Breaux Bridge - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:30 PM, Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at St. Bernard Catholic Church for Louis Roland Green, Sr., 89, who passed away at Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center.
A visitation will take place at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM and will continue on Wednesday from 9:00 am till 1:00 pm.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, by Deacon Marcel "Butch" Hebert.
Rev. Brian Taylor will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Readers will be Patsy Guidry and Ava Guidry. Gift Bearers will be his children, Louis Green, Jr. and Frances Green.
Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 1.
Roland honorably served his country in the United States Air Force and was a member of the 440th FIS Air Force Group. In addition to serving his country, upon returning home, he became a member of the Breaux Bridge Volunteer Fire Department. Roland dedicated his time by serving his community as a firefighter and retired in 1992 as the Assistant Fire Chief of the fire department. He was instrumental in the efforts to building the first addition to the Breaux Bridge fire station. Roland was also very active in the fire department's annual barbecue fund-raiser, even after his retirement. His selfless and dedicated service to the city of Breaux Bridge and the St. Martin Parish Fire District will never be forgotten.
Roland was retired from Martin Chevrolet (formerly Domingue Motors), where he served as the Automotive Service Manager. Roland also served as a commissioner in charge of elections for St. Martin Parish. He was a member of the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Association and in 2018 Roland and Patricia were inducted into the Crawfish Festival Association Hall of Fame. As a pastime he enjoyed cooking, traveling, hunting, and camping.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Patricia Balch Green; his son, Louis Green, Jr. (Tina); his daughter, Frances Green; his sister, Patsy Guidry (Thomas); his step grandson, Robert Guidry, Jr. (Ava); step great grandchildren, Keira and Makayla Guidry; brother-in-law, Edgar T. Balch (Loretta); and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Adley and Laurence Domingue Green; brother, Glenn Green; sister-in-law, Sylvia Green; niece, Jessica Green; and his brother-in-law, Joseph L. Balch; and his sister-in-law, Shirley Balch.
Pallbearers will be Louis Green, Jr., Robert Guidry, Jr., Jeff Green, Stacy Green, Thomas P. Guidry, Sr., and Burton Dupuis.
Honorary pallbearers will be active and retired members of the Breaux Bridge Volunteer Fire Department.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.