Breaux Bridge - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge for Elaine M. Richard, 83, who passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at The Blake Nursing Home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in Breaux Bridge from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Friday and continue on Saturday at 8:00 am until 9:30 am.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Friday.
Rev. Nicholas DuPre' will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge.
Elaine loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchild. She also enjoyed crocheting, reading, shopping, and going to garage sales with her friends. Elaine will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her son, Keith Richard (Laurie); daughter, Kristi Russ (Ron); grandchildren, Ryan Boudreaux, Sarah Dunn, Ashley Gaubert (Trevor), Jessica Dennison (Matt) and Megan Krizmanich (Kyle); great-grandchild, Noah Dunn; and brother, Mickey Mason (Gloria).
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Joseph Richard; daughter, Tracy Thibodeaux; parents, Noah Mason and Selma Fruge Mason; brother, Dickey Mason; and uncle, Ralph Fruge.
Pallbearers will be Keith Richard, Ryan Boudreaux, Ron Russ, Trevor Gaubert, Matt Dennison, and Russ Richard.
The family wishes to thank the staff of The Blake Nursing Home and Bridgeway Hospice for their care and compassion.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.