Clarence "T-Clair" J. Cheramie, 88, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off passed away February 19, 2014.
Visitation will take place at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano on Monday February 24, from 4 p.m. till 9 p.m. with cremation following. Funeral mass and burial will take place at a later date.
Mr. Clarence is survived by his wife of 67 years Rowena C. Cheramie; children Janet Cheramie Picou and husband Wilson "Pic" Picou, Gerry Cheramie, Rod Cheramie and wife Kerry Orgeron Cheramie; grandchildren, Amber Picou, Lacy Picou, Ashley Picou Guidry and husband Eric Guidry, Shawn Picou, Cru Gaspard, Brittany Picou Curole and husband Rueban Curole, Brandon Cheramie, Blaine Cheramie, Juliann Toups, Luke Cheramie, Matthew Cheramie, and Max Cheramie, and great grandchild Brieanna Guidry.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard J. Cheramie and Evelia Cheramie; son, Gary Cheramie; grandson, Chad Michael Picou, and brothers, Ulysses Cheramie and John Cheramie.
Mr. Cheramie enjoyed spending time with his family, Mr. Charlie and his grand puppy Riley, traveling, cutting everyone's grass, tending his garden, and teaching his grandchildren everything. He was a member and 4th degree Knight of Columbus, a member of the American Legion, the V.F.W., the Scared Heart Holy Name Society and Altar Society, and a Army Veteran of WWII's Pacific Campaign.
Falgout Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
Posted on Fri, February 21, 2014