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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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Clausey “Clyde” Joseph Gisclair, 85, a native and resident of Galliano passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017. No visitation will be held. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on January 7, 2017 at 11 a.m. with a burial to follow at Cheramie Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife Mildred “Millie” Crosby Gisclair, his sons David Gisclair, Perry Gisclair (Karen) and his daughters Melanie Gremillion (Ernie) and Jade Blanchard (Bo), grandchildren Lance Gisclair, Jenna and Ava Gremillion and Beau Blanchard.

He is preceded in death by his parents Edess and Rose Pitre Gisclair.

He was a loving husband to Millie and they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 6, 2016. He loved his children, grandchildren and extended family. He enjoyed music, fishing and hunting. He was a faithful member of Sacred Heart and served as lector and commentator, Eucharistic minister and RCIA leader for fifteen years.

He served in the National Guard for three years and the Army for two years during the Korean Conflict as Sergeant and Heavy Artillery Gun Commander after which he was in the Army Reserve for six years.

He will be sorely missed by all, especially for his sense of humor while relating little stories over afternoon coffee.

Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off entrusted with arrangements.