MAMOU – Funeral services will be held at a 2:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Mamou on Thursday, January 3, 2019 for Pascal John “Inkey” Berzas, 73, who passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2018.
Burial will follow in the New St. Ann Mausoleum.
Father Billy Massie will officiate services.
John Berzas was born on March 26, 1946 in Eunice, Louisiana to Dominic and Odette Pierrottie Berzas. He was a dedicated pharmacist for nearly 50 years. He was a past member of the Rotary Club and a donator to the Rotary Club Scholarship fund for 40 years. He also loved helping his community by being a Boy Scout leader. John was an outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing with family and friends.
John is survived by his wife of 47 years, Callie Douget Berzas; two sons, John P. Berzas, II “John John” and wife Heather of Opelousas, and Jacob Berzas and wife Johnette of Mamou. His memory will also live on through his four grandchildren: Jasmine Berzas, Aubre Berzas, Alexis Willis and Peyton Berzas, and one great grandchild, Greyson Willis.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dominic and Odette Pierrottie Berzas.
The family request visitation to be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou on Thursday, January 3, 2018 from 9:00 AM until time of service. A rosary will be recited at 12:30 PM, followed by a eulogy by Timothy Richard.
Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com. Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements.
So sorry, Callie, John John and Jacob and your children for your loss. I was unable to make it in time, but will keep all of you in my prayers.
RITA B BUXTONEunice, LA
Sending love & heartfelt condolences to the entire Berzas family.
Lisa Maness- McFarlandKingwood, TX
Callie and family, Charles and I send y'all our deepest sympathy and much love! Y'all will be in our prayers!
Charles & Dot ( DeVillier ) ChapmanVille Platte, LA
My thoughts & prayers are with the family at this time. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏. He will be missed by many
Gwen BergeronMamou, LA
"Inkey" was the miracle baby of Mamou and a neighbor. I met him later when he bought lunch for our family because our Mother had always loved him.
He is certainly in heaven with his parents and my parents.
Roland "Fish" GahnLafayette, LA
In shock to hear about this. I am so sorry to hear about your sorrow. He was a great guy.
Sybilene AucoinHouston, TX
Dear Callie, John John, Jacob and families,
We join you in your sadness, knowing our sorrow cannot be measured with yours. We are keeping you in our prayers today and always.
John and Jan Gordy.
John and Jan GordyGurley, AL
Missing mr “brother from another mother”
John GordyGurley, AL
Missing my brother from another mother, John G.
John GordyGurley, AL
I was so sorry to hear of John’s passing. We worked together many years ago and remember him fondly.
My thoughts are prayers for the entire Berzas family.
Sylvan ManuelSulphur, LA
Callie, my prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Trust in the Lord to help get you through all this. Once things have settled please call Joanne or me and we will try to get together. Love you, Debbie Poret & Joanne Eastin
Debbie PoretVille Platte, LA
Deepest sympathy from JERRY WALLACE and family
JERRY wallaceNew Iberia ,, LA
SORRY FOR FAMILY LOST. VERY SPECIAL CLASS MATE DOWN T0O EARTH PERSON. WILL BE MISSED BY ALL CLASS MATES. KEEP HIM IN OUR PRAYERS.
FARREL DUPREVILLE PLATTE, LA
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May you find strength, peace, comfort and understanding as he is reunited with our Savior! 🙏✝️🙏
Sarah DoucetMamou, LA
With our deepest sympathy!
The Sandy & Steve Maness Family
Sandy & Steve ManessKingwood, TX
To the Berzas family I wish my condolences and lift up prayers for your family. I will miss and always remember John. He was a Great boss and friend. He often told me that he raised me. In essence he did in pharmacy. He always picked at me and made me laugh. He always had a smile and hug for me. He will be greatly missed. Once again, your family is in my prayers and I love each of you Ms Callie, John John and Jacob. Joyce Bond Paul
Joyce PaulOakdale, LA
Dear Callie,john,Jacob so sorry for your lost. John was and is a great person.he helped hundreds of people when we worked together out of his pocket.we only talked twice a year but he was a rock for me.see you in heaven john
Frosty McClungLufkin, TX
My prayers for the family at this time. I have known John and Callie for a long time, I pray for God's graces to be given to the family in their time of need. John will be missed dearly. I am grateful that I was able to visit with him and Callie two days before Christmas.
Pamela AguillardMamou, LA
Mrs. Callie, our heartfelt condolences to you and your family.....sending our love, hugs and prayers.
Kathy and John BergeronOakdale, LA
We will forever cherish the best of times we had on Lake Houston and in Mamou for Mardi Gras fun! Rest In Peace friend - Tore and Toni Schau
Tore and Toni SchauHumble, TX
I started working with John when I was around 15 years old and continued on and off working with him through my 30s. He was a great man and a good friend. I love you Callie, John John and Jacob and my prayers are with yall.
jane willisoakdale, LA
Callie and the Berzas children, I am so sorry for your loss. John was a classmate of my sister. I always knew him to be a soft spoken, kind and nice person. May God allow him to rest In peace. May God give the family what they need to heal and find comfort in God's promise of eternal life.
Jency CAGLEdenham springs, LA
With great sadness we hear the news about John's passing. ..We are praying for peace for his family and friends. we are still in shock.....John in our eyes, what a great man, son, husband, father., grand father and friend, etc, he will be missed by all he touched...Callie , John- John ,Jacob and extended family we will always remember you all and will keep you in our prayers. ...GOD BLESS
Jay N Lois DougetLake Charles, LA
Sending my condolences to Callie and family. Callie I’m sorry, I’m in Texas this week so unable to attend. You have been in my prayers since the 26th and in my thoughts. I believe your strong Faith will carry you. I pray God will give you strength and comfort through this sad and difficult time. Hugs and love from me.
Pat IsraelGretna, LA
Our sincere condolences..may John rest in peace
Margie & Don WhittingtonVille Platte, LA
So sorry for your loss John John. Prayers for your family 🙏🏼🙏🏼♥️
Nichole SuireBaton Rouge, LA
Callie and family, so very sorry for your loss. John was a wonderful man and certainly a rock in your family. Prayers for all of you.
Brenda HahneAustin, TX
I’m so sorry to hear about Uncle John. I will continue to keep all of you in my prayers.
Raymond YoungConshohocken, PA
So sorry for the loss he was a very dear man and wonderful boss that I worked with for 4 years he always made us laugh and always found a positive in the situation. He loved his family so much and spoke of them often. Mr John will be greatly missed by all. Prayers for your family. Love you guys!
Darlene Byrd DoyleOakdale, 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.
Ardoin's Funeral HomeMamou, LA