Breaux Bridge - A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge for John Berard, 86, who passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 11:30 am on Monday, and continue until the time of service at 2:00 pm on Tuesday.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Monday.
Deacon Ken Soignier will officiate at the Funeral Service.
Interment will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery in Henderson.
John was born December 11, 1935 in Breaux Bridge. He enjoyed deer hunting, carpentry and woodworking. He was a jack of trades and a hard worker. John will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Rona Wiltz Berard; sons, George Berard (Bobbie), Lester Berard (Marlene) and Kenneth Berard (Cindy); grandchildren, Ashley Nicole James, Bessie Stanford (Woody), Joshua Berard, Tabitha Berard, Kayla Berard and Kenneth James Berard; great grandchildren, Alyse Irene James, Eugene "Bubba" James, Layla Stanford, Lyria Stanford and Autumn James; great-great grandson, Caden Robert Thibodeaux; brother, Michael Berard (Billie); sister, Louise Pontiff; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents, Walter and Theresa Serrette Berard; son, Richard Berard; brothers, Darrell "Mayeau" Berard, Antoine Berard, George Berard and Jerry Berard; sister, Louella Babineaux; and brother in law, Ronald Pontiff.
Pallbearers will be George Berard, Kenneth Berard, Lester Berard, Kenneth James Berard, Jason Cole, and Patrick Humphreys.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.