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Obituary: Sylvia Marie Zaunbrecher Robichaux – Coach Robichaux’s mother – August 11, 2016

Sylvia Marie Zaunbrecher Robichaux

August 29, 1941  –  August 11, 2016

 Life Legacy

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, August 15, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church for Sylvia Marie Zaunbrecher Robichaux, 74, who died at 11:18 a.m. Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Lafayette General Medical Center.

Fr. Matthew Higginbotham, Pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. A rosary will be recited Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Sylvia was blessed with a large loving family. She married her best friend Ray on July 9th 1959 and shared a wonderful 57 years together. They had five boys and loved them dearly. Sylvia spent most of her time attending the many activities the boys were involved in. Her most favorite days were spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sylvia was a strong, patient, selfless woman who always put herself last and even as she battled her illness she was always concerned about how you were doing. She was very special woman and will be dearly missed by all who met her.

Mrs. Robichaux is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ray Robichaux of Crowley; four sons, Tony Robichaux and wife Colleen of Rayne, Tim Robichaux and wife Jeanne of Crowley, Troy Robichaux and wife Melanie of Crowley, Michael Robichaux and wife Jessica of Crowley; one brother, Russell Zaunbrecher and wife Mary of Crowley; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Jody Robichaux; her parents, Raymond and Anita Perrodin Zaunbrecher.

Pallbearers will be Austin Robichaux, Justin Robichaux, Corey Robichaux, Casey Robichaux, Jack Robichaux and Andre Robichaux.

The Robichaux family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at The Dialysis Clinic Inc. of Crowley, Encore and to the 5th floor ICU and 6th floor nurses and staff at Lafayette General Medical Center.    

Service Schedule

Visitation

3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Sunday, August 14, 2016
Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home
301 North Ave. F Crowley, LA 70526
Notes: Rosary 6:30 p.m. Sun.
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Visitation

8:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., Monday, August 15, 2016
Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home
301 North Ave. F Crowley, LA 70526
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A Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 a.m., Monday, August 15, 2016
Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
901 E. Elm St. Crowley, la 70526
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Interment

Monday, August 15, 2016
Woodlawn Cemetery
South Ave. F Crowley, LA 70526
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Born: August 29, 1941

Place of Birth: Rayne, LA

Death: August 11, 2016

Place of Death: Lafayette, LA


Ray Thomas Robichaux, Spouse

Tony Robichaux, Son

Tim Robichaux, Son

Troy Robichaux, Son

Michael Robichaux, Son

Russell Zaunbrecher, Brother

12, Grandchildren

6, Great-Grandchildren


Jody Robichaux, Son

Raymond Zaunbrecher, Father

Anita Perridon Zaunbrecher, Mother

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Athletic Network Footnote by Ed and John Dugas:
Our condolences to the Sylvia Marie Zaunbrecher Robichaux family.