Michael "Mike" Joseph Chiasson was born Wednesday, May 18, 1949, in New Orleans, and died Thursday morning, March 6, 2014, in Thibodaux.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Nicholls State University at the Donald G. Bollinger Student Union, Cotillion Room entrance, located on NSU Leighton Drive in Thibodaux. The memorial discourse will be given by Brother Gregory Brupbacher.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Marvelene Mary Chiasson; son, Brent Chiasson and wife, April; daughter, Michelle Rogers and husband, Victor; daughter, Rebecca Esper and husband, Rodney; sons, Nathan and Jeffrey Chiasson; grandchildren, Linsey Rogers, Jenna Rogers, Victoria Rogers and Emily Esper; brothers, Floyd, Norris, Lloyd, Richard, and James Chiasson; and sisters, Betty Thibodaux, Mona Sacco, Agnes Gauthier, and Angela George.
He was preceded in death by his father, Aurelien; mother, Ella; loving stepmother, Mildred; older sister, Doris Sacco; and nephews, Ryan and Kenny Chiasson.
Mike's parents, Aurelien Sydney Chiasson and Ella Malbrough Chiasson, raised him in Thibodaux. He was a longtime member of the North Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Mike was employed by Wetland Equipment on Canal Boulevard in Thibodaux, working closely with Danny Morvant for 25 years. His expertise was selling and purchasing parts for marsh buggies and amphibious equipment.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating, to assist with medical and other related expenses, to the Michael J. Chiasson Memorial Fund at any Capital One Bank: Account Number 5628885909 or online at www.youcaring.com/mfund.
Thibodaux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thibodaux Funeral Home
104 Saint Patrick Street Thibodaux, LA 70301
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Mar. 11 to Mar. 15, 2014