Maurice P. Gaudet
Maurice P. Gaudet
  • November 22, 1926 - August 8, 2017
  • Slidell, Louisiana

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Maurice P. Gaudet III, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Lillian Waguespack Gaudet, and his first wife, Ines Hurtado Gaudet. Maurice is survived by his wife, Antoinette Patricia Gaudet; three children, Maurice P. Gaudet IV (wife: Marcia Saxon – Gaudet), Yvonne M. Gaudet, and Ines E. Gaudet; step-son, Michael J. McMurray, Jr.; brother, Cyril Gaudet (Gail); grandchildren, Marisa Costigan (Sean), Noelle Newsome (Jay), Maurice Gaudet, Kelly Pregeant (Nick), and Joshua Gaudet; step-grandchildren, Alex Alessandri and Leah McMurray; great grandchildren, Jasmine, Ava, and Mariah Newsome, Sophia and Ryan Costigan, and Aidan Pregeant; and numerous other relatives.

Maurice was a native of New Orleans, and a graduate of St. Aloysius. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, and served during World War II. He was the founder and an owner of J&M Industries in Ponchatoula, La. Maurice was a parishioner and choir member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Slidell.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM. Visitation will continue at the funeral home on Saturday, August 12 at 11:00AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the Chapel at 12 noon. Interment will take place on Monday, August 14 at 11:00AM at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Slidell.

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