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Ourso Funeral Home

13533 Airline Highway, Gonzales, LA

OBITUARY

Daniel Anthony Porta

February 24, 1949September 5, 2020
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Daniel Anthony Porta, 71, a retired sugar cane farmer of St Amant, LA, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020 after a lengthy illness. He was born February 24, 1949 to the union of Warren and Mary Porta of Convent, LA. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Rose Porta; two daughters, Tanya Lambert and Amy Womack; one son, Danny Porta, Jr.; one sister, Doris Cadow and spouse; and one brother, Warren Porta, Jr. and spouse; and four grandchildren: Blake Lambert, Alexa, Aidan, and Ashton Womack, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Warren Porta, Sr of Convent, LA.; and four sisters, Faye Porta, Mary “Pye” Dragg, Katherine Terrebonne and Jane Babin. Daniel enjoyed his family, and could always be found watching his children and grandchildren’s athletic endeavors. A devout Catholic, Daniel valued his family and faith above everything else. His primary hobby was in grooming his immaculate yard, and making sure that it was up to his high standards. Visitation will be held Friday, September 11, 2020 from 10:00 - 12:00 pm at Ourso Funeral Home in Gonzales. The funeral service will begin at 12pm, and will be directed by Pastor Terry Nelson. Graveside services will follow at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in St. Amant. Pallbearers are: Austin Durbin, Haze Durbin, Kaz Durbin, Jerry Sanchez, Justin Lanoux, and Joseph Lanoux. If you would like to offer the family condolences, please sign the online guestbook at www.oursofh.com. The family would like to give a special thanks to the doctors and nurses of Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Baton Rouge for their care and compassion.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Rose Porta; two daughters, Tanya Lambert and Amy Womack; one son, Danny Porta, Jr.; one sister, Doris Cadow and spouse; and one brother, Warren Porta, Jr. and spouse; and four grandchildren: Blake Lambert, Alexa, Aidan, and Ashton Womack, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Warren Porta, Sr of Convent, LA.; and four sisters, Faye Porta, Mary “Pye” Dragg, Katherine Terrebonne and Jane Babin.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 11, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, September 11, 2020

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Linda & Pete Decoteau

September 10, 2020

We send our deepest condolences. Our thought and prayers are with you and you family.

Mike Gaudet

September 10, 2020

He was a fine man, knew him when he was younger. We both attended Romeville High School.

Diane Mayers

September 9, 2020

So very sorry to hear of your loss. Have very fond memories of the being in the Model A club. Will be praying for all of you.

Sharon and Chuck LeBlanc

September 9, 2020

Rose and family; sending y’all our condolences. Keeping y’all in our prayers.

Lynette Bercegeay

September 9, 2020

Rose......
So sorry for you and your family’s loss. Prayers for everyone.

Rowena Chauvin

September 9, 2020

So sorry for your loss but he put up one heck of a fight with the cancer. He is not in any pain anymore & that is a blessing, thoughts are prayers for you Rose & the family. May God be with you at this time.

Brittany Suire

September 9, 2020

Praying for you and your family. May you feel God’s presence during this difficult time.

Johanna Melancon

September 9, 2020

Rosie, just wanted to let you know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God give you all the peace & strength you need in this difficult time. Much love, Johanna

Samuel Peabody-Farris

September 8, 2020

Rest In Peace uncle Danny. My thoughts and condolences to Aunt Rosie, Amy, Tonya, and Danny.

Judy Alford LeBourgeois

September 8, 2020

May the good Lord wrap his arms around you during this difficult time. I am sorry for your loss.

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