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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Gerald Joseph Callais, age 75, a native and resident of Cut Off, La. passed away August 18. 2018.

A visitation will be held in his honor from 10 a.m. until funeral time on Friday, August 24, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off. A mass and Christian burial will take place at 12 p.m. at the church.

He is survived by his daughters, Kelly Gaubert and husband, Raymond; Lynn Weimer and husband, Ron; son Timothy and wife, Terri; grandchildren Meaghan and Allison Gaubert; Andrea and Josh Weimer; and Madeline and Ellen Callais; sisters Lois Pitre (Raleigh), Carolyn Chouest (Gary), and Janell Greene (Mickey); and one sister-in-law Rosemary Gallaino.

Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Julie “Sue” Callais; parents Sidney and Virgie Callais; and in-laws Vhores and Elda Trosclair.

Gerald was a retired pharmacist having served the south Lafourche area for fifty years. He was a graduate of Larose-Cut Off High School and alumnus of the Northeastern University School of Pharmacy. He served his community in many ways and was noted for his service as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Lady of the Sea Hospital during its construction. He also headed up a drive to have a Dialysis Center placed on the grounds of the hospital.

Gerald was a successful businessman, husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend. He dedicated his life to serving the medical needs of his neighbors and friends. His memory will live on in the hearts and minds of all who knew and loved him.