James Robert Jarreau

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A beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, James Robert Jarreau passed away at his home in Oscar, La., on Sunday November 13, 2017 at 1:49 am. He was retired from Ethyl Corporation and Formosa Plastics where he worked as a Plant Operator. He was 76 years old and a native of Glynn, La. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Wanda Cline Jarreau; daughters, Roslyn Vallet and husband Robert, Roxane Jewell, Ashley Comeaux and husband Brian; brother, Roger Jarreau; six grandchildren, Jacob Vallet, Benjamin Jewell, Christian Vallet, Morgan Jewell, Emma Jarreau and Stella Comeaux; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Wilson Jarreau Sr. and Lena Porche Jarreau; sister, Patricia Olinde; brother, Wilson Jarreau Jr. Visiting will be held at Niland's Funeral Home in New Roads on Thursday November 16, 2017 from 9 am until 1:45 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday November 16, 2017, at 2:00 pm at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Roads. Services will be conducted by Rev. Msgr. Robert Berggreen. Entombment will follow at Immaculate Conception Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be Craig Jewell, Craig Perrault, Roger Jarreau, Jacob Vallet, Benjamin Jewell, Christian Vallet, Brian Comeaux and Thomas Perrault. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Lewis, Anthony Gabe Olinde Sr., Anthony Olinde Jr. and Joe Ray Gauthier. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Special thanks to Doctors Ashley Doucet and Donald Doucet, Comfort Keepers, Council on Aging, Council on Aging Transportation, Pointe Coupee General Hospital and Our Lady of the Lake Doctors and Staff, Pointe Coupee Home Health and Fresenius Dialysis of New Roads and Baton Rouge, Craig and Mary Perrault and Butch and Linda Beauvais for the countless hours of friendship and care.
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Niland's Funeral Services, Inc.
3508 Louisiana Hwy. 78
Livonia, LA 70755
(225) 637-2370
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14 to Nov. 16, 2017