Elgine Broussard “Jean” Gauthreaux

CROWLEY – A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Elgine Broussard “Jean” Gauthreaux, 71, who died Tuesday, September 15, 2009 in Crowley.

Fr. Gary Schexnayder, Pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to service time. A rosary will be recited Wednesday at 7 p.m. by Sr. Justina Baker. A French rosary will be recited Wednesday at 10 a.m. by Ryan of IBC Hospice Care. Burial will be in Abshire Cemetery.

Mrs. Gauthreaux, also know as “Jean”, worked for over thirty-five years in pediatric care for Dr. Jack Frank and others touching the lives of many children. She will be sadly missed by all.

Survivors include three daughters, Kayla G. Chaillot and her husband Bernard of Crowley, Cindy Gauthreaux of Crowley, Kim G. Primeaux and her husband Kevin of Crowley; five sons, Berton Gauthreaux and his wife Susan of Crowley, Paul Gauthreaux of Crowley, Darren Gauthreaux and his wife Paula of Crowley; David Gauthreaux and his husband Gregory Seale of Dallas, TX, Aaron Gauthreaux of Crowley; nineteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; one uncle, Nam Broussard of Carencro.

Mrs. Gauthreaux was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Gauthreaux; her parents, Odey and Olite Guillot Broussard; one grandson, Lance Fruge; one great-grandson, Ethan Wirtz; one sister, Elta Abshire; two brothers, Steven and Jesse Broussard.

The family requests memorial contributions to American Cancer Society.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.geesey-ferguson.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley.

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