EUNICE-It is with heavy hearts that the family of Darlene DeHarde Faul announces her passing on Friday, September 08, 2017 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 55. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 2:30 pm on Monday, September 11, 2017 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Msgr. Robert Romero Celebrant.
Darlene was a retired teacher, teaching for 20 years with the Vermillion Parish School Board. She was a loving and devoted wife, daughter, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her especially her husband of ten years, Elton Faul, Jr. of Eunice; mother, Madeline Blanchard DeHarde of Luling; daughters, Renee Hebert Harrington and husband, Reggie of Abbeville, and Victoria Lee Hebert of Eunice; step daughter, Christa Faul Fontenot of Eunice; sisters, Deborah Vial Cooney and husband, Michael, and Diane Robert and husband, Neil, all of Luling; six grandchildren, Luke Joseph, Lane Jackson, Leah Kate, and Ryan Randall Harrington, Brittany Faul and Taylor Murray; as well as extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her father, Victor Joseph DeHarde; and brother in-law, Leon Vial
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Sunday, September 10th from 3:00 pm until 10:00 pm, and again on Monday, September 11th from 8:00 am until time of services. Deacon David Guillory will recite a Rosary at 6:00 pm Sunday.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.
Our loss is heaven's gain. She is truly an angel amongst angels. My
deepest sympathies go out to Elton, Rene, Victoria, the Dehardes and her sister YaYas. Although we will mourn throughout our lives, she's in the arms of Jesus and knows only peace and love. God speed, Darlene.
Monica VialLuling, LA
Thoughts and prayers to her family and friends. Had the privilege and pleasure to grow up with Darlene and share the same dorm with her in college. I have many fond memories of this wonderful, optimistic, supportive, and dear woman.
Gwen Growl DohertyLuling, LA
Elton and Victoria,
I am so sorry for your great loss. Take comfort in the fact that Darlene is totally at peace. You have my prayers.
Joan Aucoin CotnerWunice, LA
You have a beautiful angel to watch over the DeHarde and Faul families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
May your wonderful memories help you through this difficult time and bring you comfort in the future.
Connie and Dirk GonzalesDenham Springs, LA
Thank you for giving me Ms. Darlene to care for. It was truly an honor. I will keep you all in my prayers. Stay strong and be brave as her example showed you. Love, Kathleen, st. Joseph hospice.
What an extraordinary woman heaven is gaining. My prayers are with the family and especially Victoria who I worked closely with at church. Your momma was such a beautiful soul. I know that she will be missed.
Kasey Chaumont AndrepontEunice, LA
Elton and Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. While we know that Darlene is no longer suffering it still hurts those on earth. You have some wonderful memories to carry you through this heartfelt loss. God grant you Peace and Comfort in healing.
Edwina MorrisMissouri City, TX
It was my great pleasure to teach with Darlene for all of her teaching career. She was a true friend to all she knew as she always put the needs of others before her own. The world was a much better place because God shared her with us for 55 years. To know Darlene was to love her.
Rebecca LeBlancAbbeville, LA
Mrs Darlene was a wonderful teacher she taught my children . She will be missed by all R I P Mrs Darlene
Patsy LasalleForked Island, LA
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this trying time.
Russelll and Lisa LeBouefCypress, TX
We love her and all of you. You're in our prayers.
Billy and MillieHammond, LA
Dianne and family, I am so sorry to see your sister has entered her final destination. My deepest sympathies
May the Lord, Jesus grant you peace and strength as you say good bye.
Dina Gros StellyParadis, LA
My sympathies are with all of you during this difficult time. She was one special lady--a great friend to me all these years. I know she is in a better place, celebrating with so many who knew and loved her. I am so sorry that, because of a prior obligation, I will not be able to attend. Please know that my heart is with you.
Susan HortonGueydan, LA
Had the pleasure of teaching with Darlene for her entire teaching career and taught Victoria. I am honored to have developed a friendship that she left fond memories from. I feel honored to have witnessed the beauty of her & her family! My deepest condolences!
Karen T. GreeneAbbeville, LA,