Antoine Nurcie "Tony" Foret, 81, a native and resident of Raceland, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Saturday at St. Mary's Nativity Catholic Church. Military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church by the United Veterans League. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with burial in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Ann Uzee Foret; children, Jacinta F. Wisinger and husband, Timothy "Tim" Wisinger, and Vernon J. Foret and wife, Lillie B. Foret; grandchildren, Jude J. Foret and wife, Jennifer Becnel Foret, and Drake M. Foret and companion, Tarrasa Savoie; sisters, Joyce Foret Uzee and husband, Dickey Uzee, and Louise Foret Landeche and husband, George Landeche; and sister-in-law, Ann L. Uzee.
He was preceded in death by his father, Nurcie Foret; mother, Una Foret Foret; brother-in-law, Melvin Uzee; and niece, Angie Uzee.
Antoine served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired school teacher and owner/operator truck driver. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and friends.
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in Raceland is in charge of arrangements.
Samart-Mothe Funeral Home
4682 Louisiana 1 Raceland, LA 70394
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from July 24 to July 26, 2014