Charenton — A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Charenton for Flossie Jolet Bourgeois, 81, who died Tuesday, October 8, in Jeanerette.
Entombment will follow in the church mausoleum.
A gathering of family and friends will be Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Charenton.
Born on October 27, 1931 on Weeks Island, Mrs. Bourgeois was the daughter of Herman Jolet Sr. and Mae Bourque Jolet. A 1948 graduate of Franklin High School, she and her husband operated Bourgeois Grocery in Charenton. She enjoyed painting, gardening and reading.
Survivors include her husband, Boykin P. Bourgeois Sr. of Charenton; sons, Blake T. Bourgeois and wife, Trudy, of Franklin; Wade A. Bourgeois and wife, Teresa, of Lafayette; Boykin “Chuck” Bourgeois and wife, Tressa, of Franklin; and Deryl J. Bourgeois of Franklin; daughter, Greta P. Maxime and husband, Ronald, of Mobile, Alabama; brothers, Floyd O. Jolet of Lydia, and Patrick Jolet and wife, Gwen, of Cade; sister, Sandra J. King and husband, Billy, of Thibodaux; grandchildren, Jason Bourgeois, Blake Bourgeois Jr., Crystal Bourgeois, Brandon Bourgeois, Erin Bourgeois, Ronnie Maxime Jr., Katrina Maxime, Jessica Sage, Jake Bourgeois and Jordy Louviere; and 10 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Malcolm Bourgeois; and a brother, Herman Jolet.
Pallbearers will be Blake Bourgeois Jr., Jason Bourgeois, Jake Bourgeois, Brandon Bourgeois, Ronnie Maxime Jr. and Ryan Sage.
Honorary pallbearers include Jessica Sage, Crystal Bourgeois and Erin Bourgeois.
The family would like to give special thanks to Lisa Allen, Kierra Thibodeaux, Lowanna Dorsey, Lameika Sophus, Claudette Navy, Nicole Batiste, Barbara Eskind, Mary Douglas, Brianna Hill, Niketn Youman, Darlene Young, “Mice” Haney, Dr. Viator, Dr. Boudreaux, Dr. Rizzo and the entire staff of Maison Teche Nursing Home for their extraordinary care and compassion.
To view online obituary, and sign guestbook, go to www.pellerinfuneralhome.com.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, La. 70560, 337-365-3331, is in charge of arrangements.

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