Ourso Funeral Home

134 Houmas Street, Donaldsonville, LA


Joseph Bourg Rivet

December 16, 1927September 25, 2019

Joseph Bourg Rivet, a native of Maringouin, LA and resident of Belle Rose, LA, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Joe was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather and friend. He loved planting flowers, working in the yard and spending time with his grandkids. Joseph is survived by his two children, Cheryl Jacob and husband, Eddie and Jason Rivet and wife, Kathy; seven grandkids, Joshua Jacob, Kevin Rivet, Becky Decker, David Rivet, Edward “Jake” Jacob, Angelle Blanchard and Paul Decker; seventeen great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lana Dugas Rivet; one daughter, Ovilia Rivet Decker; parents Gil and Ovilia Bourg; adoptive parents, Walter and Alida Rivet; five siblings, Gussie, Caliste and Charles Bourg, Josephine Laurent and Mildred Langlois. Pallbearers will be, Kevin Rivet, David Rivet, Joshua Jacob, Jake Jacob, Paul Decker and Pat Bourg. Visitation will be held on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 8:30am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11am at the Brusly St. Martin Catholic Church in Brusly St. Martin. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. A small reception immediately following the burial will be hosted by the family at the home of Joseph and Lana Rivet, 6650 Highway 996, Belle Rose, LA.


  • Visitation Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, September 30, 2019


Joseph Bourg Rivet

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kevin rivet

September 25, 2019

Pancakes will never be the same without you pawpaw.

Cindy Laurent-Conner

September 25, 2019

Wonderful childhood memories of visiting our families in the Bruly.

Jason and Cheryl Ann - thinking of you at this time.

Love, your cousin Cindy