Vicki C. Petitjean
A Memorial Mass was held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at St. Edmond Catholic Church for Vicki C. Petitjean, 59, who passed away on Nov. 9, 2019.
Reverend Gilbert Dutel, pastor, was celebrant of the Mass. Con-celebrant was Reverend Gary Schexnayder.
Burial took place in Sts. Peter and Paul Mausoleum in Scott.
Vicki graduated from Lafayette High School in 1978. She also graduated from University of Southwestern Louisiana with a Bachelors Degree in Math Education. She was active in Kappa Delta Sorority and the Newman Club while in college.
Vicki was an active Theresian, an active leader in the St. Edmond’s Church Youth Group, and a CCD teacher. Through these activities she displayed unending warmth and support. Her infectious smile will be remembered by all.
Vicki, a resident of Lafayette, was the daughter of Robert Cooper and the former Betty Dowd.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Dr. Mark Petitjean; three sons, Jared Petitjean and wife Kayla, Dr. Jason Petitjean and wife Dr. Olivia Daigle, and Trey Petitjean; two granddaughters, Anna and Evelyn Petitjean; her parents; and one brother, Robert “Butch” Cooper Jr.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Michael Dowd and Alberta Hauer; and paternal grandparents, John Cooper and Mildred Rabalais.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at St. Edmond Catholic Church on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. until time of service.
The family would like to thank her caregivers, Sandy Grossie, Jessica LaVergne and Cassandra Roberts, her physical therapists, Ellen Devalcourt and Tiffany Wiggins, and the staff of Complete Home Health Care for their compassionate care. Thank you to all who have sent prayers and love over the years.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Healing House, for grieving children, 106 S. Beadle Road, Lafayette, LA 70508; or to Mother Teresa Missionary Sisters of Charity, 630 Arthur St., Lafayette, LA 70501.
Personal condolences may be sent to the Petitjean family at www.delhommefuneralhome.com.
Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, is in charge of funeral arrangements.