Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Louis “Benny” Benoit Abadie, 54, an employee of Cytec and a native of Ama and resident of Boutte, died at his home Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Roussel Abadie, his son, Jesse Abadie of Luling, daughter, Chelsea Abadie of New Orleans, stepsons, Lowell and Lance Roussel of Boutte, stepdaughters, Lacie Roussel of Gonzales and Lauren Roussel of Belle Chasse and stepgrandchildren, Gabrielle Keller, Chloe and Cambrie Roussel and Logan Roussel.

He was the son of Dolores Oubre Abadie of LaPlace and Curtis Abadie of Florida and brother of Michele (Michael) Bahry of Morgan City, David (Donna) and Wayne (Tammy) Abadie of Luling,

He was preceded in death by brother Charles “Chucky” Abadie, maternal grandparents Edgar and Lucy Haydel Oubre of Vacherie and paternal grandparents Louis Benoit Abadie and Philomene Roussel Abadie of Edgard.

Visitation and services were held on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at St. Anthony of Padua Church of Luling. Burial followed at St. Charles Cemetery in Luling.

The family would like to express thanks to St. Joseph Hospice and the many friends who made his life more enjoyable for the past two years. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 824 Elmwood Park Blvd., No. 155, New Orleans, LA 70123. Family and friends are invited to send their condolences to www .hcalexanderfuneralhome.com.