Lois Dugas Babineaux

February 8, 1934October 29, 2010

NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Mrs. Dalton L. Babineaux, Jr., the former Lois Dugas, age 76, at 10:30 am on Monday, November 1, 2010 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Fr. Ed Degeyter will officiate at the service. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Sunday with a Rosary at 6:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Monday until service time. A native and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Babineaux passed away at 6:30 am on Friday, October 29, 2010 at her residence.

Mrs. Babineaux and her husband were the owners and operators of Babineaux Marble & Granite, Memorial Park Cemetery and Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. until their retirement. She was a member of Nativity of Our Lady Catholic Church where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, was a member of the New Iberia Garden Club, and was very instrumental in the forming of St. Francis Diner where she volunteered many hours. Mrs. Babineaux also belonged to several bridge clubs and enjoyed the time spent with her friends. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

Mrs. Babineaux is survived by her children, Renee’ B. O’Brien and her husband Dr. William O’Brien of Mandeville; Robert D. Babineaux; Dalton L. “Kippy” Babineaux, III and his wife Michel Simon Babineaux; Simone Babineaux and Nicole Babineaux all of New Iberia; nine grandchildren, Seth Francis Babineaux; Corinn O’Hanlon O’Brien; Charles Austin Segura; Caroline Elizabeth Segura; Shelby Kate Babineaux; Camille Elizabeth Babineaux; Sydney Renee’ Babineaux; Sophie Renee’ Regard and Elise Dalton Regard. She is also survived by one sister, Olga D. Hebert of New Iberia and former daughter in law, Stacy Romero Babineaux of New Iberia.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dalton L.”SuSu” Babineaux, Jr.; parents, Dennis & Corrinne Wiltz Dugas; two brothers, Fred Dugas and Lawrence F. Dugas and three sisters, Lucy D. Guiberteau, Rose D. Poche and Anna Belle D. Halphen.

Pallbearers will be Robert D. Babineaux, Dalton L. “Kippy” Babineaux, III, Dr. William O’Brien, Seth F. Babineaux, Charles A. Segura & David Neustrom.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston Street, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70503; Catholic High School Endowment Fund, 1301 DeLaSalle Drive, New Iberia, LA 70560 and/or St. Francis Diner, 1201 South Hopkins Street, New Iberia, LA 70560.

The Babineaux family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to Vergie White, a longtime family friend and caregiver.

To view on-line obituary, and sign the guest register, please visit

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


  • Funeral Service Monday, November 1, 2010
  • Visitation Sunday, October 31, 2010
  • Rosary Sunday, October 31, 2010
  • Visitation Monday, November 1, 2010
  • Burial Monday, November 1, 2010

Lois Dugas Babineaux

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Anita "Addie" Plummer

January 22, 2011

Nicole, I just was informed of the passing of your Mom. To you and all your family I send my deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers, so sorry for your loss.

Daren Cormier

January 12, 2011

Nicole and family,
Only just heard today about your mother's passing. I am so glad that I had the chance to meet her, and she was a joy to take care of. I looked forward to having the chance to chat with her at night. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Daren Cormier ( RN, IEC LTAC NEW IBERIA)

November 4, 2010

To all of your family at this time I am sending my prayers to all of you.
I was not able to make the servers.
She will be other Babineauxs

November 4, 2010

We know that you'll miss your Mother.
Thinking of you and praying for you.
Brenda Watson, New Iberia
Cheryl Broussard, Breaux Bridge
Penny Carpentier, Cedar Minnesota

November 3, 2010

To the Babineaux Family
Our deepest sympathy to all of you. We have fond memories of being in you Mother's company. Our contact with both your parents started in a professional manner, but we quickly became friends. We shared many enjoyable times with them. Roland and Gayle Clement, St. John Memorial Gardens, LaPlace, LA

John Berard

November 2, 2010

Your family has my deepest sympathy.

stuart smith

November 2, 2010

simon, so sorry to here of your mothers passing. i know you took good care of her and will miss her. you were so good to my family when out mother emma jean ackal smith was sick and a comfort to us. if you need anything please let us know. again out symphany goes out to you and your family, stuart m smith

Harvette Hebert Ortego

November 2, 2010

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know she will be missed by many. My prayers are with all of you.

Maria Watson

November 2, 2010

Nicole and Kippy, so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. I hope that all your happy memories of her give you comfort. Maria Watson (Lafayette, LA)

November 2, 2010

Robert and Family you have my sympathy for the loss of your Mother. Genie Dugas