New Iberia – Funeral Services will be held at Pellerin Funeral Home at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 19, 2022, for Marjorie Pellerin Poche, 79, who passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.
Rev. Ed Degeyter will officiate.
Entombment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery in New Iberia.
Visitation will be at Pellerin Funeral Home from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Friday, and will continue on Saturday from 8:00 am until 10:00 am.
A rosary will be prayed at 6:00 pm on Friday.
Marjorie Mae Pellerin Poche was born in New Iberia, Louisiana on December 2, 1942, to the late Willis and Maudry Viator Pellerin. She worked for the Iberia Parish School Board, and was also a licensed cosmetologist. A devout Catholic, she was a longtime faithful member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Margie enjoyed playing tennis, playing cards with friends, going to the casino, reading, gardening, and doing puzzles with her great-grandchildren. Her passion was raising her girls and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She looked forward to Saturdays, when all the family would come over and she would cook pancakes. Margie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend who will be deeply missed.
Mrs. Margie is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Donald Anthony Poche; three daughters, Annette Pharr (Charlie, Sr.), Simonne Poche, and Patrice Poche Fletcher; sisters, Cynthia Elmer (Willie), and Brenda Derouen (Melvin “Boo”); a brother, Darryl Pellerin (Anne); grandchildren, Charlie Pharr, Jr. (Teles), Jennifer Douet (Tony), Lance Breaux (Jamie), Lindsey Olivier (Kent), Brandon Richardson (Jena), Brock Richardson, and Camille Fletcher; and great-grandchildren, Thomas Pharr, Miller Pharr, River Pharr, Saint Pharr, Bentley Douet, Liam Douet, Forest Richardson, Wren Richardson, Nash LaBauve, Braxton Richardson, Kenley Olivier, and Chloe Breaux.
In addition to her parents, Margie was preceded in death by a daughter, Denise P. Breaux; a grandson, Bradley Richardson; and a great-grandson, Lincoln Pharr.
Pallbearers will be Charlie Pharr, Jr., Lance Breaux, Brandon Richardson, Brock Richardson, Charlie Pharr, Sr., and Tony Douet.
Honorary pallbearers are Darryl Pellerin, Willie Elmer, Melvin “Boo” Derouen, Kent Olivier, C. Brent Fletcher, Aaron Breaux, and Barry Richardson.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Dr. James Falterman, Nicole, and Lanice; to Community Hospice, especially Zach David, Chaplain Matt, Ms. Valerie, and Ms. Bailey; and to sitters, Ms. Trudy, Ms. Denice, Ms. Bec, and Ms. Lorraine Lockhart and her staff (Donna, Nicole, Annie, Betty, Cheryl, and Delia) for extraordinary care and compassion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Community Hospice, or Community Foundation of Acadiana – Denise P. Breaux Memorial (https://cfacadiana.org).
Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560 (337-365-3331).