George “Georgio” Hubert Free, 69, a resident of Zachary, La., died on Monday, June 18, 2012, at his home. He was retired after working for East Baton Rouge City Parish for over 23 years. Visitation will be at Charlet Funeral Home in Zachary on Tuesday, June 19, from 5 until 8 p.m. and then on Wednesday, June 20, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Zachary, 4727 McHugh Drive, from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 10 a.m. Services conducted by Father M. Jeffery Bayhi. Burial in Greenoaks Memorial Park in Baton Rouge.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia Thibodeaux Free; a daughter, Lisa Free Cupit and her husband Raphael Cupit of Zachary; a son, Jason Patrick Free and his wife Jennifer Rouse Free of Baker; one sister, Mary Free Barbati and her husband Bobby J. Barbati of Baton Rouge; three grandchildren, Amanda Brooke Cupit, Adam Benjamin Cupit and Allison Rose Cupit; and one great grandchild, Hayden Rayne Hebert.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon Free and Josephine Reno Free, and his great-nephew, Caleb Michael Godso.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Reno, Adam Cupit, Travis Hebert, Jimmy Reno Del Godso and Jimmy Thibodeaux. Honorary pallbearer will be Pete Giordano.
The family would like to thank the church community of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, the Cardiac Institute of the South, especially Dr. Deepak, Dr. Thompson and Dustin Logue, and St. Joseph Hospice, Lane Home Health and Lane's ICU and IMC nurses for their loving care.
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