Wedgir Duplantis Sr.

Posted Friday, Feb. 29, 2008

Wedgir “Pete” Duplantis Sr., 61, a native and resident of Dulac, La., died Wednesday, Feb 27, at 2:22 p.m.

He is survived by his wife, Gertie Gregoire Duplantis of Dulac; sons, Teddy Duplantis, Wedgir Duplantis Jr. and wife, Angel, and David Duplantis and wife, Sue Ellen Trosclair, of Dulac; daughters, Maggie Duplantis and companion, Gabriel Celestin, and Sabrina Duplantis of Dulac; brothers, William Duplantis and wife, Earlene, of Houma, La., and Jerry Duplantis and wife, Lena, of Dulac; sisters, Laura Duplantis, Veronica Duplantis and Geraldine Duplantis of Houma; grandchildren, Natasha Duplantis, Wedgir Duplantis III, Ashley Duplantis, Brent Duplantis, Seth Bourg, Gabriel Celestin Jr., Chelsea Duplantis, Brent Foret and David Foret; step-grandchildren, Skyler and Spencer Trosclair and Gabriella Celestin; great-grandchildren, Ayuana Lovell and Leon Duplantis; and grand-dogs, Clover, Lil Man and Bear.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny Duplantis Sr. and Ida Chaisson Duplantis; grandson, Justin Lovell; brothers, Kenneth Duplantis, Bruce Duplantis and Johnny Duplantis Jr.; and sisters, Rosella Duplantis and Mary Jane LeBlanc.

He was a commercial fisherman and a parishioner of Holy Family Catholic Church.

Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, at Chauvin Funeral Home and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1 at Holy Family Catholic Church with mass to follow. He will be buried at the church cemetery.

Chauvin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Wedgir Duplantis Sr.