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Evangeline Funeral Home

314 E Saint Peter St, New Iberia, LA

OBITUARY

Rita Mae LeBlanc Thibeaux

September 13, 1932October 7, 2019
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NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Preston Joseph Thibeaux, Sr., the former Rita Mae LeBlanc, age 87, at 10:00 am Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Fr. Brian Harrington officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Friday with a Rosary at 6:30 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Saturday until 9:30 am.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Thibeaux passed away at 4:20 pm on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Consolata Nursing Home.

Rita Mae was a sweet and humble friend who never complained about anything. She found peace as an artist and in her spare time she enjoyed watching game shows and jigsaw puzzles. Her favorite time of the year was Christmas, mostly because of the joy of the season and it being centered around her family. She leaves a legacy of love that will live on in the hearts of her family and friends. Mrs. Thibeaux loved game shows, enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and was a very talented artist. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, who enjoyed spending time with her family. Her sweet demeanor and humble spirit will long be remembered by her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Thibeaux D’Avy and husband Chris of Coteau; three sons, Michael J. Thibeaux and wife Julie; Preston J. Thibeaux, Jr. and Bryan Thibeaux and wife Pamela all of New Iberia; fifteen grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren; three sisters, Juanita Daigrepont of Ball, LA, Ella Marie Hollingsworth of Metairie and Rena Holloway of Kingston, TN and one brother, Nolan LeBlanc of Harahan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Preston Joseph Thibeaux, Sr., one daughter, D’Ann Rae Shampine; her parents, Randolph LeBlanc, Sr. and Elvidge Trahan LeBlanc, two sisters, Vera Blanchard and Mary Anne Childress and three brothers, Randolph LeBlanc, Jr., Raymond LeBlanc and Jimmy LeBlanc.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to thank the staff of Consolata Nursing Home for all of the care and compassion shown to their mother over the last seven years.

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

  • Susan Thibeaux D'Avy & husband Chris, Daughter
  • Michael J. Thibeaux & Julie, Son
  • Preston Thibeaux, Jr., Son
  • Bryan Thibeaux & Pamela, Son
  • Nolan LeBlanc, Brother
  • Juanita Daigrepont, Sister
  • Ella Marie Hollingsworth, Sister
  • Rena Holloway, Sister
  • Preston Joseph Thibeaux Sr., Husband (deceased)
  • D'Aun Rae Shampine, Daughter (deceased)
  • Elvidge Trahan LeBlanc, Mother (deceased)
  • Randolph LeBlanc Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Vera Blanchard, Sister (deceased)
  • Maryanne Childress, Sister (deceased)
  • Randolph LeBlanc, Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Raymond LeBlanc, Brother (deceased)
  • Jimmy LeBlanc, Brother (deceased)
  • She is also survived by fifteen grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Rosary Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • A Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, October 12, 2019

Memories

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Preston Thibeaux

October 11, 2019

LINDA ESCAGNE

October 10, 2019

PRAYER TO ALL OF YOU IN YOUR TIME OF SORROW. PLEASE KNOW I WILL HER LITTLE SAYING AMEN AMEN .

Melanie Baranco

October 9, 2019

Melanie Baranco

October 9, 2019

Marilyn Wade

October 9, 2019

I was very honored to meet Mrs. Thibeaux at my daughters wedding to her grandson Jason. You could tell how well she was loved by everyone.
What wonderful memories you all have.
Love to all the family
Marilyn

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NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Preston Joseph Thibeaux, Sr., the former Rita Mae LeBlanc, age 87, at 10:00 am Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Fr. Brian Harrington officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Friday with a Rosary at 6:30 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Saturday until 9:30 am.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Mrs. Thibeaux passed away at 4:20 pm on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Consolata Nursing Home.

Rita Mae was a sweet and humble friend who never complained about anything. She found peace as an artist and in her spare time she enjoyed watching game shows and jigsaw puzzles. Her favorite time of the year was Christmas, mostly because of the joy of the season and it being centered around her family. She leaves a legacy of love that will live on in the hearts of her family and friends.

Mrs. Thibeaux loved game shows, enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and was a very talented artist. She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, who enjoyed spending time with her family.
Her sweet demeanor and humble spirit will long be remembered by her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Thibeaux D’Avy and husband Chris of Coteau; three sons, Michael J. Thibeaux and wife Julie; Preston J. Thibeaux, Jr. and Bryan Thibeaux and wife Pamela all of New Iberia; fifteen grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren; three sisters, Juanita Daigrepont of Ball, LA, Ella Marie Hollingsworth of Metairie and Rena Holloway of Kingston, TN and one brother, Nolan LeBlanc of Harahan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Preston Joseph Thibeaux, Sr., one daughter, D’Ann Rae Shampine; her parents, Randolph LeBlanc, Sr. and Elvidge Trahan LeBlanc, two sisters, Vera Blanchard and Mary Anne Childress and three brothers, Randolph LeBlanc, Jr., Raymond LeBlanc and Jimmy LeBlanc.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family would like to thank the staff of Consolata Nursing Home for all of the care and compassion shown to their mother over the last seven years.

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.