Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 25, 2009

A resident of St. James, Eloise Richard Falgoust died on Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, after a long battle with cancer. A native of Paincourtville, she was born on Sept. 26, 1934. Survived by her husband of 56 years Herman J. Falgoust, children David M. Falgoust (and Sharon M. Falgoust) of Atlanta, Dr. Susan F. Puyau (and Dr. Michael Puyau) of Baton Rouge, Paul N. Falgoust (and Wendy R. Falgoust) of Thibodaux, and Sybil F. Marcello (and Frank P. Marcello) of Donaldsonville. Also survived by nine grandchildren, sisters Mildred R. Blanchard, Adeline R. Simon, Mary Ann R. Simon and Lorain R. Cazenave. Preceded in death by her parents Taylor J. Richard and Angele S. Richard, brothers Herman, Milton and Robert Richard and sister Eula Mae R. Blanchard.

Visitation and services were held at St. James Catholic Church on Monday, Feb. 23. Interment at St. James Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a chairty of choice.