Mable Rost, 97, of Orange, passed away on Aug. 11, at The Meadows in Orange.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM, Friday, Aug. 15, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange and the Rev. Jeff Bell. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM Thursday, August 14, with a Rosary at 7:00 PM at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange

Born in Arnaudville, La., on September 11, 1916, she was the daughter of Edgard Hardy and Neolie (Duplechan) Hardy. Mable worked as a Cafeteria Manager of Cove Elementary School and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Saul Rost; sons, Horace Rost, L. J. Rost, J.V. Taylor, and R. J. Taylor; grandson, Steve Taylor; step-father, M. J. Lawrence; brothers, Lenor Hardy and Allen Hardy, and her sister, Beunice Guidry.

Mable is survived by her son, Gary W. Rost of Orange; daughter-in-law, Bobbie Taylor of Orange; grandchildren, Chad Taylor, Lisa Hogan, Michelle LeBlanc and husband, Joe, Misty Merritt and husband, Robert, Kelly Taylor, Terri Taylor, Courtney Rost, Matthew Rost, Ronnie Rost, Denise Block, Timmy Rost, Waymon Rost, Cyndi Lemaire, Cara Rost, Craig Rost, and Lanna Rost; and numerous great grandchildren..

Serving as pallbearers will be Chase Hogan, Taylor Hogan, Easton Merritt, Joseph Leblanc, Chad Taylor, and Kelly Taylor.

The family would like to thank Mable’s caregiver, Ms. Debra, with Riverside Hospice, and the staff at The Meadows for taking such great care of her.