Breaux Bridge, Louisiana- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church for Mary "Gwen" Gwendolyn Blanchard, 65, who passed away at Sunday July 24, 2022.
A visitation will take place at Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge on Tuesday from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.
A rosary will be prayed at 9:00 AM on Tuesday.
Rev. George Bede Ajuruchi, SSJ will officiate at the funeral mass.
Interment will follow at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Cemetery.
Gwen enjoyed playing Bingo, going to the Casino and spending time with her family, she enjoyed having them over for sleepovers, movie time and spit bubble time.
She is survived by her son, Dwainwood Blanchard (Natasha); daughters, Autrea Collins (Joseph) and Christy Pennier (Demoyne); mother, Verlie Mae Davis; brothers, Michael Davis and Issac Davis; sisters, Clemencia Noel, Mary Myra Anthony and Sandra Bailey; grandchildren, Rodney Roberts, Jordie Roberts, DeMarco Roberts, ZaKarriya Collins, Zah Niya Collins, Zavion Collins, Zalaina Collins, Za'laya Collins, Zahiya Collins, Rush Cole Arvie, Taiylea Batiste, Danaya Sam, Janaesheia Pennier and Kazlyn Pennier; great-grandchild Carter Roberts; brothers-in-law, Lawrence Blanchard (Shirleta), Wilson Zeno and Lonnie Zeno (Sarah); and sisters-in-law, Emily Williams, Emma Charles, Ella Mae Thomas, Rebecca Arceneaux, Justina Hadnot (Chris), Loretta Davis (Milton) and Betty John (Mike).
She is preceded in death by her husband, Norwood Joseph Blanchard; father, Joseph Davis; son, Kendrick "Blok" Blanchard; and grandsons, Bentley David Pennier and Damoyne David Pennier, Jr..
Pallbearers will be Issac Davis, Gerald Zeno, William Noel, Keldrick Noel, Willie Noel and Harry Noel.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dwainwood Blanchard, Demoyne Pennier, Rodney Robert, Jordie Roberts, DeMarco Roberts, Zavion Collins and Lonnie Zeno, Jr.
Pellerin Funeral Home (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.