St. Martinville - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, October 17, 2022, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church for Janice Tauzin Albert, 84, who passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center.
A visitation will take place at the funeral home in St. Martinville on Sunday, October 16, 2022, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. It will continue on Monday from 7:30 am until 9:30 am.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Sunday evening by the Men's Rosary Group of New Iberia.
Father Bill Melancon will officiate at the funeral mass. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery in St. Martinville.
Janice was a devout Catholic and parishioner of St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church. She enjoyed crocheting and gardening, but her greatest passion was baking. Janice was a strong and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her daughters, Donna Lasseigne (Lenny), Darlene Melancon (Mike) and Doris Bodin (Steven); son, Derril Albert (Megan); brothers, Jerome "Buddy" Tauzin, Harold Tauzin (Gloria) and Andrew "Andy" Tauzin (Cathy); sisters, Jeanette Tauzin and Vickie Tauzin (Kim); grandchildren, Jake Lasseigne (Monique), Richard Chris Martin (Jamie), Jessie Martin (Alice), Paul Martin (Heather), Demi Albert (Jessica), Lance Lasseigne, Alex Miller, Rebecca Albert (Tom), Whitney Albert (Grayling) and Bennett Bodin; step-grandchildren, Josh Melancon and Meagan Borel (Clay); great-grandchildren, Lily, Harli, Rivers, Troy, Elizabeth, Cypress, Zoey, Dean and Graham; and step-great-grandchild, Jack.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Rivers Joseph Albert; parents, Anthony Tauzin and Elmire Granger Tauzin; sister, Rosa Mae Blanchard; and son-in-law, Richard Troy Martin.
Pallbearers will be Jake Lasseigne, Chris Martin, Paul Martin, Alex Miller, Grayling Thibodeaux, and Steven Bodin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jessie Martin and Lance Lasseigne.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 112 New Market St., St. Martiville, LA 70582 (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.