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Chaille Guidry Rasberry

Chaille Guidry Rasberry, 92, a longtime resident of Berwick passed away peacefully on Friday, July 30, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Chaille the daughter of Joseph Abel Guidry and Marie Melasie McBride Guidry was born on August 16, 1928 in Port Neches, Texas.

Chaille was a devoted wife to her husband Ray and mother to their daughters. She was also a dedicated and passionate nurse for 51 years. She worked as an RN at Lakewood Hospital, director of nursing at St. Mary Guest Home and she went on to serve as a school nurse, retiring from the St. Mary Parish School Board after 20 years at age 72. Although retired, she never stopped nursing, always happy to help when neighbors and friends in her Golden Farms neighborhood needed her help or advice. Chaille had a kind heart and a gentle soul, devoted to her husband, daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren. When she was able to, she loved to travel with her friends.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by three daughters, Patricia “Patti” A. Rasberry of Houma, Rebecca Trahan and husband Joseph of Berwick and Susan Blanchard and husband Lonnie of Berwick; two grandchildren, Ryan Blanchard and wife Kaleigh and Katie Anderson and husband Carl; five great grandchildren, Emerson Blanchard, Cooper Blanchard, Avery Anderson, Emilia Anderson and Graham Anderson; numerous nieces and nephews.

Chaille was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 54 years, Ray A. Rasberry; two brothers, John Allen Guidry and James Cecil Guidry; one sister, Mary Rita Guidry.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers will be Ryan Blanchard, Carl Anderson, Lonnie Blanchard, Joseph Trahan, John Alvin Woods and Gary Woods.

The family would like to thank her caregiver, Gail Rogers for her loving care and the staff of Journey Hospice.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at St. Stephen Catholic Church with Monsignor J. Douglas Courville celebrating the Mass. A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Twin City Funeral Home from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. with a rosary being prayed at 10:15 a.m. Following Mass, Chaille will be laid to rest in the Berwick Cemetery Mausoleum.

The family kindly asks that all coming to pay their respects please observe the current Covid-19 protocols.

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