Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Irby H. Gaubert Sr., 77, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at 12:43 pm.

He was the beloved husband of the late Annabelle Vicknair Gaubert and by first marriage of the late Aline Lorio Gaubert, father of Donnie Gaubert (fiancé, Crystal Clement), Irby Gaubert Jr., Karen Gaubert (fiancé, Eric Cresse) and the late Randall Gaubert (Dawn), stepfather of Patricia Oubre Schexnayder (Danny) and Carolyn Oubre Davis (Glenn), grandfather of Darren, Derrick, Eddie and Ricky Gaubert, stepgrandfather of Ashlynn Schexnayder, Jack Cali III, Scott Rome and Kevin Delaune, brother of Leah Cantrelle and son of the late Ambrose and Leah Gaubert.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.

He was a native of Hahnville and a resident of LaPlace for 47 years. He was a retired member of Local Union 60, Pipefitters, Steamfitters and Welders.

Visitation and services were held at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in LaPlace on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. Burial followed in St. John Memorial Gardens Cemetery in LaPlace. Arrangements were by Millet-Guidry Funeral Home of LaPlace.