Jeane Richard Daigle

Friday, January 3, 2020
Jeane Richard Daigle

A Mass of Christian burial for Jeane R. Daigle, 86, of Jennings will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at 10 a.m., with Father Charles McMillin officiating.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, from 4:30-9 p.m., with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. Visitation will resume Saturday from 8 a.m. until the time of her funeral mass.

Jeane will be laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery.

Jeane was born in Welsh on Nov. 5, 1933, to John Earl Richard, Sr., and Bessie Kratzer Richard. She was called to her Heavenly Father on Dec. 30, 2019. Jeane was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother whose greatest pleasure came from her love for her family. She loved to dance, play her piano, read, paint and take care of her great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Jennings American Legions Blue Angels, the Serra Club and the Homemakers Association. Her kind, caring actions and words taught all who knew her the definition of love and family.

Jeane is survived by her three sons, Douglas J. Daigle of Jennings, William “Billy” (Suzanne) Daigle of Carencro and Mark (Jeremy) Daigle of Philippines; her two daughters, Kathy (Dale) Deshotel of Oberlin and Paula (Martin) Hardy of Welsh; her three brothers, John Earl Richard, Jr., of Port Allen, Donald Richard of Denham Springs and Jerry Richard of Lafayette; her sister, Elizabeth LeBlanc of Carencro; her seven grandchildren, Elizabeth, Michael, Kade, Marianne, Lacey, Kasey and Davondrick; as well as her 13 great-grandchildren.

Jeane leaves this world to join her parents, John and Bessie Richard, Sr., and her beloved husband, Douglas “Doug” R. Daigle, in the next life.

Those chosen to honor Jeane as her pallbearers will be Kade Hardy, Kasey Hardy, Michael Daigle, Jared Bell, Matthew Brunet, Shawn Treadway and Davondrick Phillips.

The family would like to thank LA Hospice and Palliative Care for their love and support during their mother’s illness. Special thanks to Terry Millet and all her nurses, Kelly Breaux, and those that prayed with her. Most thanks go to Winter Fontenot, who assisted in Mom’s care along with all of the ladies who stayed with her. To all those that brought her communion and Father McMillin for being there for us. We are eternally grateful for you all!

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