Certificate of Excellence

The LFDA Certificate of Excellence Program is designed to expand our accomplishments in the funeral service and to recognize the achievements of LFDA member firms throughout Louisiana. Certificate of Excellence recipients are announced and presented at the LFDA Annual Convention during the Installation Banquet. 

Certificate of Excellence Submission Deadline: May 1st

Qualifications:
Please submit in writing by essay verification of the following:
  • Attendance to conventions, conferences, seminars and meetings (at least two)
  • Educational programs (at least two)
  • Community outreach programs (at least two)
Please mail your submissions to LFDA, Attn: Certificate of Excellence Program, P.O. Box 866, Baton Rouge, LA 70821.
*The Certificate of Excellence submissions are due to the LFDA office no later than May 1st.*
 

 


2023 Recipients
  • Ardoin Funeral Home, Eunice, La
  • ‚ÄčAscension Funeral Home, Gonzales, La
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La
  • Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home, Natchitoches, La
  • Charlet Funeral Home, Zachary, La
  • Escude Funeral Home, Mansura, La
  • E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, Covington, La
  • Fountain Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery, Lafayette, La
  • Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La
  • Labby Memorial Funeral Home, DeRidder, La
  • Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La
  • Lake Lawn Funeral Home, Metairie, La
  • Martin & Castille Funeral Home, Lafayette, La
  • Melancon Funeral Home, Carencro, La
  • Mothe Funeral Home, Algiers, La
  • Mulhearn Funeral Home, Monroe, La
  • Pellerin Funeral Home, Breaux Bridge, La
  • Resthaven Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La
  • Sibille Funeral Home, Opelousas, La

2022 Recipients 
  • Ardoin Funeral Home, Eunice, La
  • ‚ÄčAscension Funeral Home, Gonzales, La
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La
  • Escude Funeral Home, Mansura, La
  • E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, Covington, La
  • Fountain Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery, Lafayette, La
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe, La
  • Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La
  • Lake Lawn Funeral Home, Metairie, La
  • L.N. Hughes Funeral Services, Ponchatoula, La
  • Melancon Funeral Home, Carencro, La
  • Mothe Funeral Home, Algiers, La
  • Mulhearn Funeral Home, Monroe, La
  • Resthaven Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La
  • Sibille Funeral Home, Opelousas, La
2021 Recipients
  • Ardoin Funeral Home, Mamou, La
  • Ardoin Funeral Home, Ville Platte, La
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La
  • Central Funeral Home, Central, La
  • E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, Covington, La
  • Escude Funeral Home, Mansura, La
  • Greenoaks Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La
  • Fountain Memorial Funeral Home, Lafayette, La
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, West Monroe, La
  • Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La
  • Melancon Funeral Home, Carencro, La
  • Mothe Funeral Home, Algiers, La
  • Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe, La
  • Resthaven Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La
  • Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale, La
  • Sibille Funeral Home, Opelousas, La

2020 Recipients
  • Ascension Funeral Home, Gonzales, La
  • Fountain Memorial Funeral Home, Lafayette, La
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Monroe, La
  • Laford-Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La
  • Martin & Castille Funeral Home. Lafayette, La
  • Melancon Funeral Home, Carencro, La
  • Mothe Funeral Homes, LLC, New Orleans, La
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, LLC, West Monroe, La
  • Sibille Funeral Home, Opelousas, La

2019 Recipients
  • Ardoin's Funeral Home, Eunice, La
  • Ascension Funeral Home, Gonzales, La
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La
  • Escude' Funeral Home, Mansura, La
  • Geesey-Furguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Monroe, La
  • Laford-Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La
  • Melancon Funeral Home, Carencro, La
  • Mothe Funeral Homes, LLC, New Orleans, La
  • Mulhearn Funeral Home, LLC, West Monroe, La
  • Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La
  • Sibille Funeral Home, Opelousas, La
2018 Recipients
  • Ardoin's Funeral Home, Eunice, La
  • Ardoin's Funeral Home, Mamou, La
  • Ardoin's Funeral Home, Ville Platte, La
  • Garden of Memories, Metairie, La
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La
  • Escude' Funeral Home, Mansura, La
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Home, West Monroe, La
  • Laford-Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La
  • Melancon Funeral Home, Carencro, La
  • Mothe Funeral Homes, LLC, New Orleans, La
  • Mulhearn Funeral Home, Monroe, West Monroe, Winnsboro, Rayville, La
  • Resthaven Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La
2017 Recipients:
  • Ardoin's Funeral Home, Eunice, La.
  • Ardoin's Funeral Home, Mamou, La.
  • Ardoin's Funeral Home, Ville Platte, La.
  • Ascension Funeral Home, Gonzales, La.
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La.
  • Escude Funeral Home, Mansura, La.
  • Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La,
  • Kipatrick Funeral Homes, West Monroe, La.
  • Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La.
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.
  • Melancon Funeral Homes, Carencro, La.
  • Mothe Funeral Homes, New Orleans, La.
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, Monroe, La., West Monroe, La., Winnsboro, La., Rayville, La.
  • Restahaven Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La.
2016 Recipients:
  • Ascension Funeral Home, Gonzales, La.
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La.
  • Escude Funeral Home, Mansura, La.
  • Geesey Ferguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La.
  • Hixson Brothers Funeral Home, Alexandria, La.
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Ruston, La.; Farmerville, La.
  • Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La.
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home
  • Melancon Funeral Home, Carencro, La.; Opelousas, La.
  • Mothe Funeral Homes, New Orleans, La.
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Rayville, La.; Winnsboro, La.
  • Resthaven Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale, La.
  • Sibille Funeral Home, Opelousas, La.
2015 Recipients
  • Ardoin’s Funeral Home, Eunice, La.
  • Ardoin’s Funeral Home, Ville Platte, La.
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La.
  • Escudé Funeral Home, Mansura, La.
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Ruston, La.; Farmerville, La.
  • Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home, Opelousas, La.
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.
  • Mothe Funeral Homes, New Orleans, La.
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Rayville, La.; Winnsboro, La.
  • Resthaven Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Sibille Funeral Homes, Opelousas, La.; Grand Coteau, La.; Port Barre, La. 
2014 Recipients
  • Ardoin's Funeral Home, Ville Platte, La.
  • Baker Funeral Home, Baker, La.
  • Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, Hammond, La.
  • Geesey Ferguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La.
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Ruston, La.; Farmerville, La.
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.
  • Melancon Funeral Homes, Carencro, La.
  • Mothe Funeral Homes, New Orleans, La.
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Rayville, La.; Winnsboro, La.
  • Resthaven Funeral Home, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Rush Funeral Homes, Oakdale, La.
2013 Recipients
  • Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, Hammond, La.
  • Geesey Ferguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La.
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Ruston, La.; Farmerville, La.
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Rayville, La.; Winnsboro, La.
2012 Recipients 
  • Geesey Ferguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La.
  • Hixson Brothers Funeral Home, Alexandria, La.; Pineville, La.; Jena, La.; Marksville, La.
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Ruston, La.; Farmerville, La.
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Rayville, La.; Winnsboro, La.
2011 Recipients
  • Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, Hammond, La.
  • Geesey Ferguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La.
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Ruston, La.; Farmerville, La.
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Rayville, La.; Winnsboro, La.
  • Pellerin Funeral Home, Breaux Bridge, La.; New Iberia, La.
2010 Recipients 
  • Geesey Ferguson Funeral Home, Crowley, La.
  • Kilpatrick Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Ruston, La.; Farmerville, La.
  • Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, New Orleans, La.
  • Mulhearn Funeral Homes, Monroe, La.; West Monroe, La.; Rayville, La.; Winnsboro, La.
  • Martin & Castille Funeral Home, Lafayette, La.; Scott, La.