OBITUARY

Ruby Ann (LeBlanc) Joffrion

December 20, 1924August 6, 2018
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Ruby Ann Joffrion, 93, entered into eternal life on Monday, August 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by Horace Joffrion, her husband of over 49 years and a brother, Paco LeBlanc. Ruby is survived by her son Cliff and his wife Cindy; daughter Margaret von Sehrwald and her husband Uwe; grandchildren Detlef and Bjorn von Sehrwald; brother Allen LeBlanc; sister Eulalia Authement and her husband Russell; sister Claire Wipple, numerous nieces, nephews and many dear friends.

Ruby was born in Chauvin, Louisiana. She graduated from Terrebonne Parish High School in 1942. She attended Mercy School of Nursing in New Orleans, Louisiana and became a registered nurse. Ruby went on to work in various facilities, including Mercy Hospital in New Orleans and Sam Houston Hospital in Houston, Texas. She moved to Houston in 1964 with her husband and two children. When her children had grown, Ruby enjoyed traveling overseas and spent time in Hamburg, Louisiana. She was a member of the St. Jerome Catholic Church community for over 54 years and was active in the senior group.

In her later years, Ruby enjoyed sewing, crafts, reading, and spending time with her two grandchildren, family, and friends. Throughout her life, she maintained a sweet and simple demeanor that won the trust and hearts of many. Ruby had an unwavering determination and started each day with plan and purpose. She was a loving mother and friend to many. She will be dearly missed.

Family and friends will gather and share memories of this wonderful woman during a visitation from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm on Sunday, August 12, 2018, in the chapel of Waltrip Funeral Directors, 1415 Campbell Road in Houston, where the Rosary, led by Deacon Dan O'Dowd, will be prayed at 5:00 pm. A reception will follow the Rosary at 6:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Monday, August 13th at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 8825 Kempwood, with Reverend Monsignor Dan Scheel as celebrant. Entombment will follow in the Oaks Mausoleum at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, 13001 Katy Freeway, also in Houston.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Michael Amoruso
  • David Fisher
  • Spencer Joffrion
  • Dean LeBlanc
  • Timothy LeBlanc
  • Bjorn von Sehrwald
  • Detlef von Sehrwald

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, August 12, 2018
  • The Rosary Sunday, August 12, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, August 13, 2018
  • Rite of Committal Monday, August 13, 2018
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Biography

Ruby Ann (LeBlanc) Joffrion was born in Chauvin Louisiana on Saturday, December 20, 1924, to parents, Justin and Marguerite (Giroir) LeBlanc. She graduated from Terrebonne Parish High School in 1942, then attended Mercy School of Nursing in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ruby became a registered nurse and went on to work in various facilities, including Mercy Hospital in New Orleans and Sam Houston Hospital in Houston, Texas. Ruby moved to Houston in 1964 with her husband, Horace Clifton Joffrion, Jr. and two children, Cliff and Margaret. When her children had grown, she enjoyed traveling overseas and spent time in Hamburg, Louisiana. She was a member of the St. Jerome Catholic Church community for over 54 years and was active in the senior group.

In her later years, Ruby enjoyed sewing, crafts, reading, and spending time with her two grandchildren, family, and friends. Throughout her life, she maintained a sweet and simple demeanor that won the trust and hearts of many. Ruby had an unwavering determination and started each day with plan and purpose.

At 12:41 p.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018, Ruby entered into eternal life, joining her parents, a brother, Paco LeBlanc, and Horace, her beloved husband of over 49 years. She was a loving mother and friend to many who will be dearly missed by her loving son, Cliff and his wife Cindy; daughter, Margaret von Sehrwald and her husband Uwe; grandchildren, Detlef and Bjorn von Sehrwald, as well as her brother, Allen LeBlanc; sister, Eulalia Authement and her husband Russell; sister, Claire Wipple, other family members and many dear friends.