Minuse "Pitch" Hebert
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Minuse "Pitch" Hebert of Pineville, Louisiana, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 6, 2013, surrounded by his wife, daughters and brother.
Born and raised in Mamou, Louisiana, Pitch , who was 84, was a retired U.S. Marine who served his country for 30 years, including active duty in World War II, Korea and Viet Nam. After leaving the Corps, he was employed at Sears in Alexandria, Louisiana, until his retirement in 1987.After his second retirement, Pitch became a volunteer with the AARP Driver Safety Program and was an instructor for the next 18 years.
Pitch was preceded in death by his parents Houston and Lucille Hebert, his brother Eloi Hebert, and his sister Celia Hebert Fontenot. He is survived by his wife of nearly 61 years, Betty Fontenot Hebert, and their three daughters, Gwen Hebert Hulse, husband John I. Hulse IV, Tina Hebert Brockmann, husband Erich Brockmann, Kim Hebert Miller, husband William Miller, and two granddaughters, Laynie and Madeline Miller.Pitch is also survived by his sister Elouise Hebert Tolar and his brother Houston Clyde Hebert, along with a host of dearly loved nieces and nephews.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are; Donald Boldman, Danny Fontenot, Troy Fontenot, Kenneth Hebert, Ray Hebert, and Gene Milam.
Visitaion will be from 4-7 pm on Tuesday January 8, 2013 at Griffin Funeral Home (formerly Forest Lawn) and from 10am until time of service on Wednesday January 9, 2012 at the church.
A funeral mass will be held at 11 am at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in PIneville, followed by interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Griffin Funeral Home.
For those who wish to do so, the family ask that Pitch be remembered by donations to Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 600 Lakeview St Pineville, La 71360, the
Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 9, 2013