Dec. 6, 1916 ~ Sept. 7, 2011

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, September 10, 2011, at 1 p.m., at Ibert’s Mortuary for Miriam Peltier Firmin, 94, a native of Franklin and a longtime resident of Centerville, who passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at 9:28 p.m., at her home.

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

Survivors include two daughters, Darlene Firmin Boucher and her husband, Donat, of Lafayette; and Tanya Firmin Dischler and Nick Dischler Jr. of Mandeville; eight grandchildren, Jamie F. Horton of Birmingham, Alabama, Brett J. Firmin of Centerville, Wendy F. Roos of Richmond, Virginia, Duane D. Dugas of New Orleans, Krystal D. Eades of Lafayette, Nicholas F. Dischler III of Charlotte, North Carolina, Christian M. Dischler of New Orleans and Damon N. Dischler of San Diego, California; seven great grandchildren, Miller and Justine Horton of Birmingham, Mason Daigle of Lafayette, Rune Dugas of Seattle, Washington, Conrad and Eric Roos of Richmond, and Owen Dischler of San Diego; and two brothers, Wilfred E. Peltier Jr. of Bayou Sale and Godfrey Peltier of Bayou Sale.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Miller J. Firmin Sr.; one son, Miller J. “Chubby” Firmin Jr.; her parents, Wilfred E. Peltier Sr. and Ellen Coleman Peltier; one brother, Huey Peltier; and three sisters, Mary Ellen Foreman, Emmadel Levet and Elizabeth Duncan.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday at Ibert’s, from 9 a.m. until Mass time, with the rosary being prayed at 11 a.m.

Pallbearers will be Duane Dugas, Nicholas Dischler III, Christian Dischler, Mason Daigle, Miller Horton and Conrad Roos. Honorary pallbearers will be Brett Firmin, Eric Roos and Damon Dischler.

To view the online obituary, memory book and video tribute, please visit www.iberts.com.

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

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