Msgr. Louis Melancon – Obituary

Opelousas – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 for Reverend Monsignor Louis J. Melancon at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas. Bishop J. Douglas Deshotel will officiate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at St. Landry Catholic Church on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 1:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. A Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. by Deacon Sammy Diesi. Visitation will resume on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in the church from 8:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.

Reverend Monsignor Louis J. Melancon, age 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home.

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LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA, 70570 (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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