Breaux Bridge - Harris Joseph Blanchard, 81, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Lady of the Oaks Retirement Manor.
A gathering of family and friends be observed at the funeral home in Breaux Bridge from 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 30, 2022.
A Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 pm by Deacon Dennis Landry.
Harris was a veteran of the United States Army who proudly and honorably served his country in Vietnam. Through his job working on dredge boats, he was able to travel to many countries overseas. He loved his motorcycle and could fix just about anything.
He is survived by his sister, Louella Collette (Sherbin); two nieces, Sharron Boudreaux (David) and Paula Seaux (Troy); two nephews, Kelly Collette (Dainie) and Marty Collette; numerous great nieces and nephews; numerous great-great nieces and nephews; and his wife, Jaye S. Blanchard.
He was preceded in death by his parents Drozin and Eunice Guidry Blanchard; sister, Oline LeBlanc; and two nephews, Randy LeBlanc and Clyde LeBlanc, Sr.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Lady of the Oaks Retirement Manor and Lamm Hospice, for the care given to Harris during his time of need.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.