Marie Duhon

October 7, 1940 ~ November 10, 2021

Lake Arthur

Melia Marie Duhon, 81, passed away peacefully November 10, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 7, 1940, in Lake Arthur, LA to David “Pete” and Elise Benoit Duhon. She was a lifelong resident of Lake Arthur.

A mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday November 16, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Arthur with Father Jay Alexius officiating. Burial will follow in the Andrus Cove Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Visitation will begin on Monday November 15, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a rosary being recited at 6:00 p.m. at Miguez Funeral Home in Lake Arthur. Visitation will resume on Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. until the time to leave for church.

Marie was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved gathering with her family and friends, especially with her cousin Edith Trahan and the neighborhood friends for afternoon barbeque and bon-fires.

She was part of the LAHS band boosters from 1975-1980. She enjoyed traveling with the band. She loved all sports but especially the New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers. She enjoyed traveling, her beloved dog/companion, Lucy, sleepovers with her grandkids and great grandkids. She also enjoyed gatherings with her family and friends at Alton and Glorias building located in downtown Lake Arthur. She loved to dance and listen to Zydeco music. She took great pride in her appearance.

She was a member of the Catholic Daughters and the Ladies Alter Society. She was also a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

Ms. Marie is survived by her son Brian (Stori) O’Blanc of Lake Arthur; her daughter, Cathy (Chuck) Young of Lafayette; sisters, Carmen Marceaux and Linda Shultz; grandchildren, Philip Ray Thibodeaux, II, Kendalyn (Sleighton) Hebert, Brian O’Blanc, Jr.; great grandchildren, Abigail Shuey, Baelyr Thibodeaux, Ellie Hebert, Braxton Thibodeaux, and Guy Dean Hebert and sister-in-law Deanne Duhon.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Nora Mae Racca; two brothers, Paul and Ellsworth “Wordy” Duhon; daughter, Lynette O’Blanc; nieces, Cynthia Marceaux Gibson, and Allison Duhon; and a brother-in-law, Floyd Marceaux.

Pallbearers will be Philip Thibodeaux, II, Sleighton Hebert, Milton O’Blanc, Jr., Thad Scholtz, Matthew Duhon and Baelyr Thibodeaux.

Honorary pallbearers will be Abigail Shuey, Ellie Hebert, Braxton Thibodeaux, and Guy Hebert.



Burial: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
2:15 pm - 12:00 am

Andrus Cove Cemetery

Funeral Mass: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church

Rosary: Monday, November 15, 2021
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Visitation: Monday, November 15, 2021
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Visitation: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

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