Jan. 14, 1936 ~ May 12, 2013

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Church of the Assumption for Ronald J. “Pete” Louviere, 77 years old, a native of Jeanerette and lifelong resident of Franklin, who passed away at 10:55 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette. Fr. Lloyd Benoit will celebrate the Mass. Interment will follow in the Franklin Cemetery.

Survivors include his sons, Lin Louviere and his wife, Laura; and Ronnie Louviere and his wife, Cindy; his daughter, Jovana Louviere Martin and her husband, Paul; one sister, Lois Louviere Miller; his grandchildren, Mandy, Laney and Misty Louviere, Megan and Jason Louviere, Rusty, Levi and Mariah Moore, Dexter Greenwald and Chris and Joy Martin; his great grandchildren, Daelin, Mason, Madison, Aneiah, Eric and Tate; and his special friend, Cecilia McQueen.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Angelle Louviere Moore; his parents, Leodice and Effie Louviere; and a great grandson, Rye Michael Hill.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Church of the Assumption on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., with the rosary being prayed at 1:15 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Lin Louviere, Ronnie Louviere, Rusty Moore, Levi Moore, Dexter Greenwald, Jason Louviere and honorary pallbearer Chris Martin.

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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