OBITUARY

Marie Melancon Baker

October 15, 1927February 27, 2013
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ST. MARTINVILLE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Paul Lee Baker, the former Marie Melancon, age 85, at 10:00 am Friday, March 1, 2013 at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church with Fr. Rusty Richard officiating. Interment will follow at St. Michael’s Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm on Thursday with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Friday until service time.

A native of Cecilia and resident of St. Martinville, Mrs. Baker passed away at 6:00 am on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at St. Martin Hospital.

Mrs. Baker enjoyed crocheting, crafts and shopping, but most of all loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Paul Baker of St. Martinville; daughter, Donna Marie Guidry of Parks; brothers-in-law, Russell Harold Baker and Floyd Charles Baker of Illinois; sisters-in-law, Stella Baker Crowe of California, and Opal Tuxhorn, and Helen Horn of Illinois; two grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sazin and Evealia Johnson Melancon; sons, Dale Fabacher, Ricky Lynn Fabacher, and Paul Sazin Baker; daughters, Yvonne Fabacher and Grace Evalia Baker; brothers, Lawrence Melancon and Joseph Melancon; and sister, Beaulah Berthelot.

Pallbearers will be family members.

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

Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Funeral Service Friday, March 1, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • Rosary Service Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, March 1, 2013
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Marie Melancon Baker

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Susie LeBlanc

March 24, 2014

Donna,
I am so sorry for your lost. Even though we lost touch with one another over the years I have never forgotten your Mom. She was always nice to me and my sisters. She was always a kind lady. I have thought of you many times and wanted to contact you but had no idea where to start. We lost our Mom (Eula Mae Fabacher) 13 years ago. My prayers are with you. Love you cousin.

Susie LeBlanc (Hinson)
Bakersfield, Ca.

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