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Gil Paul CormierSt. Martinville - A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 8, 2021, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville for Gil Paul Cormier, 67, who passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021. The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 10:00 am Thursday until 10:30 am on Friday. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Thursday. Rev. Michael Champagne will officiate at the Funeral Service. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery in St. Martinville. Gil was born August 21, 1953 in Lafayette. He honorably served in the United States Army. He then worked as a Mud Engineer for Baker Hughes for 32 years. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend. Gil was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed hunting and fishing, taking his family on vacations and also played poker in his spare time. His family was his life, and he cherished his time spent with them. Gil will be dearly missed. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Debbie Cormier; three sons, Jason Cormier, Brian Cormier, and Kent Cormier (Tobi Lynn); daughter, Lynzie Cormier; grandchildren, Haden Cormier, Kadee Cormier, Malayne Doucet, Kass Cormier and Corbin Cormier; mother, Doris Gardemal Cormier; sister, Sandra Scott (Bob); in-laws, Shirley Stelly (Dudley), Jane Zeringue, Raymond Delahoussaye (Joy), Luna Babineaux (Shelby) and Louana Sonnier (Lew); godchild, Sanders Castille (Shontelle); uncle, Harris Delahoussaye; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Guilman Cormier; and brother-in-law, Harris "Boog" Zeringue. Pallbearers will be Jason Cormier, Brian Cormier, Haden Cormier, Corbin Cormier, Rodney Dore, and Sanders Castille. Honorary pallbearers will be Kent Cormier, Kass Cormier and Harris Delahoussaye. The family would like to extend a special thanks to his niece, Amy, whom which Gil called his “Angel” for the wonderful care and love given to him. Also, a special thanks to the staff at Hospice of Acadiana, the nurses and doctors at M.D. Anderson and the Cancer Center of Acadiana. Pellerin Funeral Home of St. Martinville, 112 New Market St., St. Martinville, LA 70582, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.
Debbie, Jason, Brian, Kent and Lynzie- I am so sorry for your loss! You have been in my thoughts and prayers! I am glad that you all have each other to help each other through this difficult time. Candy
Candy Jan 9 2021 12:00 AM
My deepest sympathy to all of you in the loss of your loved one. May God be with each of you as you go through this trying time, and may Gil rest in heavenly peace.
Sharon Champagne Jan 9 2021 12:00 AM
Thoughts and prayers for Gil and his family
Billy Guidry Jan 8 2021 12:00 AM
I pray for God's perfect peace to overwhelm you during the difficult days ahead. I know that you are overcome with grief right now and it's hard to see a happy tomorrow, but I pray that you find comfort in the Lord's promise that He will never leave you nor forsake you.
Susan Choate Melancon Jan 8 2021 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With Love, Jake Keri Lauren and Lindsey
Tribute Store Jan 7 2021 12:00 AM
I'm saddened to hear about Gil's passing. Definitely my pleasure working and knowing him. Gil always exhibited a big heartwarming smile and was one of the happiest guys around! May God bestow his grace onto him and his entire family! RIP my friend!
David Varino Jan 7 2021 12:00 AM
My prayers to all of you at this sad time. I know that our good God was waiting with arms wide open to welcome into Paradise. @ Deb. Im only a breath and a call away, day OR night. Love yall
Anna Richard Jan 6 2021 12:00 AM
See Sorry For Your Loss, Prayers to the Families,
Shirley Bonin Jan 5 2021 12:00 AM
From Elaine Brousssrd Benoit and George. Sending prayers and hugs to Doris and all family members on the passing of my cousin Gil Paul He will be missed.I am related to him on my mothers side Jeannette Broussard on the Cormier family.
Elaine Broussard Benoit Jan 5 2021 12:00 AM
So sorry for your families loss. Keeping Gil and his entire family in prayers. So enjoyed the years of working with Gil.
Jeanette Lewis Jan 5 2021 12:00 AM