DELCAMBRE- A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Michael "Glynn" Broussard, age 61, at 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Delcambre. Fr. Vincent Alexius, Pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church of Baton Rouge, will serve as celebrant for the services. Interment will follow at Our Lady of the Lake Mausoleum.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm on Wednesday with a Rosary at 7:00 pm led by Fr. Melancon of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Erath. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Thursday until service time.
A native of Erath and resident of Delcambre, Mr. Broussard passed away at 12:30 pm on Monday, January 2, 2012 at his residence, surrounded by his family. He fought his battle with cancer until the very end.
Mr. Broussard was the owner and operator of Bruce's Trailer Sales of Erath for the last 15 years. He worked extremely hard to grow his business and had little time for pleasure. Glynn's favorite saying was "Life is Hard". He loved it so much that he gave his camp in Mississippi that name. He loved spending time there with his family and friends.
He will be forever missed by his family and everyone who knew him.
Mr. Broussard is survived by his wife of 41 years, Cathy LeBlanc Broussard of Delcambre; his three children, Michael Broussard and wife Brandy of Carencro; Jodi B. Romero and husband Michael; and P.J. Broussard and wife Dana all of Delcambre; three grandchildren, Seth Romero, Aaden Broussard and Briley Romero; his parents, Minos and Elaine Roberts Broussard; one brother, Ricky Broussard and wife Yvonne; and one sister, Jackie Broussard and Bob Landry all of Erath. He is also survived by one aunt, Betty Whitmeyer and husband Larry of Lafayette; one uncle, John Roberts and wife Carole of Pittsburgh, PA and his brother in law, Irvin LeBlanc and wife Darlene of Delcambre.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alexson Broussard and Mr. and Mrs. Dutile Roberts.
Pallbearers will be Michael Broussard, P.J. Broussard, Michael Romero, Ricky Broussard, Lance Richard and Larry J. Temples.
Honorary pallbearers will be Seth Romero, Aaden Broussard, Irvin LeBlanc, Allen Duhon and Brent Relish.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Brenda LeBlanc and the staff of Concepts of Care and St. Theresa's Hospice.
To view on-line obituary, video tribute and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.
Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements.