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Rakayla Monique Benjamin

October 17, 1986 — April 27, 2022

Parks - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at St. Louis Chapel in Parks for Rakayla Monique Benjamin, 35, who passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

 

The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home in Breaux Bridge from 7:00 am until 10:15 am on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

 

A Rosary will be prayed at 9:30 am on Saturday.

 

Rev. Abelardo Gabriel, SVD will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at Queen of Peace Cemetery in St. Martinville.

 

Rakayla was born October 17, 1986, in Lafayette. She was a Certified Nursing Assistant and she truly loved taking care of people. She enjoyed crafting, visiting with her family and friends, and watching old movies: her favorite movie was "Princess and the Frog." Rakayla will be deeply missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

 

She is survived by her mother, Raquel Charles; father, Malcolm Benjamin; daughter, Kenzily Prejean; son, Khye Benjamin; sisters, Rakelsha Benjamin and Mya Benjamin; brothers, Malcolm Benjamin, Jr., Michael  Castille and Cameron Benjamin; godparents, April Wiltz and Horace Benjamin; and a host of aunts, uncles, and friends.

 

She was preceded in death by her son, Rakaden Prejean; maternal grandfather, August Charles, Jr.; maternal grandmother, Marie Ledet Charles; paternal grandmother, Mazel Benjamin; paternal grandfather, Sterling Benjamin, Sr.

 

Pellerin Funeral Home of Breaux Bridge, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.

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Pellerin Funeral Home - Breaux Bridge

211 Berard St, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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