Gerard "Slick" Clement

Gerard "Slick" Clement, 88, a native of Plaquemine and resident of White Castle, died on Saturday, June 07, 2014 at his home. Gerard was a graduate of St. John High School. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Lions Club, and American Legion. During his time as a member of the Knights of Columbus he was a past Grand Knight and past Faithful Navigator. He also was a recipient of the Mother Seton Award for his years of service to Our Lady of Prompt Succor School. Gerard is survived by his loving wife of 64years, Theresa V. Clement; five daughters, Ann Kirkpatrick and husband Billy, Barbara Normand and husband Rex, Cassie Calvin and husband CJ, Dianne March and husband Steve, and Penny Clement; one son, Randall Clement (Deacon Randy) and wife Diane; 16 grandchildren, Paula Meyers, David Newchurch, Chad Normand, Corey Normand, Clay Normand, Calvin Clement, Craig Clement, Stevenson Grant, Jr., Jermaine Grant, Sherry Grant, Ashley Clement, Olivia March, Elizabeth March, Thomas March, Roy Fontenelle, and Gerard Fontenelle; and 23 great grandchildren. Also survived by numerous "adopted" grandchildren from Our Lady of Prompt Succor School. Preceded in death by his parents, John Aristede and Mary Bernard Clement; two sisters, Laura Clement and Sr. Mary Charles Clement; six brothers, John , Edward, JC, Bert, Charles, and Fr. John Alcide; and grandchildren, Jeremy Newchurch and Keneshia Fleming Keller. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Ourso Funeral Home in White Castle with rosary at 7:00 p.m. and will resume on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church at 11:30 a.m. celebrated by family friend, the Very Reverend Vincent J. Dufresne and assisted by his son Deacon Randall Clement. Entombment to follow in church mausoleum. Pallbearers will be Gerard's grandsons, David Newchurch, Chad Normand, Corey Normand, Clay Normand, Calvin Clement, Craig Clement, Roy Fontenelle, and Gerard Fontenelle. His children want to express their immense gratitude for the great love, family and faith in God with which he and their mom have blessed them. Condolences can be made at www.oursowhitecastle.com.

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Ourso Funeral Home
13533 Airline Highway Gonzales, LA 70737
(225) 647-8608

Published in TheAdvocate.com from June 7 to June 9, 2014