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Emily Charpentier Fuhrer
  • In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests that donations be made in memory of Emily Fuhrer to:
  • Dream Day Foundation
    PO Box 40247
    Baton Rouge, LA 70835-0247

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“So sorry for your loss, prayers for family and friends. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Sheryl Landry - Franklin, LA

“Bob And Siblings, we were very sad to hear of the passing of your mother. she will be missed by all who knew her, she is now in heaven preparing a...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Oray And Louise Rogers - Franklin, LA

“Joe, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Praying for God to lift you all up to stand together. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kimberly Dykes Bergeron - LA

“Sorry to hear of your mother's passing, you & your families will be in our thoughts & prayers. May god bless you all.Our Deepest Sympathy,Elby &...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Sharon Champagne - Centerville, LA

“Rest in Peace Maw Em. Such a sweet and loving lady. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Lydia Price Godeaux - Eunice, LA

6 of 19 | Posted by: Wayne Avant - Lafayette, LA

“I'm so very sorry for the loss of your mom. Please know that my prayers are with you during this difficult time.Lacy Lobdell ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Lacy Lobdell - Lafayette, LA

“Praying for the family on the passing of Ms. Emily. I am so sorry to hear this. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Mariana Titus

“Coach Fuhrer you and your family have our deepest sympathy. I'm so glad I had the privilege to meet such a sweet lady. May her soul rest in peace....Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Watson - Morgan City, LA

“My deepest condolences to Mrs. Emily's family. So very sorry to hear of her passing. She was my mother's best friend. She will be missed by many.May...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Marguerite Thibodaux O'Quinn - LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you, sad to know Ms Emily is no longer here. So sorry I kept putting off my next visit. I first met her on...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Susan Brown - Baton Rouge, LA

“It is with great sadness and heavy heart that I write this post. On Monday, I will pay my respects to one of the most admired ladies I have ever had...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Chris Marcotte - LA - Family

“the sweetest lady you ever met. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: lisa stark - port barre, LA

“the sweetest lady you ever met. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: lisa stark - port barre - Friend

“George, and Family, Sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with You, All. Warmest condolences, Bob Titus & Family ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Bob Titus - New Iberia, LA

“Emily was my best friend for so many years. I will miss her dearly. May she Rest In Peace! My sympathies are with all of her family. She was like my...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Florencr Thibodaux - Franklin, LA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. MawMaw Emily was a very lovely and sweet lady. She will be truely missed. May God wrap his arms around your family during...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Frances Gauthreaux - Ridgeland, MS

“My sympathy and prayers go out to all of Mrs. Emily's family. I grew up in Franklin and was very good friends with Mrs. Emily's to oldest sons, Bill...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: John "Bee" Porche - RICHMOND, TX

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Ms. Emily rest in God's eternal peace and may our...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, April 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin for Emily Charpentier Fuhrer, 94, a longtime resident of Franklin who passed away peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. She will be laid to rest at 2:30 p.m. in the Morgan City Cemetery. Father Jay Baker will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services, with Father Lloyd Benoit and Father Billy Ruskoski concelebrating.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at the Church of the Assumption from 8:30 a.m. until service time, with the Holy Rosary being prayed at 10:00 a.m.

Survivors include her children, William "Bill" Fuhrer and his wife Tessie Martin of Youngsville, Robert "Bob" Fuhrer of Morgan City, Mary T. Fuhrer Harrison and her husband Charlie of Zachary, George Fuhrer of Franklin, Joseph "Joe" Fuhrer and his wife Cindy Marcotte of Centerville, and W. David Fuhrer and his wife Joellen of Berwick; four siblings, Mary Lee C. Alcina, Linda C. Louviere, Robert "R.J." Charpentier, and Frank Charpentier Jr.; 12 grandchildren, W. B. Fuhrer, Cory Fuhrer, Jeremiah Fuhrer, Taylor Fuhrer, Michelle Cassano, C. J. Harrison, Courtney Fuhrer, Zach Fuhrer, Beau Fuhrer, Tony Fuhrer, Rebekah Fuhrer, and Charlie Ann Fuhrer; as well as nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Charles "Buster" Fuhrer; her son, James Fuhrer; her parents, Frank Charpentier Sr. and Bernadette Lancon Charpentier; and siblings, Gloria Marcotte, Odile Thibodeaux, Barbara Boudreaux, Raymond Charpentier Sr., Herman Charpentier, Stanley Charpentier Sr., Allen Charpentier, Darnell Charpentier, and Terry Charpentier.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests that donations be made in memory of Emily Fuhrer to Dream Day Foundation, PO Box 40247, Baton Rouge, LA 70835-0247, 225-754-5700,

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.