Mary Joyce Trahan

November 9, 1947 ~ January 5, 2023

Lake Arthur

Funeral services for Mary Joyce Dugas Trahan, 75, of Lake Arthur, will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. in the Miguez Funeral Home chapel in Lake Arthur with Father Roland Vaughn officiating.

Burial will follow in the St. Anthony Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home.

Visitation will begin on Monday, January 9, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6:00 p.m.  It will resume on Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m.

Joyce was born on November 9, 1947 in Jennings to Felix and Mary Benoit Dugas.  She was a Lake Arthur High School Graduate. She worked for Miguez Funeral Home as a hostess.  She enjoyed going to the casino, shopping, and spending time with her friends and family.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sister, Betty Deshotel; niece, Monica (Pat) LeGros; and her nephew, Greg Dugas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Olan and Stanford “Star” Dugas.


Burial: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
1:30 pm - 12:00 am

St. Anthony Cemetery

Funeral Service: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
1:00 pm - 12:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Rosary: Monday, January 9, 2023
6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Visitation: Monday, January 9, 2023
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

Visitation: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Miguez Funeral Home - Lake Arthur

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  1. Ms. Betty and family, please accept our sincere sympathies for your loss! Joyce was such a fun loving, sweet and kind person! She will be greatly missed by all who love her!

  2. You were the one that cheered me up when I was down your were the absolute best customer and best person I knew. You will truly be missed <3

  3. Ms. Betty and family, I was so sad when I heard that Ms. Joyce passed away. She was a fun loving person and a very dear friend to me. I will miss her. Praying for you and your family. Pat Triola~ Pokeno friend

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