Obituaries

Thu
21
Sep

BORNE

Janel Fremin Borne, age 74, was born October 23, 1942 and passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017. Janel was a long time resident of Gramercy. She is survived by her four children: Brian Borne, Laura Prejean, Don Borne and Becky Louque. She also has grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Lucille Baudoin Fremin, and her brother Edward “T-Joe” Fremin. A visitation was held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Sacred Heart Church in Gramercy from 8:30 a.m. until Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date. ROSE LYNN FUNERAL SERVICES, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, LA was in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guestbook, please visit www.roselynnfuneralhome.com

Thu
21
Sep

MARTIN

Jerome T. Martin, age 77, passed away on September 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elise Chauvin Martin; daughters: Stacey Martin Grant (John), and Tanya Martin Montz (Carl); sisters: Phyllis Chenier, and Janet Bonvillain; his grandchildren: Courtney Grant, Mya Grant, Matthew Grant, and Dustin Montz. He is preceded in death by his parents: Gaston Martin and Edna Poche Martin; his foster parents: Ignace Martin and Hortense Martin, as well as his sister Reine Aimee Keller. Visitation was on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gramercy from 9:00 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial followed in St. Joseph Cemetery in Paulina. ROSE LYNN FUNERAL SERVICES, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, LA was in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guestbook, please visit www.roselynnfuneralhome.com

Thu
21
Sep

REVEREND TAYLOR

Reverend George Lawrence Taylor, Sr., 81, of Rockdale, Texas, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 of Alzheimer’s at St. David’s Hospital in Round Rock, Texas. Reverend George Lawrence Taylor, Sr. was born August 5, 1936 in Vacherie, Louisiana to Lawrence and Mary Taylor. He was educated through the St. James Parish Public School System and continued on to receive a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Theology from the Christian Bible College of Louisiana. Reverend Taylor worked for several grain companies for many years before retiring. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Mary (Raphael) Taylor; brothers, Warren Taylor and Claude Florence; and sisters, Juanita Joseph Stewart, Mildred Armant, Sentilia Blazio, Bessie Mae Roche, Abby Swing and Delores Statt. Reverend Taylor is survived by a son, George Taylor, Jr.

Thu
14
Sep

Terry S. Louque

Terry S. Louque born on May 16, 1933, entered into eternal rest with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. He was 84. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Elaine Pizzuto; and his seven children Delaine (Kent) Becnel, Terrie (Kenneth) Hymel, Suzanne (Jerry) Schexnayder, Adrien (Cindy), Brian (Ginger), Dean (Michele), Charles (Jeannie) Louque. Grandchildren, Mia, Marc (Kristy) Becnel, Jonathon (Michelle) Hymel, Maria (Walter) Lambert, Hope & Tori Hymel, Kimberly (Bradley) Hebert, Neil Schexnayder, D.J. Draughon, Teralyn, Brison, Baylen, Tamryn, Connor & Carter Louque. Great-grandchildren: Taylor, Tatum, Layla, Myla, Colton, Madelyn, Ethan & Grayson. He is also survived by his brother Willie (Lorna) and a host of nieces & nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Neila & Steven Louque; sisters Ruby Pollard & Ruth Herbert; and his brothers Johnny & James Louque. Grandchildren Derek & Michael Hymel.

Thu
07
Sep

Helen Theresa Rock Ricard,

Helen Theresa Rock Ricard, a retired nurse, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at the age of 90. She was a native of New Orleans and a lifelong resident of Vacherie. Preceded in death by her husband, Emile J. Ricard, Jr., parents, Edith & Raymond Rock, Sr., brother Raymond Rock, Jr. and daughter Cheyrl Floyd. Helen leaves to mourn her memory 4 children, Lori Carnovale of Vacherie, Shaun Saizan (Darrel) of New Orleans, Mark Ricard (Aw) of Herndon, Virginia and Avis Sherman (Leo) of Porter, Texas. Beloved grandmother of Kristin Green, Kayla and Kristopher Floyd, Alexandra and Lauren Saizan, Cameron Sherman, Taiwah Ricard and great grandchildren, Alexis and Joseph Green. Helen is also survived by 3 sisters, Edith Reaves, Doris Olsen and Audrey Kennedy as well as a host of devoted nieces, nephews and caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial, September 9, 2017 at St. Phillip Catholic Church, 1175 Hwy.

Thu
31
Aug

Ryan Thomas Bourgeois

Ryan Thomas Bourgeois, age 51, was born on May 28, 1966 and passed away on August 21, 2017. He is survived by his daughters: Meagan Bourgeois Milazzo (Vincent), and Kaitlyn Bourgeois. Grandsons: Bryden and Brax; his fiancé, Misty Louque and stepson Austin Coty Wagoner; his Mother, Ann Bourgeois; siblings: Richard Bourgeois, Jr. (Lynette), Christy B. Himel (Scott), and Jody Bourgeois (Monique). He leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews: Lacey Himel, Scottie Himel, Ricky Bourgeois III, Nick Bourgeois, Cade Bourgeois, and Owen Bourgeois as well as great nieces and nephews: Nathan, Alaya, Natalie, Emmy & Blythe. He is preceded in death by his Father, Richard Bourgeois, Sr. and grandparents, Randall and Lizzie Bourgeois, and Roy and Grace Bourgeois. A visitation was on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gramercy, LA from 9:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 p.m. Burial will be at a later date.

Thu
31
Aug

Ronald A. “Ronnie” Fremin, Jr

Ronald A. “Ronnie” Fremin, Jr., age 60, was born on December 1, 1956 and passed away on August 25, 2017. He is a native of Garyville, LA and a resident of Lutcher, LA. He is survived by his loving wife, Rose Louque Fremin and 2 sons, Ryan Fremin and Ross Fremin and his dear sister, Tori Fremin Louque (Mitch Ramagos) as well as a host of in-laws, nieces and nephews and his furry best friend, Roscoe. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ronald A. Fremin, Sr. and Norma Cambre Fremin, and a brother, Sheldon “Pyous” Fremin. Employees of Rain CII, are all invited to the visitation and services. A visitation in his honor was on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at St. Hubert Catholic Church in Garyville, LA from 9:00 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial followed in St. Joseph Cemetery, Paulina, LA. ROSE LYNN FUNERAL SERVICES, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, LA was in charge of the arrangements.

Thu
31
Aug

Rosemary LeBoeuf Roussel

Rosemary LeBoeuf Roussel, 91 years old, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 26, 2017. She was a native of Lions and a resident of Gramercy. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland “Shawee” Roussel. She is survived by Ray Roussel (Paula) of Reserve, Wanda “Lee Lee” Lambert (Walter) of Lutcher, and Brent Roussel (Gail) of Gramercy as well as 14 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and a brother, Russell LeBoeuf (Joyce) of LaPlace. She is preceded in death by her parents, Agatha Michel LeBoeuf and Joseph H. LeBoeuf; and brother, Joseph H. LeBoeuf (Lillian). A visitation will be on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gramercy from 9:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Paulina, LA. ROSE LYNN FUNEAL SERVICES, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, LA is in charge of the arrangements.

Thu
31
Aug

Alice Tregre

Alice Tregre, 69, a native of Abbeville, LA and resident of Vacherie, LA passed away on August 20, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Leroy Tregre; son, Jordan Tregre; brother, Leon Miquez, Jr.; sisters, Joyce Mills, Nettie Faulk, Leona Vanicor. She was preceded in death by her father, Leon Miquez, Sr. and mother, Noila Romero. Alice was a day care worker and substitute teacher from PreK to 3rd grade. She loved all children. She also volunteered for senior citizens across South Louisiana for 30 years. Services will be held privately by her family. Online condolences can be given at www.thibodauxfuneralhome.com Thibodaux Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

Thu
24
Aug

SIMON

James Philip Simon, a devoted father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away at his home in Vacherie, LA on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the age of 83. He was a native of Vacherie and a long time resident in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. James proudly served his country for 4 years in the U.S. Air Force. After 40 plus years working for a Caterpillar dealership in Illinois, he returned to Vacherie, LA and spent his time volunteering at St. Joseph Plantation, his birthplace. He took great pride in caring for the grounds, especially the roses. He was most happy working outside, gardening, wood working and spending time with family and friends. James is survived by his 4 children: James (Mary), Christine Goldberg (Paul), Thomas (Katy), and John (Carola); his 7 grandchildren: Sarah, Tom, Tim, Corrine, Lauren, Danny and Melanie; and his dear sister Thelma Tucker. James was predeceased by his wife Constance C. Simon (nee Carlson), his brothers and a sister.

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