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Funeral services held Acadiana firefighter Alex Bourque

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Posted at 10:06 AM, May 16, 2022

Funeral services were held Monday for Alex Bourque, the Lafayette and Broussard firefighter who died last week.

The funeral services for Engineer Alex Bourque began at 8:00 am. Alex was honored with a Full Firefighter's Funeral presented by Lafayette and Broussard Fire Departments.

Visitation was held at Martin & Castile Funeral Home on W. Farrel Road in Lafayette and following the visitation, a procession with a police escort, several fire trucks, and the family traveled from the funeral home to St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville.

The procession traveled down Frem Boustany to Ambassador Caffery to So. Bernard Street then to Albertsons Parkway to St. Nazaire and then Hwy 96 into St. Martinville.

Bourque, 26, was a firefighter with Lafayette and Broussard Fire Departments. He passed away Wednesday morning May 11. Last year, Bourque was diagnosed with bone cancer. He and his wife have two children.

More on Bourque can be found here.

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