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Official Obituary of

Marcel Louis ("Shirt") Pierre

February 8, 1946 ~ March 5, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Marcel Pierre Obituary

Marcel Louis Pierre


Marcel “Shirt” Louis Pierre entered into eternal rest On March 5, 2024, at the age of 78 at his home in Edgard, LA.  Marcel was born on February 8, 1946, in New Orleans, Louisiana and was the 3rd of 10 children.  He was baptized and confirmed into the Catholic faith at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edgard, LA.

He attended and graduated from Second Ward High School in Edgard in 1964 where he played football, basketball and baseball.  He worked at Avondale Shipyard, Monsanto Company (where he retired after 35 years) and Louis Armstrong International Airport.

Marcel was extremely generous and loved life.  He loved to laugh, cook, work on projects around his house and was a huge San Francisco 49ers fan!

He is survived by three sons, Damian, Demarius and Duran, daughter Marley Gauthier and granddaughter Kassidy Mary Ann Pierre.

He is survived by siblings; Marvin Pierre (Lorraine), Marva Stewart (Charles), Evelyn Pierre, Jimmy Pierre (Pauline), Cynthia Thibodeaux (Carl), and Ricketta Livingston (Kim).  He leaves to cherish his memory life companion Joycelyn Roussel Smith, a host of nieces, nephews, goddaughter Ivy Grows, family, and many friends.

Marcel was preceded in death by his parents, Ettiennette “Sister” Songy Pierre and Joseph “Joe Box” Pierre, Jr., brother Glenn Pierre and sisters Daigisele “Gisele” Pierre and Earlie Saul and Ex-wife Mary Ann Pierre.

Relatives and friends of the family, Priest and Parishioners of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church are invited to a Funeral Mass at 10:00am at on Saturday, March 16, 2024 St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2349 LA-18, Edgard, LA 70049. Visitation 8:00am until time of Funeral Mass. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 9:00am. Interment will be private at a later date at St. John the Baptist Catholic Mausoleum.  Final Arrangements Entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors, Inc. 605 Main Street, Laplace, LA  70068. 985-359-1919. “Providing Care & Comfort is Our Highest Mission”.

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March 16, 2024

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
2349 LA-18
Edgard, LA 70049

Funeral Mass
March 16, 2024

10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
2349 LA-18
Edgard, LA 70049

Private Interment

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Mausoleum
2349 La Hwy 18
Edgard, LA 70049


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