Fred Chenier, Sr., 75, a native and resident of Vacherie, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until funeral time Friday at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Vacherie. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ella Chenier; daughter, Pearl LeCompte and companion, Julius Falgoust; sons, Fred Jr. and wife, Charlotte, and Randall and wife, Julie; grandchildren, Kevin, Joshua, Christina, Nicholas and Wesley; step-grandson, Harold Falgoust; sister, Peggy Barilleaux and husband, Donald; and brothers, Jessie Chenier and wife, Mary, Elton Chenier and wife, Brenda, and Lou Gary Chenier and wife, Evelyn.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Carmen Chenier; son-in-law, Dale LeCompte; parents, Gustave and Sinodie F. Chenier; and brother, James Chenier Sr.
He was a retired employee of Avondale shipyard.
Thibodaux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.