Sylvester Joseph Lavergne

July 8, 1943 - March 29, 2012

Funeral services will be held for Sylvester Joseph Lavergne, 68, of Ville Platte, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte at 2 p.m., Friday, March 30. Burial will follow in the Eternal Rest Cemetery.

A loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend, Mr. Lavergne died Thursday, March 29, 2012, at his residence with his loved ones at his side.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Mary Lavergne of Ville Platte; one son, Dwayne Lavergne of Ville Platte; one daughter, Tammy L. Jorden of Ville Platte; one sister, Sue Lavergne Chapman; four grandchildren, Alicia Vasseur, Amber Miller, Tyler Lavergne and Alia Jorden; and two great-grandchildren, Hayden Vasseur and William Cooper Vasseur.

He was preceded in death by his beloved parents, Gilbert and Lena Jagneaux Lavergne; one brother, Golden Lavergne; and two sisters, Goldie Lavergne Comeaux and Mathilda Lavergne Castille.

Father Mitchell Guidry will officiate.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or sign the guestbook at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte will be in charge of arrangements.

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