- January 17, 1934 - January 21, 2011
- Metairie, Louisiana
of Roland's Passing
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“So very sorry for your loss. Your entire family remain in our prayers. Love, Debra and Jack
1 of 29 | Posted by: Debra Kofal - Minneapolis , MN
“My condolences to the family
Dr Caire was my orthodontist in the early 70's in Luling
He was a big influence on my interest in dentistry
I am now...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: David Brannen - Luling, LA
“Butch, Robin and I were sorry to hear about the death of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. A contribution will be...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Kent Mauduit - LaPlace, LA
“Pie and Butch I was shocked and very saddened to hear of Roland's death. I thought he was a prince of a guy and a asset to the field of Dentistry. I...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: leon fournet - sarasota, FL
“We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers during this difficult time.
5 of 29 | Posted by: Michelle & John Moulis - LA
“Roland was a kind colleague who took the time 22 years ago to talk to me, a newly graduated orthodontist, with words of advice and encouragement. My...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Hector Maldonado - Kenner
“Dear Pie, we send our sincere sympathy to you and your family on the death of Roland. We have fond memories of your family growing up and the...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: John and Betty McLachlan
“Mary Alice and Wanda,
I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort during this difficult time.
8 of 29 | Posted by: kay calongne-boshart - Metairie, LA
“Our heartfelt prayers and thoughts are sent to you and your family! Love ya'll!
Judy and Daniel
9 of 29 | Posted by: Daniel and Judy Scott - LA
“Our sympathies and prayers go out to your family.
10 of 29 | Posted by: Julie and Scott Bailey - VA
“On behalf of Brother Martin High School, I offer our prayers and condolences.
Kenny Spellman ‘84
11 of 29 | Posted by: Kenny Spellman - New Orleans, LA
“Caire Family -
We are so sorry to hear of Roland's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Rose and Cyrus Vernaci
12 of 29 | Posted by: Rose & Cyrus Vernaci - Mandeville, LA
“To the Caire Family. I am so sorry for your loss. He was the best orthodontist in the world Love to all of you.
13 of 29 | Posted by: Kim MARTIN Wood - West palm beach, FL
“Wanda and Jerry -- Mike and I were so sorry to hear about your dad, Wanda. You and Jerry and all the family are in our thoughts and prayers. Deb &...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Deborah Kearney - Slidell, LA
“Butch & Gwen, you are in my thoughts and prayers, so sorry to hear of your loss.
15 of 29 | Posted by: Susan Napolitano Paisant - LA
Please accept my heatfelt sympathy for the loss of your Father. Know that you and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers at this...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Claire R. Serio - Metairie, LA
“Aunt Pie and cousins,
Sorry I am not able to be there, but our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Love, Mary, Craig, Mallory & Carlee
17 of 29 | Posted by: Mary Miller - Westfield, NJ
My prayers are with you in this time of need. I know God will comfort you and give you strength.
I offer my heartfelt sympathies to you and...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Audrey Baiamonte - Metairie, LA
“My sympathy to all of the family.
19 of 29 | Posted by: Albert Hernandez, D.D.S. - Tampa, FL
I am very sorry about my Parrain. He was a wonderful and loving Parrain. I was very close to my Parrain. Aunt Pie you are my wonderful aunt...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Angie - Destrehan, LA - Godchild
“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We wish we could be there to wrap our arms around you all.
21 of 29 | Posted by: Bill and Donna Gray - TX
“So sorry to hear of your loss. God's blessings to you and your family.
22 of 29 | Posted by: Suzan Rome Bosarge - Covington, LA
“We are thinking of all of you and remembering a wonderful Gentleman who touched many lives, including our own. It means a great deal to Cindy and I...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Vincent - LaPlace, LA - Cousins
“Nancy and to the Caire family,
You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May God comfort you all through wonderful...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Robin Clark Pigg - Starkville, MS
“Uncle Roland was a wonderful man and caring father. I enjoyed visiting as a kid. Your house was full of love! Remember all the love and great...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Maribeth Vaello Hill - TX
“Butch and family, we're so sorry for your loss. Your dad left a fine legacy in his wonderful family. May the Blessed Mother welcome him home with...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Mary Lou Fuenzalida - Kenner, LA
“Remember the good times! Remember Raoul! Remember the joys and the elevator to the top.
27 of 29 | Posted by: Lark Marie Fall - New Orleans, LA
“The entire staff at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home wishes to express their sincere condolences.
28 of 29 | Posted by: Sharon A. Galman ( Funeral Director)
“Aunt Pie and Family
I am very sorry to hear about my Parrain. He was very wonderful and loving. I will miss him very much. I was very close to my...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Angie Gendron - Destrehan, LA
Dr. Roland Antoine Caire on Friday, January 21, 2011. Beloved husband of Wanda "Pie" Gendron Caire. Father and father-in-law of Dr. Roland "Butch", Jr. and Gwen Caire; Vida "Doodie" and Rick Crocker; Douglas and Rosemary Caire; Mary Alice and Rick Romero; Wanda and Jerry Muhs; Jane and Paul Fields; and Nancy and Greg Giacone. Grandfather of Brandon, Graham, and Alex Caire; Erica Crocker; Douglas, Jr., and Monica Caire, Elizabeth and Ben Clark; Christopher Bassil and Taylor Romero; Morgan Muhs; Anne and Kevin Fields; and Laurel and Bradley Giacone. Great-grandfather of Gretchen Bassil. Also survived by brothers James, Joseph, and Edward Caire, many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and special friends. Preceded in death by his son Greg Caire, parents Mr. and Mrs. James J. Caire, parents-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Gendron, Sr., sister Martha Caire Hymel, and brother
Dr. Caire was born in Edgard, LA in 1934 and was a resident of Metairie for the past 45 years. He graduated from Holy Cross High School in 1952 and Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1958. He served as a captain in the United States Army stationed at Ft. Bliss, TX and practiced dentistry and orthodontics in the New Orleans area for 50 years. He was a lifetime member of the American Dental Association, the Louisiana Dental Association, the New Orleans Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, and the Southern Association of Orthodontists. A founding member of St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, he served as a commentator, Eucharistic minister, and first president of their Co Op Club. He also received the Order of St. Louis Award from the Archdiocese of New Orleans. He was King Zeus XV during the Carnival season of 1972.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 4317 Richland Avenue Metairie, LA. on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum. Visitation will be at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Michael Special School, 1522 Chippewa St., New Orleans, LA, 70130.
LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, go to lakelawnmetairie.com