Nov 13, 2013 4:10 PM by Ian Auzenne

Father Donald Theriot dies at 81

A retired Acadiana priest has died.

Father Donald Theriot passed away this morning. He was 81.

Father Theriot served 15 years as the pastor of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Lafayette (1972-87) and 15 years as pastor at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Abbeville (1987-2002). In addition, Father Theriot served a number of other churches in Iberia, Vermilion, and Calcasieu Parishes during his priesthood.

Visitation will be held tomorrow from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. The funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in Abbeville.

Vincent Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.



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