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Eunice Mary Sanchez Fairchild

September 2, 1919February 18, 2021

Eunice Marie Sanchez Fairchild passed away on February 18, 2021, at the age of 101. Born in McCall, she was a lifelong resident of St. Gabriel and a graduate of St. Gabriel High School. Eunice was a devoted member of the St. Gabriel Catholic Church community. She served with the Ladies’ Alter Society and shared her faith and knowledge of Catholic Doctrine by teaching adults and children Catechism. Many young students remember her bright smiles and personal affection while she worked the cafeteria at St Gabriel High School, retiring from the Iberville Parish School System after years of faithful service. Her most cherished work was her family. She took pride in cooking, sewing and offering love and support to those in need. Eunice was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who was happiest when she was surrounded by her beloved family. She radiated pure joy and never missed a chance to pronounce her love through her actions and words. She is survived by sisters, Elsie Medine and Ann Hymel; two daughters, Brenda Taillon (Gilbert), and Denise Parker, son, Charles Fairchild, Jr. (Maria); 2 grandchildren, Troy Parker (Lisa), and Chris Parker (Amy); 2 great-grandchildren, Anna and Amelia Parker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Fairchild; parents, Omer and Delia Sanchez; five brothers, Linas, Ulysse, Percy, T.J. and Fred Sanchez; sisters, Ruby Holtrop and Shirley Fremin. Condolences can be made at The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff of St. Elizabeth Hospital, Gonzales for their kind, loving care. Due to COVID restrictions, a private burial mass will take place. A Memorial service and celebration of life will be announced at a forthcoming date.


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Jill Fairchild Armentor

February 22, 2021

So sorry to hear of Aunt Eunice’s passing. She was so kind and always smiled! It was evident that she loved her family very much! May she Rest In Peace.

Gayle Norman

February 21, 2021

My sincere condolences to the family in your loss. She had such a sweet, gentle spirit.

Christine (Chris) Crow

February 21, 2021

Maria and Chuck,

My deepest sympathy and prayers for you and your family on the passing of Chuck's mother...may she rest in peace.


Chris & Kay Gaudet

February 21, 2021

We were very saddened to hear of your loss. Mrs. Eunice was such a wonderful lady. She will be remembered for her beautiful smile and welcoming personality. Her kindnesses live on in each of us who had the good fortune to know her. May each of you find comfort in the days ahead by the memories which fill your hearts.

Geralyn Kelley

February 21, 2021

Brenda ,Chuck,Denise and family Ron and I send our condolence's for the loss of your mother i remember her well when I visted your home may god be with you all

Kent LaPlace

February 21, 2021

Chuck, Brenda, & Denise,
So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a wonderful lady. May God bless all of you and your families and hope all of you are well.

Tammy Guillory

February 20, 2021

The memories I have from a child is something I will cherish forever. Brenda, Denise and Chuck, we are so very sorry for your loss. May you all have the comfort of knowing how wonderful your parents were. They were both truly amazing people. May you all find comfort in the coming days. God Bless. We love you all. Tammy and Joe

Nedia & Nathan LaBorde

February 19, 2021

Brenda,Denise, & Chuck
So sorry to hear about your mom but y’all did a beautiful job on her obituary. It said a lot about her wonderful life and family. Brenda it’s been too long my old friend life is getting too short for us.