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Mildred Desormeaux Delcambre

July 21, 1941September 5, 2020
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Mildred Desormeaux Delcambre, a loving and devoted mother, grand and great grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Lafayette General Medical Center. She was 79.

Mildred was born July 21, 1941 in New Iberia to the late Emile Desormeaux, Sr. and the late Lucy Meaux Desormeaux and was one of nine children to this blessed union. She was a 1959 graduate of New Iberia High School and went on to take courses in accounting and bookkeeping. She owned and operated Delcambre’s Tax Service, a business that would span over 4 decades and see many faithful customers that placed their highest trust in Mrs. Mildred.

She was the first woman to ever be appointed to serve as a councilwoman in the town of Delcambre and held that seat. She took her husband’s seat at his death in 2007 and served faithfully until 2016. She has been a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church for many years and found peace when she was able to attend mass. She also gave of herself to assist the Council on Aging. One of her favorite pastimes was playing Pokeno with her daughters and friends.

Her daughter’s best described their dear mother as “selfless” saying that she lived her life for God and her family first, but had a servant’s heart and would do anything to help anyone. She will be missed beyond measure and will be fondly remembered by all.

Her memory will forever live on in the hearts of her children, Lynnette Romero Hebert, Annette Romero, Wanda Hebert (Bryant), Mildred “Millie” Gary (Wilmer, Jr.) Dora Bowen (Eric) and Marsha Delcambre (Jeremy Romero); 16 grandchildren, Crystal Ross, Tiffany Leadley, Joshua Hebert, Samantha Bourque Colden, Justin Hebert, Jessica McKey, Jarett Hebert, Grant Gary, Tyler Bowen, Leo Bowen, Rhyan Bowen, Katie LaShare, Lanie Romero, Mateo Romero, Ashton Romero and Kodi Romero; 18 great grandchildren, Jordan, Reese, Alex, Nolan, Kinley, Kolston, Khason, Elizabeth, Caroline, Amelia, Dixie, Lane, Alexis, Bryson, Marleigh, Analise, Addilyn, Coby and one expected soon; Her brothers and sisters, Marion Desormeaux (Faye), Emile Desormeaux, Jr. (Linda), Lula Perez (Godfrey), Judy Laine (Polo), Mason Desormeaux (Ruby), Eddie Desormeaux (Noel), Dianna Theriot (Kevin, Sr.); her half-sister, Audrey Trahan; two sisters-in-law, Elaine Bourque and Sheila “Cookie” Desormeaux; her favorite double cousins, Nola Migues and Lou Ann Haught along with many others; and her birthday buddy, Murphy Vincent.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Leo Delcambre; her grandson, Jonathan Hebert; her great grandson, Hunter Jean Hebert; a brother, David Desormeaux; her in-laws, Levest and Fedora Delcambre; sisters-in-law, Anna Lou Delcambre and Eva Ann Landry; two nieces, Lisa Bourque and Cyndi Romero; and two nephews, Danny Desormeaux and Kenny Bodin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, with Fr. Buddy Breaux as Celebrant. Following the mass she will be laid to rest with her husband at Migues Cemetery. In accordance with regulations of Covid-19, all guests are asked to wear a mask and observe social distancing guidelines. The family also kindly asks that there be no hand shaking or hugging.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home Wednesday from 12:00 pm until 10:00 pm, with the Rosary being prayed at 7:00 pm. Visiting hours will resume on Thursday from 8:00 am until 10:30 am.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Bryant Hebert, Wilmer Gary, Jr., Eric Bowen, Jeremy Romero, Justin Hebert, and Grant Gary. Honorary pallbearers are Leo Bowen, Joshua Hebert, Jarett Hebert, Tyler Bowen, Mateo Romero and Ashton Romero.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Ronald Lahasky, the staff of Abbeville General and Lafayette General; A & L Personal Care and Concepts of Care and to Lanie, her grandchild and caregiver and Melissa Perez, Godchild and caregiver for all their love and compassion shown our dear mother.

Those wishing may share their memories and condolences by visiting Mildred’s memorial page at www.evangelinefuneralhome.com Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • Lynnette Romero Hebert, Daughter
  • Annette Romero, Daughter
  • Wanda Hebert (Bryant), Daughter
  • Mildred "Millie" Gary (Wilmer, Jr.), Daughter
  • Dora Bowen (Eric), Daughter
  • Marsha Delcambre (Jeremy Romero), Daughter
  • Crystal Ross, Granddaughter
  • Tiffany Leadley, Granddaughter
  • Joshua Hebert, Grandson
  • Samantha Bourque Colden, Granddaughter
  • Justin Hebert, Grandson
  • Jessica McKey, Granddaughter
  • Jarett Hebert, Grandson
  • Grant Gary, Grandson
  • Tyler Bowen, Grandson
  • Leo Bowen, Grandson
  • Rhyan Bowen, Granddaughter
  • Katie LaShare, Granddaughter
  • Lanie Romero, Granddaughter
  • Mateo Romero, Grandson
  • Ashton Romero, Grandson
  • Kodi Romero, Granddaughter
  • Marion Desormeaux (Faye), Brother
  • Emile Desormeaux, Jr. (Linda), Brother
  • Lula Perez (Godfrey), Sister
  • July Laine (Polo), Sister
  • Mason Desormeaux (Ruby), Brother
  • Eddie Desormeaux (Noel), Brother
  • Dianna Theriot (Kevin, Sr.), Sister
  • Leo Delcambre, Husband of 36 years (deceased)
  • Jonathan Hebert, Grandson (deceased)
  • Hunter Jean Hebert, Great Grandson (deceased)
  • Lucy Meaux Desormeaux, Mother (deceased)
  • Emile Desormeaux, Sr., Father (deceased)
  • David Desormeaux, Brother (deceased)
  • Also survived by 18 great grandchildren, Jordan, Reese, Alex, Nolan, Kinley,Kolston, Khason, Elizabeth, Caroline, Amelia, Dixie, Lane, Alexis, Bryson, Marleigh, Analise, Addilyn, Coby and one expected soon; her half-sister, Audrey Trahan; two sisters-in-law, Elaine Bourque and Sheila “Cookie” Desormeaux; her favorite double cousins, Nola Migues and Lou Ann Haught along with many others; and her birthday buddy, Murphy Vincent.
    Also preceded in death by her in-laws, Levest and Fedora Delcambre; sisters-in-law, Anna Lou Delcambre and Eva Ann Landry; two nieces, Lisa Bourque and Cyndi Romero; and two nephews, Danny Desormeaux and Kenny Bodin.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Bryant Hebert
  • Wilmer Gary, Jr.
  • Eric Bowen
  • Jeremy Romero
  • Justin Hebert
  • Grant Gary
  • Leo Bowen, Honorary
  • Joshua Hebert, Honorary
  • Jarett Hebert, Honorary
  • Tyler Bowen, Honorary
  • Mateo Romero, Honorary
  • Ashton Romero, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 9, 2020

  • Rosary

    Wednesday, September 9, 2020

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 10, 2020

  • A Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, September 10, 2020

Memories

Mildred Desormeaux Delcambre

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Lucille Colomb

September 7, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family.
Ms Mildred was a kind, caring person who now rests in the arms of our Lord.
May God's undying love give you solace in the difficult days ahead.
Rest in peace Ms Mildred!
Love and Prayers
Lucille

sebrena duhon

September 7, 2020

My heart goes out to all of the family I will always remember her beautiful smile.

Melissa Perez

September 6, 2020

IM SO SORRY FOR ALL LOSS BUT NANNY WILL BE MISS. I LOVE HER WITH ALL MY HEART TO WE MEET AGAIN NANNY LOVE MELISSA💞💞💞💞

Barbara Laviolette

September 6, 2020

Mrs. Mildred was always the kindest most compassionate person. Keeping all the family in prayer.

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Biography

Mildred Desormeaux Delcambre, a loving and devoted mother, grand and great grandmother, sister and friend, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Lafayette General Medical Center. She was 79.

Mildred was born July 21, 1941 in New Iberia to the late Emile Desormeaux, Sr. and the late Lucy Meaux Desormeaux and was one of nine children to this blessed union. She was a 1959 graduate of New Iberia High School and went on to take courses in accounting and bookkeeping. She owned and operated Delcambre’s Tax Service, a business that would span over 4 decades and see many faithful customers that placed their highest trust in Mrs. Mildred.

She was the first woman to ever be appointed to serve as a councilwoman in the town of Delcambre and held that seat. She took her husband’s seat at his death in 2007 and served faithfully until 2016. She has been a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church for many years and found peace when she was able to attend mass. She also gave of herself to assist the Council on Aging. One of her favorite pastimes was playing Pokeno with her daughters and friends.

Her daughter’s best described their dear mother as “selfless” saying that she lived her life for God and her family first, but had a servant’s heart and would do anything to help anyone. She will be missed beyond measure and will be fondly remembered by all.

Her memory will forever live on in the hearts of her children, Lynnette Romero Hebert, Annette Romero, Wanda Hebert (Bryant), Mildred “Millie” Gary (Wilmer, Jr.) Dora Bowen (Eric) and Marsha Delcambre (Jeremy Romero); 16 grandchildren, Crystal Ross, Tiffany Leadley, Joshua Hebert, Samantha Bourque Colden, Justin Hebert, Jessica McKey, Jarett Hebert, Grant Gary, Tyler Bowen, Leo Bowen, Rhyan Bowen, Katie LaShare, Lanie Romero, Mateo Romero, Ashton Romero and Kodi Romero; 18 great grandchildren, Jordan, Reese, Alex, Nolan, Kinley, Kolston, Khason, Elizabeth, Caroline, Amelia, Dixie, Lane, Alexis, Bryson, Marleigh, Analise, Addilyn, Coby and one expected soon; Her brothers and sisters, Marion Desormeaux (Faye), Emile Desormeaux, Jr. (Linda), Lula Perez (Godfrey), Judy Laine (Polo), Mason Desormeaux (Ruby), Eddie Desormeaux (Noel), Dianna Theriot (Kevin, Sr.); her half-sister, Audrey Trahan; two sisters-in-law, Elaine Bourque and Sheila “Cookie” Desormeaux; her favorite double cousins, Nola Migues and Lou Ann Haught along with many others; and her birthday buddy, Murphy Vincent.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Leo Delcambre; her grandson, Jonathan Hebert; her great grandson, Hunter Jean Hebert; a brother, David Desormeaux; her in-laws, Levest and Fedora Delcambre; sisters-in-law, Anna Lou Delcambre and Eva Ann Landry; two nieces, Lisa Bourque and Cyndi Romero; and two nephews, Danny Desormeaux and Kenny Bodin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, with Fr. Buddy Breaux as Celebrant. Following the mass she will be laid to rest with her husband at Migues Cemetery. In accordance with regulations of Covid-19, all guests are asked to wear a mask and observe social distancing guidelines. The family also kindly asks that there be no hand shaking or hugging.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home Wednesday from 12:00 pm until 10:00 pm, with the Rosary being prayed at 7:00 pm. Visiting hours will resume on Thursday from 8:00 am until 10:30 am.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Bryant Hebert, Wilmer Gary, Jr., Eric Bowen, Jeremy Romero, Justin Hebert, and Grant Gary. Honorary pallbearers are Leo Bowen, Joshua Hebert, Jarett Hebert, Tyler Bowen, Mateo Romero and Ashton Romero.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Ronald Lahasky, the staff of Abbeville General and Lafayette General; A & L Personal Care and Concepts of Care and to Lanie, her grandchild and caregiver and Melissa Perez, Godchild and caregiver for all their love and compassion shown our dear mother.

Those wishing may share their memories and condolences by visiting Mildred’s memorial page at www.evangelinefuneralhome.com Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements.

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