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Brother Abel Clement, RIP

Brother Abel Clement of the New Orleans-Santa Fe District, passed away December 15, 2012 at Saint Paul’s School Community in Covington, LA. He was 97 years old and served as a Brother for 81 years.

Saturday, December 22, 2012
10:00 a.m.
Our Lady of Peace Chapel
Saint Paul’s School campus, Covington, LA
Interment will follow at De La Salle cemetery in Lafayette, LA.

Born April 5, 1915, in Jennings, LA, the son of Jules Clement and the former Laurentine Guchereaux (deceased)
Entered the Juniorate of Lafayette in June 1928
Received the habit of the Brothers on August 14, 1931
Made final profession of vows on August 15, 1940

1934 – Cathedral High School (Lafayette, LA)
1940 – Catholic High School (New Iberia, LA)
1950 – Las Vegas High School (Las Vegas, NM)
1951 – Kirwin High School (Galveston, TX)
1960 – (March) De La Salle Christian Brothers (Lafayette, LA) Infirmarian
1960 – (August) St. Michael’s High School (Santa Fe, NM)
1973 – St. Michael’s High School – Director (until 1978)
1985 – De La Salle Christian Brothers – Archivist (Lafayette, LA)
1989 – (February) St. Michael’s High School Community (Santa Fe, NM)
1992 – (April) St. Michael’s High School – Infirmarian
1995 – (January) St. Paul’s High School Community (Covington, LA)
2012 – Died at St. Paul’s High School Community (Covington, LA)