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Hotard

From staff and wire reports - March 5, 2009

Francois George Hotard, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009 at 8 a.m. at Kenner Regional Hospital. Age 78. He was a Retired Electrician with GATX.

A veteran Aviation Electricianís Mate Third Class in the United States Navy. He is survived by his beloved wife of 13 years, Earline Hernandez Hotard; brother, Felix F. Hotard, sister, Betty Halfkespring; one stepdaughter, Rhonda Gaudin; and one grandson, George Gaudin.

Preceded in death by: parents, Francois G. Hotard, Sr. and Robentine Minvieue; brothers: Daniel Hotard, Robert Hotard and Edmond Hotard; and sisters: Gertrude Hotard, Lucy Nevils and Denise Nevils. Visitation was held on Thursday, Feb. 26 at the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan. Mass of Christian Burial was held with Fr. Mon. Harry Bugler and Rev. Steve Aguillard officiating. Interment followed in the St. Charles Mausoleum. Funeral arrangements under the direction of H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco.

The family invites you to share your thoughts and fond memories in the Guest Book at: www.mem.com.