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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: JULIE BOURGEOIS - VACHERIE, LA

“Our prayers and condolences go to the family and friends of Mr. Emile. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Ray and June LeBoeuf - LA

“My condolences to the family. Emile was always a pleasant and very nice person. ”
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4 of 6 | Posted by: Murphy Pellegrin - Chauvin

“Natalie and family....my thoughts and prayers are with ya'll during this difficult time. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Jessica Boudreaux - Houma, LA

“So sorry for yall lost he was a great man ”
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Emile Boudreaux, Sr., 90, a native and a resident of Chauvin, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 5pm - 9pm at Samart Funeral Home of Houma. Monday, June 15, 2015 from 9am - 11am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Chauvin, LA
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11am on Monday, June 15, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Chauvin, LA
Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chauvin, LA

Survived by:
Sons - Joseph Emile Boudreaux, Jr. and companion Dee Montgomery and Nathan Boudreaux and wife Trisha
Daughters - Emilie Blanchard and husband Timmy, Josephine Rodrigue and husband Mark and Natalie Robichaux and husband Cary
Brother - Hubert Boudreaux, Jr.
Sisters- Irma Duplantis and Ramona Breaux
24 grandchildren
47 great grandchildren
3 great great grandchildren

Preceded in death by:
wife - Alice Thibodeaux Boudreaux
Parents - Hubert, Sr. and Irma Boudreaux
Daughter - Mary Belanger
Brothers - Henry, Druby and Calvin, Sr. Boudreaux
Sisters - Elma Boudreaux and Libby Scott
Son-in-law - Elgin Lirette, Jr.
Great grandson - Joseph Elnahas

Emile was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Chauvin, LA. He served with the (Bushmaster) 158th Inf. Combat Team in the Phillipines during WW II. In the 42th General Hospital in Japan. He earned the Combat Infanteryman Badge, APT campaign ribbon with Bronze Star, Phillipine Liberation Campaign Ribbon with Bronze Star, Victory Ribbon, Japan Victory Ribbon and good conduct Medal. He also recieved the Louisiana Honor Medal from Governor Jindal.

He retired from Texaco after 33 years

Member of VFW Post 9608 - Past Service Vice Commander
American Legion Post 380 - Past 2nd Vice President
WOW Lodge 870 Past Vice President and past Treasure for 23 years
WOW Lodge 1185 Past Treasure
WOW Lodge 1205 past Treasure
St. Joseph K of C #5013 past Secratery and Trustee
St. Joseph 4th Degree KC FAther Curran Assembly

Recieved WOW Mr. Woodman Award 1969
WOW Ranger Hall of Fame Award 1989
WOW Appreciation Award 1984, 1986, 1987, 1993 and 1997
WOW 100% Family Member Award

Served on the WOW LA Jurisdicational State Trustee
WOW National Jurisdicational Delagate.

Emile loved to play the Accordian...

Samart Funeral Home of Houma is in charge of Arrangements.