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“Sincere condolences to the family.May God "comfort your heart and make you firm" during this time of great loss. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17With deep...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: MJ

“I was a young adult in 1999, when Mr. Breaux campaigned for and won the parish presidency. At the young age of twenty-one, I was keen to and kept...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kelsey Benoit - Thibodaux, LA

“Buzz was one of a kind. Always had a smile on his face, a kind and loving person. Buzz was a great family friend, always visiting my parents and...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Cheryl Cummings - Huntsville, TX

“A great guy and fantastic human being in every way imaginable. Rest well my old friend! ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Meril Dufrene Jr. - Alexandria, LA

“Buzz was a great man, one of wonderful character and integrity, a joy to be around and work with. He will be missed by all. Heaven's joy is Lockport...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Carl and Pat Freeman - Haughton, LA

“This is sad news indeed. My condolences to the Breaux family. Buzz was one of the good ones. A great public servant and a great human being. He will...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Bush Bernard - Charlotte, TN

“Rest in peace dear friend!!Ludia n Gerald hebert ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Ludia n gerald Hebert - Larose, LA

“I met Gerald 'BUZZ' breaux and mrs. Barbara throuhg work at Journey Hospice,but we all became fast friends that's the kind of people they are.will...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Joseph - Thibodaux, LA

“I am very saddened to learn of this. He was a fine and honest man who always did his best to do the right and honorable thing. He will always be...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Family, I am sorry for your loss. May your hearts find comfort in fond memories and God's beautiful promises for the future. JOHN 6:40 ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Char - TX

“to a special uncle one of the best ,thank god you are at peace ,i well aways have u in my heart ,keep on smiling ,love forever ,uncle buzz . ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Earline chatagnier - houma

“Thoughts and prayers to the Gerald Breaux family. Best wishes from the Gary J. Dominique family! ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Carlo Dominique - Gheens, LA

“Always a caring and helpful person! RIP Buzz ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Anne Cortez

“I remember you always smiling and happy. You were a wonderful husband, father, and friend. Prayers to your family and friends. Lockport has lost a...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Darci Boles - Amite, LA

“I met him through my husband Shelton, he was a very sweet and kind person. Sending prayers for the family ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Gayle Allemand - St. Cloud, FL

“Red and I are so sorry for your loss! We pray the peace of God over all the family, and for comfort. Red and Virginia Sampey ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Buzz was one of the most honest people I have ever met. The Citizens of Lafourche will never know the sacrifices he made to protect their tax...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Faye Smith - Denham Springs, LA

“Buzz always had a smile for everyone. He enjoyed life and shared his joy with everyone he met. My family has many fond memories of his Old St Nick...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Werner - Lockport, LA


Gerald Joseph Breaux, Sr. "Buzz", age 71, a native and resident of Lockport, passed away Monday, January 08, 2018 after courageously fighting ALS for many years.

Visitation will be held at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Lockport, on Wednesday, January 10th from 11 am until service time. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at the church starting at 1 pm with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 49 years, Barbara Thibodaux Breaux; two sons, Gerald J. Breaux Jr. and wife Dawn and Brent Breaux and wife Chentelle. Gerald was the proud grandfather of Sawyer, Bobby, Courtlyn and Coewen. Gerald leaves behind 3 sisters; Betty B. Edwards and husband John "Butch" Edwards, Joyce B. Polkey and husband Gary Polkey, Marilyn B. Brown and brothers Carol B. Breaux and wife Gracie C. Breaux and Raymond M. Breaux, along with numerous nieces, nephews and their spouses.

Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, Leonise R. and Junius F. Breaux; grandparents, Edgar and Stella Griffin Breaux and Leon and Emily Gautreaux Rogers; brother-in-law, Bart B. Brown.

Buzz worked in the insurance business for 31 years, 12 years with Lafourche Parish Council, served as Lafourche Parish President for 4 years, a member of Knights of Columbus Council #3054 for over 30 years. For 37 years he played joyously the role of "Old St. Nick" for parades, schools, organizations, nursing homes, etc. throughout many parishes.

Falgout Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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