St. Martinville - A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Notre Dame Catholic Church for Lenzey Paul Lawrence, 73, who passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Ochsner University Hospital and Clinics.
A visitation will be held at Notre Dame Catholic Church on Saturday from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. A Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 am.
Lenzey, often referred to as "Karate", was well known for being kind, loving, giving and always willing to help anyone. He was a devout Catholic and parishioner of Notre Dame Catholic Church. Lenzey loved to do body work on cars and was very good at it. He graduated from St. Martinville Technical School and received a degree and graduated as an Autobody Technician. He was a lifetime artist and he enjoyed painting and drawing. Lenzey also loved playing music and spending time with different bands that he managed. Above all he cherished his family and loved to spoil his nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his brothers, Dr. Anthony J. "Tony" Lawrence (Claire), John Lawrence and Euris Lawrence; sisters, Mary Ann Thomas, Christine Berard (Joseph) and Mary Lee Lawrence Green; godchild and nephew Brian Green (Ashley); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Antoine Lawrence and Edna Lawrence; and infant brother, Patrick Lawrence.
The family wishes to thank the nursing staff and doctors at Ochsner University Hospital and Clinics, Hospice of Acadiana and his neighbors, Sandy Bourda and Larry Narcisse for their care and compassion.
Pellerin Funeral Home (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.