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Joycelyn Talbot Girouard

From staff and wire reports -   Jul 11, 2013

Joycelyn Talbot Girouard
Joycelyn Talbot Girouard

Joycelyn Talbot Girouard, 81, passed away peacefully at her home on June 25 at 12:45 p.m.

She was a native of Lafayette Parish and a resident Broussard. Joyce "Toot" was a graduate of St. Cecilia Catholic School (1948), Spencerís Business College and a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and Ladiesí Alter Society. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and wife who enjoyed life to the fullest.

Her past interests were oil painting, needlework, pokeno, crossword puzzles and fishing at the camp in Stephensville.

She is survived by one daughter Donna and her husband William "Billy" Stanley, Jr. of Morgan City, La; one grandson Craig and his wife Mandy Mayo Viator of Youngsville and three lovely great-granddaughters Lily Grace, Ava Rhea and Ella Faye Viator.

She was preceded in death by her husband and caregiver, Ned Joseph Girouard who passed away on June 8, 2013; parents, Edgar and Bella Broussard Talbot; two sisters, Attie and her husband, Charles A. Girouard and Bernice and her husband, Thomas Guidry; and three brothers, Stanley Talbot and his wife Mary, Sanford "Tee" Talbot and his wife Cecile, and Clifford "Bill" Talbot and his wife Ruby.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on June 28 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Broussard with Fr. Louie Richard officiating. Visitation was at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church at 1 p.m. There was a recitation of the Rosary at 2:30 p.m. Burial followed at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Craig Viator, William "Billy" Stanley, Larry Girouard, Erick Dahl, Don Girouard and George Debaillion.

The family would like to thank Dr. Dee Dee Luke, Dr. Kevin Hargrave and Hospice of Acadiana for their compassion and caring given by them and their staff. And special thanks to family, friends and neighbors for their help and love over the years during her journey with Parkinsonís.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to St. Cecilia Catholic School (337) 837-6363 or Hospice of Acadiana (337) 232-1234 www.hospiceacadiana.com.

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