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Minister Shafter St. Cyr

Minister Shafter St. Cyr was a lifelong resident and well known in the community of Ironton, LA. He was born July 18, 1956 to the union of the late Haywood, Sr., and Elsie Mae Grandison St. Cyr, along with three siblings. He was raised by their grandparents, the late Ezekiel and Gladys Grandison and Annie St. Cyr. He was the son-in law to the late Clarence and Bertha Townsend. He departed to be with the Lord on February 5, 2022. He is survived by his beloved wife, Charlotte, their 3 sons: Shafter Jr. (Shamone), Marlon (Kourtney) and Terrance (Keisha), 9 grandchildren and 2 godchildren, Maggie and Sierra. He also leaves to mourn his 3 siblings, Patricia (Alvin) Thomas, Haywood Jr. (Rita) and twin brother Shelden (Andrea) along with many nieces and nephews. Minister Shafter was employed by Donovan Marine for 43 years and served well in Ironton community church as a drummer and percussionist.


  • Relatives, Friends and Employees of Donovan Marine are invited to attend a celebration of life service Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at Greater Morning Star Baptist Church, 14747 LA-23, Belle Chasse, La 70037.


  • Visitation at 8:00 A.M. until the hour of service.


  • Interment at Ironton Cemetery.


  • Repast to follow at Congratulations Event Hall, 1900 Lafayette St. Suite #6, Gretna, LA 70053.


Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.

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