New Iberia - Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia for Christopher Anthony Collins, 23, who passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022, in Lafayette.
Entombment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery in New Iberia.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm on Tuesday.
A native and resident of New Iberia, Christopher Anthony Collins was born January 17, 1999. He loved attention from his family and caregivers. His favorite movie was Night at the Museum. He also liked music, and sleeping during his virtual learning classes. Christopher had an infectious laugh and a smile that could light up a room. He touched so many lives, and will be deeply missed.
Christopher is survived by his mother, Amy Bourque (Ben Delahoussaye) of New Iberia; father, John Paul Collins (Ciji Viator) of Franklin; two sisters, Celesta Collins and MacKenzie Delahoussaye; four brothers, Evan Bourque, Skylar Delahoussaye, Caleb Delahoussaye and Noah Collins; maternal grandmother, Vernice Sierra of New Iberia; step-grandparents, Carl and Judy Delahoussaye; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandfathers, Gerald Bourque, Sr., and Frank Sierra; paternal grandparents, John and Marie Collins; and a brother, Cameron Collins.
Pallbearers will be Bruce Watson, Skylar Delahoussaye, Caleb Delahoussaye, Trey Watson, Gerald "J.J." Bourque, Jr., and Wallace Gathe.
Honorary pallbearers are John Paul Collins, Evan Bourque, and Ben Delahoussaye.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331).