John Jessie Leger
April 2, 1944  -  December 4, 2012

John Jessie Leger

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Sibille Funeral Home
402 Saizan Avenue
Port Barre, LA  70577
Saturday, December 08, 2012
9:30 am1:30 pm
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Mass of Christan Burial
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
403 Saizan Avenue
Port Barre, LA  70577
Saturday, December 08, 2012
2 pm
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Sibille Funeral Home Chapel
402 Saizan Avenue
Port Barre, LA  70577
Saturday, December 08, 2012
11 am
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403 Saizan Avenue
Port Barre, LA  70577
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Port BarreA Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Port Barre, at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 8, 2012. Rite of Committal and interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery with Fr. Daniel Picard officiating.
It is with great sadness that the family of John Jessie Leger, age 68, announces his passing on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at Opelousas General Health System with his family by his side. Jessie was born on April 2, 1944. He worked for Parish Government where he retired. His retirement joys were cooking for his family and playing on the farm.

He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, of 49 years, Theresa Kidder Leger of Port Barre, his children, Kevin Leger, of Port Barre, Scott Leger and his wife, Kathern of Krotz Spring, and Kim Leger of Fordoche, seven grandchildren, Tara, Tessa, Kylie, Cameron, Scotty, Mary, John Paul

He is preceded in death by his parents Abraham and Lenora Doucet Leger, two grandchildren, Paul, and Roger Scott.

A rosary will be prayed at 11 am in the Sibille Funeral Home Chapel.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held in the Sibille Funeral Home in Port Barre on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:30 am until 1:30 pm.

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Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sibille Funeral Home of Port Barre.


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  1. Scott, Kathy, Scotty, Mary & John Paul Leger
    Krotz Springs, LA

    We miss so much daddy, wish you were still here, I have so much to talk to you about. I miss my go to man. Love so much always.

  2. Donald L Wyble
    Opelousas, LA

    Theresa, little did we know when we saw each other at the pharmacy a short time ago that we would lose Jessie so quickly. My deepest and most heartfelt condolences go out to you and yours in these trying times. Take Care.

  3. Laurence Noel Joyce
    Covington,, LA

    Theresa and family,
    I am sadden to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers
    Love, Laurence Larri

  4. Cameron Sanders
    , LA

    Love and miss you Paw

  5. evelyn doucet
    lafayette, LA

    it is with great sadness i heard of jesse passing my thoughts and prayers go out to his family may god hold them all in the palm of his hand

  6. Vernon Audrey Pastorick
    Greenwell Springs, LA

    Theresa, we were so sorry to find out that Jessie had passed away. We really are at a loss for words except to say that we are so sorry. You, your children, grandchildren, and the rest of your family definitely will be remembered in our prayers.
    Our love to you and yoursGod bless

  7. Liza Trevino
    Corpus Christi, TX

    My condolences to Theresa and family. We love you so much, keeping you in our prayers

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