Places

  • Lafayette is also known as: The Hub City.

  • Their current mayor is Mayor Joey Durel, who took office November 3rd, 2016.

Facts

  • Lafayette has been featured in films like: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Dunwich Horror (2009), and Wolvesbayne (2009).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Bill Sampy (american football player), Mark Carrier (american football player), Jerry Fontenot (american football player and coach), Anthony Clement (american football player), Kevin Faulk (american football player), Devery Henderson (american football player), and Johnny Hector (american football player).

  • Lafayette is home to the following sports teams: Louisiana–Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns men's basketball.

History

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Lafayette is a hub for Cajun and Creole culture. Tourists flock to Lafayette to get a taste of Cajun cuisine, which is a famous regional style of cooking. It embraces local ingredients while getting inspiration from the countries which its residents originated. Influences from African, Caribbean, French, Native American, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Indian cooking can be found in Cajun food. Meals are typically main dish, rice or cornbread, and a vegetable dish.

The official website for the city of Lafayette is http://www.lafayettela.gov.

There is currently 1 cemetery listing for the city of Lafayette, Louisiana. Looking for Lafayette funeral homes?

Lafayette Obituaries

It was noted on May 4th, 2016 that Robert Singletary passed on in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Singletary was 76 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert's life.

It was disclosed on March 15th, 2016 that Ina Bruder (Saucier) passed away in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Ms. Bruder was 90 years old and was born in Saucier, MS.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ina's life.

It was revealed on February 18th, 2016 that Randall Lee "Randy" Rose passed away in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Rose was 76 years old and was born in Memphis, IN.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Randall Lee "Randy"'s life.

It was reported on December 12th, 2015 that Donald Kent perished in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Kent was 88 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Donald's life.

It was revealed by The Times at Shreveport La on May 20th, 2015 that Tolita Giblin (Simon) perished in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Ms. Giblin was 95 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Tolita's life.

It was reported on May 10th, 2015 that Emm Claire George perished in Huntsville, Alabama.  George was 28 years old and was born in Lafayette, LA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Emm Claire's life.

It was disclosed on September 26th, 2014 that James Truitt Jr "Tut" Smith passed on in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Smith was 67 years old and was born in Topeka, KS.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James Truitt Jr "Tut"'s life.

It was disclosed on September 26th, 2014 that James Truitt Jr "Tut" Smith passed away in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Smith was 67 years old and was born in Topeka, KS.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James Truitt Jr "Tut"'s life.

It was revealed on May 25th, 2014 that Hazel Daigle passed on in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Daigle was 79 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Hazel's life.

It was disclosed on May 6th, 2014 that William Elton "Bill" Level perished in Lafayette, Louisiana.  Level was 90 years old and was born in Hinton, MO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William Elton "Bill"'s life.

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Cemeteries in Lafayette

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Calvary Cemetery
355 Teurlings Dr
Lafayette, LA 70509

Nearby Cemeteries for Lafayette

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Acadia Rest Haven Cemetery Incorporated
1543 Crowley Rayne Hwy
Crowley, LA 70578
B
Beau Pre Cemetery
7605 E Old Spanish Trl
Jeanerette, LA 70544
Beaupre Cemetery
7605 E Old Spanish Trl
Jeanerette, LA 70544
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Garden of Memory Cemetery
218 Ford Rd
Opelousas, LA 70571
H
Holy Family Cemetery
2807 Curtis Ln
New Iberia, LA 70562
M
MT Calvary Cemetery
1400 E Laurel Ave
Eunice, LA 70535
S
St Paul Cemetery
515 Jacqulyn St
Abbeville, LA 70511

Lafayette Cemetery News

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Entombment will follow in Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette. Reverend Father Hampton Davis ... University in Manila and received a Master of Political Science from the LA State University in New Orleans. He was a member of the Filipino-American ...
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The living and dead come together for candlelight ceremonies in La. cemeteries
LACOMBE, La. | Across a mowed field of stubble, through a leaning gate and a stand of trees lies William Cemetery. No one has been buried ... a folklorist at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. The tradition in Louisiana has changed over the years ...
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Fallen Lafayette soldier returns home
Steven Lloyd Dupont, a Lafayette resident and Comeaux High graduate who was killed ... From Comeaux High, the procession will exit onto Digby, turn right onto Verot School Road to La. 92 (Milton Avenue), turn right onto La. 92 and proceed to the church.
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Lighted reunion for living and dead in Louisiana
LACOMBE, La. (AP) Across a mowed field of stubble, through a leaning gate and a stand of trees lies William Cemetery. No one has been buried ... a folklorist at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. "The tradition in Louisiana has changed over the ...
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