Nicholas Joseph Broussard, 80, West Orange
Last updated 5/1/2023 at 9:11am
Nicholas Joseph Broussard, 80 of West Orange, Texas passed away on April 27, 2023, peacefully at The Medical Center of Southeast, Texas. Born in Rayne, LA on October 20, 1942, he was the son of Blaze Dupre Broussard and Edith (Leger) Broussard. He was a proud Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, stationed in Panama. Nick worked 30 years for the City Of West Orange as the Humane Officer, was a member of St, Mary’s Catholic Church and the American Legion. Gardening was his passion, and they were spectacular, and he was always willing to share is abundant vegetables with his neighbors who he thought of as family. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gilford Broussard; sister, Nabbie Brown; and his son, Todd Broussard. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary (Fontenot) Broussard; daughter, Annette Baer and Chuck Long of Orange; granddaughters, Bailey Baer and Brooke Baer of Orange; grandson in law, Gary Cole of Orange; and 3 great grand sons, Nicholas, Rylan, and Jackson all of Orange; brothers, Eddie Broussard of Beaumont, TX; Dupre Broussard (Eva) of Walker, LA; sisters, Renola Daigle (Thomas) of Church Point, LA and Barbara Meche of Rayne, LA, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, Tuesday, May 2, 2023, from 10:00am – 11:30am followed by a Rosary at 11:30am. Then a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Orange followed by burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews: Mike Broussard, Craig Broussard, Jimmy Fontenot, Mickey Meche, David Guilbeaux and Darrell Cormier.