Lena M. Gaudet, 91, of Orange passed away peacefully in her sleep early Sunday morning.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 23, in the chapel of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Father Joseph P. Daleo, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Big Woods Cemetery in Edgerly, La.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until service time.

Mrs. Gaudet was born Sept. 29, 1922, in Sulphur, La., to the late George Washington and Azema Moss. She was a clerk at Sears and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church where she volunteered in the soup kitchen.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Alvin Gaudet; daughter, Janet M. Carter; granddaughter, Wendy Mericle; brothers, Weldon Moss, Warren Moss, H.G. Moss and A.G. Moss and sister, Lucille Broeder.

Her survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Alberta Gaudet of Florien, LA and Glynn and Georgia Gaudet of Vidor; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Mericle and Andy White of Orange. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Special thank you to Becky LeBleu and staff at Becky’s place who lovingly took great care of our mother, and Carol with Gentiva Hospice for going above and beyond in taking care of her and her family.

In lieu of flowers make donations to your favorite charity.