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Rena "Sis" Forestier Colligan
Birth: Aug. 21, 1926
Church Point
Acadia Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 2013
Carencro
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

Rena "Sis" Forestier Collican
August 21, 1926 - June 27, 2013


Daughter of
Louis Walter Forestier
and
Adeline LeBlanc Forestier

Widow of
Joseph "Joe" Colligan

Mother of
Leland Joseph Colligan
Autry Lee Colligan

Grandmother to
Kevin Colligan
Lawanda Colligan Courville
Trisha Colligan Thibodeaux
Roger Colligan
Farrell Romero
Channing Breaux

Great-Grandmother to
Brandon Colligan
Jackson Colligan
Jorie Courville
Zoie Courville
Shawn Thibodeaux
Bailey Thibodeaux
Tyler Romero
Ethan Breaux

Sibling
Liney J. Forestier
Alexon Forestier
Melina Forestier Miller

Paternal Grandparents
Joseph Decroville Forestier
Born 1862 - February 8, 1940
and
Edelia Simoneaux Forestier
Born 12 12 1864


Obituary
The Liturgy of the Word will be celebrated Saturday, June 29, 2013 at a 4:00 p.m. Funeral Service in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Rena "Sis" Forestier Colligan, age 86, the former Rena "Sis" Forestier, who passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013 at her residence in Carencro.
Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens in Carencro. The Rev. Andre Metrejean, Associate Pastor of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, will officiate at the services.

Mrs. Colligan was a native of Church Point and a resident of Carencro all of her life. She was employed with B.F. Trappey's Cannery for over twenty years. She was a parishioner of St. Peter Roman Catholic Church in Carencro. Mamom loved her family, spoiling her children and grandchildren shamelessly. When the great grandchildren arrived, they became the center of her world. She will be dearly missed by all, and especially by her grandchildren.

Survivors include two sons, Leland Joseph Colligan and his wife, Maydell, of Carencro and Autry Lee Colligan and his companion, Loretta, of Crowley; and six grandchildren, Kevin Colligan and his wife, Angela, and their children Bradford and Jackson; Lawanda Courville and her husband, Kevin, and their two daughters Jorie and Zoie; Trisha Thibodeaux and her husband, Nelson, and their two children Shawn and Bailey; Roger Colligan and his wife, Tara; Farrell Romero and his wife, Lovey and son, Tyler; and Channing Breaux and his son, Ethan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph "Joe" Colligan; her parents, Walter Louis Forestier and the former Adeline LeBlanc; two brothers, Alexon Forestier and Liney Forestier; and one sister, Melena Miller.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Colligan, Roger Colligan, Shawn Thibodeaux, Tyler Romero, Nelson Thibodeaux and Farrell Romero.

Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, Louisiana was in charge of arrangements.



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1930 UNITED STATES FEDERAL CENSUS REPORT
Name: Rena Forestier
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1926
Birthplace: Louisiana
Race: White
Home in 1930: Police Jury Ward 2, St Landry, Louisiana
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Name: Walter Forestier
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Name: Adeline Forestier
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana
Household Members: Name Age
Walter Forestier 36 Head of Household
Adeline Forestier 34 Wife
Alexander Forestier 10- Son
Melina Forestier 8 - Daughter
Rena Forestier 4 - Daughter

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1940 UNITED STATES FEDERAL CENSUS REPORT
Name: Reria "Rena" Forestier
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1926
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Louisiana
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Home in 1940: St Landry, Louisiana
Inferred Residence in 1935: St Landry, Louisiana
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 15A
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana
Attended School or College: Yes
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 6th grade
Veteran Father Dead: No
Social Security Number: No
Household Members: Name Age
Walter Forestier 46 - Head of Household
Idelin Forestier 46 - Wife
Melinia Forestier 18 - Daughter
Reria Forestier 14 - Daughter
Linoal Forestier 9 - Son

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Louis Walter Forestier (1893 - 1954)
  Adeline LeBlanc Forestier (1893 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Colligan (1918 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alexon Forestier (1920 - 1980)*
  Melina Forestier Miller (1922 - 1978)*
  Rena Forestier Colligan (1926 - 2013)
  Liney J. Forestier (1931 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evangeline Memorial Gardens
Carencro
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Kathy S. Savoie
Record added: Jun 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112990287
Rena Sis <i>Forestier</i> Colligan
Added by: Kathy S. Savoie
 
 
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Rest in Peace Mrs. Joe...You will be so missed. Thanks for being the Grandmother by heart to my two sons..They felt pride in calling you Mamom.. And thanks for that last visit we had..boy am I so grateful to have had that time with you..God Bless and hug ...(Read more)
- Kathy S. Savoie
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
 
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