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Gerald Louis Olivier

Catahoula – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018, at St. Rita Catholic Church for Gerald Olivier, 75, who passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.
Visiting hours were observed at Dion Hall from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Thursday and continued on Friday at 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. A rosary was prayed at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Rev. Richard Fabre officiated at the Funeral Mass. Readers were Gwyn Berard and Tara Serrette. Gift bearers were Lauren and Brooke Olivier.
Interment followed at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery in Catahoula.
Gerald honorably served his country in the United States Air Force from 1960-1964. In his younger years, he enjoyed camping and hunting. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. His family meant everything to him and he would help anyone that needed.
Gerald and his wife, Pat, cherished their time together and would occasionally go to the casino when they had time. His loving and caring personality will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Patricia “Pat” Dugas Olivier; son, Troy Olivier and wife Karin; daughter, Sherrie Olivier Resweber and husband Paul Jr.; brother, Newell Olivier and wife Melinda; sister-in-law, Livia Olivier; grandchildren, Heather Resweber Borges and spouse Ryan, Candice Resweber and companion Trayton DeRouen, Braxton Resweber, Lauren Olivier and Brooke Olivier; and great-grandchildren, Anniston Borges, Emma DeRouen, Luke Borges, and Tanner DeRouen.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pierre “P.D.” and Pearly LeBlanc Olivier; brothers, Richard Olivier, Warren Olivier and Sherman Olivier; in-laws, Dalton and Rena Lasseigne Dugas; brother-in-law, Allen Dugas; sister-in-law, Geraldine Dugas; nephews, Allen “Lil Al” Dugas Jr. and Ritchie Olivier; and nieces, Tina Tauzin and Dina Talley.
Pallbearers were Braxton Resweber, Randall “Salt” Olivier, Ryan Borges, Rusty Olivier, Trayton DeRouen and Mark Simoneaux.
Honorary pallbearers were Troy Olivier, Newell Olivier, Paul Resweber Jr., Dwarren Olivier, Paul “Bully” Resweber and Tommy Chreene.
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