Gracie Boudreaux Bourque

March 2, 1925June 1, 2018

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Joseph Bourque, Sr., the former Gracie Boudreaux, age 93, at 10:30 am Monday, June 4, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Fr. Ed Degeyter officiating. Interment will follow at Migues Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Sunday with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Monday until service time.

A native of Iberia Parish and resident of Delcambre, Mrs. Bourque passed away at 7:29 am on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Abbeville General Hospital.

Mrs. Bourque was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, St. Anne Altar Society Delcambre Shrimp Festival Association and the Golden Age and served as Queen in 1995.

She is survived by one daughter, Lelies B. Touchet and husband Wilfred of New Iberia; five sons, Calvin J. Bourque and Belisa and Joseph Bourque, Jr. and Mildred all of New Iberia, Wayland Bourque, Charles Bourque and Paul Bourque and wife Beverly of Delcambre; one sister, Dora Jane Sonnier of Delcambre; fourteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; eleven step grandchildren and thirteen step great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Bourque, Sr.; one son, Bradley Bourque; one daughter, Mary Ebella Bourque; granddaughter, Mary Bourque; parents, Justilien and Lidie Migues Boudreaux; one brother, Wilton Boudreaux and three sisters, Nina Freyou, Una Mae Rodriguez and Valla LeBlanc.

Pallbearers will be Stacy Bourque, Trey Poirrier, Nicholas Battaglia, Joseph Bourque, Jr., Paul Bourque and Wilfred Touchet. Ronald Picard and Jacob Racca will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The family would like to thank her caregivers, Tamara Battaglia, Kristy Champagne, Shirley Nugent, Brittany Racca and Amy LeBlanc.

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Evangeline Funeral Homes of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Lelies Touchet & Wilfred, Daughter
  • Calvin Bourque & Belisa, Son
  • Charles Bourque, Son
  • Wayland Bourque, Son
  • Paul Bourque & Beverly, Son
  • Joseph Bourque, Jr. & Mildred, Son
  • Dora Jane Sonnier, Sister
  • Joseph Bourque, Sr., Husband
  • Bradley Bourque, Son
  • Mary Ebella Bourque, Daughter
  • Mary Bourque, Granddaughter
  • Justilien & Lidie Migues Boudreaux, Parents
  • Wilton Boudreaux, Brother
  • Nina Freyou, Sister
  • Una Mae Rodriguez, Sister
  • Valla LeBlanc, Sister

  • Stacy Bourque, Active
  • Trey Poirrier, Active
  • Nicholas Battaglia, Active
  • Joseph Bourque, Jr., Active
  • Paul Bourque, Active
  • Wilfred Touchet, Active
  • Ronald Picard, Honorary
  • Jacob Racca, Honorary


  • Visitation Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Rosary Sunday, June 3, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, June 4, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, June 4, 2018

Gracie Boudreaux Bourque

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Ginger Delcambre

June 9, 2018

Mrs Dora Jane and family,
So sorry to hear of your sisters passing.
You are all in our prayers.
We love you.
Ginger and Clint Delcambre

Tara Webber

June 4, 2018

I'm sorry for your family's loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. You have my condolences.

Sulie and Kathy Bourque

June 4, 2018

Sweet Aunt Gracie. The world is a lesser place without the twinkle in your eye, your sweet smile, and, above all, your generosity. Our love and thoughts to all.

Cindy Comeaux

June 1, 2018

Weekends at Pop and Mom's! So much fun ,horse riding,cahyet and the rice field rides! Best times of my life!Always in my heart! Thank you !