Polyet Maron "P.M." Breaud DDS, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at his residence in Baton Rouge. Dr. Breaud was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1926 to Polyet Sylvester and Ruth Mary (Bienvenu) Breaud. He was a 1943 graduate of Catholic High School in Baton Rouge and graduated from Louisiana State University in 1945. He received his dental degree from Loyola University in New Orleans in 1948. After 3½ years in the Army Dental Corps, he practiced dentistry in Baton Rouge for over 50 years. Dr. Breaud was a past President of the Louisiana Dental Association. After retiring from his private practice, he continued to use his skill and experience working for many years at the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. A devout Catholic, Dr. Breaud participated in the formation of St. Thomas More Parish and then was a longtime parishioner at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, serving in many roles including Arimathean, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, bringing Holy Communion to the Homebound/Hospitalized, and Lector. He was also a devoted member of the Serra Club. Dr. Breaud is survived by his wife of 68 years, Amy (Hebert) Breaud and their children, Suzette and husband, Frank Perry, of McKinney, Texas, Dr. Stephen Breaud of Baton Rouge, Alan and wife, Shelley (Pearson), of Lafayette, Melanie and husband, Gary Black, of Lewisville, Texas, and Diane and husband, Dale Songy, of Baton Rouge. Dr. Breaud was the proud and beloved "Granddaddy" of Meagan (McClelland) McKissick, Capt. "Will" Perry (USAF), Meredith (McClelland) Creecy, Graham Perry, Isabel Perry, Alec Breaud, Hudson Breaud, Harrison Breaud, Amy (Black) Hoffman, Allyson (Black) Wall, Suzette (Songy) Perry, and Dr. Chad Songy. He was blessed with eleven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Ruth Mary (Breaud) Easterly. Visitation will be Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 445 Marquette Avenue, Baton Rouge, from 8:30 a.m. until a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30, celebrated by Reverend Cleo Milano, Pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church. The concelebrant of the Mass will be Reverend Miles Walsh, Pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family would suggest memorial donations be made to Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church or Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. A special thank you to Dr. Carl Luikart for his extraordinary medical care and compassion. Rabenhorst Funeral Homes in Baton Rouge is in charge of arrangements.
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