Arnaudville - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church in Arnaudville for Percy Baltazar, 99, who passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Friday and continue on Saturday at 7:00 am until 10:30 am.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Friday.
Rev. Travis Abadie will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Readers will be Orida Edwards and Christian Fuselier.
Interment will follow at St. John Francis Regis Cemetery in Arnaudville.
Mr. Baltazar was retired from Pellerin Roofing Contractors in Lafayette. He enjoyed farming, gardening, and listening to Zydeco music. Percy cherished family gatherings and he was always there for every event. He was the person everyone could count on. He will deeply missed.
He is survived by two sons, Harry James Baltazar (Mary) of Cecilia and Cornelius Broussard of Breaux Bridge; daughters, Yvonne Berard of Breaux Bridge, Mary Regina Baltazar of Cecilia, Priscilla Baltazar of Arnaudville, and Antoinette Broussard of Lafayette; step daughters, Mary Ann Broussard, Barbara Broussard (Russell), and Orida Edwards (Jules, III); step son, Henry John Broussard; two brothers-in-law, Calvin Noel Jr. (Lavernia) and Alvin Noel Sr.; sisters-in-law, Emma Daisy Noel and Mary Clarissa Noel; and generations of surviving descendants, including grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins. and friends.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Anaise Broussard Baltazar; second wife, Mary Louversa Noel Baltazar; his parents, Joseph and Marian Williams Baltazar; daughter, Cecilia Alfred; step daughter, Mildred Mallet; sisters, Theresa Sassau, Rita Nancy Holliman, and Mamie Rankins; brothers, Albert, Russell, Roger, and Gussie Baltazar; sons-in-law, Walter Alfred and Arthur Berard; sisters-in-law, Anna Baltazar, Grace Baltazar, Hilma Baltazar, Lillian Gordon, Oretha Broussard Baltazar, and Lita Noel; and brothers-in-law, Alex Sassau, Johnny Rankin, Hilton Noel, Sr., Floyd Holliman, and Carlton Noel, Sr.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Baltazar, Harry Baltazar Jr., Jules Edwards IV, Chad Fuselier, Joseph Walter Mallet III, and Daryjun Taylor.
Honorary pallbearers will be Harry James Baltazar, Cornelius Broussard, Russell Broussard, Henry John Broussard, Jules Edwards III, Herbert Batiste, Calvin Noel Jr., Alvin Noel Sr., Jarvis Charles, Jaylan Charles, Malik Charles, James Henry Mallet, and Clyde Broussard.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Arnaudville, 314 St. Landry St., Arnaudville, LA 70512, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.