Obituaries

September 20, 2021

James “Buck” McCaa

January 24, 1956 – September 16, 2021 James A. “Buck” McCaa, 65, a native and resident of Houma, LA, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021 […]
September 18, 2021

Austin Bush

February 26, 2000 – September 16, 2021 Austin Spencer Bush, age 21, passed away Thursday September 16, 2021. He was a native and resident of Thibodaux, […]
September 17, 2021

Joseph Cipriano

December 31, 1965 – September 5, 2021 Joseph Cipriano, 55, a native of Waterbury, CT and resident of Houma, Louisiana passed away on September 5, 2021. […]
September 17, 2021

William “Earnie” Farmer

July 25, 1962 – September 10, 2021 William “Earnie” E. Farmer, 59, a native of Virgina and resident of Montegut, LA passed away on September 10, […]
September 17, 2021

Roberta LeBoeuf Baio

October 17, 1933 – August 25, 2021 Roberta LeBoeuf Baio, 87, a native of Montegut and resident of Houma, passed away on August 25, 2021. She […]
September 16, 2021

Paul Scott

May 23, 1928 – September 16, 2021 Paul Essie Scott, age 93, passed away Thursday September 16, 2021. Relatives and friends of the family are invited […]
September 16, 2021

Peggy Dupre

August 12, 1950 – September 4, 2021 Peggy Marie Dupre Dupre, 71, a native of Montegut and resident of Pointe Aux Chene, died at 5:15pm Saturday, […]
September 16, 2021

Malcom Lyons

August 28, 1950 – September 14, 2021 Malcom “Mac” John Lyons, age 71, passed away Tuesday September 14, 2021. He was a native of Chauvin and […]
September 15, 2021

Mona Lodrigue

July 5, 1958 – September 13, 2021 Mona Faye Lodrigue, age 63, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, September 13, 2021. She […]
September 14, 2021

Effie Price

July 7, 1922 – August 26, 2021 Effie Ann Bourg Price, age 99, she was a native of Montegut and a resident of Chauvin. She passed […]
September 14, 2021

Nora Lee Lawther

January 13, 1943 – September 7, 2021 Nora Lee Lawther, age 78, passed away Tuesday September 7, 2021. She was a native of New Orleans and […]
September 13, 2021

Jane Plaisance

Jane Marie Plaisance, age 76, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Jane was a native and longtime resident of Cut Off, […]
September 12, 2021

Angela Brunet

April 5, 1973 – September 5, 2021 Angela LeBouef Brunet, 48, a native and resident of Houma, La was born April 5, 1973 and passed away on Sunday, […]
September 12, 2021

Michael Leonard Stevens

July 31, 1949 – September 7, 2021 Michael Leonard Stevens Sr., a native of Utica, MS and a resident of Gray, LA ended his 23 year […]
September 12, 2021

Elvira Voisin

March 11, 1936 – September 7, 2021 Elvira K. Voisin, 85, native of Houma, La and resident of Grand Caillou, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, […]

The abbreviated Terrebonne and Lafourche obituaries listed below can be viewed in full online at houmatimes.com.

Peggy Ann Swan

Peggy Ann Trahan Swan, 61, a native and resident of Houma, Louisiana, died at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015.



Mrs. Swan was a Christian, an organ donor and a longtime carrier for the Houma Courier.

She is survived by her daughters, Danielle and Danise Swan; three grandchildren; sisters, Linda Trahan and Mona (Easton) LaCompte; brothers, Allen (Sandra) and Gary (Darlene) Trahan; and mother-in-law, Peggy Naquin Swan. (Chauvin Funeral Home)

Allen Danos Jr.



Allen Joseph Danos, Jr., 68, a native of Larose, Louisiana, and resident of Cut Off, Louisiana, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.

Mr. Danos was an Eagle Scout, graduate of Holy Cross High School and LSU, PKT Fraternity, U.S. Army reservist, retired owner of Danos and Curole and active in the community He served many originations in his lifetime, Chamber of Commerce, OMSA, Lafourche Parish Port Commission, Nicholls State University, Holy Rosary Catholic School, Friends of the Rosary, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Catholic Social Services of Houma Thibodaux Diocese, Bayou Community Foundation and many more.

He loved family, horses, hunting, fishing and traveling to France, speaking French to anyone who would listen.



Mr. Danos is survived by his children, Marcel (Andreia), Rene’ (Travis) David, Alyce and Andre (Julie) Danos; his fiancee, Judith Kountoupis of Austin, Texas; brother, Hank Danos; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Burial is at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Cemetery (Falgout Funeral Home)

Nettie May Boudreaux

Nettie May Mazeres Boudreaux, 83, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, and resident of Schriever, Louisiana, died Jan. 23, 2015.



Mr. Boudreaux enjoyed crocheting, knitting and needle-pointing.

Mrs. Boudreaux is survived by her husband of 64 years, Carol Ray Boudreaux; children, Shirleen (Lyle) Trabeaux, Allen (Sue) Boudreaux, Gwen Owens, David (Luci), Danielle and Ronald (Janet) Boudreaux; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leverta Hines and Wanda Ketner; and brother, Reggie Mazeres.

(Landry’s Funeral Home)



Elizabeth Ann Blanchard

Elizabeth Ann Blanchard, 45, a native of Thibodaux, Louisiana, and resident of Houma, Louisiana, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Ms. Blanchard is survived by her mother and stepfather, Janice and Mark Smith; siblings, Donald Jr. (Yoany), Aspaze “Toni”Henry, Francis, Jennifer (John) Chauvin, Donald III, Cinda and Joseph Blanchard; grandmother, Irene Foret; five godchildren; and numerous other relatives.



(Samart Funeral Home)

Mary Jo Graham

Mary Jo Graham, 90, a native of Oktaha, Oklahoma, and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.



Mrs. Graham is survived by her husband, Ranald Graham; son, Michael Graham; daughter, Linda McDermott; and sister, Billye June Seigal Wood.

Burial is at St. John Episcopal Church Cemetery in Thibodaux.

(Landry Funeral Home)



Roger Joseph Naquin

Roger Joseph Naquin, 83, a native of Montegut, Louisiana, and resident of Pointe-AuxChenes, Louisiana, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Mr. Naquin worked 29 years for Texaco. He enjoyed making others’ laugh, computers and time spent with family



He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Emelda Thibodaux Naquin; son, Kerry Paul Naquin; daughters, Jeanetta (Randy) Blanchard, Lavon (Darrell) Champagne; sister, Helen (Junius) Plaisance; seven grandchildren; and 17 great-grand-children.

Burial is at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Cemetery in Pointe-Aux-Chenes.

(Samart Funeral Home)



George Morris Herpin

George Morris Herpin, 76, a native of Crowley, Louisiana, and longtime resident of Houma, Louisiana, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Mr. Herpin retired from Dolphin Service after 20 years. He an avid LSU football fan and, for 25 years, enjoyed volunteering as a coach and driver for Terrebonne Parish Special Olympics. He was a parishioner of St. Bernadette Soubirous Catholic Church.



He is survived by his daughter, Shelly Herpin.

Burial is at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.

(Chauvin Funeral Home)



Lawrence Anthony Morvant

Lawrence Anthony Morvant, 65, a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, and resident of Houma, Louisiana, died at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

Mr. Morvant was member of Lions Club for more than 20 years. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with family



He is survived by his daughters, Charolynn Sterkins, Gwendolynn (Burt) Theriot and Nora Isabel Morvant; son-in-law, Rodney Sterkins; eight grandchildren; two step-grand-children; and three great-grandchildren.

Burial is at Garden of Memories Cemetery (Chauvin Funeral Home)

Adeline Bernard



Adeline Legendre Bernard, 49, a native and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

Mrs. Bernard is survived by her husband of 30 years, Michael Bernard; mother, Byrne Ellender Legendre; daughters, Julie and Alyce Bernard; brothers, Irving III and Willard Legendre; and sisters, Mary Byrne Borderlon and Katherine Hebert.

Interment is at St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux. (Landry’s Funeral Home)



Florence Moore

Florence Naquin Moore, 84, a native of Raceland, Louisiana, and resident of Houma, Louisiana, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

Mrs. Moore is survived by her sons, Kenneth (Teresa), Charles (Cheryl) and Lee Paul Moore; daughters, Judith (Raymond) Pledger, Patricia Scott, Phyllis Rhodes and Anna (Mackie) Duplechain; brother-in-law, Gary (Glenda) Moore; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grand-children.



Burial is at New Hope Cemetery in Bayou Blue, Louisiana. (Falgout Funeral Home)

Yvonne Josephine DeHart

Yvonne Josephine DeHart, 57, a native of Brownsville, Texas, and resident of Theriot, Louisiana, died at 7:52 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.



Mrs. DeHart was a parishioner of St. Eloi Catholic Church. She loved the outdoors and time spent with family

She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Eura DeHart Sr.; sons, Eura Jr., Lance (Careese) and Clevis DeHart; daughter, Iva (Avery Jr.) Lirette; brothers, John Jr. (Lori) and Johnny (Lucy Sisco) Elderton; sister, Lavonne (Sterling Jr.) Liner; and four grandchildren.

Burial is at St. Eloi Catholic Church Cemetery (Chauvin Funeral Home)



Rita Amanda Catanese

Rita Amanda Catanese, 93, a native of Napoleonville, Louisiana, and resident of Houma, Louisiana, died at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

Mrs. Catanese was a parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral. She enjoyed tending to her roses, and frequenting bingo halls and horse races with friends.



She is survived by her sisters, Doris Leidenheimer and Maude Bilello.

Burial is at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.

(Chauvin Funeral Home)



Bernice Mae Brieden

Bernice Mae Brieden, 98, a native of Hondo, Texas, and resident of Houma, Louisiana, died at 10:35 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.

A member of First United Methodist Church, Mrs. Brieden was an independent, caring lady with a pioneer spirit. One of nine children, she grew up in San Antonio. “Mrs. B” was a homemaker for 33 years until her husband’s death in 1965.



Trade school prepared her for work, which she did with the City of Houma through 1981. Afterward, she volunteered at Terrebonne General Medical Center and worked part-time at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, retiring on her 95th birthday.

She loved to cook, do crossword puzzles, sew and crochet, and was known for crocheting lap robes for senior citizens.

Mrs. Brieden is survived by her sons, Philip (Jane) and Michael (Sarah) Brieden Sr.; daughter, Phylles (James) Lagarde; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; brother, Donald (Waynette) Sorrells; and sister, Louise Evans.



Burial is at Garden of Memories Cemetery.

(Chauvin Funeral Home)

Gerard John Rodrigue



Gerard John Rodrigue, 83, a native of Chackbay, Louisiana, and resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.

Mr. Rodrigue was a devout Catholic and a founding parishioner of St. Genevieve Catholic Church, where he served as a Eucharistic minister. He was a long-time Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 1114. He is a retired educator of Lafourche Parish School Board, serving as principal of Chackbay Elementary School for 22 years, of W.S. Lafargue for six years, and as supervisor of child welfare and attendance for seven years.

Mr. Rodrigue was a lifetime member of the Louisiana Retired Teachers Association and an active member of the Lafourche Parish Retired Teachers Association. He enjoyed socializing, traveling, photography, dancing and spending time with family.



He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Anna Louise Battaglia Rodrigue; sons, Gerard Jr. (Madelyn), Christopher (Barbara), Gregory and Justin (Melisa) Rodrigue; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Roy Rodrigue; and half-brother, Edward Legendre.

Interment is at St. Joseph Cemetery.

(Landry’s Funeral Home)



Van Alsbrook Jr.

Van Alsbrook Jr., 87, a native of Homer, Louisiana, and resident of Houma, Louisiana, died Saturday, January 17, 2015.

Mr. Alsbrook enjoyed his 20-plus years of retirement living and fishing at Toledo Bend with his loving wife of 56 years. He loved attending Noble Baptist Church.



He is survived by his wife, Faye Alsbrook; sons, Lt. Col. Michael (Lindy) and Van (Sandy) Alsbrook; daughters, Vanessa Valure; Laura (Kurt) Landry and Ruth Ann Anderson; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sister, Louise (Mason) Sweeney.

Burial is at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Gray, Louisiana.

(Falgout Funeral Home)



Dudley G. Adams

Dudley G. Adams, 79, a native and resident of Cut Off, Louisiana, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.

Mr. Adams was an Army veteran, and a deacon at South Lafourche Baptist Church. He loved to hunt, especially for deer, ad fish.



He was the captain and owner of the Todd Ann.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rose D. Adams; daughter, Ann (Archie) Trosclair; son, Todd (K. Jordan) Adams; two grandchildren; brothers, Cleo and Duffy Adams; and sister, Mildred Adams Duet.

Burial is at Cheramie Cemetry.



(Samart-Mothe Funeral Home)

Dennis Ray Matherne

Dennis Ray “Menue” Matherne, 57, a native of Raceland, Louisiana, and resident of Lock-port, Louisiana, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015.



Mr. Matherne is survived by his wife of 26 years, Darla Adams Matherne; son, Dennis Matherne Jr.; daughters, Destiny and Kristy Matherne; parents, Raymond and Nona Matherne; brothers, Dwain and Leon Matherne; sisters, Donna Landry, Julie Breaux and Valerie Bourgeois; and two grandchildren. Burial is at Holy Savior Catholic Church Cemetery. (Falgout Funeral Home)

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