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August 8, 1963 - February 7, 2019

Funeral Services will be held at a 10:00 a.m. 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, Texas 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. Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.
The family requests that visitation be observed at St. Peter’s Catholic Church of Pine Prairie on Sunday, February 10, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. A rosary will be recited by Father Kenneth Mayne at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Visitation will resume on Monday, February 11, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.
Philip A. Siffert was born in Ville Platte, 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 outdoors man 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, great nieces, and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Neva Guillory Siffert; and step daughter, Melissa Humphries.
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

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