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William Joseph Hypolite Jr.

March 17, 2018 GMT

ST. MARTINVILLE — A Mass of Christian burial will be held for William Joseph Hypolite, Jr. 59, at 1 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2018, at Notre Dame Catholic Church in St. Martin-ville,,with Fr. Douglas Hypolite, SVJ, celebrant.

Entombment will follow at Saint Michael Mausoleum in St. Martinville.

A gathering of family and friends will begin at 8 a.m. Friday at Fletcher Funeral Home in New Iberia, until noon with a rosary to be recited at 1 a.m.

A native and resident St Martinville, he passed at 11:14 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, at his residence.

He leaves to cherish his memory, one brother Rev. Douglas Hypolite of Houston, Texas; four sisters Mary Ella Garret, Vera Hypolite, Shirley Ann Hypolite and Sheila Marie (Joseph Calvin) Ambrose all of Saint Martinville; three aunts Elva Hypolite of Hammond, Louise Pierre Lewis and Julia Mason of St Martinville; three uncles Willie Hypolite of Hammond, Clarence Hypolite of St Martinville and William Pierre of Houston, Texas, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Hypolite Sr. and Marie Eunice Polite Hypolite; two brothers Sherman Joseph Hypolite and Wilmer J. Hypolite and an infant sister Marie Eunice Hypolite.

Active pallbearers are members of the immediate family and friends

Honorary pallbearers are members of the immediate family and friends.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fletcher Funeral Home, 609 w. Admiral Doyle Drive New Iberia, LA 70560.

Condolences may be expressed at www.fletcherfuneralhomes.org.