Thomas George Broussard

May 3, 1925June 8, 2019

Thomas George Broussard, 94, native of Maurice, LA, and resident of Baton Rouge, LA, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019. He is survived by daughter-in-law, Jane B. Broussard of Baton Rouge; three granddaughters, Shelley Comeaux Vance of Baton Rouge, LA, Dr. Kelly Broussard of Austin, TX, and Dr. Morgan Broussard of Memphis, TN; two grandsons Seth Thomas Comeaux of Gretna, LA, and Thomas Joseph Broussard of Baton Rouge, LA; two great grandsons Brodie Vance and Oliver Vance of Baton Rouge, LA; and godchild Edward Broussard of Lafayette, LA. He is also survived by two sisters Zula Broussard and Margaret Roy, and brother Andrew Broussard. He is preceded in death by his wife Elaine Gauthier Broussard, daughter Julie Broussard Comeaux, and son Roger George Broussard. He is also preceded in death by his parents Remy Broussard and Claudia Duhon; sisters Gertie B. Broussard, Nella Lalande, Gladys Frederick, Ada Guidry, Mae Dora Boudreaux, Sadie Webb, Annie Broussard and Velma Lormand; and brother Isaac Broussard. George was a WWII Navy Yeoman and was honorably discharged in 1946. He went on to earn his Master’s Degree at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee, and taught at multiple schools in south Louisiana, most notably in Avoyelles parish. He was loved by so many he taught and worked with. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 445 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge, LA. The funeral mass at 10:00 AM will be conducted by Fr. Cleo Milano. Interment will be at the Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary, LA, at a later date. A reception will be held at the Our Lady of Mercy Parish Activity Center immediately following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in George's honor to: St. Mary's Assumption School, Cottonport, LA, 71327; Our Lady of Mercy School, 400 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge, LA, 70806; or a favorite charity.


  • Visitation Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Burial Thursday, June 13, 2019


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Shirley Hirschey

June 11, 2019

You will be greatly missed my dear George. Now together again with sweet Elaine in heaven to love and serve the Lord!!