Claude Kornell "Shorty" Cavalier, 93, a native of Belle Rose, died on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at his home in Belle Rose. He is survived by his two daughters, Sondra Cavalier, of Belle Rose and Bridget Alleman and husband Clark of Pierre Part; two sons, Dennis Cavalier of Belle Rose, and Andrew Cavalier of Conroe, TX; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Emily Templet Cavalier; son Rudy P. Cavalier; parents, Celestin and Christine Cavalier; brother, Anthony J. Cavalier; and daughter-in-law, Ann Cavalier. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and will resume on Monday, April 1, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Ourso Funeral Home in Donaldsonville. Mass of Christian Burial to follow at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville at 2:00 p.m. Entombment to follow in church mausoleum. Condolences can be made at www.oursodonaldsonville.com.