passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at his residence.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 3:00 pm until 8:30 pm on Saturday and continue on Sunday at 9:00 am until 1:30 pm.
A rosary will be prayed at 10:30 am on Sunday.
Rev. Garrett McIntyre will officiate at the Funeral Service. Readers will be Cindy Franz and Jan Neveu.
Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge.
Mr. New honorably served his country in the United States Army. As a pastime, he enjoyed spending time outdoors in his garden, hunting, and fishing.
He is survived by his son, Brian (Danica) New of Breaux Bridge; two grandchildren, Courtney New and Ethan New; brother, Truman (Alice) New of Rogers, TX; two sisters, Louise N. (Terry) Lejeune of St. Martinville and Cora N. Lasseigne of Oxford, AL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae D. New; father, Elmer Lee New; mother, Myra Lee New; and brothers, Dudley and Jimmy New.
Pallbearers will be Leroy Fuselier, Terry Lejeune, Greg Degeyter, Troy Allemond, Pastor Rodney Chitwood, and Shane Degeyter.
Honorary pallbearer will be Ethan New.
In Mr. New’s memory, donations may be made to St. Bernard Catholic Church, 219 E. Bridge St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.