Jan Hollier Ardoin
July 13, 1958  -  February 15, 2019

Jan Hollier Ardoin

Ardoin Funeral Home
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Monday, February 18, 2019
10:30 AM until time of service
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St. Anns Catholic Church
716 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Monday, February 18, 2019
2:30 PM
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Ardoin Funeral Home
717 Sixth Street
Mamou, LA  70554
Monday, February 18, 2019
1:30 PM
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New St. Ann's Cemetery
Old Hwy 13
Mamou, LA  70554
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MAMOU - Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM at St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Monday, February 18, 2019, for Jan Hollier Ardoin, 60, who passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 in Opelousas.

Father Kevin Bordelon will conduct funeral services.

Burial will take place in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery.

Jan Hollier Ardoin was born in Mamou on July 13, 1958 to Rinal Joseph and Leola Young Hollier. She later married her love, Calvin James Ardoin. They spent 39 years together as husband and wife and raised a beautiful family. Jan spent her 60 years on this Earth wholeheartedly caring for her loved ones. Above all, she was a devoted and beloved mother to her two daughters and “Mimi” to her grandchildren. All those who knew Jan will miss her dearly.

Jan is survived by her husband Calvin James Ardoin of Opelousas, mother Leola Hollier of Mamou, daughters Erin A. Patin and husband Kris of Prairieville and Emily Ardoin of Houston, Texas, her siblings Cathy Hoffpauir and husband Tim of Metairie, David Hollier of Carencro, Kim Hollier and wife Tina of Rayne, Carolyn Soileau and husband Hilton of Iowa, and Chris Duplechin and husband Robbie of Mamou, and two grandchildren, Luke and Linda Grace Patin.

She is preceded in death by her father, Rinal Hollier.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou on Monday, February 18, 2019 from 10:30 AM until time of service. A rosary will be recited Monday at 1:30 PM.

Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.

Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements.


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  1. Ron Turner
    Evergreen, LA

    I just found out about Jan through Emily’s fb post. It was a total shock. I wish there were words for me to express my feelings. The few times that I was around her bring back fond memories. She was such a wonderful person. My prayers and condolences.

  2. Donna Reed Harper
    Metairie, LA

    Hollier and Ardoin families. I am so sorry for your loss. I fondly remember Jan when she'd visit my sister, Kathy. She was a gently soul and a happy person. My prayers are with all of you.

  3. Melinda “Nikki” soileau
    Baton Rouge la, LA

    Sending my deepest sympathy. Classmate Melinda “Nikki” Soileau 🙏🏽🙏🏽

  4. Louise Guidry
    Leander, TX

    Calvin, Erin, and Emily, my heart breaks for all of you. Heaven has gotten such a sweet angel. You and your family were always her #1 concern. My deepest sympathy to all of you.

  5. Gwen Bergeron
    Mamou, LA

    I'm so very sorry for your families loss. I'm sure she will be missed by all who loved her and those who knew her. Praying for strength, peace & understanding for all.

  6. Kathleen Blanchard
    Katy, TX

    My sincere condolences to all her family

  7. Eugene Segura
    Cankton, LA

    I don't know what else to say, except that I'm sorry you lost the love of your life, Jan. Again, I'm so sorry. Love you, man.

  8. Joanne Moses Cox
    Hamilton, AL

    I was saddened to learn of your sister’s passing. I can only imagine the pain of your loss. It has been five years since my brother died and I still think of him often, so I know the healing takes time. Please cherish your memories of her, and the love of your surviving family and friends. I am praying for God’s peace and comfort for you and your family. With Love, JoMo

  9. Belinda Hollier Andrus
    Yulee, FL

    My deepest sympathy to the family. Jan is my second cousin but she and her siblings are more like first cousins. You all will be in my prayers. Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May you Rest In Peace Jan.

  10. Warren Fontenot Jr.
    Orange, TX

    Sorry to hear of yalls loss.
    GOD bless Jan and family.

  11. Ardoin's Funeral Home
    Mamou, 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.

  12. Anna Mod
    Houston, TX and Arlington, VA, TX

    Emily, my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. So very sorry for your loss.
    With sympathy,

  13. Rosa Kidder
    Mamou, LA

    Chris and Caroline, I am so very very sorry for your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with y’all.

  14. Shirley Hollier Verrette
    Lake Charles, LA

    Jan's Dad, Rinal Joseph Hollier was my second cousin & was unable to attend his funeral. I also know Jan's Mother, Leola. I want to express my sympathy & prayers to Leola & family as I am unable to go due to health
    problems. Shirley Hollier Verrette

  15. Margie & Don Whittington
    Ville Platte, LA

    My sincere condolences to all of you wonderful Holliers. She was one of my favorites many years ago. May she rest in peace.

  16. Leilah Wendell Kemp
    OPelousas, LA

    Our deepest and most sincere condolences for the loss of Jan. She was an amazing woman and a firebrand of light and inspiration. She will ne sorely missed in the neighborhood. Chester thanks her for his new home. Much love to all who grieve.

  17. Doug and Jean Hunter
    Lafayette, LA

    We were so sorry to hear about Jan. She was such a sweet person to be around. So hard to believe she is no longer with us.

  18. Pamela Aguillard
    Reddell, LA

    My deepest regret to the family. Jan was a beautiful person inside and out. She was my classmate. My prayers for all of you. May she fly high with angels. I am working and not able to attend.

  19. Susan Couch
    Lake Charles, LA

    Calvin, Erin and Emily, I have no words to bring you relief. I’m so saddened by the passing of Jan. She lived for her family and was kind to everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  20. Connie Soileau Buckland
    Licking, MO

    Our family is so sorry for your loss. May your precious memories of Jan carry you through at this time.

  21. Roxanne Hollier Roessler
    westlake, LA

    Calvin, Erin, Emily, and Family, words can not suffice to express the heartfelt sorrow I feel for you all. Please accept my condolences for my dear Cousin Janet. May Jan rest in peace.

  22. Denise Guillory Fusilier
    Eunice, LA

    So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Denise

  23. Windell and Karen Manuel
    Madison, MS

    We were so saddened fo hear about Jan. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. We won’t be able to attend the funeral mass. I have a scheduled procedure tomorrow. But we will be thinking about you.
    Windell & Karen

  24. karen reed
    lafayette, LA

    in loving memory of your Jan.

  25. Terry Lafleur
    Ville Platte, LA

    So very sorry for your loss my friend. God bless Jan and your family

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