Vickie Ann Soileaux Richard

Vickie Ann Soileaux Richard

RAYNE - A Mass of Christian Burial for Vickie Ann Soileaux Richard, 61, of Rayne, will be celebrated on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rayne.
Father Christopher Cambre, Associate Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, will serve as celebrant. Entombment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery No. 2 Mausoleum, Rayne.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. in Gossen Funeral Home, Rayne, with a rosary being recited at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday, Aug. 13, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the funeral home.

Mrs. Richard passed away on Friday, Aug. 10, at her Rayne residence.

Mrs. Richard was a 1976 graduate of Rayne High School, and was a member of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed cooking for friends and family, as well as gardening. Mrs. Richard was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and her greatest joy in life was spending time with and caring for her family.

Survivors include her husband, Errol Richard of Rayne; daughter, Chelsea Richard of Rayne; son, Scott Richard of Lafayette; sisters, Roxanne Soileaux of Rayne, and Pam Gautreaux and husband, Bryan of Rayne; brother, Jasper Leger and companion Molly Bernard of Breaux Bridge; and grandchildren, Mallorie Richard and Dravin Richard.

Preceding Mrs. Richard in death were her parents, Gervais Soileaux and Betty Romero Soileaux.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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