Philip A. Siffert
August 8, 1963  -  February 7, 2019

Philip A. Siffert

St. Peter Catholic Church
1309 1st Street
Pine Prarie, LA  70576
Sunday, February 10, 2019
5:00PM - 9:00PM
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St. Peter Catholic Church
1309 1st Street
Pine Prarie, LA  70576
Monday, February 11, 2019
8:00 AM - Service Time
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St. Peters Catholic Church
1309 1st St.
Pine Prairie, LA  70576
Sunday, February 10, 2019
6:00 PM
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Mass of Christian Burial
St. Peters Catholic Church
1309 1st St.
Pine Prairie, LA  70576
Monday, February 11, 2019
10:00 AM
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Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery
2202 Military Hwy
Pineville, LA  71360
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ST. LANDRY-Funeral Services will be held at a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Pine Prairie on Monday, February 11, 2019, for Philip A. Siffert, 55, who passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 in Houston, TX surrounded by his loved ones.

Father Kenneth Mayne, Pastor of St. Peter’s Catholic Church, will be celebrant of the mass and will conduct all funeral services.

Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery in Pineville, LA.

Philip A. Siffert was born in Ville Platte, LA on August 8, 1963 to Vernon and Neva Guillory Siffert. Philip was very involved in his community having served on the Ward 5 Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years. He was known for his kind, giving, and selfless ways. Philip was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend. Philip will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Jan M. Siffert; son, Larry “Jamie” Smith and wife Michelle of Pensacola, FL; four grandchildren, Keith A. Humphries of Cassatt, SC, Alex Smith, Will Smith and Erin Smith all of Pensacola, FL; sister, Anna Moran; brothers, Mark Siffert and wife Tina of St. Landry and Jacques Siffert of Metarie; and numerous nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Neva Guillory Siffert; and step daughter, Melissa Humphries.

The family requests that visitation be observed at St. Peter’s Catholic Church of Pine Prairie on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM. A rosary will be recited by Father Kenneth Mayne 6:00 PM on Sunday. Visitation will resume on Monday, February 11, 2019 from 8:00 AM until time of service.

Pall bearers are Brad Siffert, Matt Siffert, Adam Hirchak, Thomas Hirchak, Andrew Hirchak, and Lee Mathews.

Honorary Pallbearers are Donald Hirchak, Paul Mathews, Clifton “Tiny” Fontenot, Tom Thevenot, Keith Boudreaux, Melvin Cody, Jr., Keith Siffert, Andrew Siffert, and Ward 5 Volunteer Fire Department.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the Siffert family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.


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  1. Marie Smith
    Port Barre, LA

    I leave my heart felt condolences. The pain of losing a loved one is large. I am moved to leave a comforting scripture at john 5:28,29 that speaks of a time when we will see our loved ones again!

  2. Jimmy, Jackie and Toby Clark
    Sunset, LA

    Sorry for you loss Jan! I know you will miss him. Praying for you and your family.

  3. Mr and Mrs Jeffery Beaubouef
    Denham Springs, LA

    May you Rest In Peace classmate and friend! You were always such an amazing person and blessing to all who knew you!

  4. Patricia Powell
    Alexandria, LA

    He will be with you in everything he ever loved! What a gift he was to you for so many years! A true help-mate! Our arms open to you now ~ take heart and know we hold you. Joy will come again! Believe now that he sees the face of God! My little crib-mate, I love you.

  5. Kayla Thevenot Brown
    Scott Airforce Base, IL

    Phillip was my Daddy best friend, and I was just the little girl that tagged along everywhere. He was there at our crawfish boils, fishing trips, camping trips, etc he became more than my Dad's friend in this time. I grew up seeing him as an extra father figure. I am so sad I can't be there in his passing, and my deepest prayers go out to all of Phillip's family and friends. He will be missed, he was truly one of the best men in my life, and I know God is greeting him with open arms into his kingdom forever.

  6. Patsy Vanlangendonck Henry
    Ball, LA

    Jan I am praying God will comfort you and that your sweet memories of your husband will give you the peace you need. Praying for you and your family. God bless you.

  7. Jeremie Veillon
    Eunice, LA

    God Bless .

  8. Tom and Rose Thevenot
    Pollock, LA

    We are truly honored and Blessed to have known Philip. We will Forever carry him in our hearts. He was a wonderful and exceptional friend, he will be missed.
    Jan, you have our sincere sympathy for his passing. May God give him eternal light and peace. We love you

    Tom and Rose Thevenot

  9. Trudy Bradley Calbert
    Lake Charles, LA

    My sincere condolences. Praying that God will comfort the hearts and render sweet peace to all that loved Phillip. He was such a humble person.

  10. Theresa Fontenot Gray
    Holden, LA

    So sorry for your lost sending prayers

  11. Cindy Mike Ordoyne
    Thibodaux, LA

    So sorry for your loss. In this time of grief may you find comfort and healing in the loving arms of our savior Jesus Christ.

  12. Cheryl Boberg
    Eunice, LA

    I’m so sorry to have seen this. Praying for the family. I was married to his cousin, James. I remember the many times we would go to St. Landry for a big family bbq. He always “pick on” me because I was from Boston. May he be at eternal peace & with his heavenly family.

  13. Cathy LeBlanc
    Lafayette, LA

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

  14. Dolores Coffey
    Katy, TX

    With heartfelt sympathy and prayers for your family. May your memories of Philip help provide comfort at this time.

  15. Donna Ducote Bourgeois
    Thibodaux, LA

    Sending prayers to the family, I am so sorry for your loss. He was always so nice and friendly. 😢💔😂

  16. sandra l mcmillan
    Mamou, LA

    May God bless you and your family

  17. Jaimie Guillory
    Louisville, KY

    My dear cousin was a great man always helping people he was a multi talented person fix build or repair whatever he did he gave his all.. will miss him

  18. Ardoin's Funeral Home
    Ville Platte, LA

    On behalf of the staff at Ardoi's Funeral Home, we send our deepest condolences to your family. May your many memories bring you comfort.

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