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Janet Lebas

December 18, 1939 — July 30, 2020

VILLE PLATTE - It is with great sadness & heavy hearts that the family of Janet Guillaumin LeBas, 80, announces her passing on July 30, 2020 Mercy Regional Hospital in Ville Platte. She was surrounded in prayer by her loving family when she left this world to join her Savior. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 1, 2020. A private Rite of Committal will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest with her beloved husband of 52 years, Cecil R LeBas and near her parents, in-laws, and other loved ones.

Father Tom Voorhies will be officiating the services.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, Janet leaves behind her 5 beloved children: Henry LeBas of New Orleans, Claude LeBas of Lafayette, Pauline LeBas-LeCoq and her husband Bill of Ville Platte, Jules LeBas and his wife Patti of Ville Platte, Louisa LeBas of Ville Platte. Her memory will most certainly be cherished by her 10 grandchildren: Dr Jacob LeBas and his wife Samantha, Emily LeBas-Ortego and her husband Cody, Jacques LeBas, Sophi LeCoq-Lafleur and husband Holden, Cole LeCoq and his wife Bobbi, Lindsey Beth LeBas, Blaise LeBas, Erin Ludeau and her husband Chris, Logan Lafleur, and Ian Vizinat. Also left behind are her 9 great-grandchildren: Rhemy LeBas, Odette LeBas, Marie Louise LeBas, Wyatt Ortego, Noah Ortego, Atty Mae Ortego, Cain Davis, Brynna Lafleur, Robert Ellis LeCoq, they were truly the light of her life.

Janet graduated from Ville Platte High School and was a faithful and devoted member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church until the time of her death. Janet worked with the French Immersion program, for the Evangeline Parish School Food Services, alongside her husband at Evangeline Drug Store, and her most important job, as a Mother, Wife, and Homemaker. Janet also devoted much of her time to different school, church, and civic organizations through the years. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and friends, playing bourre and pokeno with her lady’s groups and supper club, cooking, was once an avid golfer, going to the casino, and spending time with her family.

Janet will now join in Heaven, her loving husband, Cecil R. LeBas, her parents Henri and Ada Foret-Guillaumin, and her in-laws, Harvey and Myrtle Bordelon-LeBas. They await her arrival with open arms and joyous hearts. Janet will be proudly carried to her final resting place by her 5 children and her 2 oldest grandsons.

The LeBas family would like to send their everlasting gratitude to Dr Brandon Fontenot, Amy Fontenot NP, and staff for the dedication, care, and comfort they provided our Mother over the years and in her final days. We’d also like to thank the entire staff at Mercy Regional Medical Center & Heart of Hospice for their dedication and devotion to taking care of and making sure her last days were spent in comfort and peace.

At the request of the family, visitation will take place at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Saturday, August 1, 2020 beginning at 9:30 AM until the time of service. A rosary will be prayed in her honor at 10:00 AM

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Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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