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Sidney "Rookie" Breaux, Jr.

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church for Sidney "Rookie" Breaux, Jr., 73, who died August 8, 2014 at Heart Hospital of Lafayette.

Services will be conducted by Father Rofinus Jas, SVD and Deacon Roy Breaux, Jr.

Entombment will be in Immaculate Heart of Mary Mausoleum.

Mr. Breaux graduated from Paul Breaux High School in 1958. He graduated from Grambling State University with a degree in education in 1961. He was a teacher and coach for 25 years in the Lafayette Parish School System. He was also the owner/operator of "On Board Tours", Inc. Travel Agency for 25 years.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rose Marie Benjamin Breaux; three children, Colette (Alonza) Allen, Susan (Sean) Brodie and David (Tynese) Breaux; five grandchildren and two step-grandchildren; two brothers, Herbert (Irlene) Sam, Dexter (Denise) Breaux; one aunt, Verna Haskin; brothers-in-law, Anthony (Barbara) Benjamin, Alvin (Norma) Benjamin, Joseph Benjamin and Ralph Benjamin and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney Breaux, Sr. and Angelle Gary Breaux; brother, Roy Breaux, Sr.; sisters, Janice Breaux and Mildred Breaux-Everson; an infant brother, George; one niece, Patieus Breaux-Paris and brother-in-law, Allen Benjamin.

The family would like to thank Rev. Taj Glodd, Doctors, Richard Matis, Joseph Kowalski, Roderick Clark, Michael Cain and Brad Broussard and their staffs for their care.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mr. Breaux's name to St. Jude's Children Hospital, P. O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.

Visitation will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church from 8:00 a.m. until time of service. A rosary will be recited at 9:00 a.m.

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

Published in the The Advertiser from Aug. 15 to Aug. 16, 2014
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