Jerome V. Simoneaux
Jerome V. Simoneaux
RAYNE - Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rayne, for Jerome V. Simoneaux, 86, who died Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Southwind Assisted Living in Crowley.
Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Mausoleum in Rayne.
Rev. Kevin Bordelon, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, will be the celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services.
Jerome was employed with Bank of Commerce and Trust Co. for 40 years and served as 1st Vice President. He was a member of the Rayne Chamber of Commerce for 23 years, served on the Board of People’s Credit Union (St. Joseph Credit Union) for 17 years and was a square dancer for 16 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Hilda Habetz Simoneaux of Rayne; two daughters, Joselin Simoneaux Landry and spouse John Landry of Gretna, and Mary Simoneaux Baronet of Alexandria; four sons, Gregory Simoneaux and spouse Jennifer Zaunbrecher Simoneaux of Rayne, Nick Simoneaux and spouse Carol McCall Simoneaux of Rayne, and Peter Simoneaux and spouse Daphne Morgan Simoneaux of Eunice, and Paul Simoneaux and spouse Kim Savoie Simoneaux of Rayne; thirteen grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; three sisters, Nanette Simoneaux LeBlanc of Rayne, Sue Simoneaux Arceneaux of Rayne and Paulette Simoneaux Butcher and spouse William Butcher of Lafayette; a brother, Jules Simoneaux and spouse Freida Simoneaux of Rayne; and a sister-in-law, Jeanette Simoneaux of Rayne.
He was preceded in death by infant son, Michael Simoneaux; grandson, Shawn Simoneaux; great-grandson, Jack D’Aquin; father, Willard P. Simoneaux; mother, Solange Lepine Simoneaux; brother, Reggie Simoneaux; and two brothers-in-law, Lloyd Kelly LeBlanc and Delton Arceneaux.
Pallbearers will be Jules Habetz, Chris Habetz, Charles Reiners, Patrick Reiners, Damien Simoneaux and Daniel Simoneaux.
Honorary pallbearers will be his four sons, Gregory Simoneaux, Nick Simoneaux, Peter Simoneaux and Paul Simoneaux.
A Rosary was to be prayed Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm in Gossen Funeral Home in Rayne.
The family requests visitation be observed in Gossen Funeral Home in Rayne on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The family of Jerome would like to give a special thank you to Jill Signorelli, Miranda Mire and the staff of Southwind Assisted Living, Dr. Satinder Saini, Heart of Hospice, and Home Instead.
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.