OBITUARY

Dr Robert "Bob" Emmett Brierty Jr.

December 27, 1930January 31, 2019

Dr. Robert “Bob” Emmett Brierty Jr. of Lake Charles died on January 31, 2019 in Jennings LA. Bob was born in Chicago, IL, December 27, 1930, the adopted son of Robert Sr. and Lorene M. “Babe” (Hager) Brierty. He was married to Patricia Anne Kelly in 1953, they have 7 children, 22 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. In 1984 he married Joan Marie “Jody” Cangelosi in Lake Charles. As an officer,he served as a tissue pathologist in a MASH unit during the Vietnam War. As a civilian he continued work in pathology from Texas to Georgia. He enjoyed watching all types of sports, particularly golf, and attending Catholic Mass daily after quickly completing the daily crossword puzzle. Survivors include his wife, two sons, Robert (Nelly) Brierty, lll, Houston TX; Timothy (Ashley) Brierty, San Antonio, TX; five daughters, Kathleen (Don) Dodson, Fort Worth, TX; Colleen (Robert) Beasley, Snowmass, CO; Maureen (Peter) Boyce, Amarillo, TX; Patricia Corsi, Plano, TX; Margarett (Jason) Maxwell, Spring Branch, TX; four step-sons, Paul (Maxine) Williams, Jr., Indianapolis, IN; Thane Williams, Ocean Springs, MS; Troy (Deborah) Williams, Jemez Springs, NM; Avery (Racquel) Williams, Moss Bluff, LA; two step-daughters, Deni Helms, Ocean Springs, MS; Gabrielle (Jody) Treadwell, Jacksonville, FL; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Ernest J. Helms, Jr.

Visitation will be held at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles on Saturday February 9, 2019 at 10:30am with a Rosary to be prayed at 11:00am. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at St. Martin De Porres Catholic Church at 1pm. Burial will take place at Consolata Cemetery. The family wishes to acknowledge and thank all the wonderful associates at the Veterans War Home who cared for Dad the last year. As well acknowledge and thank the incredible team from Amedisys Hospice who provided loving medical management and comfort care for over 9 months. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com

  • FAMILY

  • Survivors include his wife, two sons, Robert (Nelly) Brierty, lll, Houston TX; Timothy (Ashley) Brierty, San Antonio, TX; five daughters, Kathleen (Don) Dodson, Fort Worth, TX; Colleen (Robert) Beasley, Snowmass, CO; Maureen (Peter) Boyce, Amarillo, TX; Patricia Corsi, Plano, TX; Margarett (Jason) Maxwell, Spring Branch, TX; four step-sons, Paul (Maxine) Williams, Jr., Indianapolis, IN; Thane Williams, Ocean Springs, MS; Troy (Deborah) Williams, Jemez Springs, NM; Avery (Racquel) Williams, Moss Bluff, LA; two step-daughters, Deni Helms, Ocean Springs, MS; Gabrielle (Jody) Treadwell, Jacksonville, FL; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Ernest J. Helms, Jr.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 9, 2019
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Dr Robert "Bob" Emmett Brierty Jr.

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Patty McGrath

February 6, 2019

Thinking of my 7 cousins. Sending my love and a big hug to all of you❤️ Cousin Patty

Dorothy Kramer

February 4, 2019

sorry for your loss. iam joan cangelosi brierty sister

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