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Francis  Forrest  Cady Jr.

Francis Forrest Cady Jr.
  • August 27, 1950 - December 24, 2020
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“Sending prayers to Fran's family. Fran was such a nice man. I worked with him at Standard for many years. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Jeannine Campeaux - Metairie, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May the grace of God shine upon his soul. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Vogel - Ponchatoula, LA

“Francis was a great friend and a loving person. He snuck a peek of the ring to me before he proposed to Deborah. He was so proud ! Walt and Agna ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Walt Brannon & Agna - Friend

“So sorry to learn of Francis' passing. Always enjoyed catching up with him at each New Year's gathering at Margaret & Walt's in Baton Rouge. ...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Vickie Martinson - Metairie, LA

“So sorry for your loss, Lesley. Thinking of you. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Anne Atkinson - Metairie, LA

“I am Father Augustine Foley of Saint Joseph Abbey near Covington, Louisiana.Sean Cady just assisted me as a Physical Therapist in home health here at...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: augustine foley - Saint Benedict, LA

“I am Father Augustine Foley, O.S.B. of Saint Joseph Abbey near Covington, Louisiana. Francis' son, Sean, just assisted my as a physical therapist ...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: augustine foley - Saint Benedict, LA

“Francis was a member of AARP Chapter 3343 for many years, previous vice president. He will truly be missed. On be half of the chapter I wish to send...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Ruth & Haskel Powell - Hammond, LA

“Calvin & I are sorry for your loss. Fran & I have been friends since our time working for Standard Coffee. We have enjoyed many years with his family...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: JoAnn Augustine - Harvey, LA

“Deepest sympathy to Deborah and the entire Cady family. You are in my prayers. May God bring you all peace and comfort knowing Francis is with loved...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Rachael Moore - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Charlotte Shamis - Slidell, LA

“Francis is my second cousin. We always kept in touch but after Renee died we spoke daily. When he met Deborah they invited me to the dances at St...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Flynn - Pearl River, LA

“Prayers for you and your families doing this time...Bonnie,Steven and Brandon Snell. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Steven Snell - Metairie, LA

Francis Forrest Cady Jr. was called home on Thursday, December 24, 2020 at the age of 70. Francis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 27, 1950. He resided in Ponchatoula, Louisiana for the past 14 years and previously resided in Chalmette, Louisiana and Birmingham, Alabama. Francis graduated from the University of New Orleans and worked as a Credit Manager for Reilly Foods for over 20 years. In retirement Francis enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was an active member of the Southern Cruisers and the Southern Louisiana Chapter of the U.S. Spyder Ryders. He also enjoyed watching science fiction films and seeing his grandchildren. Francis had a strong Catholic faith and was a member of the St Albert Catholic Church where he was a devout parishioner and attended Mass regularly.

Francis is survived by his wife, Deborah Boudreaux Cady; son, Sean Cady (Heather); daughter, Lesley Cady Prochaska (Christopher); stepson, Fred Boudreaux; stepdaughter, Jill (Ryan) and his grandchildren, Shane Cady, Emeline Prochaska, and Ferris Prochaska.

He was proceeded in death by his loving and devoted wife of 45 years, Renee Fahr Cady, his parents, Francis Forrest Cady Sr. and Elmira Cady, his sister, Elizabeth Bazile, and his nephew, Johnny Bazile.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd., Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm. The service will also be hosted virtually via Facebook Live at <>. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm and continue until 1:00 pm.

Interment will follow in Rosaryville Mausoleum, Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Face masks are mandatory to attend any visitation or service and we ask that you maintain a respectful distance with the family. Thank you for your cooperation.

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