Edmay Pitre Richard a longtime resident of Ville Plate passed away September 28, 2016 at the Maison de Lafayette at the age of 105.
Edmay Pitre Richard was born and raised in Ville Platte. She and family moved to New Orleans in the 1950's. Where she worked for 25 years at West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company. After retirement they moved back to Ville Plate.
Visitation will be Saturday October 1, 2016 at Ardoin Funeral Home in Ville Platte from 9.00 am until dismissal at 10.30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 11.00 am with Father Tom Voorhies Officiating. Edmay will be laid to rest in the Evangeline Memorial Park Cemetery.
Edmay is survived by her two daughters Ethel Jane Fontenot and Mildred "Millie" Dufrene. Ten grandchildren Cleveland, Catherine, Debra, Weldon, Donna, Connie, Wayne, Michelle, Billy, Andrea, and ten great-grandchildren.
Edmay was preceded in death by her husband Hursey Richard, sons Vernon and Austin James and parents Onezime and Clara Pitre.
Family and friends are invited to view Edmay Richard's memorial page @ www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.