Paul Michael Hebert, 90, born in Theriot, a native of Bayou Cane, former resident of the Irish Channel (New Orleans) and a resident of River Ridge for the past 5 years, passed away at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until funeral time Monday at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Houma. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the church, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Gray.
He was the beloved husband of the late Ruby Térése Dupré Hebert after having shared 62 years of sacred marriage. Loving father of Druby (Kathy), Paul II (Theresa), Terrin-Ray (Rachelle), Evin, Marius (Ann) Hebert and the late Terence Hebert. Devoted grandfather of Jennifer Hebert, Jessica (Dominick) Porrazzo, Charles, Michael, Daniel and the late Jeremy Hebert and proud great-grandfather of Ashley Porrazzo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Odele and Joseph Hebert; sisters, Lillian Picone, Elda Hebert and Leonise Foreman; brothers, Sam Hebert and Wilson Hebert; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends.
He was a U.S. Army WWII veteran, a retired butcher in the meat packing industry with 42 years of service, a lifelong parishioner of St. Alphonsus Parish and a Blessed Seelos volunteer.
He will be loved and remembered by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, memorial Masses are preferred.
Online guest registry available at ww.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com
Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home in Metairie is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Dec. 14 to Dec. 15, 2013