VILLE PLATTE It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Cheryl Ann Fontenot Dupre, 57, announces her departure from this world to join her Savior in the next. Cheryl passed away, peacefully, Sunday, December 1, 2013 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Ville Platte she was surrounded by her beloved family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at The Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Ville Platte with Rite of Committal to follow in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery. Father Mitchell Guidry will officiate both services.
A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Cheryl leaves behind her beloved husband of thirty five years, Paul G. Dupre of Ville Platte and their three daughters: Bonnie Dupre Courville and her husband, Kody M. Courville of Lafayette, Kimberly Dupre Fontenot and her husband, Dr. Ian M. Fontenot of Lafayette and Dana Dupre Veillon and her husband, Jordy K. Veillon of Ville Platte. She was blessed with two precious grandchildren: Jack Joseph Courville and Lilah Kate Fontenot they were the absolute light of her life. Cheryl will be mourned by her stepmother, Bess Fontenot of Ville Platte and her two brothers: Bennie Fontenot, Jr. and his wife, Diane of Denham Springs and Jean Randall Fontenot and his wife, Camille of Ville Platte. She also leaves behind a maternal aunt, Vinice Brown of Eunice. Cheryl will be deeply mourned by her dear friends, of which there were many. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School and University of Southwestern Louisiana. Cheryl worked as an educator in Evangeline Parish for over thirty six years her dedication to her students was never ending. That dedication was recognized and rewarded by her superiors and peers when she was named Director of Special Education by the Evangeline Parish School Board.
Cheryl will now reunite in Heaven with her dear parents: Bennie and Mary Gussie Demoruelle Fontenot, Sr. They certainly await her arrival with open arms and joyous hearts.
At the request of the Dupre family, visitation will be held at Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte beginning at 10:00 AM Tuesday, December 3, 2013 and will continue until 9:00 PM that evening. Visitation will resume Wednesday morning at 8:00 AM and continue until the time of service. A Rosary will be recited in her honor at 6:00 PM Tuesday evening.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and send words of comfort to the Dupre family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Ardoins Funeral Home of Ville Platte, 3373632181.