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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Ernest “Popee” Eymard, 91a native of Golden Meadow and a resident of Galliano, passed away on Thursday, November 24. Visitation was held at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church on Saturday, November 26 from 10 a.m. until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church with burial followed in the church cemetery.

“Popee” is survived by his wife of 70 years, Lovinia Gisclair Eymard; daughter, Emily Eymard (Sterling “Penny”) Robichaux; 4 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

“Popee” was preceded in death by his parents, Drozen and Zulma Rhode Eymard; son, Emery Eymard; brothers, Sidney, Louis, Robert and Irvin Eymard; sisters, Blanche Terrebonne, Rose Galjour, Louise Cheramie, Viola Charpentier and Leola Eymard.

“Popee” was a K of C member, a member of the Holy Name Society, an Army Veteran. He was an avid fisherman and gardener. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.

A special thank you to St Joseph Hospice, Dr. Francis Robichaux, and the V.A. Hospital.

Samart-Mothe Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.