September 26, 2023

Christiana Melancon Chaisson

LAFAYETTE ~ Christiana Melancon Chaisson, 85, native and lifelong resident of Lafayette, LA passed away on Monday, September 11, 2023, at her home. A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist (914 Saint John Street, Lafayette, LA).


The Reverend Chester Arceneaux will officiate the services. The burial will be held after services at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Lafayette. Christiana was the owner and operator of Chris’ Beauty Salon. She was a devout Catholic, parishioner of St. Anthony Catholic Church and a member of St. Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary.


Christiana was the matriarch of her family. She was a nurturer, a confidant, a caregiver and always placed others before herself. She had a passion for making people feel special in her presence. Christiana was exceptionally proud of her family and displayed numerous pictures throughout her home of every milestone and event of their lives. Her world revolved around her two daughters, sons-inlaw, and grandchildren. She beamed with pride at their accomplishments.

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