Marjorie Duhon Derise

August 3, 1927May 11, 2011

DELCAMBRE — A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Marjorie Derise the former Marjorie Duhon, age 83, at 2:00 pm Friday, May 13, 2011 at Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church with the Rev. Herb Bennerfield officiating. Interment will follow at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a Rosary at 7:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 10:00 am on Friday until service time. A native of Port Neches, Texas and longtime resident of Delcambre, Mrs. Derise passed away at Abbeville General Hospital on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 8:15 am. Mrs. Derise was a member of Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church, the Altar Society and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary which she served as President for one term. She also participated in the Eucharistic Adoration Chapel for many years. She was a seamstress, enjoyed playing cards and having coffee with friends and family. She also loved to cook and go to the movies. She owned and operated the 3 Way Inn for many years with her husband, John Derise. She is survived by her children, Sheila Simoneaux, of Rayne, Tommy Derise and wife Judy; Norman Ray Derise and wife Sally and Louis Derise and wife Marilyn all of Delcambre and Connie Sarkies and husband Don of New Iberia;15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and one due in July. She is also survived by one sister Hilda Stelly, two half siblings Ruby McDonald and Eugene Duhon Jr. and wife Ruby; step sister Rita McDonald and her sister in law, Helen Duhon. She was preceded in death by husband John Derise, her mother Eliza Broussard and her husband Erise Broussard, her father Eugene Duhon, Sr. and wife Martine Duhon; sister Audry Groff , brothers Cleveland Duhon and his wife Corinne and Melvin “Black” Duhon; and brothesr-in-laws Kermit McDonald and J.B.McDonald. Pallbearers will be Kendall and Kevin Simoneaux, Jake and Doug Derise, Shaun Derise, Nick Sarkies and Samuel Derise. The family would like to express their gratitude and appreciation to Hospice of Acadiana, Dr. LeBouef, nurse Judith and social worker Nancy, and the wonderful caring staff of Abbeville General Hospital. To view the online obituary, video tribute, and sign the guestbook, please visit Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, May 13, 2011
  • Visitation Thursday, May 12, 2011
  • Rosary Thursday, May 12, 2011
  • Visitation Friday, May 13, 2011

Marjorie Duhon Derise

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Adrienne Dubois

May 13, 2011

Dearest Derise family,
May God wrap his loving arms around you and your family during this difficult time. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. Love Loren and Adrienne DuBois

Rene Gary

May 12, 2011

I was very sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Rev. Thomas Voorhhies

May 12, 2011

Dear family of Marjorie,
My prayers go out to all of you upon Marjorie's death. She was such a faithful Catholic. I will be offering a Mass for the repose of her soul. God bless you all.
Sincerely in Christ,
Rev. Thomas Voorhies

Margaret Derise

May 12, 2011

Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. My thoughts are prayers are with you all during this difficult time, but know that you will always have an Angel watching over you. May God bless you all!