Sharey Ethridge Caire, 89, passed away on June 13, 2019.
Sharey was born in Shreveport, La., on Sept. 4, 1929. She met her husband, Joseph, while studying at LSU and married in 1950 and settled in Edgard. Sharey obtained a graduate degree from Nicholls State University and taught high school chemistry and biology for 30 years. She was awarded the Most Outstanding Biology Teacher in the State of Louisiana in 1987. Caire is one of the most beloved teachers who has ever scratched a piece of chalk on a River Parishes blackboard. She has taught at Edgard High School, Hahnville High School, De La Salle High School, St. James Major, and Grace King High School, instilling not just the facts of science that would help them propel toward careers, but also a love of learning.
She is beloved wife of the late Joseph Gregoire Caire. loving mother of Terry Powell (Dap), Randy Caire (Debbie), Ginny Baranovic (Mike), Ruth Chapin (Mark), Joe Caire (Eva) and Linda Hargrove (Brian) and the late Bill “Truman” Caire (the late Linda McCormick). She was grandmother of Leigh Juday (Reid), Jacob Powell (Christina), Allison Aucoin (Christian), Benjamin Caire (Lindsey), Jeanne Amadon (John), Michael and Stephanie Baranovic, Seth and Matthew Chapin, Ellen, Cecilia and Sally Caire, Lois, Faith, Mac and Mary Claire Hargrove; great-grandmother of Pascal, Beatrice and Julia Aucoin, Joe and Ezra Caire, Agnes and Edith Amadon, and only daughter of the late Randle Ethridge and Dorothy Parsons Ethridge.
Funeral Mass was held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edgard on June. Interment followed in St. John the Baptist Cemetery.
The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Ashton Manor for their loving compassion and patience.
Arrangements by Millet-Guidry Funeral Home.