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Joseph C. J. Savoie
Birth: Jun. 5, 1928
Lawtell
St. Landry Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 2011
Carencro
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

Joseph "C.J." Savoie
June 5, 1928 - October 3, 2011


C.J. was name known to all...
The C stood for the C in his Father's Name
and
The J stood for the J in his Mother's Name


Son of
Clarville Savoie
and
Julia Leger Savoie Thibodeaux

Widower of
Beanna Trahan Savoie
Were Married July 20, 1949

Father of
Kathleen "Kathy" Savoie Savoie
Kenneth "Ken" Savoie
Karl Savoie
Karen Savoie Forrestier

Grandfather of
Mitch Savoie
Travis Savoie
Blake Forrestier
Lacyea Savoie Guilbeaux
Hope Savoie Credeur
Dillon Forrestier
Dustin Forrestier
Evan Drake Savoie
Keaton Savoie
Elliot Savoie

Great-Grandfather of
Jeston Charles Savoie
Hunter Joseph Guilbeaux
Kain Michael Savoie
Presley Rose Forrestier
Lane Bennit Guilbeaux
Cheyenne Palmer
Jeremiah Jude Forrestier
Brylon James Forrestier
Bentley James Forrestier
Alice Belleau
Laikyn Jade Forrestier
Levi Gabriel Savoie
Ellison Jeaubelle Credeur

Siblings
Joseph Essey Savoie
Agnes Savoie Miller
Gloria Ann Thibodeaux Comeaux

Step-Siblings
From Marriage of Mother Julia & Emilien Thibodeaux after the death of his father
Chester Thibodeaux
Early Thibodeaux
Weston Thibodeaux 10/05/1930 - 06/01/2005
Linus Thibodeaux
Rose Lee Thibodeaux Babindeaux Adams
Eudez Thibodeaux Janise

Godfather of
Norma Miller Richard
Terry E. Comeaux

Paternal Grandparents
Jean Achille Savoie, Born 1856 -
and
Marie Hermina Hebert Savoie, Born August 31, 1860 Died February 19, 1921

Materal Grandparents
Augustin Leger, III
and
Julia Duggin Leger


His Stepfather & Father of his Sister, Gloria Ann Thibodeaux Comeaux
Emilien "Gustin" Thibodeaux

Obituary
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 7, 2011 at a 1:30 PM Mass of Christian Burial in St. Peter Roman Catholic Church for Joseph "C.J." Savoie, age 83, who passed away Monday, October 3, 2011 at his residence in Carencro.
Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Mark Ledoux, pastor of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, will officiate at the services.

Musical selections will be provided by Angela Comeaux, his niece, accompanied by Marc Conques. The songs will be On Eagles Wings, Shepherd Me Oh Lord, You Are Mine, I am The Bread of Life and Song of Farewell.
Readings were done by his granddaughter, Lacyea S. Guilbeaux and his granddaughter by heart, Katie Burns.
Gifts were taken up by his granddaughter Hope S. Credeur and his grandaughter in law, Candace S. Forrestier.

Mr. Savoie was a native of Church Point and a resident of Carencro for over fifty years. He owned and operated Savoie's Oilfield Connection Crew Company from 1982 to 1996. Mr. Savoie was a parishioner of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Savoie and his wife, Kathi, of Houston, TX and Karl Savoie of Carencro; two daughters, Kathy S. Savoie and her husband, J.R. Touchet and Karen Forrestier and her husband, Ricky, all of Carencro; one sister, Gloria T. Comeaux and her husband, Harold, of Lafayette; ten grandchildren, Mitch Savoie and his Fiancče, Katie, Travis Savoie and his Fiancče, Sarah Marks, Blake Forrestier and his wife, Candace, Lacyea S. Guillbeaux and her husband, Bennit, Hope S. Credeur and her husband, David, Dillion Forrestier, Dustin Forrestier and his Fiancče, Paige, Evan Savoie, Keaton Savoie and Elliot Savoie; ten great grandchildren, Jeston Savoie, Hunter Guilbeaux, Kain Savoie, Presley Forrestier, Lane Guilbeaux, Cheyenne Palmer, Jeremiah Forrestier, Brylon Forrestier, Bentley Forrestier and Alice Belleau; he was the godfather of Norma Richard and Terry Comeaux.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Beanna Trahan; his parents, Clarville Savoie and the former Julia Leger; one brother, Essay Savoie and one sister, Agnes Savoie Miller.

A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home with sister in law, Liz Trahan, and nieces Johnna TrahanDomingue and Angela Trahan Comeaux.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM on Thursday, October 6, 2011 and will continue from 8:00 AM until service time on Friday October 7, 2011.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Heart of Hospice, especially Theristen Chretien "T", his nurse.

Pallbearers will be Mitch Savoie, Travis Savoie, Blake Forrestier, Dillon Forrestier, Dustin Forrestier and Bennit Guilbeaux. Honorary pallbearers will be David Credeur, Jeston Savoie, Keaton Savoie, Elliot Savoie & Evan Savoie.

Melancon Funeral Home of Carencro, 4615 North University Avenue, Louisiana was in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clerville Savoie (1888 - 1929)
  Julia Leger Savoie Thibodeaux (1896 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Beanna Trahan Savoie (1931 - 2008)
 
 Siblings:
  Essie Joseph Savoie (1912 - 1984)*
  Agnes Savoie Miller (1915 - 2005)*
  Joseph C. J. Savoie (1928 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Lafayette
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
Record added: Oct 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77547531
Joseph C. J. Savoie
Added by: Kathy S. Savoie
 
Joseph C. J. Savoie
Added by: Kathy S. Savoie
 
Joseph C. J. Savoie
Added by: Kathy S. Savoie
 
 
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Just thinking of you today, I know your family love and miss you. Just want to thank you for a great family cousin. We are so Blessed RIP
- Fay and Gale
 Added: Oct. 3, 2013
May GOD Bless You ! Joseph C.J. Savoie:: You too have Two Vowels on the end of your name as we do.. Not a normalcy in France..we had come from Flanders with our name , did you too?!::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Bu...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Sep. 17, 2013
Uncle CJ you will be dearly missed! I really enjoyed our visits with you and Aunt Bea. You lived life to the fullest, loved your family and your Cajun Heritage. I will always treasure the songs you and I danced to at the dance halls back in the days. You ...(Read more)
- Bernita Savoie - niece
 Added: Aug. 28, 2013
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