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Responsibly Serving Local Families
During the COVID-19 Crisis

At Church Funeral Services, we want you to know we are continuing to serve local families while steadfastly following state and local requirements to ensure everyone's health and safety.

Due to social distancing conditions and CDC restrictions on large in-person gatherings, some of our services are modified at this time; to learn about the options currently available to local families, contact us at (225) 644-9683.

As we continue to serve the community, safety remains our top priority. Along with the meticulous standards for hygiene we have always maintained, we are currently following additional cleaning protocols to ensure a safe environment for both families and staff. We must implement some new guidelines to be able to reach this goal. These new guidelines are intended for the protection of everyone:

  • Funeral arrangements by phone, email or fax is preferred. For those families that would prefer making arrangements in person with a funeral director at one of our 3 locations will be limited to Only the Legal next of kin at the arrangement conference. Everyone else can attend via cell phone. Clothing for the deceased must be placed inside a closed bag.
  • Certified Death Certificates: Can be mailed to designated person or only 1 designated person will be allowed to come to our office to pick them up.
  • Facetime or photo identification is preferred for the identification of Remains before cremation or immediate burial at the cemetery. If identification is done in person, only the legal next of kin will be allowed to view the deceased and can do a group facetime with the rest of the family. 15 minute time limit.
  • For funeral services or cremation services we will be following all guidelines established and set forth by the CDC, NFDA, Government Agencies, Church Regulations and Cemetery Guidelines.
  • To receive the cremated remains of a loved one: Only the person that is listed on the Cremation Authorization may come to receive the remains, unless we receive verbal permission from the legal Next of Kin to release to someone else.

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We remain available 24/7 to help your family and answer any questions you have during this time. Don't hesitate to reach out and learn how we can help.

Amanda “Mandy” Lynn Deslatte was born on July 5, 1973 in Baton Rouge. The family would like to thank you for considering giving a gift of love toward Mandy’s funeral expenses. As you may know, Mandy’s unexpected death has placed a significant financial hardship on the family. A memorial gift in any amount would be greatly appreciated. If you are unable to give a gift, please continue to pray for the family that God would grant them the peace and courage to get through this most difficult time. Mandy was a resident of Gonzales; she enjoyed swimming, traveling, listening to music and was member of the Catholic Faith. Her greatest passion was being a mother to her children. She passed from this life on October 30, 2019 at Our Lady of The Lake Regional Medical Center at the age of 36 years. She is survived by her parents Larry and Mary Ladner Deslatte; her children Alyssa, Shawn and Logan; brothers Chris, Roy and Chad; also survived by nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives. To give a memorial gift please visit https://www.ilof.com/st-amant/amanda-lynn-deslatte

 

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