OBITUARY

Dewey Pierre Frederic Sr.

October 6, 1932December 3, 2012

A lifelong resident of St. Amant, he passed away on Monday, December 3, 2012. He was 80 years old. He was assigned to Company D in the 2nd Infantry Division 23 Regimen in the US Army, where he received the Purple Heart and Medal of Honor for his service during the Korean Conflict. He was a lifetime honorary member of the VFW and American Legion. He also worked in the Louisiana Leper Home in Carrville for 13 years, where he put his superb cooking skills to good use.

He is survived by his loving wife, Elsie Babin Frederic; six daughters and five sons-in-law, Arlene and Kenny Sutton, Joelle “Jody” and Alfred Dedon Jr., Rosanna and Wayne Stafford, Mona Lisa Young, Hope and Billy Fontenot, and Amanda and Virgil L. Chamness; son and daughter-in-law, Dewey Jr. and Beth Frederic; five sisters, Dolores Babin, Elsie Moran, Eva Gonzales, Sonya Moran, and Joan Bercegeay; two brothers, Dennis and Kenny Frederic; 16 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents, Johney S. and Leonise Moran Frederic; sister, Vernice Johnson; brother, Johney Joseph Frederic; and parents-in-law, Beulah and Felicien “Boy” Babin.

A visitation will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Amant on Thursday, December 6, 2012 from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., conducted by Rev. Jon Koehler. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Scott Sutton, Jeremy Starnes, Johnny Dupuy, Kody Frederic, Konner Frederic, Stephen Chamness, and David Dupuy. Honorary pallbearers will be Kale Frederic, Shane Young, and Alfred Dedon III.

Special thanks to the staff at Mary Bird Perkins, his oncologist, Dr. Frederic Billings III, and his longtime physician, Dr. John Fraiche. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.oursofh.com.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, December 6, 2012
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Dewey Pierre Frederic Sr.

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Michael An

December 6, 2012

Dewey,
May God comfort you and your family for the loss of your father. We are praying for your family.

December 6, 2012

ELSIE SORRY for the loss of your brother God bles you all love mary mire

suzanne bourgeois

December 6, 2012

Dewey,we are sorry for the lost of your Dad...We have lots of memories hanging out at their house!!! Good memories!!..one is I remember how he loved to put lots of lights on his Christmas tree!!! LOL!!...ya'll are in our prayers!!

Randy and Margo Kilburn

December 6, 2012

Dewey, our prayers are with you and your family.

James Brue

December 6, 2012

Dewey, so sorry for the loss of your father. Our prayers are out to you and your family during this time.

Eric Bell

December 6, 2012

Deepest sympathys, may God Bless and keep you.

David Tolar

December 6, 2012

Dewey,
You are in our prayers. Sorry for your loss. Call if there is anything we can do. David Tolar

Bob Etter

December 6, 2012

Dewey, so sorry for the loss of your father. Praying that the peace of God Almighty will give your family comfort through these times.

Bob Etter

December 6, 2012

Dewey so sorry for the loss of your father. Praying that the Lord Almighty will bring your family comfort through these times.

December 6, 2012

Dewey, so sorry for the loss of your father.Praying that God will comfort your family during this time. Bob Etter