Port Barre- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for, Mr. George O. Viator, on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Port Barre. Reverend Clint Trahan will celebrate the mass. Rite of Committal will follow at the Sacred Heart Mausoleum.
Mr. Viator, age 83, a resident of Lafayette and native of Port Barre, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Our Lady of the Oaks Nursing Home. He worked as a railroad mechanic for Union Pacific where he retired after 44 years. Mr. Viator enjoyed dancing and spending time with his family and friends. He also loved being outdoors camping and tending to his garden. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his sons, Patrick Viator and Gregory Viator, Sr.; daughter, Sandra Trahan (Ervin); brother, Johnny Viator (Rita); sisters, Annie Romero (Minus) and Mary Swarthout; 5 grandchildren, Travis Trahan, John Paul Trahan, Stephanie Arnold (Eric), Gregory Viator, Jr. and Chase Viator; and 3 great-grandchildren, Laikyn Trahan, Evan Arnold and Kailey Arnold.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Wordna Lacombe Viator; parents, Alcie and Anna Boudreaux Viator; granddaughter, Stacy Trahan; and brother-in-law, Alvin Swarthout.
The family requests visitation be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel in Port Barre. The rosary will be prayed by Deacon Mitch Hebert at 7:00 p.m. The funeral home will reopen on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Travis Trahan, John Paul Trahan, Gregory Viator, Jr., Chase Viator, Steve Viator and Eric Arnold. Honorary pallbearer will be Evan Arnold.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Port Barre.
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
We came to know and love Mr. George at the nursing home while my mom was a resident there too. He found a very special place in my heart! May he rest in peace in the glorious kingdom of God!
Linda AllemanCarencro, LA
our deepest sympathy to the family, we all had great times, with George and Wordna. They are together with GOD in Heaven, Amen
ray & sissy boudreauxhumble, TX
We are so sorry to hear of your lost.Our Prayers with the family. God bless
George & Neva Meche
George &Neva MecheBroussard, LA
SHARING YOUR LOSS
Williams FamilyDeRidder, LA