Evangeline Funeral Home

314 E Saint Peter St, New Iberia, LA


Shirley Dugas Louviere

December 16, 1934May 17, 2020

ST. MARTINVILLE– A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Shirley Dugas Louviere, age 85, at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at St. Martin De Tours Catholic church. Fr. Bill Melancon will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Michael’s Mausoleum.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday from 11:00 am until the service time. A rosary will be prayed at 12:00 pm.

A native and resident of St. Martinville, Mrs. Louviere passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Camelot Nursing Home in Broussard, LA.

Born on December 16, 1934 to the late Sidney and Clementine Barras Dugas, Shirley was one of three daughters. Shirley was a kind a loving woman who enjoyed the simple life of country living. She enjoyed bowling, dancing, reading, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Shirley was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend and will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She is survived by her daughters, Nanette L. Poirier (Steve) of St. Martinville; Toni Louviere (Tommy Bourque) of New Iberia sisters, Sidney Mae D. Richard (Billy) of New Iberia and Gail D. Harrington (Mike) of St. Martinville; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Merlin John Louviere; son, Sidney Louviere; and parents, Sidney Dugas and Clementine Barras Dugas.

Pallbearers will be members and friends of the family.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff and personnel of Camelot Nursing Homes for their kindness, care, and support.

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

Evangeline Funeral Home of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.


  • Toni Louviere (Tommy Bourque), Daughter
  • Nanette L. Poirier (Steve), Daughter
  • Sidney Mae D. Richard (Billy), Sister
  • Gail D. Harrington (Mike), Sister
  • Merlin John Louviere, Loving husband (deceased)
  • Sidney Louviere, Son (deceased)
  • Sidney and Clementine Barras Dugas, Parents (deceased)
  • Mrs. Louviere also leaves behind to cherish her memory, five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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  • Members and friends of the family


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

  • Rosary

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020

  • A Mass of Christian Burial

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020


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Charlotte Romero

May 19, 2020

Nanette so sorry for your loss May she rest in peace

Janie Dugas

May 19, 2020

So sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. My deepest sympathies.


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