Patricia Barry Hess|
LAFAYETTE - A Funeral Service will be held Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette for Patricia Barry Hess, 79, who passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 in Kingwood, Texas.
Visitation will be observed at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until time of services.
A rosary will be recited Friday, September 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Fountain Memorial Funeral Home chapel.
Entombment will follow in Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette.
Father Keith Landry will officiate.
Patricia was born Wednesday, December 6, 1933 in Breaux Bridge. She attended Academy of The Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, St. Bernard's in Breaux Bridge then graduated from Lafayette High School in 1951. She pursued a Bachelor of Science in Business at L.S.U. where she was an active member of the Phi Mu Sorority and graduated with honors at S.L.I., now known as U.L.L. She was loyal Executive Secretary in the Oil and Gas industry and at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
She was active in her community, earning the title of Miss Breaux Bridge in her younger years and was a member of the Ya-Ya Sisters Club. Patricia was an accomplished Pianist and an avid gardener.
Ms. Hess is survived by her two daughters, Patricia Kay Lohman and her husband Jeffery of Houston, TX and Brenda Owens and her husband Daniel of Mandeville; a son William Paul Fuqua of Lafayette; six grandchildren, Amy Fuqua, Jacob Owens Sr, Courtney Owens, Sophie Fuqua, Isabella Lohman and Luke Lohman; one great grandchild, Jacob Owens Jr. and many dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Leslie Raymond Hess; a son, Patrick Barry Fuqua; her father, Patrick Barry Jr. and her mother, Marguerite Gertrude Barry.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Patricia's name to
, Attn: Donor Services
PO Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265-0309, 1-877-GO-KOMEN, www.komen.org.
Online obituary and guest book may be viewed at www.fountainmemorialfuneralhome.com.
Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery of Lafayette, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098 is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the The Advertiser on Sept. 5, 2013