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Press Releases

Lt Greg Lavergne Services

Wednesday, February 13, 2013



It is with heavy hearts that we announce the untimely death of Lt. Greg Lavergne, a 24 year veteran of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, who collapsed at Carencro High School while coaching their wrestling team on Wednesday February 6, 2013. Lt. Lavergne served his community and our office as a Patrol Watch Commander with great dedication and respect. His absence leaves us with tremendous sorrow and his leadership and presence we be truly missed.

Viewing will be on Thursday February 14th at Melancon’s Funeral Home 4615 N. University Ave. Carencro, La. from 11am to 10pm.

Funeral Services will be held Friday February 15th at St. Peter Roman Catholic Church 102 North Church Street Carencro, LA at 2pm. Burial will be held immediately following the service at Evangeline Memorial Gardens (behind Melancon’s Funeral Home) 4615 N. University Carencro, La.

Craig Stansbury
Captain Patrol Division

337-236-5861