Former Kenai resident Patty (Hebert) Guidry died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at her residence in Church Point, La. She was 67.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Church Point Community Center. Visiting hours will be held from 1 p.m. Saturday until the time of the services and continue through 6 p.m.
A recitation of the Rosary will be held at 1:45 p.m. by Cynthia Carriere. As per her wishes she was cremated. Deacon Bryne Winn will officiate.
Mrs. Guidry was born in Church Point on April 4, 1941, and lived there since 1994, when she and her family returned after living in Kenai since 1973.
"While living in Alaska, Mrs. Guidry was certified as a master certified instructor by Duncan Paint/Ceramics. An owner (with her husband) of one of the largest ceramic shops in Alaska, she taught classes throughout the state. At the time of her retirement, Mrs. Guidry donated her business to the Correctional Center/Prison to teach inmates a trade. A talented artist, she won numerous awards; but always said her proudest accomplishments were her children and grandchildren," her family said.
Mrs. Guidry was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Guidry; parents, Paul and Lois Sonnier Hebert; and brother, Allen Hebert.
She is survived by her daughter, Kateri Smith, and her husband, Kenneth, of Church Point; sons, Marcus Guidry, and his wife, Lisa, of Soldotna and Shane Guidry, and his wife, Holly, of Seattle; grandchildren, Brandi Jo Guidry, of Church Point, and Joshua Shane, and Michelle Marie Guidry, of Seattle; sisters-in-law, Martha Hebert, of Lafayette, La., and Emma Guidry, of Church Point; goddaughters, Bridget Gianfala, and Gidget LeJeune, both of Church Point; niece and nephew, Veronica Comeaux and Richard Guidry; as well as numerous other nieces, nephews.
Arrangements were made by Guidry Funeral Home Inc., in Church Point, La.
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