Age 76, of Village Mills, TX (recently of Plum), passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 after a long illness. He was born to the late Whitney and Hazel Doucette of Lake Charles, LA on Oct. 25, 1936; beloved husband of 54 years of the late Maxine (Zidan) Doucet; father to Doyle "Jim" Doucet (Dawna Brown) of Penn Township, and Dirk Doucet (Lorrain) of Baton Rouge, LA; brother of Betty Comeaux (Cecil) of Sequin, TX, Joyce Williams (the late Ralph), the late Joann Holms (Carl), Melvin Doucet (Eva), Raymond Doucet (Debbie) all of Lake Charles, LA, Robert Zidan (Rebecca) of Thornton, CO; grandfather of Brian Doucet of Indiana, PA, Ashley (Jeff) Reda of Baton Rouge, Samantha Doucet of Pittsburgh, Sarah and Danielle Doucet of Baton Rouge; great- grandfather of Matthew and Ke'Aire McNeal of Pittsburgh, and Jude Lockhart, Jack Reda of Baton Rouge; Gerald is also survived by his extended family; grandchildren, Tawnya (James) Mann of Clarksburg, WV, Amber Brown (Matthew Gettemy) of Greensburg, and great- grandchildren, Brayden and Cameron Mann, and Colton Gettemy. Gerald was a Disabled Veteran of the Vietnam War, retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of service to his country, active in the Methodist Men's Association, church choir, an avid golfer and outdoorsman. The family will receive friends and family on Sat., Jan 19, 2013, from 1-3 p.m., followed by a private Memorial Service at GENE H. CORL, INC. FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATION CENTER OF MONROEVILLE, 4335 Northern Pike (1 block East of Mosside Blvd.-Rte. 48). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Disabled Veterans Greater Pittsburgh, 1000 Liberty Ave., Room 1606, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Corl Family Directors, 412-372-2100.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Jan. 17, 2013