Truly exceptional and one of a kind; Moise "Mo" Galtier will live forever in the hearts of many who were fortunate enough to have known him. He will live on through his family and friends as they recall and pass on the wonderful stories of his life. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to all who knew him. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Moise was a resident of Livonia, native of Broussard, Louisiana. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and a retired member of Pipefitter Local 198, Baton Rouge. He was a member of Local 198 Retirement Club; American Legion Post #248 and The Loyal Order of Moose of Port Allen. Moise passed away on Dec. 31, 2013, at the age of 87. He is survived by his loving wife; Pamela Reames Galtier. Sons; Ray Galtier of Breaux Bridge; Morris Galtier of False River; Chris Galtier and wife Barbara of Baker; David Thornhill and wife Elizabeth of Texas;. Brother-in-Laws; Walter Reames and wife Sarah, Richard Reames and wife Loretta, Bryan Reames and wife Nelda, Robert Reames and wife Patti and Kirk Reames; Sister-in-Laws; Rebecca Travis and husband Delos, Judy Achord and husband Walter, Mary Rushing and husband Charles, Daughter-in-Law Linda Berry of Walker. Also survived by 9 Grandchildren; Jeremy Galtier of Texas, Brandy Ward Galtier of Walker, Christy Galtier of Baton Rouge; Andrew Galtier of Broussard, Andrew, Even and Owen Thornhill of Texas; Matthew Tindall of Baker, Christy Leveret of Alabama; 16 Great-Grandchildren and a host of Nieces, Nephews and Friends. Proceeded in death by his Parents; Alphonse and Moysia Gerard Galtier. Brothers; Claude, Arthur, Necess & Boniface and Sister Alphonsine Galtier. Very special thanks to his nephew Keith Austin for the wonderful care during his final walk through life. Thanks to Donna, Carolyn and Samantha of Pointe Coupee Hospice for the exceptional care given. Visiting at Niland Funeral Home in Livonia, La Friday January 3, 2014 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Visitation will resume at St Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church in Livonia from 9:00am until Mass of Christian burial in the church at 10:00 am., conducted by the Rev. Suchit "Paul" Entombment in church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Galtier, Jeremy Galtier, Morris Galtier, David Thornhill, Andrew Thornhill, Evan Thornhill, Keith Austin. Honorary Pallbearer are Darrick Taylor and Hunter Galtier.
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Niland's Funeral Services, Inc.
3508 Louisiana Hwy. 78
Livonia, LA 70755
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 1 to Jan. 4, 2014