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Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home

4841 39Th Street, Port Arthur, TX

OBITUARY

John Clifford Hebert Sr.

July 6, 1924October 6, 2019
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John Clifford, “Jay” Hebert Sr., of Groves, Texas passed away at home at the age of 95. He was born on July 6, 1924 in Port Arthur, TX to Laurent & Laurina Hebert. He lived in Groves most of his life. He was employed at Texaco Refinery as a Lab Technician for 41 years before his retirement and was also a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Groves. He served this country in the 869th Bomb Squadron of the Army Air Core in WWII as a Corporal. He enjoyed crabbing, fishing and watching sports on T. V.

A gathering of friends and family will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Grammier-Oberle Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at Immaculate Conception-St. Peter Catholic Church with Rev. J.C. Coon, serving as celebrant. Rite of Committal will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

John is preceded in death by his parent’s; his wife, Margaret Hebert and his son, John Clifford Hebert Jr.; and sister, Mary Mazel Doré.

John is survived by his son, David Wayne Hebert and wife Patti of Nederland, Texas and daughter-in-law Brenda Hebert of Warren, Texas. He is also leaves behind grandchildren, John D. Hebert and wife, Nutshara of Thailand, James D. Hebert and wife Sarah of Angleton, Texas, Jaime Hebert Oldbury and husband Jonathan of Mauriceville, Texas, Bethany Hebert Stevens and husband Justin of Port Arthur, Texas, Jeremy Hebert and wife Amanda of Orange, Texas; great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Madison, Ethan, Jacob, Mason, George, Hannah, and Nathan; sisters, Charlene Theriot, Barbara (Bobbie) Beaugh and Emily Sexton, and a host of nieces and nephews to cherish his memories.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Amedisys Hospice Foundation at amedisys.com/about/foundation.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • John Daniel Hebert , Pallbearer
  • James Daniel Hebert , Pallbearer
  • Jeremy Hebert , Pallbearer
  • Justin Stevens, Pallbearer
  • Jonathan Oldbury, Pallbearer
  • Larry Doré, Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, October 9, 2019

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Wsnda Guidry

October 9, 2019

I have so many good memories I could share but the best thing I can say is Jay ALWAYS greeted with a big smile and I never heard him say a bad word about anyone! He was al about making sure everyone was happy. He loved Margie and his family! One of my fondest memories of him is when I ran into him at KMart. He was squatted down spraying cans of hair spray trying to find the can that sprayed the best. He said Margie would send him back if he did get one that sprayed good. He was a precious person. Our family loved him so much! He called me Sissie because of our family connection.

Yvette Doré Champagne

October 8, 2019

There are way to many memories to list them all, but here are some of my favorites.
He always played with Evan, even got on the floor with him until he was 90.
He loved picking on his sisters, anytime they would be talking about the soap opera he’d pull his hankerchief out of his back pocket, wave it as if to surrender & then wipe the pretend tears from his eyes 😂
He ALWAYS had a smile on his face, I seriously cannot remember him without a smile.
He could always make me laugh, I will miss him more than he would’ve ever imagined.
Give everyone up there a kiss Uncle Jay, I love you 😘

Janelle Arrington

October 7, 2019

There are so many memories when someone is so much a part of your life. I had a long conversation with my brother, Merrill, today; and we both teared up talking about our great times with the Heberts. They were our second family, and our parents were best friends. I was nearly an adult when I found out we were not actually related. Weiner roasts in their backyard, badminton, homemade ice cream, trips to the beach, Margie’s spaghetti and pecan pie, just a few of the memories. Nobody could make us laugh like Jay. I know they are having a big reunion in Heaven. God Bless the family and give them peace. Love y’all, Janelle and Merrill

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