OBITUARY

Rita Comeaux Comeaux Bernis

January 26, 1927October 2, 2010

ST. MARTINVILLE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Rita Comeaux Bernis, age 83, at 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church. Msgr. Douglas Courville will be the celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Michaels Cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home of St. Martinville on Monday from 2:00 pm until 10:00 pm, with the rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen on Tuesday from 8:00 am until services.

Rita Comeaux Bernis was born to Semar and Elia Gary Comeaux on January 26, 1927. She was the best mother, wife, friend, and sister to everyone. Her kitchen was open to anyone. She always cooked big meals and fed anyone that would show up. She will dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her 4 daughters, Wanda Sullivan and husband B.K. of St. Martinville, Jackie Fromen and companion Mike Servino of Pem Brooke Pines, FL, Rachel Guidry and husband Rene of St. Martinville, and Tammy Bernis and companion Cindy of St. Martinville; four sons, Cecil Bernis of Louisville, KY, Kenward Bernis of St. Martinville, Glynn “TeeRed” Bernis and wife Barbie of Crescent, OK, and Timothy Bernis of Houston, TX; 12 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and her sister and brothers, Norma Louviere, Ceasar Comeaux and Jimmy Comeaux.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph “Son” Bernis; parents, Semar and Elia Gary Comeaux; a grandchild, Rivers “Pas” Bernis; sisters, Mildred Norris, Gussie Fremin, and Verna Mae Boudreaux; and brothers, Preston, Homer, Carrol “Magoo” and Robert Comeaux.

Pallbearers will be Kenward, Cecil, “TeeRed” and Timothy Bernis, Keith Latiolais and Kevin Picard, II. Honorary pallbearers will be B.K. Sullivan, Rene Guidry, Mike Servino and Kenward “Boo” Bernis, Jr.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation and gratitude to Angelic Touch of St. Martinville and AAA Hospice of New Iberia for the care and compassion shown to our mother.

To view the online obituary, video tribute, and sign the guestbook, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com

Evangeline Funeral Home of St. Martinville (337) 394-4188 is in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, October 5, 2010
  • Burial Tuesday, October 5, 2010
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Deborah Bernis

April 4, 2018

MawMaw Rita, I just want to let u know u were my rock my everything, my life has never been the same since u left us, I know I have an angel up above watching over me, I miss and love so much.

Kathleen Legendre

October 12, 2010

To Wanda and Family,

I am so sorry to hear about your mother. My condolences to you and your family. You will be in my prayers.

Kathleen "Kat" Vincent Legendre

October 11, 2010

THE BERNIS FLY.SOOOO SORRY FOR YOULL LOSS .SHE WAS A WONDERFUL &SWEET PERSON TO EVERYONE.I KNOW SHE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL CINDY &ALLEN BLANCHARD CATAHOULA

Pam Derouen

October 5, 2010

Love and Prayers go out to all of you. I know it will be hard, but always remember the happy memories and live on through those memories of Aunt Rita.Thanks for letting me a part of that these last couple of days. Love you all
Pam (Lil Aunt Verna)

Tina Landry (Foti)

October 5, 2010

To Mrs. Rita Family,
You all are in my prayers and thoughts at this time of your sorrow. And Yes I do know how you are feeling. Wanda it was great to see you at Mama's wake and I'm sorry I was not sure about who you were at first.
Your Mother will always and has been in my thoughts as a youngster she was my friend and I loved her. She was always fun to be around. We always had a good time together.

Patricia Sharpe

October 4, 2010

To Wanda, B.K., and all the family, we would like to express our sorrow for your loss. I was only blessed to eat at her table once, but I will never forget it. She was a real sweetheart. May she rest in peace and in your hearts forever.

Pat & Jeff Sharpe

Jodie Migues

October 4, 2010

We did not see you guys often, but when we did, it was truly a blessing. Aunt Rita will defintely be missed by all. Sending prayers of God's peace, love, and understanding. God be with all of you!!!!! Love you much, Jodie Comeaux Migues

October 4, 2010

TO RACHEAL&RENE AND FAMILY, WE SORRY LOSS OF YOUR MOM AND LET TEL SHE WAS MY FLAVOR MY MY MY AUNT IN WORLD IM GOING TO MISS HER
LOVE DEBBIE&NEAL
AND FAMILY

October 4, 2010

All of us at Angelic Touch Care Services would like to extend our condolences for your loss. Please know that you are in our prayers. Gerri, Faye, and Di

BOBBY GOODRICH

October 4, 2010

MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU....