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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Emile “Jay” Guidry, Jr., 83, a native of Galliano, La. and resident of Golden

Meadow passed away on Tuesday July 9, 2019.

Visitation will be on Thursday July 18, at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow, La. from 9:00 a.m. until funeral services at 11:00 a.m.

Jay is survived by his son, Tommy Guidry; grandchildren, Rocky (Lacey) and Jayson Kiffe; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Ella Grace, Isabelle and Sophie Kiffe.

Jay is preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Joyce Toups Guidry; parents, Emile J. Guidry, Sr. and Lorida Galliano Danos; son, Chuckie Guidry; daughter, Donna Guidry Kiffe; and brother; Michael Guidry.

Jay enjoyed family time more than anything, especially times spent at their camp on Grand Isle pre-Katrina.

He and Joyce successfully owned and operated Joyce’s Grocery of Golden Meadow, a social center as well as grocery store for decades.

Special thanks to the outstanding medical staff of Our Lady of the Sea Hospital and Terrebone General. Very special thanks to Elaine and Ray Louviere for their tireless efforts to care for both Joyce and Jay through the years.

Samart-Mothe entrusted with funeral arrangements.