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John Chester Calais Sr.

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John Chester Calais, Sr.

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Syrie Funeral Home for John Chester Calais, Sr.,74, who died January 30, 2014 at Amelia Manor Nursing Home.

Services will be conducted by Pastor Daniel L. Kelly.

Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Carencro, LA.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Calais of Lafayette, LA; daughters, Ida Dardar of Breaux Bridge, LA, Mary Demouchet of Lafayette, LA; sons, John Chester Calais, Jr. of Opelousas, LA, Joseph Richard of Cecilia, LA, Murman Tolliver of Lafayette, LA, Daniel Calais of Shreveport, LA; stepchildren, Paul Tony Carson, Tressa Carson, Demetria Francis, all of Lafayette, LA; two brothers, Donald Kelly (Wanda) of Houston, TX, Joseph Calais (Doritha) of Lafayette, LA; six sisters, Mable Enard of Arnaudville, LA, Eleanor White of Lafayette, LA, Eva Flugence of Broussard, LA, Gloria Isadore of Lafayette, LA, Anna Lou Williams (Andrew) of St. Martinville, LA, Georgia James of Lafayette, LA; 29 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George Calais and Fabiola Noel Calais; maternal grandparents, Julien Noel and Clarissa Hebran; paternal grandparents, Camille Calais and Helen Daigle; a brother, Daniel Calais and a grandson, Farrell Dardar, Jr.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Syrie Funeral Home from 7 a.m. until time of service.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Syrie Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, LA.

Published in the The Advertiser on Feb. 7, 2014
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