Jean Foret

August 15, 1938 – February 27, 2020


Jean Marie Boquet Foret was born August 15, 1938 and passed February 27, 2020. She was 81 years old. A longtime resident of Bourg and Houma.


She is survived by her daughter, Melinda Foret Bench and son Larry Foret (Nancy), grandchildren, Tiffany Bench Rocket, Clayton Bench (Mesha), Anthony Foret (Stephanie), Jared Foret, Heather King (Toby), Michael Foret, Blake Foret, and great-grandchildren, Gavin Rockett, Brittnee Foret, and Jayden Foret. She is also survived by siblings, Carlene Ledet, Russell Boquet (Karin), Kathleen Barber, Deborah Falgout, Donna Boquet, and Carmen Jr (aka Moe) Boquet (Fran), and many nieces and nephews. She found them all a joy to visit with at holidays and family events.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Carmen Sr. and Ann Boquet, brother, Michael Boquet, sons, David Foret and Barry Foret, and great-grandson Alexander Foret.


She worked as a respiratory therapist at Terrebonne General Hospital and Chabert Medical Center in Houma.  She served her community as president of the Ladies’ Axillary of the Bourg Lions Club.  She was a longtime member of the Aphrodite Carnival Club.  She was an avid reader, loved puzzles, bunko, bingo, pokeno, crocheting, studying and documenting the family genealogy.


Services are being handled by Chauvin Funeral Home with a private interment.


Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Jean Foret.