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Michael "Mike" Paul Lasseigne

May 17, 1952 — October 8, 2021

St. Martinville - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, October 11, 2021, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville for Michael "Mike" Paul Lasseigne, 69, who passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021, at his residence.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in St. Martinville from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Sunday, and continue on Monday at 8:00 am until 9:30 am.

A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Sunday.

Rev. Bill Melancon will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery in St. Martinville. Readers will be Brandie Lasseigne and Caitlin Davis.

Mike was born “extra” special in 1952 in St. Martinville, LA. He started St. Martin Association of Retarded Citizens(SMARC)as a young adult. He was on the recycling crew and yard cutting crew. His favorite teacher was Ms. Joan Cormier. After the passing of his mother and sister,he then moved to Lafayette to live with Gerald’s family and began Lafayette Association of Retarded Citizens(LARC). At LARC, he worked contracts of gumbo bowls, utensils, Mardi Gras Beads, and cleaned the Social Security Offices one summer. His long time teacher at LARC was the love of his life, Ms. Shirley Sherman and her assistant Pleasure Mouton. He spent many nights and weekends following Ryan and Caroline in their sporting activities. He joined the Civitan’s Perfect World Bowling League soon after moving to Lafayette and was part of the League until the time of his death. He enjoyed bowling every Monday. He loved to go Camping with the family and enjoyed his many trips to Florida and the camp in Lake Arthur. He moved to the “Guidry” home operated by LARC in 2013. If you ever met him, you never forgot him. His famous saying was “Hi, I’m Mike, I live with my brother. He loved Country Music, Elvis Presley, bowling and WWE. He lived a happy, healthy, long life. The family would like to extend gratitude to the Staff of the “Guidry” home for their loving care of Mike over the last eight years.

He is survived by his brothers, Ulysses Lasseigne, Sr. and Gerald Lasseigne and wife, Anne; nieces and nephews, Joey Lasseigne, Allison Evans, Alicia Poirier, Amelia Lasseigne, Leslie Dore, Butch Dore, Terry Dore, Brandie Lasseigne, Ryan Lasseigne and Caroline Lasseigne; and many great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Lasseigne and Marie Melancon Lasseigne; sister, Grace Sonnier and husband, Paul;brother-in-law, George Dore, Sr. and sister-in-laws, Ethel Pellerin Lasseigne and Elizabeth Wyble Lasseigne.

Pallbearers will be Butch Dore'', Joey Lasseigne, Jr., Ryan Lasseigne, Jimmie PapaBear Melancon, Randy Sonnier and Jeffrey Davidson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Dore'' and Sandy Sonnier.

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

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, October 10, 2021

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - St. Martinville

112 N New Market St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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Rosary

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - St. Martinville

112 N New Market St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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Monday, October 11, 2021

8:00 - 9:30am (Central time)

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112 N New Market St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, October 11, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church

133 S Main St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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