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Pierre "Pete" Begnaud
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Pierre "Pete" Begnaud

Born: September 30, 1926
Died: June 18, 2011

P.H. “Pete” Begnaud, 84, of Buna died June 18, 2011 at Avalon Place Nursing Home. Born in Beaux Bridge, LA September 30, 1926 and raised in Port Arthur.

Pete was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Never met a stranger and friend to all. Active in the Buna Lions Club, Little League Coach and umpire, supporter of Buna athletics, Bar-be-quer and chef for numerous occasions and member of the 1944 State Championship Port Arthur Yellowjacket football team. Faithful member of Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Churches.

Piere Herman was a retired Colonel in the Marines and lived their motto,”Semper Fidelis,” Always Faithful.

Herman is survived by his wife Mary Jean “Mickey” Begnaud of Buna; sons James Leo Begnaud of Buna; Pete Begnaud and wife Gay Nell of Buna; and John Begnaud and his wife Cheryl of Sour Lake; grandchildren Micah and his wife Casey of Buna; Daniel Begnaud of Buna and fiancé Hanna of Bridge City; Jessica Begnaud of Sour Lake and fiancé Colby of China; and Todd Begnaud of Sour Lake; great grandchildren Noah Begnaud of Buna and Hannah Begnaud of Buna; brothers Leo Begnaud and his wife Barbelle of Nederland and Harry Begnaud and his wife Rose Mary of Sugarland; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church in Kirbyville Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow at Antioch Cemetery in Buna.

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