Oscar H. Nadeau, age 93, entered into Heaven on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 surrounded by family in River Ridge, LA, following a battle with cancer and pneumonia. Mr. Nadeau was born in Biddeford, Maine in 1920 to Oscar and Florina Nadeau. He married Rita McClain in 1947 with whom he reared 3 sons. As a young widower he married a widow, Cecilia (Celie) Casrill. Mr. Nadeau served in the U.S. Army, 103rd Division (New England Division) in the South Pacific during WWII. After the war, he worked as a certified public accountant until retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, George; sister, Lucy and his first wife. Survived by his sister, Irene as well as his children; Roger (Ruth Ann), Rene (Mary) and Maurice (Darlene); grandchildren, Jennifer, Patrice, Jeffrey, Kyle, Lindsay, Genafer, and Leia; great grandchildren, David, Mackie, Aden, Abbigail, John and Olivia. He is also survived by two step daughters, Cecilia (Jim) and Gayle (Per-Owe); grandchildren, Estrelita, Kim, Kroger and Karl; great grandchildren, Stephen, Brittanie, Brendan, Bradley, Sophie, Bobby, Camilla, Kalli and Rowan. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 4747 Veterans Blvd., near Clearview Pkwy., in Metairie, LA on Friday morning, January 18, 2013 beginning at 9:00 AM with a Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 AM in Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home's chapel. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be sent to the WWII Museum. The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Nadeau's family would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful staff at River Regions Hospice House in River Ridge.