Jeanne Crochet

October 18, 1929 – February 11, 2020


Jeanne Marie Breaux Crochet, age 90, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 12:35 p.m. Born October 18, 1929, she was a native of Chacahoula and longtime resident of Montegut, LA.


Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Montegut on Friday, February 14, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM until a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM with burial following in church cemetery.


She is survived by her daughters, Jennifer Mohana and husband, Louis, Patricia Chabert and husband, Leonard, Elizabeth Crochet and companion, Terry, and Annette Cenac and husband, William “Billy”; dearly loved by fifteen grandchildren, and twenty-one great-grandchildren; niece Paulette Guion and husband, James; nephew, Daniel Michel as well as many dear friends.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Merlin Paul Crochet; son, Elliot H. Crochet; her parents, Henry and Sadie Adoue Breaux; her sister, Evelyn Michel; and nephew, Tommy Michel.


Jeanne embraced her Cajun heritage and loved large gatherings with family and friends. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be fondly remembered for her excellent cooking, crocheting, card-playing, and love of music.  As an avid Saints Football and LSU Basketball fan, she welcomed any opportunity to discuss her love of the game. She was her grandchildrens’ biggest cheerleader and attended their numerous events with a wink and a smile.


She was a member of the Montegut Homemakers Club.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, 355 Lexington Avenue, Floor 15, New York, NY 10017.


The family would like to thank Dr. Russell Henry, Dr. Shyam Mani, Randy McKissick, and TGMC CCU staff. The family is also grateful for her daily caregivers Angela, Eva, and Melissa, as well as Bayou Home Care nurses and her numerous friends and family for their care and compassion.


Chauvin Funeral Home will be managing the arrangements.