Francis Foret, a native of Raceland and resident of Larose fell asleep peacefully on Sept. 23, 2016 at his home surrounded by his wife Clemelia Hebert Foret of 54 years, daughter Francine Foret Chouest and her husband Jeff, their daughter Claire Chouest and her fiance’ Chris Cortez.
Visitation will be held on Sunday Sept. 25, 2016 at the Falgout Funeral Home in Lockport from 6 pm until 9 pm and on Monday Sept. 26, 2016 at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Larose from 10 am until service time. A rosary will begin at 10 am, a funeral mass will be held beginning at 1 pm with burial following in the church cemetery.
Mr. Francis is survived by his wife Cammy, daughter Francine Chouest, son-in-law Jeff Chouest, granddaughter Claire Chouest her fiance’ Chris Cortez, brother Thaddeus “Ted” Foret, and grand-dog Daizy Rene.
Mr. Foret was preceded in death by his parents Clarance and Edmire Foret and his in-laws Albert and Alzina Hebert.
A 1956 graduate of Raceland High School and a National Guardsman who served his country for 8 years, Francis then worked for the Lafourche Water District and then LP&L/Entergy for 30 years as a meter reader. It was in those 30 years of walking 10 miles a day from Thibodaux to Grand Isle that he made many life long friends. In 1961, he married the love of his life, Cammy and they enjoyed 54 beautiful years of marriage together. During that time they traveled, cajun danced and helped many along the way. Francis was a hard working man who loved his life, loved to play his cajun music and cherished his Cajun Heritage and shared it with many of all ages.He loved to bass fish, help others, and be a chauffeur to many through his love of driving, but most of all he loved his family and being called PawPaw by his granddaughter.
Falgout Funeral Homes entrusted with arrangements.
Posted on Fri, September 23, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette