Nydia Richard Nunez
November 15, 1925 ~ July 8, 2018
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at an 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Erath honoring the life of Nydia Richard Nunez, 92, who died Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Eastridge Assisted Living Center. She will be laid to rest at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery with Fr. Andre Metrejean officiating the services. Pallbearers will be Randal Hebert, Jacob Nunez, Jansen Nunez, Sam Falcon, Thomas Pontiff and David Trahan.
Nydia began her career working at Lull Broussard Furniture Store in Abbeville where her and her husband Jay purchased the business and worked there until retirement. She enjoyed their camp in Pecan Island where she would crab and fish on a regular basis. Making friends all along the way. A dedicated wife, mother and grandmother she touched all our lives and will be greatly remembered and missed. Simple things in life made her very happy. She really enjoyed visiting with her sisters as they would sit and relive old times.
Nydia is survived by her son, Joseph “Jay” H. Nunez, Jr. and his wife, Jacqueline S. Nunez; two grandsons, Jacob L. Nunez and his wife Brianna B. Nunez, and Jansen M. Nunez; great granddaughter, Joslynn Nunez; and siblings, Rita Richard Mouton “Beb”, Mary Lou Richard “Mary”, Delton Louis Richard, Sr. “Tan” and Florence Evelia Richard Hebert “Jean”.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph “Jay” Nunez, Sr.; parents, Louis Richard and the former Nydia Chiasson; siblings, Wilton Joseph Richard “Will”, Delta Marie Richard Corner “Toot”, Laura Mae Richard Cabrol “Laur”, Rosalie Richard Meaux “Rose”, Pervis Joseph Richard “Shawee” and Alice Joyce Richard Falcon “Joyce”.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Vincent Funeral Home - Abbeville, 209 S. St. Charles St., on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM with a rosary being prayed at 7:00 PM; Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 8:00 AM until 10:30 AM when the procession will depart for the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.vincentfuneralhome.net.
All funeral arrangements are being conducted by Vincent Funeral Home of Abbeville, (337) 893-4661.