Clemsy J. Amedee, 95, born August 17, l917, a native of Vacherie and a resident of Houma for 73 years, died at 8:10 am on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Terrebonne General Medical Center surrounded by his family.
Visitation will be on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral followed by mass of Christian burial. Burial will follow in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2.
He is survived by his wife of 73 years Marjorie Perret Amedee, one son, Dr. Ronald G. Amedee and wife Dr. Elisabeth Rareshide, two daughters, Daria A. Thomassie and husband Roland, and Marjorie A. Verret and husband Charles, four grandchildren, Monique T. Martin and husband Stephen Sr., David C. Verret and wife Sondra D., Garret P. Thomassie and wife Michelle G., Ryan G. Thomassie and wife Tippy O., six great-grandchildren, Kristen Martin, Ashley Martin, and Stephen Martin Jr., Dylan Verret, Blaise Thomassie, and Bailey Thomassie and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Adolph B. and Marie Marse Amedee, grandson Scott D. Verret, brother Bert Amedee and wife Stella, sisters Beulah A. Perret and husband William, Winnie A. Zeringue and husband Pete and Marie A. Barrios and husband Emmett.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1317 for 75 years, Fourth Degree Judge A. J. Caillouet Assembly 336, Alahambra, Sierra Club, St Francis de Sales Cathedral Choir, Les Amis Choir, and an usher at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral.
The family wishes to thank the caring nurses and staffs at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center of Houma and Terrebonne General Medical Center; Drs. Russell Henry, Raul Doria, and Haden LaFaye. Very special thanks to caregivers Beverly Boudreaux, Shana Neal, Susie Neal, and Lucille Parfait, and Bayou Home Care of Houma.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Francis de Sales Les Amis Choir or the Terrebonne Council on Aging.