"His lord said unto him, 'Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.' " Matthew 25:21. A resident of Meadville, Miss., and a native of Grand Point, Gerard Faucheux died as a result of a vehicle accident that occurred on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010. He was 42 and the information systems manager of Telapex Inc., a Mississippi communications company. Gerard was a loving husband and father who devoted much of his time to composing Christian music, which he often performed during Sunday Masses and at charitable events. He also enjoyed outdoor sports that included long-distance bicycling, running and kayaking. Visiting will be held at Rose Lynn Funeral Home in Lutcher on Sunday, Feb. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. and at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paulina on Monday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. until a noon Mass followed by burial. Gerard is survived by his wife, Kathy; sons, Cory, Mitch and Ben; and a daughter, Emily. He is also survived by a sister, Lisa Bacala, brother, Jerome Faucheux, and their spouses and children. He is also survived by his father-in-law, Jerry Maxwell, and mother-in-law, Pat Maxwell, and their children and grandchildren. He was accompanied in death by his mother, Shirley Faucheux; and his father, Nelson Faucheux. He was preceded in death by an older brother, Jeffrey; and a daughter, Laura. To sign and view the family guestbook, please visit www.rose lynnfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Advocate on Feb. 13, 2010.