Catherine Rogers Baker, 76, born in the family home on Gouaux Avenue in Houma, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012.
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Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to funeral time today at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux. Bishop Sam Jacobs will preside over the Mass at 7 p.m. with Rev. Jay Baker as celebrant. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2 in Houma.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 53 years, Harry O. Baker; two sons, Steve of New Orleans and Fr. Jay of Thibodaux; her daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Andy Cook of Kingwood, Texas; her grandchildren, Erin, Ryan, Caitlyn, and Kyle Donegan and their parents, Jeannie and Milton, all of Thibodaux.
She was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Cornelia (nee Cenac) and Nolan Rogers; and her dear sister, Fannie.
Catherine was a graduate of St. Francis de Sales Academy and a parishioner of St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux. She was member of the Terrebonne Garden Club, was dedicated to her exercise groups at the "Y," and was a shark at cards with "Grace's Girls" and others.
In lieu of flowers, at this time the family requests donations to the St. Joseph Ladies Altar Society for flowers throughout the year in her memory.
Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Apr. 6 to Apr. 10, 2012