Funeral services for Edna Mae Ponthier “MawMaw Mae” will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 beginning at 10:00am in St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Belledeau. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 4:00pm to 9:00pm and Wednesday morning beginning at 8:00am until time of service in Escude’ Funeral Home of Mansura. Burial will be in the St. Martin of Tours Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Escude’ Funeral Home of Mansura.
Ms. Ponthier, 87, resident of Hessmer passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 in the Hessmer Nursing Home. She was a member of the St. Martin of Tours Ladies Altar Society for 50 years and a member of the St. Alphonsus Ladies Altar Society for 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her son, Joe Ponthieux; parents, Mitchel and Aline (Ducote) Bordelon; and a brother, Paul Bordelon.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Renee Ponthier of Hessmer; daughters, Beverly Tassin of Mansura, Karen (John) Kavanaugh of Vicksburg, MS, Connie (James) Raff of Hessmer, and Maxine (Byron) Juneau of Belledeau; sister, Loretta Drouin of Centerpoint
She is also survived by twelve grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be, James Raff, Byron Juneau, John Kavanaugh, Denny Clark, Mark Bernard and Chris Savoie.
You were the matriach to the family. You taught by example..to love, pray and guide the next generation.
You can never be replaced but will be in every heart you touched
Laura FolseLacombe, LA
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. R. I. P. Mrs. Edna.
Elaine GauthierOcean Springs, MS