In Memory of




Obituary for Bessie Gaudet (Richard)

A Graveside service was held on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 11:30 A.M. at St. Edward Catholic Church in Richard for Bessie R. Gaudet, 92, who passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Acadia St. Landry Guest Home in Church Point.
Deacon Byrne Winn officiated for the services.
Ms. Gaudet, born and raised in Richard, was a parishioner at St. Edward Catholic Church where she was confirmed and was married to Dewey D. Gaudet. She attended Richard School. Ms. Gaudet enjoyed a life-long love of gardening and sharing the bounty from her garden with friends and family.
Survivors include her daughter, Dale Marie Blake of CA; one son, Marty Gaudet and wife, Amy of Mississippi; two granddaughters, Aleia Blake and Kaila Blake of CA; two sisters, Amy Doucet of Eunice and Ruby Daigle of Richard; one brother, A.B. Richard of Crowley; a wonderful caretaker, Shirlene Labbe of Church Point; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Ms. Gaudet was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey D. Gaudet; her parents, Brist and Ovena Miller Richard; two brothers, Eurick and Leo Richard; three sisters, Alice Menard, Odile Cormier and Lelia Thibodeaux and infant siblings Estelle and Eddie Richard.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Bessie Gaudet are made to one of the following, Masses for Dewey and Bessie Gaudet at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Richard, St. Edward’s Catholic Church New Cemetery Fund, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Padre Pio Foundation.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Ms. Gaudet’s family at
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC, (337) 684-5552, 701 S. Broadway Street, Church Point, LA 70525 is in charge of the arrangements.