Rayne - Funeral services will be held at Gossen Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. for Emanuel "Buddy" Petitjean, Jr. , 75 who died Monday, November 12, 2012 in Regional Medical Center.
Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA.
Surviving are his wife, Ann Wells Petitjean: two sons, Kevin Petitjean and wife Jennifer of Groves, TX and Heath Petitjean and companion Jennifer of Rayne: five grandchildren, Christian Petitjean, Skyler Petitjean, Preston Petitjean, Hayden Petitjean and Nolan Petitjean; one brother, T.J. Petitjean and wife Ziddy; one sister Carol Jean Petitjean; niece, June Petitjean, nephew, Bryan Petitjean, niece, Margarite Carrier, nephew, Tremie Petitjean; brother-in-law, C.J. Wells and wife Renee; sister-in-law, Erin Bush and husband David and brother-in-law Donald Wells and wife Linda.
He was preceded in death by his parents Emmanuel Petitjean, Sr. and Edlin Wagner Petitjean and his grandmother Gurdy Wagner.
He was born Wednesday, September 1, 1937 in Rayne, Son of the late Emmanuel Petitjean, Sr. and the late Edlin Wagner Petitjean.
Friends will be received 2:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M., Friday, November 16 and 9:00 A.M. until Services, Saturday, November 17, 2012. at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA.
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.