Gerard "Jerry" Thibodeaux passed away peacefully on December 21st, 2013 at the age of 74 surrounded by his family. Son of the late Whitney Thibodeaux and Gladys Ford Thibodeaux; Brother of the late Whitney Thibodeaux, Marion Boudreaux, Elanda Boudreau and Janice Martinez. Beloved husband for 50 years to Bonnie McDonough Thibodeaux; Loving father to Martin Thibodeaux, Gerrie Thibodeaux and Gerard Thibodeaux, Jr. Grandfather to Kayla and Leo Duvernay. He is survived by his sister Darrell Albert, sister-in-law Connie Bruno Gamino and brother-and- sister-in-law John & Goldie Flanagan and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served with the 1st Aviation Helicopter Division - Big Red One in Germany during the Berlin crisis as the flight crew chief. He was retired from New Orleans Armature Works and J B Pest Control. The family would like to thank Linda Boudreaux for her loving support during this difficult time. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Service in the Chapel of Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St.; on Tuesday, January 7, 2013 at 11:00 am. Visitation will begin at 9:30 am - until service time. In lieu of flowers donations to
www.stjude.org Condolences may be expressed online www.schoencanalstreet.com
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2014