OBITUARY

Nicholas "Nick" D. Defiore

November 12, 1929April 3, 2013

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Nicholas “Nick” D. Defiore, age 83, a native of Crown Point, Louisiana and resident of Donaldsonville, Louisiana died on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales.

He was a retired Chemical Plant Operator with Georgia Gulf with 30 years in the Chemical Industry, former owner of Cross Keys Restaurant in Donaldsonville, and a U.S. Air Force Veteran.

Survived by his wife of over 59 years Betty Breaux Defiore; four daughters Gwen Faucheaux and husband Stephen; Nickie Lynn Castrogovannie; Glenda Shaheen and husband Glenn; and Colleen Ourso and husband Russell; sister Jacqueline Sampey and husband Nelson; brother Jackie Defiore; eleven grandchildren Michael Castrogovannie, Stephen Faucheaux II and wife Misty, Aleaha Morgan and husband Tim, Mathew Shaheen and wife Kristie, Patrick Faucheaux and wife Brandi, Alex Defiore and wife Mechelle, Jenna, Malana, and Russell Ourso II, Lauren Faucheaux, and Daniel Shaheen; ten great grandchildren Stephen III, Grace, Sophia and Julia Faucheaux, Karsyn and Kamryn Shaheen, Brayden and Brylee Morgan; Nathan and Isabella Defiore; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by parents Bertha Howell Defiore and Nicholas Defiore; three sisters Claudine White, Marie Ball, and Louise Krahenbuhl; three brothers Paul, Gilbert, and Earl Defiore.

Visitation will be on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 9am until Mass of Christian Burial at 12 Noon at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Smoke Bend. A private graveside service will be held at later date.

Special thanks from the family to St. Elizabeth Hospital for their tender care. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Smoke Bend, LA.

Please sign the online guestbook at www.oursodonaldsonville.com. Ourso Funeral Home of Donaldsonville in charge of arrangements

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, April 6, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, April 6, 2013
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Nicholas "Nick" D. Defiore

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Brenda Mabile

April 12, 2013

Dearest Betty and Family, I have only today learned of Nick's passing. I am so sorry for your loss. I know you are in good hands with all your daughters and I truly wished I could have been there to say goodbye to such a sweet man. You take care and I will keep you in my prayers.

April 7, 2013

MRS BETTY, GLENDA AND FAMILY,

OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES GOES OUT TO THE ENTIRE FAMILY. MAY GOD COMFORT YOU DURING THIS MOST DIFFICULT TIME.

C. J. AND BETTY BELLINA

Aprillynn and Lori Templet

April 6, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families. With our deepest sympathies.

Marie Capone

April 6, 2013

Will surely miss seeing you with Mrs. Betty all around town.
Our very deepest sympathy, know you will find perce and
see many of your friends that have passed. Our prayers will
be with you and your family. Marie and Bobby Capone

Nick Porto

April 5, 2013

My SYMPATHY to all the DEFIORE family for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Sophie Hunter

April 5, 2013

I will miss you Uncle Nick.
Love from all of the Krahenbuhl Family.

DEBBIE LEE MUNCH

April 5, 2013

MY PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU DURING THIS TIME OF SADDNESS.

Jimmy Chustz

April 5, 2013

No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. Our deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.

The Staff of Ourso Funeral Home

April 4, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

FROM THE FAMILY