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Sirter Mildred Guillot

Died: November 22, 2018

Sister Mildred Guillot (formerly Sister Francis of Assisi), a Sister of St. Joseph for 75 years, died unexpectedly at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge on November 22, 2018 at age 92. She was born in Natchitoches, La. on October 17, 1926 to the late Leo and Norma Hill Guillot. She is survived by her sisters …read more

Sister Mildred Guillot (formerly Sister Francis of Assisi), a Sister of St. Joseph for 75 years, died unexpectedly at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge on November 22, 2018 at age 92. She was born in Natchitoches, La. on October 17, 1926 to the late Leo and Norma Hill Guillot. She is survived by her sisters Betsy G. Roark and Mary Lee Guillot; her nephew Frank Roark of Orlando; and her nieces Rebecca Wall of Daytona, Holly Gordon of Orlando and Erin Rinker of Coco Beach, Fl. Sister Mildred was predeceased by her parents and her twin brother, Msgr. Leo Guillot. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in New Orleans, LA on Sept. 8, 1943 after graduating from St. Joseph’s Academy in Baton Rouge. She professed first vows in in 1945 and made her final profession in 1948. Between 1945 and 1949 Sister Mildred taught elementary school at St. Joseph’s Academy and Sacred Heart in Baton Rouge and at St. Rose in New Orleans. She attended Hotel Dieu Hospital Nursing School in New Orleans from 1949 to 1952 where she earned an R.N. She practiced nursing for the next 20 years at St. Joseph Hospital in New Roads, Terrebonne General Hospital in Houma and Pointe Coupee General Hospital in New Roads. From 1973 to 1977 she attended Catholic University in Washington, DC and earned a B.S. and an M.S. in Nursing. She ministered for 15 years in Baton Rouge as a nurse at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center and at Community Network, Inc. In 1992 she became Director of Nursing Services at the Sisters of St. Joseph Infirmary in New Orleans from which she retired the year before Hurricane Katrina. From that time until her death she gave generous volunteer service in her religious community, particularly in caring for the convent liturgies. The funeral Mass will be held on Monday, December 3rd, at Sacred Heart Church at 10 a.m. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Interment will be at Roselawn Cemetery, 4045 North St., Baton Rouge, La. 70806. A reception will follow at the Sisters of St. Joseph Convent at 3134 Hundred Oaks Avenue in Baton Rouge. Memorial contributions in Sister Mildred’s name may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph, 3134 Hundred Oaks Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, December 3, 2018

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

Address:

2250 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Service Information

Date: Monday, December 3, 2018

Time: 10:00 am -

Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

Address:

2250 Main Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, December 3, 2018

Roselawn Memorial Park

Address:

4045 North Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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