Your Community Newspaper - Larose, LA

Serving Raceland, Gheens, Lockport, Valentine, Larose, Cut Off, Galliano, Golden Meadow, Leeville, & Grand Isle

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Share This Article:

Clyde Orgeron

Clyde Orgeron

Clyde A. Orgeron, 85, a native of Clovelly Farms and longtime resident of Galliano passed away August 17, 2014.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, August 21, at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano from 5:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. and on Friday August 22, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano from 9:00 a.m. till funeral time. Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial following at Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Mr. Clyde is survived by his four daughters, Theresa Duet (Jonathan), Celeste Daigle (Mike), Mary Howard (Curtis), and Anne Dantin (Ched); grandchildren, Jace Duet (Aimee), Jennifer Duet, Michael, Chris, and Sam Daigle, Alexandra and Matthew Howard, Samantha, Zachary, and Claire Dantin, and great grandchildren, Olivia and Victoria Duet.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years Patsy Orgeron; parents, Augustin and Nola B. Orgeron; brothers, J.D. Orgeron and Lloyd “Buzzy” Orgeron, and sister, Noella Charitat.

Mr. Clyde graduated from Cut Off High School then went on to graduate from Southwestern College with a degree in English. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army at Ft. Polk and attained the rank of Lieutenant where he met his beloved wife Patsy Davis. He was a teacher at LCO High School. He received his Master of Education from LSU and later became principal of Galliano Jr. High. He went on to become Assistant Superintendent in Lafourche Parish where he retired. In retirement Clyde enjoyed fishing with family and friends, playing cards, gardening and watching the Saints.