Breaux Bridge - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 AM, on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge for Gerald J. Guidry, 86, who passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022, at his Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from on Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 8:00 am until 11:00 at Pellerin Funeral Home in Breaux Bridge.
A Rosary will be prayed at 10:00 am on Thursday.
Father Ken Domingue will officiate the Funeral Mass. Readers will be Ned Guilbeau and Annette Trahan. Gift Bearers will be Cheryl Angelette, Kristal Herda, and Monica Tamporello.
Interment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery No. 2 in Breaux Bridge.
Gerald was a graduate of Cathedral and SLI. He honorably served in the Louisiana National Guard for 20 years in the 3628th Ordinance Co., 4th US Army and the Berlin Crisis. He was stationed at Fort Sill, OK. Gerald was employed at Top's Woodworks as General Manager for 38 years. He was an avid deer hunter with the Attakapas Hunting Club.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara Guidry Guidry; sons, Walter Guidry (Molly), Greg Guidry (Kathy), Benjamin Guidry, and John Guidry; grandchildren, Justin Melancon, Walter Charles Guidry, Jr., Ellie Grace Guidry, Leigh Hribar, Neiman Guidry, and Mallory Paulson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jules Guidry and Marie Thevenet Guidry.
Pallbearers will be Walter Guidry, John Guidry, John Thevenet, Francis Thibodeaux, James Guidry, and Karyl Hebert.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gregory Guidry, Benjamin Guidry, Walter Charles Guidry, Jr., Thomas Guidry, and Glenn Thibodeaux.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 211 Berard St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, (337-332-2111), is in charge of arrangements.