Joseph S. "Joe" Comeaux

Joe Comeaux, 86, a 60-year resident of Pasadena, peacefully entered his eternal rest on Sept. 12, 2013. He was born on May 6, 1927, to Laurent and Nolia Comeaux in New Iberia, Louisiana. After three years in the Army, he graduated from Loyola University (New Orleans) with a B.A. in Accounting. Employed by various corporations in the Houston area, Joe concluded his career as CFO of Delta Steel, working there 20+ years. Joe also prepared income tax returns for many grateful individuals for a number of years. In the Pasadena community, he was active in Knights of Columbus, the Pasadena Coin Club, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Pasadena Chamber Music Society. He was a long-time supporter of the Houston Symphony and Grand Opera. Joe served the St. Pius V Catholic community since 1960 as Lector, Usher, Minister of the Eucharist, Money Counter, lead the Rosary before Mass, and Intercessory Prayer Ministry. He was one of the first in line when the Catholic Church opened its doors to pay people in ministry. He is survived by his loving wife, Nylda Comeaux, and their seven children: Dr. Margaret Western of Roswell, New Mexico; Anthony Comeaux of League City; Nylda Jackson of COto de Caza, California; Theresa Danne of Palm Springs, California; Maria Tyrrell of Spring; Anne-Marie Comeaux of Pasadena; Cathy Comeaux-Wright of Richmond; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and his brother, Norm Comeaux, of Naples, Florida. A memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 1PM at St. Pius V Church, 824 Main St, 77506, officiated by Fr. Wayne Wilkerson. A Rosary will be said in his honor by the Knights of Columbus on (TBA). In lieu of flowers, contributions will be gratefully accepted by St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church Seminarian Fund, 8200 Roos Rd., Houston 77036, (713) 774-7475 or Altus (Hospice) Foundation, 11233 Shadow Dreek Parkway, Ste.123, Pearland, 77584, (281) 493-9744, "In memory of Joe Comeaux".

Published on from Sept. 15 to Sept. 28, 2013