Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, February 4, 2018 for Clarence "Eddie" Edward Schlomer, Jr. in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas. Deacon Ulysse Joubert will officiate the service with visitation beginning at 9:00 AM until time of service. A rosary will be prayed at 11:30 AM. Burial will follow at Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Schlomer, age 68 and a resident of Opelousas, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018.
Eddie was a founding member of Theta Chi at Northwestern State University. He enjoyed traveling, reading, watching sports and spending time with his family. Eddie will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Cheryl Richard Schlomer; his sister, Phyllis Lenz of Leesville, LA; his mother-in-law, Versie Richard of Opelousas, LA; his aunts, Mary Frederick of Leesville, LA and Elsie Guillory of Opelousas, LA; his brother and sister-in-law, David W. Richard and wife, Rhonda of Opelousas, LA; his nieces, Paula Warburton and husband, Bobby of Sunrise, FL; Angela Yancey and husband, Alton of Austin, TX; his niece and goddaughter, Brandi R. Marks and husband, Brad of Opelousas, LA; his nephews, Scott Cooke and wife, Cindy of Gardner, MA; Kenny Cooke of Leesville, LA; Aaron Richard and husband, Aric Meyer of Washington, LA and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Edward Schlomer, Sr. and Laura McElveen Schlomer; his sister, Pam Greer; niece, Laura Greer and several aunts and uncles.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Richard, Charles Richard, Bill Fontenot, Kenneth Reed, Larry Fadaol, Steven Richard, Scott Pitre and Richard Reed. Honorary pallbearers will be Aric Meyer, Brad Marks, Ronald Richard, Al Richard and Robert Reed.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570 (337)-942-2638 has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for peace and strength.
Stephanie MorrisYoungsville, LA
Cheryl, please accept my deepest condolences. May God give you strength and grace which is needed at this time.
Bonnie McBridePort Barre, LA
Cheryl & family, We were so very sad to hear of your loss. You & your family will be in our thoughts & prayers.
Eldon & Linda CornetteOpelousas, LA
Our thoughts and prayers to all, Eddie will be missed greatly.
Don and Louise
Don and Louise GuidryLeander, TX
Charlotte Riley DescantOpelousas, LA
Cheryl, we are so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Eddie with fondest memories as he was such a kind, intelligent and funny man.
With love and prayers, Mary Durand
Mary DurandLafayette, LA
Uncle Eddie you will be missed here on earth but we take comfort in knowing we will join you in a big ol reunion in our LORD's kingdom soon enough. See you then! I love you! Also my love to my mom and aunt Cheryl!!
Paula WarburtonSunrise, FL
Love to you Cheryl, You are in my prayers and thoughts. I so wish we had visited more. I can't be there Sunday, but would love to see you at a later date. Again love you.
Carla BondNatchitoches, LA
To my good Friend Eddie
Mark ReedOpelousas, LA
God Bless Eddie. He was such a kind giving man. He and Cheryl were loved and respected by many people, me being one of them! Prayers and love are sent to Cheryl and Aunt Versie. I know home won’t be the same without his smiling face. RIP Eddie. We loved you!
Donna EarleyLafayette, LA
Cheryl, we are so sorry to hear that Eddie has passed away. We know he is not in pain any more, but are hearts are heavy because he is absent from us. Will continue to pray for you and your family and will see you at the service. Our deepest sympathy. We love you.
Jane and Johnny BeltzLeesville, LA
TO BRANDY AND THE SCHLOMAR FAMILY I EXTEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. I WILL KEEP THE FAMILY IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. DOLLY
DOLLY MOREAULAWTELL, LA