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Mary Jane Latiolais

November 18, 1938 — September 25, 2023

Mary Jane Latiolais

St. Martinville - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, September 29, 2023, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Parks, for Mary Jane Latiolais, 84, who passed away at Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center. 

A visitation will take place at the funeral home in St. Martinville on Friday from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

A rosary will be prayed at 8:30 AM on Friday by Deacon Joseph Liuzza.

Rev. David Rozas will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Readers will be Lisa Broussard and Hannah Bernard.  Gift bearers will be Fred and Cheryl Latiolais. 

Entombment will follow at St. Michael Mausoleum in St. Martinville, LA.

Mary Jane Latiolais, a loving and generous soul, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 25, 2023. She was born on November 18, 1938. Mary Jane's life was filled with love, compassion, and an unwavering dedication to helping others.

Mary Jane's kind-hearted nature was evident to all who knew her. She constantly offered her assistance to those in need and went out of her way to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Her warmth and generosity were cherished by everyone she encountered.

One of Mary Jane's greatest joys in life was playing Pokeno every month. She relished the opportunity to gather with friends and family, enjoying lively games and creating lasting memories. Another passion close to her heart was attending church services. Her strong faith guided her through life's journey, providing her with solace and strength in times of both joy and sorrow.

Mary Jane had a green thumb and found solace in working in her yard. Gardening brought her immense joy as she nurtured the plants with care and watched them flourish. Her beautifully manicured garden became a serene oasis that reflected her inner peace.

Moreover, Mary Jane's culinary skills were legendary within her family. Cooking for all the upcoming holidays was a labor of love for her. She poured her heart into each dish she prepared, filling the air with delicious aromas that brought loved ones together around the table. The warmth of these gatherings created cherished memories that will be treasured for generations to come.

Family meant everything to Mary Jane, and she showered love upon each member, particularly her grandchildren. Every night before retiring to bed, she would pray for each grandchild individually. These nightly prayers showed just how deeply she cared for their well-being, always wishing them happiness, strength, and success in all their endeavors.

Mary Jane's compassion extended beyond her immediate family as she selflessly cared for her sister and mother for many years. Her role as a caregiver highlighted her immense capacity for love and dedication. She brought comfort, support, and unwavering devotion to their lives, embodying the true spirit of a loving sister and daughter.

The passing of Mary Jane Latiolais leaves behind a void that cannot be filled. However, we find solace in the beautiful memories she created, the love she shared, and the many lives she touched. Her legacy of kindness, generosity, and unwavering faith will continue to inspire us all.

Mary Jane's presence will forever be missed, but her spirit will live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know her. Let us remember her with gratitude and celebrate a life well-lived. May she rest in eternal peace knowing that her love remains within us forever.

She is survived by her daughters, Jeanise (Steve) Bernard and Meranda Dautreuil; grandchildren, Phillip Bernard, Hannah Bernard, Elliott Bernard, Matthew Robicheaux, Madeline Kosiba, Sarah Dautreuil, and Broc Latiolais; and her great-grandchildren, Blake Robicheaux, Gabe Latiolais, and Trishlyn Latiolais. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Martha Campbell; husband, Gabriel Latiolais, Jr.; daughter, Tricia Latiolais; brothers, Michael and Daniel Campbell; sister, Sue Benton; and her great-grandchild, Morgan Robicheaux. 

Pallbearers will be Phillip, Elliott and Steve Bernard, Matthew Robicheaux, Broc Latiolais, Kenneth Benton, and Jon Nassour. 

Pellerin Funeral Home, 112 New Market St., St. Martinville, LA 70582 (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 29, 2023

7:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - St. Martinville

112 N New Market St, St. Martinville, LA 70582

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Rosary

Friday, September 29, 2023

8:30 - 8:45 am (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - St. Martinville

112 N New Market St, St. Martinville, LA 70582

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, September 29, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church - Parks

1034 Bridge St, Parks, LA 70582

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Burial

Friday, September 29, 2023

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