Allard Martin Bourgeois
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Allard Martin Bourgeois passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the age of 83. A beloved father and husband, a man devoted to his family, a patriot, veteran, and faithful Catholic, who lived his life in service to others. He was a native of Brignac, LA and a resident of St. Amant, LA. Allard served over 20 years in the United States Air Force, raising a family of six children with his beloved wife, and retired honorably in 1977. He came back, temporarily stayed in the home he grew up in, built and established a new home, and continued providing for his family. While his grown children began their careers, he retired in 1995. He cared for his beloved wife through a long illness, losing her in 2007. Faithful to his wife even after her passing, he devoted himself to service to his community and church, becoming a member of Men of the Cross and numerous ministries. He visited his children as often as he could, remaining an integral part of their lives, always there to provide love and generous material support whenever needed. He was a storyteller, a kind spirit, a science-fiction movie buff, but most of all a devoted family-man, husband, and servant of God. He will be profoundly missed. He is survived by his sons, Lane Bourgeois (Kim), Scott Bourgeois (Brenda), Jon Bourgeois (Mary), Sean Bourgeois (Libina); daughters, Tina Comeaux, Deirdre Alexis (Jay); sisters, Iris Lambert, Gloria James; brother, Bernard Bourgeois; 17 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Marie Margie Moran Bourgeois; sister, Rosemary Roberts (Robert); brothers, Clyde Bourgeois (Shirley), and Remi Bourgeois (Lorraine). Brothers-in-law, J.H. and Emmett. Sister-in-law, Leona Ann. Family and friends of Allard are invited to attend the Visitation on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at Ourso Funeral Home-Gonzales from 4pm-8pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Our Lady Of The Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 10 am. In lieu of flowers please send all donations to the Wounded Warrior Project. To offer a message of condolence, please visit www.oursofh.com.

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Published in The Advocate from Feb. 14 to Feb. 17, 2021.
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February 20, 2021
I knew Mr Allard from CF-LA Credit Union. He was the kindest, most devout Catholic and family man. He was lost when his wife, Marie died. I am happy he has joined her in heaven! He will be missed by all who knew him!
Kathy Acosta
Friend
February 16, 2021
Our deepest sympathy for you and your family we will miss seeing him on Wednesday nights at the restaurant and seeing his smiling face & hearing his laughter. A very kind man.
Jimmy & Maria McLin
February 15, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Gary Gautreau
Family
February 15, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Percy and Sue Parker
Friend
February 14, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
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