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Antoine Foret

Antoine Foret

Antoine Nurcie “Tony” Foret, 81, a native and resident of Raceland passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Visitation was held at St. Mary’s Nativity Catholic Church on Saturday, July 26, from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time. Military Honors were held at 10:00 a.m. by the United Veterans League.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with burial in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Ann Uzee Foret; children, Jacinta F. Wisinger and husband Timothy “Tim” Wisinger, Vernon J. Foret and wife Lillie B. Foret; grandchildren, Jude J. Foret and wife Jennifer Becnel Foret, Drake M. Foret and companion Tarrasa Savoie; sisters, Joyce Foret Uzee and husband Dickey Uzee, Louise Foret Landeche and husband George Landeche; sister-in-law, Ann L. Uzee.

He was preceded in death by his father, Nurcie Foret; mother, Una Foret Foret; brother-in-law, Melvin Uzee; niece, Angie Uzee.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

He was a retired school teacher and owner/operator truck driver. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and friends.

Samart-Mothe Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.