ST. MARTINVILLE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Shannon Guidry Bonin, age 40, at 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church. Msgr. Douglas Courville will officiate at the service. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Cecelia.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm on Monday, October 25, 2010 until service time on Tuesday. (The funeral home will remain open all night). A rosary will be recited on Monday at 7:00 pm.
A native of and resident of Coteau Holmes, Shannon passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2010.
Shannon was a wonderful wife, daughter, sister and Nana. She had a wonderful sense of humor which she used often to break the ice in tense situations. Shannon loved cooking and spending time with her family and friends, she also had a heart of gold and was always there to help those that needed. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband, Delmus Paul "Pieyo" Bonin of Coteau Holmes; her parents, James and Jeanette Melancon Guidry; sisters, Cherise Guidry and Julien "Ponky" Barras and Kylie Guidry and Benjie Gardemal all of Coteau Holmes. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews; Connor Breaux, Kenzie Barras and Grayling Thibodeaux.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Elmer and Cora Prince Melancon and her paternal grandparents, Isley and Dula Courville Guidry.
Pallbearers will be Connor Breaux, Benjie Gardemal, Julian "Ponky" Barras, Clarence Smith, Jr., Dalton Boudreaux and Ricky Bonin.
To view on-line obituary, video tribute and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.
Evangeline Funeral Homes, Inc. of St. Martinville is in charge of arrangements.