A native of Plaquemine and resident of Brusly, he passed away at 5:50 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at his home.
He was a retired Local 53 Insulator and U.S. Army veteran 66-67. Wake was at Wilbert Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 13 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Graveside service at St. Philomena Church Cemetery, Labadieville, on Thursday, March 14 at 1 p.m. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Talbot Hidalgo, Brusly; sons & spouses Henry & Gina Palermo Hidalgo Jr., Addis, Johnnie & Chance Rivera Hidalgo, Gonzales; Granddaughters, Margaret Ann & Alyssa Marie, Addis; In-laws Phyllis Talbot, Brusly, Ret. Chief Warrent Officer 3 Louis Talbot & fin. Clararita Castro, Kingstowne VA., Carolyn Talbot Benoit & Randy Thibodaux, Nephew Jessie Benoit, Lafayette; Siblings & spouse Evelyn Palazzo, Walker, Bernadette Millien, Donaldsonville, Theresa Lopez, Addis, Floyd Hidalgo Sr., Livonia, Irene & Wesley Johnson, Plaquemine; special aunt Mary Landry, Baton Rouge; Numerous nephews & nieces; Preceded in death by his parents Anthony & Irene Landry Hidalgo; Son Anthony Hidalgo; step grandson Trent Austin Morgan; grandparents Antoine & Bernadette Acosta Hidalgo, Alex & Eveline Callegan Landry; Siblings & spouse Rita & E. J. Leblanc, Charles & Olivia Messina Hidalgo Sr. & kids Charla, Charles Jr.; In-laws Lelia Hidalgo, Joe Palazzo Sr., Arthur Millien, Louise DeGraw Talbot; Wilbert funeral home, Plaquemine La. is in charge of arrangements. Special thanks to sitters Barbra Bickham, Cookie Fontenot, Carol Bynum. Family and friends, staff of Hospice of BR., Cancer Serv., Council of Aging.