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Wednesday, November 14, 2018



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Laura Duet

Laura Duet

Laura Lee Plaisance Duet died peacefully on September 17, at The Crossing of Clarity Hospice in Baton Rouge.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Ella Mae Terrebonne Plaisance; father, Oneil J. Plaisance; mother-in-law, Francis T. Duet; father-in-law, David Duet, Sr., and daughter, Marissa Duet.

Laura was born July 31, 1948 in Golden Meadow. She was raised in Cut Off and Galliano. She was a 1967 graduate of South Lafourche High School where she met her husband Errol “Butch” Duet. They were married Aug. 3, 1968.

She is survived by her husband, Errol; sons, Todd and wife Tammy (Bouffanie) Duet of Golden Meadow, Jason Duet; sister, Elaine P. and husband Kerry Knight of Thibodaux; brothers, Michael and wife Amy (Fort) Plaisance of Baton Rouge, Perry and wife Dale (Kiger) Plaisance of Bogue Chitto, MS; brother and sister-in-law, David and Susan Duet Jr., and brother and sister-in-law Earl and Becky Duet; granddaughters, Magen and Amber Duet, and great grandson Caden Arceneaux, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Laura began her adult life as a beautician and hairdresser in Golden Meadow. She then began concentrating on raising her three children while her husband Butch ran his tugboat, the “Master Todd.” After her children grew up, Laura began an 18-year career as a cook at several dining facilities in Cut Off and Galliano, such as “Mommie Joe’s” and “B&E Seafood Restaurant.” Laura came from a long line of excellent cooks. She cherished her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Visitation will be a Samart-Mothe Funeral home in Cut Off on Monday September 21, from 5:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday September 22, from 9:00 a.m. till 10:45 a.m.

Funeral Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off on Monday, September 21 at 11:00 a.m. with burial following in the church cemetery.

Special thanks to Dr. Kellie Schmeeckle, oncologist and the staff at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, the very kind and compassionate staff at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice and Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge.

When the Lord calls our loved one home, he leaves a gift of memories in exchange and Laura will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.