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Peter "Pill Saw" Encalade entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at the age of 69. Peter was born on April 18th, 1947. He was the son of the late Harriet and Nelson Encalade, Sr.
He was the brother of Nelson (Leollia) Encalade, Jr., Gladys (Samuel) Encalade-Riley, the late Shirley Mae (Aaron) Green, Gloria Mae (Wallace) Picquet, Geraldine (Irvin) Riley and Lawrence (Carolyn) Encalade.
He was the Godson of Dorothy Camel and the late Ernest Griffin, Sr. Peter attended Phoenix High School.
Peter was cared for by his loving and devoted sister, Gladys Encalade-Riley, his devoted nephew, Samuel Riley, Jr. and his devoted niece, Mickerria (Albert) Bentley. Peter was preceded in death by his parents, Harriet and Nelson Encalade, his sisters Shirley Mae Encalade Green, Gloria Mae Encalade - Picquet, Geraldine Encalade - Riley, his brother Lawrence Encalade, his grandparents Georgiana Camel and Theresa (Louis) Encalade, his uncles Richard (Mary) Encalade and James Encalade, his aunts Bertha and Rose Encalade.
Relatives and friends of the family, pastors, officers and members of St. John Baptist Church, and all neighboring churches, employees and staff of Plaquemines Parish Government, St. Bernard Parish Hospital, Fern Crest Manor, New Orleans East Hospital, Uptown Nursing Health Center, Touro Infirmary Hospital, Jo Ellen Smith Living Center, Canon Hospice/Nurse Eliska, Acadian Ambulance Service, Dr. Bertucci, Dr. Erica Jackson, Dr. LaCorte and Nurse Practitioner, Melissa are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at St. John Baptist Church, 7047 Highway 39, Bertrandville, LA at 11:00am. Visitation will begin at 9:00am. Officiating: Pastor John Riley, Jr. Interment: St. Joseph Cemetery, Phoenix, LA. Arrangements by: D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 1020 Virgil Street, Gretna, LA. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign online guestbook.