Helen Mary Domingue Horaist
July 7, 1922  -  May 17, 2017

Helen Mary Domingue Horaist

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
174 Church Street
Grand Coteau, LA  70541
Friday, May 19, 2017
9:00 a.m. until service time
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St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
174 Church St.
Grand Coteau, LA  70541
Friday, May 19, 2017
11:00 a.m.
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St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
174 Church St.
Grand Coteau, LA  70541
Friday, May 19, 2017
12:30 P.M.
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St. Charles Cemetery
174 Church Street
Grand Coteau, LA  70541
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Grand Coteau – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Helen Mary Domingue Horaist, age 94, on Friday, May 19, 2017, at 12:30 p.m., in the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Father Jim Goeke, S.J. will celebrate the Mass. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at 12:30 in the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. A rosary will be prayed at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in the St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery.

Alter Server will be Logan Bertrand, great grandchild. Readers will be Amy DeVillier Gallagher, Nicole DeVillier Bertrand and Kim Horaist Butts. Gift bearers will be Leslie Horaist Richard, Angelique Venable, and Mackenzie Gallagher. Music selections will be Amazing Grace, Ava Maria, Old Rugged Cross, How Great Thou Are, and On Eagles Wings.

Helen passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Opelousas General Health System.

Her favorite hobbies were sewing and designing evening dresses, prom dresses, wedding dresses, and Mardi Gras costumes. She also loved to bake wedding cakes, birthday cakes, and other holiday cakes. She was a member of the LA Cattlemen’s Association and traveled throughout Louisiana attending all festivals. She loved visiting with friends and family and adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include sons, Delpha Neal Horaist and wife Barbara of Abbeville, LA, and Joseph David Horaist and wife, Brenda of Church Point, daughter, Susan Horaist Castille and husband Armand Castille of Opelousas, and special stepdaughter, Lynn Horaist Venable of Eunice, stepdaughters, Dell Horaist Jordan of New Orleans, LA., and Nell Horaist Pioth of Covington, LA., stepson, Felix Warren Horaist, Jr. and wife Laura of Sunset, daughter in law, Gayle Brasseaux Horaist of Carencro, sister in law, Mackey Domingue, grandchildren, Amy DeVillier Gallagher, Nicole DeVillier Bertrand, Kim Horaist Butts, Chad Horaist, Jerrell Horaist, Jason Horaist, Jake Horaist, Joseph Horaist, Jr., Jordan Horaist and Leslie Horaist Richard, eleven step grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, twenty four step great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Felix Warren, Sr., two sons, Ronald James Horaist and Donald Edgar Horaist, three sisters, Merrita Domingue Oldenburg, Lucy Domingue Conques and Juanita Domingue Trahan, four brothers, Frank Domingue, Roy Domingue, Pat Domingue and Harold Domingue, parents, Delpha Domingue and Leota Mouton Domingue.

Pallbearers will be Aaron Conrad, Jerrell Horaist, Chad Horaist, Jake Horaist, Joseph Horaist, Jr., Michael Gallagher, Jr., Jacob Habetz and Neil LeBouef. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and great grandsons. Her granddaughters placing the pall will be Megan Gallagher, Lauren Conrad, Abigail Gallagher, Avery Bertrand, Ava Grace Gallagher, and Jewels Horaist.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com.

Sibille Funeral Home of Grand Coteau has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


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  1. Angela Senegal
    Houston, TX

    Sorry to hear of the lost of Mrs. Horaist. The Bible tells us Draw close to God, and he will draw close to you.
    One of the principal ways to draw close to God is thorough prayer. Do not underestimate its value!

  2. Suzanne Duos- Thomas
    Sunset, LA

    Susan, sorry to here about your Mom. Prayers for you and her. She had a loving daughter to the end!!

  3. Jeanora Guidry Thibodeaux
    Duson, LA

    Neal, Susan and Joey my condolences on the passing of your mother. I have a lot of fond memories of her, that I will always cherish. Keep her memories alive. Keeping the family in my prayers

  4. Glenda Olivier
    Sunset, LA

    Susan and familySorry for your loss. You all were lucky to have her for so long.

  5. Amanda LeBoeuf Human
    Austin, AR

    My condolences to Mamom Lynn and family. Sending loving thoughts to the families.

  6. Marguerite Brinkhaus

    Miss Susan and Amy, I am so sorry to hear of your mother/grandmothers passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. mary lois harst
    sulphur, LA

    my condolences to Lynn and Angelle and family a friend mary lois harst

  8. Dianne DelBueno DeJean
    Sunser, LA

    Dear Susan, Armand and family,

    I am so sorry about your loss. I will be praying for yall. I'm sorry I can't be there. Love to you all.


  9. Colette Domingue LeBlanc

    I didn't get to see Aunt Helen very often, however she was unforgettable! She was so beautiful and loving.
    Prayers for all.

  10. Seraphia Davis
    Opelousas, LA

    So sorry for yall loss. She was such a sweet lady. I was glad to have a part in taking care of her

  11. Judy Dodge
    New Iberia, LA

    So sorry for your loss. Hadn't seen her in years but I remember her very well.

  12. Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Hebert

    Our deepest sympathy goes out to the entire family! Rest In Peace Mrs. Horaist.

  13. Annette Domingue Neiweem
    Chicago, IL

    My condolences to the family. I have fond memories going visit Aunt Helen with my Father Frank and Mother Dean Domingue when we lived in Sunset. You are all in my prayers. Rest in Peace special Aunt Helen.

  14. Shaunna and Neil LeBoeuf
    Eunice, LA

    Gammaw, I love you and you will always be part of me and my thoughts. I know that Gampaw is happy to have you with him in Heaven.

  15. Regina Guidry, Realtor
    Lake Charles, LA

    Joey, Susan, Neal and Family,

    My deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Carry the memories in your heart where she will live forever! May she rest in peace!

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