Opelousas- A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for, Therese Hazel Hollier, on Monday, September 24, 2018, at ¬¬1:00 p.m. in the St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas. Fr. Russell Harrington will celebrate the Mass. Rite of Committal will follow in the Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.
Hazel, age 90, a resident of Opelousas, passed away on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Nursing Home with her family at her side.
Hazel was a kind gentle, generous women who loved The Lord. She spent several hours a day praying for the needs of others. Although she didn’t have children of her own she dearly loved her nieces and nephews and always enjoyed being with her step-children and their families. She enjoyed sewing and took pride in making all her own clothes. She loved to dance and would often say “I would rather dance than eat”. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her loving husband, Corrace Hollier of Opelousas, her sisters, Dot Speyrer and Sr. Juliana Thibodeaux, 9 nieces and nephews, 6 step-children, 18 step grand-children, numerous step great grandchildren and step great-great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, Irl White, parents, Vital and Rose Boudreaux Thibodeaux, her sister, Mary Chautin, brothers, Lloyd Thibodeaux and Earl Thibodeaux.
The family requests visitation be held on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The rosary will be recited at 12:00 p.m.
Words of Comfort to the family may be expressed at www.sibillefuneralhomes.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Opelousas.
We wish to express our sincere condolences for your loss. We didn’t know Therese but we certainly have experienced pain similar to what you must be dealing with now. When we lose someone close we all look for a source of comfort as we grieve, help to ease the pain, the sense of emptiness. May you find comfort in these words penned by the prophet Isaiah, “He will swallow up death forever…(Isa. 25:8) God has promised us that millions of the dead are alive in his memory and He shows us how we can hope to see them again in the future in a cleansed earth.
Bill & Donna Winn, LA
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
We are sincerely sorry for your loss, our prayers are with you and your family for Miss Theresa.Tim,Rhonda and Family
Tim and Rhonda HollierHouma, LA
GOD BE WITH YOU IN YOUR LOST
Williams FamilyDe Ridder, LA