Velta Sonnier Delcambre

August 27, 1925July 14, 2012

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Mrs. Velta Sonnier Delcambre, age 86, on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Fr. Herb Bennerfield will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in Migues Cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre on Tuesday from 10:00 am until 10:00 pm, with the Rosary at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Wednesday from 8:00 am until 9:30 am.

A native of Erath and resident of Delcambre, Mrs. Delcambre passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 14, 2012 with her family at her side.

Mrs. Delcambre was a homemaker, but worked as a nurse many years ago at the Palms Hospital in Abbeville. She enjoyed reading, playing Bingo and Pokeno, trips to the casino with family and friends, and traveling, especially Cypremort Point. She will be missed dearly.

Survivors include her children, Suzanne Peltier of Abbeville, Bonnie Miller of Erath, Darryl Delcambre and wife Cheryl of Arkansas, Gerryl Delcambre and wife Mary of Delcambre, Randall Delcambre and wife Tina of Delcambre, Janice Broussard and Angela Fields and husband Leon all of Erath; 26 grandchildren; 44 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; two sisters, Gayle Landry of Delcambre and Janice Farvelle of Branson, MO; and her beloved cockatiel, Nicky.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edus Delcambre; a son, Anthony Richard, Jr.; her parents, Adam and Angela Broussard Sonnier; and a brother and sister, James Sonnier and Elise Jane Breaux.

Pallbearers will be Chris Broussard, Leon Fields, III, Scott Roberts, Clint Menard, Archie Lowery and Charlie Lowery. Honorary pallbearers will be Brock and Brant Anselmi, Gabriel Menard, Randall Delcambre, Jr., Hank Mergist, Jered Broussard, Scott Roberts, Jr. and Jordan Trahan.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre (337) 685-4434 is in charge of arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 18, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, July 17, 2012
  • Rosary Service Tuesday, July 17, 2012
  • Visitation Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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Nicole & Arthe Ware

July 17, 2012

Janice and Family,

So sorry for your loss!

mary giancola

July 17, 2012

Janice and family. So sorry for your loss. Mary and Frank Giancola (Ellicottville NY)

Annette Broussard

July 16, 2012

Janice and family,
Our deepest sympathies to all of you. I know you will miss her and cherish every memory of her and your life together. God Bless her and you.
Annette & Willien Broussard - New Iberia, LA
(Mr. Hugh's stepdaughter & husband)

Angie Rose

July 16, 2012

Sympathy and condolences to all feeling the loss of Great Aunt Velta.
Angie Rose (Fauvelle)

From the Staff of Evangeline Funeral Home

July 14, 2012

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.