Jacqueline Dugas Schexnayder

November 27, 1934March 12, 2018

Jacqueline Dugas Schexnayder, 83, a resident of Donaldsonville, born on November 27, 1934, passed away on March 12, 2018. Jacqueline was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, playing bridge and caring for others. She also enjoyed serving as a Secretary and Treasurer for the Donaldsonville Music Club but her favorite joy was her family! She is survived by three daughters, Kathy Allen (Larry), Karen Aucoin (Dale), and Tracy Cancienne (Tom); two sons, Kenneth Schexnayder (Darlene), and Brent Schexnayder (Nancy); three sisters, Judy Pizzolato (Tyrone), Carol Regira (Jimmy), and Janet Reed; fourteen grandchildren, Chris, Patrick, David, Alison, Erica, Erin, Amy, Brittany, Amanda, Thomas, Jr., Dana, Randy, Kyle, and Brad; and fifteen great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Louis “Preacher” Schexnayder; her parents, Irene and Uton Dugas; and one great grandchild, Shane Childress, Jr. The pallbearers will be her seven grandsons. Visitation will be held at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church on Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 9:00 am until the Mass of Christian burial for 11:00 am. Interment to follow in the church mausoleum. Father Paul Yi will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Ascension ARC in Donaldsonville or to the Ascension Catholic School Restore the Convent Fund. To offer the family condolences, please sign the online guestbook at


  • Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 15, 2018

Jacqueline Dugas Schexnayder

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A. W. & Daniele Knaps, Jr.

March 15, 2018

To Judy and all of Jacqueline's family. We are deeply saddened by your loss. All of you are in our prayers.
AW & Daniele Knaps, Jr.


March 14, 2018

So sorry for your loss, my prayers are will all of you at this time of sorrow.