Verdie L. Fruge
September 16, 1928  -  April 20, 2017

Verdie L. Fruge

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Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady Queen of All Saints
Dardeau St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Friday, April 21, 2017
2:00 PM
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St. Anns Cemetery
Hwy 13
Mamou, LA  70554
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VILLE PLATTE-Mrs. Verdie Lahaye Fruge, 88, passed away at her residence on April 20, 2017 with her children by her side. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Father Richard Vidrine will officiate services. Mrs. Verdie will be laid to rest at the New St. Ann Mausoleum.

Mrs. Verdie was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She had a special place in everyone’s heart. She enjoyed praying the rosary, cooking and spending time with her family. Her children and grandchildren were her pride and joy.

Her memories will live on through her family. Mrs. Verdie is survived by her sons, Peter Fruge and wife Paula and Tim Fruge and wife Deidre, daughters, Sheila Guillory and husband Jerome, Freida Fontenot and husband Aubrey, Denise Fontenot and husband Lonnie, Martha Joseph and husband Donovan and Michelle David and husband Jody, 17 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She now rests with her husband, of 61 years, Clifton J. Fruge, parents, John and Olena Lahaye, and brothers, Elvin Lahaye, Aubrey Lahaye, Wilfred Lahaye and Burnel Lahaye.

Pallbearers for the service will be her grandsons, Jereme and Joseph Ardoin, Brandon and Lucas Fontenot and Ian and Drew David.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.


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  1. Sandra & Dale Landreneau
    Pine Prairie, LA

    Shelia & family I was sad to hear of the death of your mother. We were in Texas and just today learned of your loss. Many happy memories of your mom! Peace to all of you.

  2. Margie & Don Whittington
    Ville Platte, LA

    Our heartfelt condolences to all of you. Ms. Verdie was one of my favorite people. What a wonderful person!

  3. Paula And Peter Fuselier
    Basile, LA

    Peter, Paula and Family,

    We are so saddened to hear of the death of Ms. Verdie. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

    Love, Paula and Peter Fuselier

  4. Kathleen Blanchard
    Houston, TX

    Sending prayers, hugs & lots of love to all her family! May God wrap his arms around you & comfort you & give you peace!

  5. Terry and Loraine Savnt
    Pine Prairie, LA

    Sorry for your loss. Mrs. VERDIE was a very special lady that we were privileged to know. Our prayer for you is that the Lord will comfort you in this time of loss.

  6. Steve and Cindy Pitre
    Lake Charles, LA

    Remembering Mrs. Verdie's kindness and thoughtfulness. Prayers for the family.

  7. Bev McBride
    Mamou, LA

    It was a pleasure to know Mrs. Vergie. A fine , kind sweet women& always had kind words to say about everyone..Bev

  8. Peggy Bertrand
    Lake Charles, LA

    Sheila, my thoughts and prayers are with your family

  9. Michael Reed
    Mamou, LA

    My condolences on your loss.

  10. Erika Holloway
    Meridian, MS

    Praying for you and your family

  11. Rachel Ritter
    Ville Platte, LA

    Leslie, you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May your memories help comfort you.
    From your Ardoin's of Ville Platte family

  12. Ardoin's Funeral Home
    Eunice, LA

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Fruge family at this time and the days to come

  13. Ardoin's Funeral Home
    Ville Platte, LA

    On behalf of the staff at Ardoin's Funeral Home, we send our deepest condolences to your family. May your many memories bring you comfort.

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