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“I could always count on her for the sweetest smiles:) I am out of touch in the country and had no idea of your loss. You are in my heart and prayers. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Broussard Beech - Jeanerette, LA

“Frank, Frankie, Kim, Eric & & Family, We were sorry to hear about the loss of Merrill. Our prayers are with all of you at this sad time in all of...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Jimmy and Jamie Louviere Chauvin - LA

“We the people of Immaculate Conception in Charenton, and Sacred Heart In Baldwin offer our masses and prayers for the repose of the soul of Merrill...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Fr Gregory P Cormier - charenton, LA

“Frankie & family we are truly sorry for your lost, you & your family will be in our thoughts & prayers God Bless You All Our Deepest Regards, Sharon...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Sharon Champagne (Elby Champagne Family) - LA

“Mike, my prayers are with your family. So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Such a beautiful lady, both inside and out. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Trautman Geoffray - Baldwin, LA

“Sincere condolences on the loss of a wonderful lady, my thoughts & prayers are with the entire family. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Leonard L. Battaglia - Franklin, LA

“Frank i am so sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our preyers. Frank Ancona Sr. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Frank J Ancona Sr. - Lafayette, LA

“Mr. Frank and Family: You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers as all of you go through this difficult time. I pray for God's perfect...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Choate Melancon - LA

“Frank I am so sorry for your loss. May God keep you close and help you through this terrible loss. I pray he will be your comfort in your lonely...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jackie Dantin - Franklin, LA

“Kim I'm so sorry for your family's loss. We will keep you all in our prayers. karen l.harrison ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: karen lasome harrison - bogalusa, LA

“Uncle Frank, Frankie, Kim, and Mike, my prayers are with you all. I've been reminiscing about growing up with yall. All good memories! I love yall! ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Bridget Blood - Centerville, LA

“Dearest Kim and Barbara, I'm so sorry for your loss and please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Lacy ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Lacy Lobdell Gillis - Katy, TX

“Aunt Kim Mr. Frank Mr. Frankie and Mr mike yall are all in our prayers.We are here for yall just like yall wa here for us.we love yall all.My GOD...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Torrey and Becky Haydel - LA

“I am so sorry for the empty loss that the family is feeling right now. I know you are happy now ~ and feeling so much better...finally! It has been...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Donna Lancon - Franklin - friend

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 1:00 PM at the Church of Assumption for Merrill Belanger Hebert Gorman, 78, a native of Charenton and longtime resident of Franklin, who passed away Friday, June 22, 2012, at 6:25AM at her residence. Burial will follow in the Franklin Cemetery. Fr. Thomas Vu, of St. Jules Catholic Church, will officiate the services.

Merrill was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who loved her home and her pets. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters, Court Assumption and Ladies Altar Society.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Frank J. Gorman of Franklin; three children, Frankie P. Gorman of Plaquemine, Kim Gorman of Franklin, and Michael A. Gorman and his wife Barbara of Franklin; four grandchildren, Hannah G. Steiner and her husband Jacob of Franklin, Eric M. Gorman and his wife Angelique of Franklin, Marissa Gorman of Verdunville and her fiancé Anthony Verrette of Patterson, and Kimberly Gorman of Franklin; five great grandchildren, Evan, Dylan, and Clara Steiner, Giuseppe Gorman, and Kyson Gorman; two sisters, Beryl Louviere of Centerville, and Carol Bull of Junction, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Belanger, Sr.; her mother and step-father, Josephine Zimmerman Belanger Hebert and Emile "Buck" Hebert; and an infant brother, Arthur Belanger, Jr.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday at the Church of Assumption from 11:00 AM until Mass time at 1:00 PM, with the rosary being prayed at 12:30 PM.

Serving as pallbearers will be Frankie Gorman, Michael Gorman, Kim Gorman, Eric Gorman, Jacob Steiner and Anthony Verrette.

To view the online obituary and memory book, please visit Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc, 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA, 70538, (337)828-5426.