EUNICE~It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of Allen Cormier announces his passing on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Ville Platte. He was 76. Funeral Services will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 01, 2018 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Deacon David Guillory officiating.
Allen was the owner and operator of Allen’s Grocery and Market in Eunice from 1979 to 1986. He loved hunting, fishing, cooking, listening to Cajun music and spending his free time with his family especially his grandchildren. He was a loving father, brother, grandfather, companion and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him especially his companion of four years, Jane Daire of Ville Platte; his three sons, Mike Cormier and wife, Laura of Elton, Richard Cormier and spouse, Qui and Neal Cormier and wife, Jenny all of Eunice; his daughter, Minette Vienne and husband, Ryan of Eunice; his two sisters, Madeline Jones of Eunice and Sandy Dupont and husband, Mark of Opelousas; the seven joys of his life his grandchildren, Christopher, Tyler and Lainey Cormier, Allie and Hailey Cormier, Caroline and Sarah Claire Vienne; his two step grandsons, Hayden and John Christian Knirk; as well as extended family and friends. “The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained”
He is preceded in death by his wife, Pat Cormier; his son, Bernard Cormier; parents, Sidney and Eldine Arabie Cormier and his brother, Francis Cormier.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice on Friday, November 30th from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm and again on Saturday, December 1st from 8:00 am until time of services. Deacon David Guillory will recite a Rosary at 5:30 pm on Friday.
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.
I am so sorry for your loss, I will surly miss the conversations he and I had when we played at ROCKY"s . He will be missed. God Bless the Family .
Ricky Dodd? and SECOND TYME AROUNDCrowley, LA
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
So very sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Allen. He was a sweet man. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Angie DarbonneEunice, LA
So sorry for your loss, I met Mr. Allen when he started seeing Jane Daire, we would have a meal once a month at church and Mr. Allen was always there. We would have our Christmas gathering for our Sunday School class and Valentine's banquet, he was a very pleasant person to be around, we all love Mr. Allen, our prayers for the family that you'll feel the present of God wrapping his loving arms around you, We pray that you will feel the presence of the loving Father during this time of sorrow and the coming weeks and months ahead.
Valle DupreVille Platte, LA
We will miss you old buddy you were a great friend. We Will miss our weekly meeting at Rocky's with you & Jane. But I know your in a better place.
James & Joyce DoucetEunice, la., LA
I' m so very sorry for your family's loss. Sending my deepest condolences. Will be praying for God to comfort your whole family during this hard time. Hugs and prayers Love ya'll
Lauri ComeauxEuince, LA
We loved Mr. Allen, he was a pleasure in our lives. He will be missed. He always had a story and we would listen. He was a great person. Good times we had!
Paula and Jarred ArtiguePort Barre, LA
My deepest condolences to Mr Allen’s family. I wish I was in Louisiana to say my farewells to him. He was a friend and we were employed at the same place at one time. I first knew him as Mr Allen & then as “Black Boy” & the smile he would give when he would meet with you was one of a kind.
Kirkman J DaigleCarlyss, LA
We are so sorry to hear of Allen's passing. Ricky and I will always have great memories of Allen back in the days of the Food Mart. He always had a smile, and kept us laughing. Someone we will always remember for his kindness and smile. Our prayers are with his family.
Gwen and Ricky GorleyKingwood, TX