Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille in Lafayette for Nancy B. Thousand, age 66, who died on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Orange County Veterans Cemetery in Goshen, New York. Reverend Gary Schexnayder, Pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church will be the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Karen Broussard, organist and soloist, will sing for the services "Here I Am Lord", "Psalm 23","It is Well With My Soul", "In the Arms of An Angel" and "On Eagle's Wings". Survivors include her loving husband of 46 years Steve Thousand of Lafayette; two sons, David Thousand and his wife, Sally of Westbrookville, NY and Sean Thousand and his wife, Joni of Scott; one grandson, Justin Thousand; one sister, Rosemarie McLouglin and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Rose Bihler and one brother, Richard Bihler. Nancy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She enjoyed camping in her younger years and then traveling to national parks around the country. Her hobbies included watching birds especially hummingbirds and cardinals. She loved spending time with family and friends. Nancy was always willing to help anyone in need. The family requests that visitation be observed in Martin & Castille's DOWNTOWN location on Wednesday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and on Thursday from 9:00 AM until time of service. A Rosary will be prayed by Brady Leblanc on Wednesday at 6:30 PM in Martin & Castille Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made in Nancy Thousand's name to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com www.mourning.com>. Martin & Castille-DOWNTOWN-330 St. Landry St., Lafayette, LA 70506, 337-234-231.
Martin & Castille
330 Saint Landry Street
Lafayette, LA 70506
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 20 to Mar. 23, 2017