Edward P. Alleman, age 86, died at his home on Thursday, August 2, 2012. He was a native and resident of Pierre Part, past owner and operator of Lafourche Turtle Farm, and an avid gardener, carpenter, musician, duck hunter, and fisherman.
Survived by his wife of 63 years, Alice Ruth Comeaux Alleman; five daughters and sons-in-law Ruth Blanchard and husband Adam Sr., Josephine Theriot and husband Kirk, Sharon Blanchard and husband Phil, Linda Gaudet and husband Gary, and Sophia Pipsair and husband Craig; three sons and daughters-in-law Edward P. Alleman Jr. and Essie, Paul M. Alleman and wife Beth, and Chad A. Alleman and wife Stacy; three sisters Gladys Dupuis, Nellie Blanchard, and Mabel Ourso; two brothers Oscar Alleman and Edgar Alleman; nineteen grandchildren Adam Jr. and wife Brandi, Bethany and husband Cory, Celina, Dustin, Ethan, Ben and wife Brittany, Gina, Phil Jr., James, Emily and husband Tim, Greg, Heather, Samantha, Cody, Adrienne, Kristin, Nicholas, Zachary, and Colby; six great-grandchildren Darienne Templet, Trevor Blanchard, Brayden Blanchard, Allie Theriot, Kate Theriot, Rylie Thomas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by parents, Edward J. Alleman and Claire D. Alleman; stillborn child; sister Clotilde A. Dupuis; five brothers Spaulding, Horace, Emile, Sidney, and Sylveste Alleman.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Visitation will be Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 6PM until 10PM and Monday, August 6, 2012 from 8 AM until 10:45 AM at Ourso Funeral Home in Pierre Part.
Mass of Christian Burial will follow visitation on Monday, August 6, 2012 at 11 AM at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Pierre Part. Entombment will follow in Sacred Heart Mausoleum in Belle River.
Mr. Edward will be missed in the Pierre Part community. He will be remembered for his caring spirit, his generosity to many and his strong faith in God.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to all their family and friends for the many visits during his illness. Thanks to Dad's sitter, Darlene; Leah Pipsair with Innovative Home Health Care; Grace, Gwen, Debbie, Deacon Brent, and all other Journey Hospice staff. Please sign the online guestbook at www.oursofhpierrepart.com.