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Dion Hall - Catahoula
Monday January 17th, 2022
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Louis "Pop Joe" Bourque

Catahoula - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Monday, January 17, 2022, at St. Rita Catholic Church in Catahoula for Louis "Pop Joe" Bourque, 93, who passed away on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at Landmark of Acadiana Nursing Home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Dion Hall in Catahoula from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm on Monday.

A Rosary will be prayed at 11:30 am on Monday by Creed Dugas, followed by Eulogy by Danielle Fuselier.

Father Bill Melancon will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery in Catahoula. Reader will be Dalton "Buddy" Hebert.

Pop Joe honorably served in the United States Air Force in the World War II. He was a Sugarcane Farmer his entire life, until his retirement. Pop Joe will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his sons, Terry Bourque (Faye) and Luke Bourque (Donna); daughter, Renee Poche (Clint); grandchildren, Nicholas Bourque (Dusty), Timothy Bourque (Holly), Kimberly Frohock (Tim), Charlie Bourque, Ravin Bourque (Collin), Danielle Fuselier (Roy), Ryan Bourque (Lindsey), Jacob Beslin (Halie), Casey Poche (Kristy), Lindsey Hebert (Tristan "Lou") and Justin Poche (Tiffany); great-grandchildren, Caleb, Cole, Beckham, Kane, Lilli, Katie, Kohen, Cruz, Sidnee, Ella, Anna, Jax, Aubrey, Parker, Rhyan, Emersyn, Drew, Abby, Hadli, Hudson, Paisley, Rowan and Easton on the way; great-great grandchild, Brynn, Briar and Bree; sister, Marion Dugas (John "Creed"); brother, Bobby Bourque (Irene); and sister-in-law, Hazel G. Bourque.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Broussard Bourque; daughter in-law, Bonnie Guidry Bourque; parents, Daniel and Modeste Barras Bourque; sisters, Nell Hebert, Lena Bonin, Maudray Melancon and Hazel Berard; and brothers, Jerome Bourque and Raymond Bourque.

Pallbearers will be Nicholas Bourque, Timothy Bourque, Ryan Bourque, Casey Poche, Justin Poche and Kohen Bourque.

Dion Hall, 4452 Catahoula Hwy. (Hwy. 96), Catahoula, LA 70582, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements

To view on-line obituary, sign guestbook and view video tribute, go to www.pellerinfuneralhome.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Louis Bourque

Buck and Vickie Langlinais Jan 19 2022 4:23 PM

Mr. Bourque was the patriarch of a wonderful family. Sending prayers to the entire family as Mr. Bourque transitions to Eternal Paradise.

Clyde & Tammy Lasseigne Jan 16 2022 8:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Louis Bourque

Jody & Anne Theriot Jan 16 2022 8:06 AM

To the family….my sincere condolences to you all and will be praying for you during this time of mourning. I had the wonderful opportunity of knowing Mr Bourque from his visits for lab work. He was a gentle man with so much kindness in his heart. His Godly legacy and wonderful memories are a treasure and will live in your heart forever.

Kathleen Clark Jan 15 2022 4:03 PM

What a beautiful tribute to an awesome gentleman. I could literally feel the love as I watched. My heartfelt condolences go out to the family. Keeping you guys in my thoughts and prayers.

Cheryl Gaspard Jan 15 2022 2:16 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Louis Bourque

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A candle was lit in memory of Louis Bourque

Elina M. Long Jan 14 2022 7:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Louis Bourque

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A candle was lit in memory of Louis Bourque

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