OBITUARY

Joyce Trahan Dorsey

October 16, 1936December 30, 2020
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NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Homer Lee John Dorsey, the former Joyce Trahan, age 84, at 10:00 am Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Fr. Garett Savoie will be the celebrant. Interment will immediately follow at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery in Delcambre, LA.

A gathering of family and friends will take place on Friday from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Evangeline Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed at 6:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Saturday until 9:30 am.

Mrs. Dorsey was a native of Youngsville and resident of New Iberia. She passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Maison Teche Nursing Home.

Joyce was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. She volunteered as a Pink Lady at Iberia Medical Center and also at St. Francis Diner and Garage Sales. She loved spending time outdoors and sewing. Mrs. Joyce loved her children and absolutely adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom will miss her dearly.

She is survived by three sons, Rene’ Dorsey of New Orleans; Michael Dorsey and wife Jimmie of Reeves and Bryan Dorsey of Youngsville; three daughters, Martha Young and husband Jerry of Seligman, MO; Ginger Dorsey and Mary D. Meche and husband Dwayne all of New Iberia; seven grandchildren, Heather Trevizo and husband Raul; Cody Dorsey and wife Ashley; Staci Darby and husband Jonathan; Brody Meche; Karli Meche; Willa Young and Brittany Young; ten great grandchildren, Noah Gravois; Gabe Trevizo; Karson Trevizo; Olivia Louviere; Everette Lee Dorsey; Caleigh Dorsey; Angelie Savoy; Bryson Savoy; Lili Brooks and John Young; her sister in law and best friend, Ruby Dorsey and brother in law, Don Carmichael.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Homer Lee John Dorsey; parents, Alexandre and Clelie Gerard Trahan; one sister, Beatrice Trahan Conner and one brother, Stanley Trahan.

Pallbearers will be Brody Meche, Cody Dorsey, Jonathan Darby, Raul Trevizo, Jerry Young and Dwayne Meche. Honorary pallbearers will be Noah Gravois, Gabe Trevizo, Karson Trevizo, Olivia Louviere, Mike Dorsey and Karli Meche.

The family would like to thank the staff of Maison Teche Nursing Home, Patricia Thodile, Jackie Gregoire and Michelle Johnson for all of the care given to Mrs. Joyce.

To view the on-line obituary, movie presentation and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • Rene' Dorsey, Son
  • Michael Dorsey (Jimmie), Son
  • Bryan Dorsey, Son
  • Martha D. Young (Jerry), Daughter
  • Ginger Dorsey, Daughter
  • Mary D. Meche (Dwayne), Daughter
  • Heather Trevizo (Raul), Grandchild
  • Cody Dorsey (Ashley), Grandchild
  • Staci Darby (Jonathan), Grandchild
  • Brody Meche, Grandchild
  • Karli Meche, Grandchild
  • Willa Young, Grandchild
  • Brittany Young, Grandchild
  • Ruby Dorsey, Sister in law
  • Don Carmichael, Brother in law
  • Homer Lee John Dorsey, Husband (deceased)
  • Alexandre & Clelie Gerard Trahan, Parents (deceased)
  • Stanley Trahan, Brother (deceased)
  • Beatrice Trahan Conner, Sister (deceased)
  • Mrs. Dorsey is also survived by ten great grandchildren, Noah Gravois, Gabe Trevizo, Karson Trevizo, Olivia Louviere, Everette Lee, Caleigh Dorsey, Angelie Savoy, Bryson Savoy, Lili Brooks and John Young.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brody Meche, Active
  • Cody Dorsey, Active
  • Jonathan Darby, Active
  • Raul Trevizo, Active
  • Jerry Young, Active
  • Dwayne Meche, Active
  • Noah Gravois, Honorary
  • Gabe Trevizo, Honorary
  • Karson Trevizo, Honorary
  • Olivia Louviere, Honorary
  • Mike Dorsey, Honorary
  • Karli Meche, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 1, 2021

  • Rosary

    Friday, January 1, 2021

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 2, 2021

  • A Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, January 2, 2021

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Vicky Bonin

January 6, 2021

Ginger and family, our thoughts and prayers for all of you. God bless all, Vicky and Johnny Bonin

Cindy Kight

January 1, 2021

Mary, Ginger and Family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking with Ms. Joyce over the years, she was a sweet person. God Bless you all

stephanie (Peloquin) Buller

December 31, 2020

My memory of Mrs. Dorsey is a big old smile so welcoming and sweet. Really the whole family but the parents of these sweet 6 kids that moved here to Iowa was just the most sweetest family ever.

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Biography

NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mrs. Homer Lee John Dorsey, the former Joyce Trahan, age 84, at 10:00 am Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Fr. Garett Savoie will be the celebrant. Interment will immediately follow at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery in Delcambre, LA.

A gathering of family and friends will take place on Friday from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Evangeline Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed at 6:00 pm. The funeral home will reopen at 8:00 am on Saturday until 9:30 am.

Mrs. Dorsey was a native of Youngsville and resident of New Iberia. She passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Maison Teche Nursing Home.

Joyce was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. She volunteered as a Pink Lady at Iberia Medical Center and also at St. Francis Diner and Garage Sales.
She loved spending time outdoors and sewing. Mrs. Joyce loved her children and absolutely adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom will miss her dearly.

She is survived by three sons, Rene’ Dorsey of New Orleans; Michael Dorsey and wife Jimmie of Reeves and Bryan Dorsey of Youngsville; three daughters, Martha Young and husband Jerry of Seligman, MO; Ginger Dorsey and Mary D. Meche and husband Dwayne all of New Iberia; seven grandchildren, Heather Trevizo and husband Raul; Cody Dorsey and wife Ashley; Staci Darby and husband Jonathan; Brody Meche; Karli Meche; Willa Young and Brittany Young; ten great grandchildren, Noah Gravois; Gabe Trevizo; Karson Trevizo; Olivia Louviere; Everette Lee Dorsey; Caleigh Dorsey; Angelie Savoy; Bryson Savoy; Lili Brooks and John Young; her sister in law and best friend, Ruby Dorsey and brother in law, Don Carmichael.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Homer Lee John Dorsey; parents, Alexandre and Clelie Gerard Trahan; one sister, Beatrice Trahan Conner and one brother, Stanley Trahan.

Pallbearers will be Brody Meche, Cody Dorsey, Jonathan Darby, Raul Trevizo, Jerry Young and Dwayne Meche.
Honorary pallbearers will be Noah Gravois, Gabe Trevizo, Karson Trevizo, Olivia Louviere, Mike Dorsey and Karli Meche.

The family would like to thank the staff of Maison Teche Nursing Home, Patricia Thodile, Jackie Gregoire and Michelle Johnson for all of the care given to Mrs. Joyce.

To view the on-line obituary, movie presentation and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.