Maria del Pilar Parrie
EUNICE~It is with heavy hearts that the family of Maria del Pilar Parrie announces her passing with loving family by her side at the Eunice Extended Care Hospital. She was 75. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 am on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the Frey Cemetery with Msgr. Robert Romero Celebrant, with Deacon Gary Gaudin and Deacon Chuck Ortego assisting.
Maria was a very accomplished artist and loved painting. She participated with the Eunice Players Theater, winning numerous awards for ‘Best Makeup', and was the featured artist at the International Art and Framing Show in 1984. Maria was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her especially her devoted husband of 55 years, Bill Parrie of Eunice; her two sons, Jim Parrie and wife, Sheila, and Paul Parrie, all of New Orleans; her daughter, Teresa Stern and husband, Ben of Raleigh, NC; brother, Emilo Rojas and wife, Teresa of Barcelona, Spain; sister, Marisa Erdmann and husband, Jack of Baltimore, MD; three grandchildren, Eric Parrie, Courtney Green, and Will Parrie; as well as extended family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Luis Rojas Assens and Teresa Rojas Blasi.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Tuesday, September 29th from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm and again on Wednesday, September 30th from 8:00 am until time of services. Deacon Gary Gaudin and Deacon Chuck Ortego will lead a Rosary at 7:00 pm Tuesday evening. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church, 310 W. Vine Avenue, Eunice, LA 70535, 337-457-5285.
Ardoin's Funeral Home, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.