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Welcome to Melancon Funeral Home’s website.

We developed our website with our families in mind. It is our hope that you will use this site as a reference guide and also visit us often for updates on the services we provide. An important feature our site offers is the ability to obtain updated service information immediately after the arrangements are finalized. Current arrangements can also be e-mailed directly to your registered address using our unique e-mail update option.

Melancon Funeral Home was established in 1907. For over a century we have been serving families in Acadiana with dignity and respect that only a family owned funeral home can provide.

Our professional staff is dedicated to providing your family with personal funeral services, whether you choose a traditional funeral service, memorial service or cremation service. Thank you for visiting our website and as our logo states, “The Family of Care”, we invite you to see why we have been the leader in funeral service for 110 years.

 

*UPDATED: September 14, 2020

 

 

An important notice concerning Covid-19 and Funeral Services

Because we are committed to the families, friends of the family and the communities we serve Melancon Funeral Home will be sharing the responsibility to help stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus within our communities.

*All persons entering the funeral home building shall wear a face mask.

The virus is mostly spread through gatherings of people in an environment where there is close contact with an infected person. We suggest you wear a mask when visiting.   It is recommended that the elderly, anyone with underlying health conditions or compromised immune systems to not go out in social gatherings.

We will be following recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Governor Edward’s Public Health Emergency Proclamation.  Visitation and Funeral Services shall have a 75% limit based on the Fire Marshall total capacity for each building. 

Friends can rotate to meet the limits set by the Fire Marshall. Visitations can be one or two days.  The Diocese of Lafayette will allow funeral services in the church subject to the 75% capacity and the local priest decisions.

Because of our large facilities we are able to accommodate the most people in each of the communities we serve.

Please maintain social distancing within the facility for your safety, safety of others as well as safety of our dedicated employees.

Our funeral home’s normal business hours have not changed.  We will continue to be available for arrangement conferences, pre-need funeral plans, post funeral consultations, cemetery needs or any other services families may require. 

As always, our staff is available 24 hours a day should families need assistance.

As the situation changes, we will keep you informed.

Gerald Melancon, President

Lorenia Guilbeau

Lorenia L Guilbeau

03/24/26 - 01/18/21

GRAND COTEAU ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 30, 2021 at a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial ... View full obituary

Paul E.

Paul E. "Poulou" Kennerson

11/25/45 - 01/18/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Friday, January 22, 2021 at a 3:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in ... View full obituary

Paul Allen Landry

Paul Allen Landry

09/14/48 - 01/18/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. ... View full obituary

Jerry Lee Touchet

Jerry Lee Touchet

07/03/47 - 01/16/21

CANKTON ~ Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at a 3:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in ... View full obituary

Orella

Orella "Mrs. O" Woods

05/13/61 - 01/16/21

ARNAUDVILLE ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 23, 2021 at an 11:00 a.m. Liturgy of the Word in ... View full obituary

Sherman J. Arnaud

Sherman J. Arnaud

09/01/36 - 01/15/21

LAFAYETTE ~ Memorial services will be held Thursday, January 28, 2021 at a 1:00 p.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel ... View full obituary

Raelynn Blake Cormier

Raelynn Blake Cormier

01/15/21

CARENCRO ~ Raelynn Blake Cormier, precious baby girl of Derek Cormier and Hailey Montet, passed away on Friday, January 15, ... View full obituary

Sandra

Sandra "Maw" Crammer

11/21/41 - 01/15/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in ... View full obituary

Myla Grace Marie White

Myla Grace Marie White

01/11/21

CARENCRO ~ It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of their sweet angel, Myla Grace Marie ... View full obituary

Dally Biagas

Dally R Biagas

11/24/41 - 01/12/21

LAWTELL ~ Dally Ruth Biagas (formerly Dally Landry), age 79, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Lafayette General Medical ... View full obituary

Janelle C. Braquet

Janelle C. Braquet

08/25/36 - 01/14/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Monday, January 18, 2021 at an 11:00 am Mass of Christian Burial in ... View full obituary

Elizabeth

Elizabeth "Norma" Baudoin Reid

04/21/43 - 01/14/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Monday, January 18, 2021 at a 1:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in ... View full obituary

Lucille Roberts Lemon Savant

Lucille Roberts Lemon Savant

01/30/39 - 01/14/21

OPELOUSAS ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. in Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas ... View full obituary

Juanita

Juanita "Nita" Comeaux

10/19/37 - 01/13/21

GRAND COTEAU ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday January 23, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. CST in St. Charles Borromeo ... View full obituary

Joseph

Joseph "J-Roy" Forestier

06/24/34 - 01/13/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Friday, January 15, 2021 at a 2:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in ... View full obituary

Danielle Marie Johnson

Danielle Marie Johnson

07/04/72 - 01/13/21

LAFAYETTE ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 23, 2021 at a 12:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in ... View full obituary

Lucille Sonnier

Lucille Sonnier

04/05/31 - 01/12/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 14, 2021 at a 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in ... View full obituary

Rose Mae Chevis

Rose Mae F Chevis

03/04/31 - 01/10/21

OPELOUSAS ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 16, 2021 at a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in ... View full obituary

Deacon Ken Arnaud

Deacon Ken Arnaud

06/19/48 - 01/09/21

ARNAUDVILLE ~ A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Deacon Ken Arnaud at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January ... View full obituary

Ramona Dixon Angelle

Ramona Dixon Angelle

02/28/56 - 01/08/21

SUNSET ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in ... View full obituary

Fr. Herve' Racivitch, Jr.

Fr. Herve' P Racivitch, Jr.

09/16/28 - 01/08/21

GRAND COTEAU ~ Rev. HerveĢ Racivitch, S.J., was called to eternal life on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the St. ... View full obituary

Vadim Zakharov

Vadim Zakharov

03/16/93 - 01/08/21

MAURICE ~ Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at a 1:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in ... View full obituary

Joseph

Joseph "Popee" Robert Barry, Jr.

03/11/31 - 01/04/21

SUNSET ~ Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 7, 2021 at a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in ... View full obituary

Peggy L. Foreman

Peggy L. Foreman

10/27/49 - 01/04/21

LAFAYETTE~ Peggy L. Foreman, age 71, the former Peggy Begnaud, passed away , January 4, 2021 at Acadia General Hospital ... View full obituary

Robert

Robert "Bob" Grossie

04/23/41 - 01/03/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in ... View full obituary

Harry Lanclos

Harry L Lanclos

11/06/35 - 01/02/21

OPELOUSAS ~ Funeral services will be held Monday, January 4, 2021 at a 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in ... View full obituary

Louis Touchet, Jr.

Louis L Touchet, Jr.

01/04/82 - 01/01/21

LAFAYETTE ~ Memorial services will be held at a later date for Louis Leroy Touchet, Jr., age 38, who passed ... View full obituary

Beverly Ann Arceneaux

Beverly Ann Arceneaux

09/08/65 - 01/01/21

CARENCRO ~ Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at a 12:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word in ... View full obituary

Edward Mulloy, Jr.

Edward B Mulloy, Jr.

09/21/43 - 01/01/21

LAFAYETTE ~ Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in ... View full obituary

Gloria C. Credeur

Gloria C. Credeur

03/12/44 - 12/31/20

RAYNE ~ Private memorial services will be held for Gloria Credeur, age 76, the former Gloria Cormier, who passed away ... View full obituary

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