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  • Fountain Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery Annual Outdoor Salute

    May 28, 2012 8:55 AM

    There will be an outdoor memorial service held at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery. This service will take place on May 28th, 2012 in the Fountain Memorial Cemetery, Veterans' Section, 1010 Pandora St., Lafayette. A speaker will commence the servce at 9 am, followed by a fly over by... more »
  • Funeral home to be converted to jazz school

    April 18, 2012 5:58 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Four years ago, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation purchased a 12,500-square-foot funeral home at a sheriff's auction. The nonprofit didn't know exactly what to do with the historic two-story structure, but it was located in the same block as the foundation's headquarters and seemed... more »
  • Funeral Services Pending for Iberia Parish Coroner

    October 12, 2010 5:34 PM

    Iberia Parish Coroner Dr. James B. Falterman Sr. passed away just after 11 o'clock this morning. He died at New Iberia Hospital. Falterman served as coroner for the past 18 years. He was one of the few doctors who still made house calls. Dr. Falterman was 75-years old. He... more »
  • Lucille Jolivette "MaMa Kag" Senegal 1909-2009

    November 10, 2009 1:09 PM

    Rayne - Funeral services will be held at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, Friday, November 13, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. for Lucille Jolivette Senegal, 100, who died Thursday, November 5, 2009 in Meadowbrook Specialty Hospital in Lafayette, LA. Interment will be in the Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery... more »
  • Scott funeral home named business of the year

    October 30, 2009 7:19 PM

    Martin & Castille Funeral Home Named Scott Business Of The Year SCOTT, LOUISIANA: Martin & Castille Funeral Home with locations in Scott and in Lafayette, Louisiana has been named the Scott Business Association and City of Scott 2009 Business of the Year. The recognition was announced October 6, 2009... more »
  • Food collection for the needy in Lafayette

    October 30, 2009 2:02 PM

    Delhomme Funeral Home and Sts. Leo Seton Catholic School will be joining forces for the month of November to collect food for the needy in Lafayette. Throughout November, people can drop of non-perishable food items at either Lafayette location. Please call Daniel at 235-9449 for more details.
  • Wal-Mart Caskets On-Line

    October 29, 2009 8:21 AM

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The world's largest retailer wants to keep its customers even after they die. Wal-Mart has started selling caskets on its Web site at prices that undercut most funeral homes, long the major seller of caskets. The move follows a similar one by discount rival Costco, which... more »
  • Eunice family seeks answers in bodies switched

    October 21, 2009 11:52 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Eunice family is search for answers after discovering that the bodies of their mother and another women were picked up from a hospital by the wrong funeral homes, and their mother's body was mistakenly cremated. Kenneth Joseph said his 58-year-old mother, Ruby, died of a... more »
  • Body Mix up: LGMC Speaks Out

    October 20, 2009 7:19 PM

    New information from Lafayette General Medical Center about what happened the day two bodies were switched up, leaving one wrongfully cremated. The hospital is now finished with their internal investigation after 58 year old Ruby Joseph and 82 year old Rose Alex were brought to the wrong funeral homes.... more »
  • Body Mix Up Follow

    October 19, 2009 7:26 PM

    Changes are coming to a Lafayette hospital after two bodies were mixed up at the morgue. Lafayette General Medical Center says they'll now have two representatives on hand to double check every corpse leaving their facility. Those representatives will make sure the correct body is taken when the funeral... more »
  • A Mix Up At The Morgue

    October 18, 2009 7:44 PM

    A mix up at the morgue leaves the wrong person cremated. The women died at Lafayette General Medical Center but their bodies went to the wrong funeral homes. "I can't explain the feeling," said Chakakhan Joseph, Ruby Joseph's daughter, "It's overwhelming," she said as she started to cry. Her... more »

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