Born: July 22, 1925
Died: March 11, 2012
Church Point, La. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Church Point for Pierre Daigle, 86. Mr. Daigle, a native and life-long resident of Church Point and parishioner of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 11, 2012 following a lengthy illness. Monsignor Jefferson J. DeBlanc will conduct the services with entombment following in the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Mausoleum on Highway 35 north of Church Point.
Survivors include his wife of sixty-six years, Gertrude Smith Daigle of Church Point; two daughters, Vickie and husband Bud Vandyke of Moore, Ok. and Carolyn and husband Kenneth Porche of Youngsville, La.; five sons: Wendell and wife Cindy Williams Daigle of Lake Charles, La., Keith and wife Mona Manuel Daigle of Mamou, La., Bernie and wife April Daigle of Eunice, La., Marty and wife Tesa Trahan Daigle of Church Point and Gerard and wife Andie Gilpin Daigle of Covington, La.; a sister, Enella Brignac; five brothers: Louis, Bernard, John, Joe and Robert Daigle; twenty-five grandchildren and twenty-nine great-grandchildren. All will remember their “Paw-Paw Pete” with great affection.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Adeus Sr. and Frances Richard Daigle; his sister, Geneva Prudhomme and two brothers, Vermon “T-Man“ and Wilray Daigle.
The family requested that visiting hours be observed from 2:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 13 and continue from 8:00 A.M. Wednesday until the time of the services. A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday by Deacon Jim Cormier.
Mr. Daigle was employed by Theo Daigle and Bros. until retirement. After retirement, he continued to remain active by doing the things he enjoyed most-gardening, crawfishing and winemaking. A U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and a member of American Legion Post 225 of Church Point, Mr. Daigle will be honored with a Flag Presentation Ceremony at the time of services.