OBITUARY

Alma Bourque Delcambre

February 19, 1928May 9, 2019
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NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Alma “Une” Bourque Delcambre, age 91, at 11:00 am on Saturday May 11, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Fr. Garrett Savoie officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends will take place at Evangeline Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a rosary being led by the Men’s Rosary Group at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Saturday from 8:00 am until service time.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Delcambre passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Alma, better known as “Une”, started working at the age of 13 bottling Hadacol. She later worked at Estilettes and Trappeys but stopped working to marry and raise a family. Alma was kind and caring woman who loved her family. She enjoyed every moment spent with family and especially enjoyed family gatherings around the holidays where she could cook for everyone. Alma was a faithful and devoted parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. She would often walk to church, an activity she greatly enjoyed. She was a member of the CFMA (Cajun French Music Association) New Iberia Chapter and enjoyed listening and dancing to French music and attending functions of the CFMA. Alma will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her sons, Rickey Delcambre and wife Rita of New Iberia, Kenneth Delcambre and wife Cathy of New Iberia, Larry Delcambre and wife Jackie of St. Martinville, and Mark Delcambre of New Iberia; daughters, Gail D. Broussard and husband John “Skippy” of Tucson, AZ, and Susan D. Romero and husband Shelton of New Iberia; fourteen grandchildren; and twenty four great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Vallys Jean Delcambre; parents, Ovignac and Arcile Dugas Bourque; brothers, Ignace “Bell Yeaux Bourque, Octave “Sue Sue” Bourque, Edias “Bee” Bourque, Avery Bourque, and Lennis “Tee-Coon” Bourque; sisters, Ada Gary, Mary Emy, and Gladys “Toot” Maturin; and one great grandchild, David William Wyatt.

Pallbearers will be Blake Romero, Beau Romero, Kenny Wyatt, Kebby Delcambre, Rickey Delcambre, and John “Skippy” Broussard.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Delcambre, Larry Delcambre, Mark Delcambre, Brandon Delcambre, David Wyatt, Shawn Delcambre, and Shelton Romero.

The family would like to give special thanks to Heart of Hospice, especially to Mrs. Delcambre nurse, Julie, for their compassion and care. Special thanks also goes Susan and Kristie who opened their homes to Mrs. Delcambre when she became ill.

To view the on-line obituary, video tribute, and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

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

  • FAMILY

  • Rickey Delcambre & Rita, Son
  • Kenneth Delcambre & Cathy, Son
  • Larry Delcambre & Jackie, Son
  • Mark Delcambre, Son
  • Gail D. Broussard & John "Skippy", Daughter
  • Susan D. Romero & Shelton, Daughter
  • Vallys Jean Delcambre, Husband
  • Ovignac Bourque, Father
  • Arcile Dugas Bourque, Mother
  • Ignace "Belle Yeux" Bourque, Brother
  • Octave "Sue Sue" Bourque, Brother
  • Edias "Bee" Bourque, Brother
  • Avery Bourque, Brother
  • Lennis "Tee Coon" Bourque, Brother
  • Ada Gary, Sister
  • Mary Emy, Sister
  • Gladys "Toot" Maturin, Sister
  • David William Wyatt, Great Grandchild
  • Mrs. Delcambre also leaves behind to cherish her memory, 14 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Blake Romero
  • Beau Romero
  • Kenny Wyatt
  • Kebby Delcambre
  • Rickey Delcambre
  • John "Skippy" Broussard

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Rosary Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • A Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, May 11, 2019

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Kathryn Adelta Bourque/Roland

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I remember her growing up in New Iberia being at family gatherings. Lenes "Tee coon" Bourque is my grandfather. Robert J. Bourque is my daddy. So sorry sending my condolences to y'all.






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Biography

NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Alma “Une” Bourque Delcambre, age 91, at 11:00 am on Saturday May 11, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Fr. Garrett Savoie officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends will take place at Evangeline Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a rosary being led by the Men’s Rosary Group at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Saturday from 8:00 am until service time.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Delcambre passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Alma, better known as “Une”, started working at the age of 13 bottling Hadacol. She later worked at
Estilettes and Trappeys but stopped working to marry and raise a family. Alma was kind and caring woman who loved her family. She enjoyed every moment spent with family and especially enjoyed family gatherings around the holidays where she could cook for everyone. Alma was a faithful and devoted parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. She would often walk to church, an activity she greatly enjoyed. She was a member of the CFMA (Cajun French Music Association) New Iberia Chapter and enjoyed listening and dancing to French music and attending functions of the CFMA. Alma will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her sons, Rickey Delcambre and wife Rita of New Iberia, Kenneth Delcambre and wife Cathy of New Iberia, Larry Delcambre and wife Jackie of St. Martinville, and Mark Delcambre of New Iberia; daughters, Gail D. Broussard and husband John “Skippy” of Tucson, AZ, and Susan D. Romero and husband Shelton of New Iberia; fourteen grandchildren; and twenty four great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Vallys Jean Delcambre; parents, Ovignac and Arcile Dugas Bourque; brothers, Ignace “Bell Yeaux Bourque, Octave “Sue Sue” Bourque, Edias “Bee” Bourque, Avery Bourque, and Lennis “Tee-Coon” Bourque; sisters, Ada Gary, Mary Emy, and Gladys “Toot” Maturin; and one great grandchild, David William Wyatt.

Pallbearers will be Blake Romero, Beau Romero, Kenny Wyatt, Kebby Delcambre, Rickey Delcambre, and John “Skippy” Broussard.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Delcambre, Larry Delcambre, Mark Delcambre, Brandon Delcambre, David Wyatt, Shawn Delcambre, and Shelton Romero.

The family would like to give special thanks to Heart of Hospice, especially to Mrs. Delcambre nurse, Julie, for their compassion and care. Special thanks also goes Susan and Kristie who opened their homes to Mrs. Delcambre when she became ill.

To view the on-line obituary, video tribute, and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

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