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“Mike and family I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of Carmelita. I did not know she was ill. I pray that God's love will sustain all of you at this...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Sarah Belle Minor - Thibodaux, LA

“Mr. Mike, Scott, Nicole and Logan, Our most sincere condolences on your loss. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Chris and...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Chris and Jerry Marcotte - LA

“Precious memories of Carmelita consist so much of her gentle Spirit. It has been such a pleasure to have worked with her during the St. Mary Bank...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: GERTRUDE BOURGEOIS - PATTERSON, LA

“My heart is torn because I know how much we all loved Carmelita. My deepest condolences to you Mike, Logan and Nicole, Carmelita's sisters and...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Donna Lancon

“My prayers goes out to my aunt Gladys and the rest of the family. I know the gates opened and welcomed her with Uncle Tut, Jan and maw maw and papa....Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Chantell Lovell Guillot - LA

“To the families you all have my deepest condolences and prayers. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Ella Bob - Franklin, LA

“To the Mire and Scelfo families, We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know we are keeping y'all in our thoughts and prayers.Jennifer LeBlanc...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Jennifer LeBlanc - Charenton, LA

“To the Mire family; my families heart goes out to you. During this troubling time share the memories of the one you lost with other. For you will...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Roy Sharp - Temple, TX - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss mike, scott and family. Carmelita was a joy to work with and I will never forget the good times we had together. she...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: sherri and arthur nesom - LA

“Prayers to all Families ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Mark and Myra Culter - Sulphur, LA

“My thoughts & prayers are with you all !! I know my Nanny ( Penny ) is happy to see you !!! May Carmelita RIP ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Carly Lorenzo Ackman - LA

“My deepest condolences to the entire Scelfo family. Carmelita was so nice, happy and such a caring person. Darlene Scelfo, Mike & Scott Mire, Monica...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Marguerite O'Quinn - New Iberia, LA

“So sorry y'all have my deepest condolences ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Linda B. Moore - Garden City, LA

“Mike, I'm so sorry that I wont be able to meet Carmelita. Much Love, Emily ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Emily J. Johnson - Iowa Park, TX

“With heartfelt sympathy,Herman ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Herman Hamilton - Franklin, LA

“My deepest condolences and most heartfelt prayers to Mrs. Gladys, Mike, Darlene, Monica and all of the family. I was so saddened to recently hear of...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Helen Hebert-Zupancic - OH

“Praying for all ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Sabria ,McGuire - Franklin

“To Mike and Family,You all have our deepest sympathy. May God continue to strengthen your hearts.The Family of the Late Thelma LogermanTyrone...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Tyrone Logerman - St Martinville, LA

“I am heartbroken to hear of Carmelita's (Ern's) passing. I have been knowing her since our days at West End. To her family, please know that you are...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Tammy Segura Himel - Franklin, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. May Mrs. Carmelita rest in God's eternal peace and...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA


Funeral services for Carmelita Scelfo Mire will be held Thursday, December 7, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville during a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Father Michael Champagne, CJC will be the Celebrant for the Mass with Father Ruben Primor concelebrating. Following the Mass, she will be laid to rest in the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Serving as pallbearers will be Jeffrey Gates, Jonathon Koob, David Giraud, Carl Carline Jr., Terry McMillan, Al Giraud, Danny Scelfo, and Norris Simon.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, December 6, at Ibert's Mortuary from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., with the Holy Rosary being prayed at 7:00 p.m., led by her sister, Darlene. Visitations will resume Thursday morning at the church beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Carmelita, who was affectionately called Ern to those close to her, was born in Franklin on November 4, 1960, the youngest of five children born to the late Camille "Tut" Scelfo and Gladys Lovell Scelfo, and passed away peacefully at the age of 57 on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Franklin Foundation Hospital. She was a longtime employee of St. Mary Bank and Regions Bank. She enjoyed trips to casinos, cooking for family and friends, and could out-fish everyone in her family. She loved holidays and spending time with family, as well as following her grandson, the apple of her eye, to watch him play baseball. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her.

Those she leaves to cherish her memory include her husband of nearly 38 years, Michael Mire; her son, Scott Mire and his wife Nicole; her grandson, Logan Mire; her mother, Gladys Lovell Scelfo; two sisters, Darlene Scelfo and Monica S. Carline and her husband Carl; brothers-in-law, Danny Mire and his wife Sue, John Mire and his wife Debbie, and David Mire and his wife Cindy; sisters-in-law, Monique M. McMillan and her husband Terry, Minette M. Giraud and her husband Al, Diane M. Nix and her husband Mike, and Maria M. Cole and her husband Ronnie; nieces, Sara J. Gates and her husband David Lorah, Lacy C. Koob and her husband Jonathon, and Liz Giraud; nephews, Jeffrey Gates and his wife Heather and David Giraud; grandniece, Amber Gates; as well as numerous other nieces, nephews, and family members.

She was preceded in death by her father, Camille "Tut" Scelfo; her sister, Jane S. Gates; her brother, Michael Scelfo; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Owen and Lee Ann Mire; and special friend who was like a sister, Rosemary "Penny" Thibodaux.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the staff of Franklin Foundation Hospital, Dr. Roland Degeyter, and Dr. Kristi Prejeant, for the love and compassion shown to Carmelita and her family during this difficult time.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.