Vinis Luma Gisclair, Sr. 84, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Galliano passed away on Monday June 5, 2017. Visitation will be held at Samart-Mothe Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church with burial in Cheramie Cemetery.
Vinis is survived by his wife Dorothy "Dot" Gisclair; sons, Tate (Janelle) and Marty (Claudette) Gisclair; step-children, Wayne (Myra) St.Pierre, Antoinette Bruce, Audrey St.Pierre, Joseph St.Pierre, Lillian (Jody) Chaisson, Stephanie (Reese) Angeron; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; 24 step-grandchildren; and 28 step-great-great grandchildren; sisters, Lovenia Eymard, Lorina Griffin and Rita Cheramie.
Vinis was preceded in death by his first wife, Dolores S. Gisclair; parents, Milien and Caroline Plaisance Gisclair; children, Alice Adams, Gail Dupre and Vinis Gisclair, Jr.; grandson; Tate Gisclair, Jr.; step-son, Steven St.Pierre; and 12 brothers and sisters.
Vinis was an avid carpenter and loved wood working. He loved teaching at South Lafourche Vo-Tech School. He also made the best wooden rockers money could buy.
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements
Posted on Wed, June 7, 2017
by The Lafourche Gazette