Jeanne Becnel Gregoire

Published 3:00 pm Saturday, January 5, 2019

Jeanne Becnel Gregoire went home to her Heavenly Father on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at the age of 99.

Jeanne Becnel Gregoire

She was a native of Vacherie and a longtime resident of Garyville.

She was a parishioner and member of the Altar Society at St. Hubert Catholic Church. Jeanne was also a member of Garyville Recreation Organization, AARP, Council on Aging and Belle Oaks
Garden Club.

Jeanne was a very hospitable person who loved cooking and sharing meals with her family and friends.

She was the beloved wife of the late Lloyd Joseph Gregoire; loving mother of Maude Rizzuto (Tom), Linda McTopy (Brian), Jenny Jacob (Donald), Jeanne Vicknair (Curtis), Larkin Gregoire (Nettie), Morgan Gregoire (Melinda), Sally Pothetes (Ed) and the late Lloyd P. Gregoire (Nettie);  daughter of the late Edward Becnel and Corestile Stein Becnel; and sister of the late Rosemary Gravois, Mariette Becnel, Elmo Becnel, Floyd Becnel and Virgie Folse.

She is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the nurses and aids at Heart of Hospice and also a special thanks to Maude and Tom for their loving care.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Hubert Catholic Church, 176 Anthony Monica St. in Garyville on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 11 a.m.

Visitation will begin in church at 9 a.m. Interment is in St. Peter Cemetery.

Donations can be made in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or visit

Arrangements are by Millet-Guidry Funeral Home. To view or sign the online guest book, please visit