Mary Louise Bourgeois Templet passed away peacefully on Thursday May 21, 2020 at OLOL Ascension at the age of 80. She was born on March 19, 1940 in Baton Rouge and graduated from Redemptorist High School Class of 1958. A private graveside service will be held 10 am Monday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church Mausoleum, visitation at 9 am; officiating will be her brother-in-law Deacon Jerry Braud. She is preceded in death by her parents Percy and Mary Lee Bourgeois; brother Percy “P. J.” Bourgeois Jr., In laws John P and Lesley Templet, one grandson John P. “Buzzy” Templet. Survivors include her husband of 62 years John L Templet Sr., children Mary and Sammy Simmons, John Louis “J L” Templet and Sherri, Gerard and Brenda Templet, Karen and Greg Solar, and Dale Templet; grandchildren Jeremy & Tressy Simmons, Chelsey Simmons, Jordan and Jennifer Simmons, Talon and Courtney Templet, Taylor and Courtney Templet, Tyler and Tiffany Normand, Erin and Tanner Sheets, Stephanie Templet, Chasity Moore, Amber and Brian Harrison; also survived by 24 great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Taylor Templet, Tyler Norman, Jeremy, Jordan, Blaine, and Reece Simmons. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are preferred to be used to honor her life and memory to give please visit

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