Opelousas- A Mass of Christian Burial for, Frances Reinert, will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Prairie Ronde, LA.
Frances, age 91, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2018, at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home. She was a member of Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, in Lafayette, LA. She was a volunteer at the Cathedral of St. John gift shop and museum.
She is survived by her daughters, Ellen Childress Lafleur (Larry) of Opelousas, Cynthia Childress Messersmith (Chris) of Irving, TX, and Diana Childress Delisle of Ayr, Ontario, Canada; grandsons, Louis Lafleur (Michelle) of Spring, TX, Edward Lafleur (Kaja) of Youngsville, Andrew Lafleur (Sarah) of Fulshear, TX, David Lafleur (Tara) of Union Bridge, MD, and Travis Messersmith of Irving, TX; step-daughters, Jeanne Reinert Graves (Charles) of Austin, TX, Nancy Reinert Moore (Jake) of Dripping Springs, TX; and fifteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mamie D. Spell; sister, Rosemary Spell O’Brien; husbands, Harry P. Childress and John C. Reinert; and son-in-law, Richard Delisle.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Sibille Funeral Home in Opelousas. A Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. The funeral home will reopen on Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in her memory to Hospice of Acadiana or Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.
Frances was a lovely woman, devoted mother, and the joy of John Reinert's life for many years. She will be remembered with appreciation and respect.
Jeanne Reinert GravesAustin, TX