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Daily World 10/22/2013 James Vidrine

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  • Title  Daily World 10/22/2013 James Vidrine 
    Short Title  Daily World - Obituary 10/22/2013 
    Publisher  Gannett Company 
    Source ID  S7 
    Text  James Roy Vidrine

    Eunice - It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of James Roy Vidrine announces his passing on Monday, October 21, 2013 at the St. Landry Extended Care in Opelousas at the age of 81. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 3:30 pm on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Msgr. Robert Romero Celebrant.

    James worked in the oilfield for over thirty years and then he was the owner and operator of Qwik Shop in Berwick and Neighborhood Grocery in Lawtell. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved working in his garden but most of all he loved his family especially his wife, Norma M. Vidrine of Lawtell; his three children, Darrel Vidrine and wife, Diana of Stafford, VA, Karl Vidrine of Salt Lake City, Utah and Sylvia Hollier and husband, Wilton, Jr. of Bayou Vista; three step-daughters, Sandra Chiasson and husband, Leroy and Debra Hall and husband, Kenneth all of Lafayette and Pat Fontenot and husband, Benjamin of Alexandria. He was a loving and wonderful grandfather to nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, seven step grandchildren and twelve step great grandchildren. Also mourning his loss are three sisters, Murris Dupre and Shirley Olivier and husband, Sam all of Eunice and Barbara Brignac and husband, Norman of Jeanerette and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. He will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him.

    He now rests in Heaven with his beloved parents, Schurley and Agnes Sebastien Vidrine; his first wife, Adeline Trahan Vidrine; a son, Patrick Vidrine; four sisters, Dorothy Thibodeaux, Wanda Broussard, Wilma McMillian and Betty Doucet; three brothers, Alvin, Gerald and Bobby Vidrine.

    At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Wednesday, October 23rd from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm and again on Thursday, October 24th from 8:00 am until time of services. Deacon Gary Gaudin will recite a Rosary at 6:00 pm Wednesday evening.

    Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guestbook, or send condolences online at

    Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.

    Published in the Daily World on Oct. 22, 2013 
    Linked to  James Vidrine 


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