The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 2:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday and continue at 8:00 am until 9:30 am on Friday. A rosary will be recited by Deacon Marcel "Butch" Hebert at 6:00 pm on Thursday.
Rev. Donald Pousson will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Gift Bearers will be Faith "Nikki" Hollier, Melissa Hollier, and Crystal Hollier. Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 1 in Breaux Bridge.
Mrs. Hollier was a lifelong parishioner of St. Bernard Catholic Church and an original member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas - Court St. Paul 1434, and was also a member of the Bonin-Thibodeaux V.F.W. Post 4215 in Breaux Bridge.
In earlier years she enjoyed horseback riding and fishing. She loved to cook and get together with family and friends to play poker, as well as taking trips to the local casinos. Rose Mae loved life and lived it to the fullest and treasured the many times she could spend with her grandsons and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Earl Gabriel 'Sonny' Hollier Jr., and his wife, Aline, of Breaux Bridge; three grandsons, Robert Hollier and his wife, Faith "Nikki", Royce Hollier and his wife, Melissa, and Reggie Hollier and his wife, Crystal; and two great grandchildren, Rhett Hollier and Elise Hollier.
She is preceded in death by her parents Marine and Estelle Blanchard Guidry; her husband, Earl Gabriel Hollier, Sr.; her son, Lowell James Hollier; her sister, Levie Guidry; and her adopted brother, Anthony Blanchard.
Pallbearers will be her three grandsons, Robert, Royce, and Reggie Hollier, Willis "Nicky" Guidry Jr., Brian Guidry, and Darwin Guidry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Elwood Hollier and Felix "Peco" Castille.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St., Ste. 200, Lafayette, LA 70503.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337.332.2199), is in charge of arrangements.