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Emelda Chouest

Emelda Chouest

Emelda Rousse Chouest, 83, a native and resident of Galliano passed away on July 23, 2014.

Visitation was held on Saturday, July 26, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Galliano from 9:00 a.m. till funeral time. Funeral mass began at 12 noon with burial in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Emelda is survived by her children Van Kurt Chouest and wife Lola, Susan Griffis and husband Ed, Patricia C. Collins and husband Teddy, Nina Plaisance and husband Raymond, Tina Charpentier and husband T-Boy, Debbie Boffanie and husband Karl, and Joe Chouest; grandchildren, Jason Chouest, Garon Chouest, Marla Guidry, Carrie Chargois, Jennifer Trimino, T.J. Collins, Tricia Collins, Shawn Plaisance, Ali Plaisance, Magen Dufrene, Brandon Boffanie, Madison Chouest; great grandchildren, Bryson, Parker, Katelyn, and William Chouest, Cade and Tyler Guidry, Lily and Sophie Chargois, Rosie Griffis-Trimino, and Sonny Charpentier; and brothers Norman and Glenn Ray Rousse.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Webb Chouest, Sr.; parents, Maurice “Black” Rousse and Eugenie C. Rousse; grandchild, Leon Charpentier, and brother Welton Rousse.

Mrs. Emelda was a member of the Ladies Altar Society at St. Joseph and her enjoyment was being with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family and friends.

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