Oscar Paul Bouterie, Jr., 86, passed away on January 5, 2013. He was a native and resident of Thibodaux, LA. A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Landry's Funeral Home in Thibodaux, LA from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. and on Monday, January 7, 2013 at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux, LA from 8:00 A.M. to service time. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the church at 11:00 A.M. with burial following in St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux, LA. He is survived by his five children, Edward R. Bouterie and wife Connie, Paul F. Bouterie and wife Karen, Rev. Thomas R. Bouterie, Beth B. Folse and husband Peter, and James L. Bouterie; seven grandchildren, Angela B. Hillman and husband Ben, Benjamin E. Bouterie, Lauren B. Beaudean and husband Shane, Alison B. Matthews and husband Merrick, Natalie L Barbera and husband Brian, Spencer T. Folse, and Barry L. Bouterie; four great-grandchildren, Phillip C. Hillman II, Alyce E. Hillman, Caroline A. Beaudean, and Brady J. Barbera; sister, Anne "Sugie" Lewis and husband William; and sister-in-law, Mary Bouterie Breaux. He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Gwen Hoffmann Bouterie; parents, Oscar P. and Odessa Richard Bouterie; brother Richard Bouterie. The family would like to thank the employees of St. Joseph Manor and the many caregivers for their loving and loyal care. In lieu of flowers donations to Food for the Poor are preferred. Mail to: c/o Rev. Thomas Bouterie P. O. Box 56907 New Orleans, LA 70156-6907. He was a veteran of World War II
and a retired member of the Thibodaux Fire Company No.1 Landry's Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.