Dec. 26, 1922 ~ Dec. 27, 2013
A Mass of Christian burial was held Monday, December 30, 2013, at 1 p.m., at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin for Irene Mary Dupre, 91, a native and lifelong resident of Franklin, who passed away Friday, December 27, 2013, at 4:30 a.m., at Franklin Foundation Hospital. A gathering of family and friends began at 10 a.m. at the church, with the rosary being prayed at 11 a.m. She was laid to rest in the Franklin Cemetery. Father Lloyd Benoit officiated the services. Serving as pallbearers were Donney Broussard, Scott Broussard, Michael Dupre, Johnny Chauvin, Felix Thibodeaux and Travis Broussard. Honorary pallbearers were Dudley Dupre and Bailey Bares.
Survivors include her son, Donald Ray Broussard Sr. and his wife, Betty; one brother, Dudley Dupre; three grandchildren, Donney Broussard and his wife, Wendy; Shellie Bennett; and Scott Broussard and his wife, Ericka; four great grandchildren, Travis Broussard and Spencer, Matthew and Bailey Bares; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ferdinand J. Dupre Sr. and Valerie Bergeron Dupre; four brothers, Amos, Ferdinand Jr., Eugene and Marshall Dupre; three sisters, Annabell LeBlanc, Lucille Theriot and Marie Odell Chauvin; and a grandson-in-law, David Bennett.
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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