Clara Barreca Perret, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 10:35 PM. Age 66 Years and a lifelong resident of Norco, LA. Beloved wife of Elton "Tony" Perret, Sr. Loving mother of Elton "T.J." Perret, Jr. (Becky), Donna P. Waguespack (Kerry), Matthew J. Perret (Joelle'), and the late Scott M. Perret. Devoted grandmother of Morgan Perret, Kerry Waguespack, Jr., Angele Perret, Kayla Waguespack, Scott Perret, and Hunter Perret. Daughter of the late Thomas and Frances McKnight Barreca. Sister of Thomas Barreca, Jr., Ida L. Barreca, Frances E. Barreca, and the late Salvadore, Emmett and Emile Barreca. Clara retired after 30 years of service with the St. Charles Parish Public School system. She completed her career at St. Rose Primary School as a Library Technical Assistant. She was dedicated to her St. Joseph Altar for 28 years. Clara was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Altar Society and Bereavement Committee. She was a retired dispatcher for the Norco Volunteer Fire Department and devoted her time to the K of C Red Church Council #3634 for many fundraisers working alongside her husband Tony. Clara loved her Parish Church Fairs and dedicated her services for many years. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 401 Spruce Street, Norco, LA on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM and again on Monday morning, December 30, 2013 after 9:00 AM until 11:45 AM. Followed by a Funeral Mass at 12:00 Noon, with Monsignor Terry Becnel officiating. Interment in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery, Destrehan, LA. In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 401 Spruce Street, Norco, LA 70079 or The
, 2605 River Rd, New Orleans, LA 70121. Condolences may be offered at www.hcalexanderfuneralhome.com. Arrangements under the direction of H. C. Alexander Funeral Home, Norco LA. Information 985-764-6249.
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Published in The New Orleans Advocate from Dec. 28 to Dec. 30, 2013