Barry Paul Giglio entered into eternal rest on July 31, 2023, at age 64. He was the beloved father of Joseph Giglio (Stephanie). Grandfather of Olivia and Emily Giglio. Son of the late Marjorie Brien Giglio and Louis Giglio, Sr. Brother of Michael Giglio, Sr. (Kim), Gail G. LaRocca (Gerald), Brian Giglio, and the late Louis Giglio, Jr. Uncle of Gina McCarthy (Joe), Anthony Giglio, Cristina Giglio, Andrew Giglio (Allison), Dominic LaRocca, and the late Michael Giglio, Jr. Special nephew of Bonnie Caro and Daniel Brien. Cousin of Susan D. Gowland. Fiancé of Pat Ortego. Also survived by numerous great-nieces and nephews, cousins, and dear friends.
Barry was a native of Gretna, LA and a resident of Ville Platte, LA. Barry was a graduate of West Jeff High School. He worked for Brown and Root for many years. After leaving Brown and Root, he owned a jewelry, florist, and catering company in Buras, LA. Following Hurricane Katrina, he relocated to Ville Platte where he owned The Pig Stand restaurant. In 2013, he joined the Evangeline Parish Sheriff’s Department where he worked for many years before he moved on to the Ville Platte City Marshalls as a Lieutenant. While in business and working as a police officer, he volunteered for charitable events and was recognized with many honors. He was known by many to be generous and kind. Barry was an avid outdoorsman, a great cook, and loved spending time with family and friends. He paid the ultimate sacrifice and gave his life serving his community. He will be deeply missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Barry’s name to The National Fallen Officer Foundation at nationalfof.org.
Relatives and Friends of the Family are invited to attend the Visitation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Belle Chasse, LA on Wednesday, August 9, 2023 from 9 AM until Funeral Mass time at 12 Noon. Interment will follow at Lakelawn Cemetery, Metairie, LA. Mothe Funeral Homes handled arrangements.