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Emmet Gerard Sellers
  • In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made in Mr. Emmet's name to:
  • St. Joseph Hospice
    103 Ridgefield Road
    Thibodaux, LA 70301
  • In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made in Mr. Emmet's name to:
  • St. Bernadette Catholic Church
    1112 Saturn Road
    Morgan City, LA 70380

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“Mr. Emmet was such a wonderful person. He was a gentleman through & through. Every time I saw his face, he was smiling. We had many chats throughout...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Karen Dupre - Morgan City, LA

“Very sorry for your loss, our prayers and condolences. May God give you peace. ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: Wynne McIntyre - Rayne, LA

“I know my parents like myself consider ourselves blessed to have walked in life with the Sellers family. My condolences and prayers. Time passes...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: David Bateman - MO - Friend

“Doug and Mrs. Beverly Very sorry for your loss of Mr. Emmet, I will always remember him fondly. our prayers and condolences are with yall at this...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: David Landreneau - cankton, LA

“I will always remember Mr. Sellers for his kindness and friendship while I was growing up. He always had a kind word for me and my parents. I will...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Emmet P. LaJaunie, Jr. - LA

“Sending our deepest sympathies.....We new Mr Emmet as being a gentle soul and having a genuine smile for everyone. Lifting Ms Beverly and family in...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Willis & Veronica Hebert - Kaplan, LA

“Beverly, Doug, and family Dale and I send our condolences about Mr. Emmet's death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mr. Emmet and you are such...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Sandra Landreneau - Ville Platte, LA

“Dearest Aunt Bev We Love You and will see you tomorrow. ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Laviolette - Kaplan, LA

“Our sincere condolences for your loss. May your memories of Emmet bring you comfort and may you be strengthened by the knowledge that one day...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: James & Anna Hudson - Houston, TX

“Sellers Family, Such a sweet and kind man. Memories of sitting outside with Mrs. Beverly and Mr. Emmet. These two people are such caring and loving...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Rineholt - Centerville, LA

“So sorry to read this all of you are in my prayers ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Vesta Nagim Ray - New Iberia, LA

“Our deepest sympathy for the loss of a wonderful man. Emmet & Bev were dear friends of my deceased parents, Ned & Joycelyn Girouard, and visited them...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Billy & Donna Girouard Stanley - LA

“Words are not enough to express how sorry we are for your loss. We pray to God to provide you the strength and courage you need in order to handle...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Charles Meikalike

“Steve, Lois and Sellers Fam., You are in our prayers. May God's peace be with you and comfort you during this difficult time. ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: The Garcia Family (Chris, Jeanet, Christopher, Josiah and Magnus - TX

“Steve and Lois, Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Tom and Stacey Emmons ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Tom and Stacey Emmons - Houston, TX

“A great friend I stopped many time to just sit and talk under that oak in the front yard. I will miss my friend. ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Harlan Guillot - LA

“Clyde & Debbie, Steve & Lois, Thank you for sharing Emmet with us. We remember the backyard crawfish boils with him. He was always interested in...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Wayne and Susan Morkovsky - TX

“Sending prayers and sympathy for all the family. I have fond childhood memories of how kind Mr. Emmet was when my brothers and sisters and I saw him...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Ellen Lancon Connor - Oregon, WI

“Steve: Wishing you and your family our most heartfelt condolences. We pray that the happy memories your Dad replace any sorrow. You and your...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Liz and Paul E. - Houston, TX

“To the Sellers family, We LOVE ya'll and Uncle Emmet very much....and will miss him very much!!! May he RIP!!! If we can help y'all in any way,...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Barbara Sellers - Abbeville, LA

“Neil and Gwen, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Guy and Susan ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Susan Crooks - Franklin, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May he rest in God's eternal peace and may our Lord Jesus Christ console...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: ~ the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

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Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at 2:00 PM at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Bayou Vista for Emmet Gerard Sellers, 88, a native of Abbeville and a 61 year resident of Bayou Vista, who passed away on Friday, September 11, 2015, at his home. He will be laid to rest in St. Paul Cemetery in Abbeville. Father Bill Rogalla will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services, with Father Angelo Cremaldi con-celebrating.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at St. Bernadette Church Hall from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM with the Rosary being prayed at 7:00 PM, and again Tuesday from 9:00 AM until 1:30 PM.

Mr. Emmet was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corp, having served during WWII as a Desk Clerk. He spent his entire career in the Oil Industry, where he worked for Texaco as a Production Supervisor. Some of the fields that he supervised were Bateman Lake, Horseshoe Bayou, and Lottie. He retired from Texaco after 37 years of dedicated and faithful service. He was also a 4th Degree member of the Bayou Vista Knights of Columbus Council 6211, where he served as the Financial Secretary for 25 years. He enjoyed camping and RVing with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Beverly Mayard Sellers; his four children, Steven Sellers and his wife Lois, Clyde Sellers and his wife Debbie, Neil Sellers and his wife Gwen, and Douglas Sellers and his wife Cheryl; seven grandchildren, Alaina Cummins and her husband Lee, Jillian Sellers, Gavin Sellers, Austin Sellers, Kyle Sellers, Dresden Sellers, and Carson Sellers; two sisters, Camille "Teta" Vidos and Yvette Landry; one brother, Gayle Sellers; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Phyllis Sellers; his parents, Gabriel and Hilda Rageur Sellers; and one brother, Roger Sellers.

Serving as pallbearers will be Gavin Sellers, Austin Sellers, Kyle Sellers, Don Broussard, Keith Sellers, and Carl Sellers.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made in Mr. Emmet's name to St. Joseph Hospice, 103 Ridgefield Road, Thibodaux, LA 70301, 877-447-7670, or to St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1112 Saturn Road, Morgan City, LA 70380, 985-395-2470.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.