Jan. 30, 1924 ~ Nov. 10, 2012

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 1 p.m., at St. Jules Catholic Church in Franklin for Mrs. Carmelita “Cookie” Bernucho Peltier, 88, a native of Berwick and a longtime resident of Bayou Sale, who passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 3:45 a.m., at her home.

Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery. Father Ruben Primor will officiate the services.

Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Wilfred “Son” Peltier Jr. of Bayou Sale; four children, Cherryl Shilling of Texas; Sheila Finley and her husband, Tim, of Bayou Sale; Wilfred “Chip” Peltier III and his wife, Leslie, of Lafayette; and Russell Peltier and devoted friend, Paul Weiss, of Bayou Sale; nine grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; one sister, Lorraine Brownell of Morgan City; one brother-in-law, Godfrey Peltier of Bayou Sale; one sister-in-law, Lova Peltier of Walker; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two children, Maria Lorraine Peltier and Diana Carol Peltier; her parents, Leonard and Florence Bernucho; and two brothers, Len Bernucho and Lee Bernucho.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Thursday at St. Jules Catholic Church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 1 p.m.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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