Catherine Poche "Ms. Cat" Clement

A devoted wife and loving mother with a great zest for life, she departed at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Bluebonnet, after a long battle with cancer. She was born May 6, 1932, a native of Port Allen and resident of Plaquemine. Visiting at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plaquemine, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at noon. Burial at Grace Memorial Park. Survived by her husband of 63 years, Milton Charles Clement; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diana and Carl LeMay; and Robynn and Harry Holtrop; a brother, Tom Poche and wife Elmire; grandchildren Tynia LeMay Blanchard and husband Brent; Brandon LeMay; Travis Brignac and friend Tracy Delapasse; David Hebert and wife Nichole; Kristy Brignac Smith and husband Keith; Arent and Austyn Holtrop; eight great-grandchildren: Chase Blanchard and wife Brooke; Alana Blanchard; Landon LeMay; Joel and Brady Brignac; Katheryne, Kesley and Kayde Hebert; son-in-law Paul Brignac; and sisters-in-law Judy Poche; brother-in-law Charles Foster; and a nephew who was more like a loving son, Darryl Cheek and wife Patricia.; brother-in-law Louis J. Clement and wife Mary Rose; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Terryn Alana Clement Brignac; a son, Wayde Joseph Clement; parents, Allen Sr. and Mary Fremin Poche; sisters Ida Mae Poche Dupont, Tootie Camille Poche Deselles, Barbara Poche Foster and Mary Louise Poche Bourgeois; brothers Allen Poche Jr., Paul Poche and Wayne Poche; sisters-in-law, Loretta Poche and Marlene Poche; a sister-in-law who was more like a loving sister, Mary Lois Clement; brother-in-law Clarence Ory Dupont. Special thanks go to the staff at Baton Rouge General-Bluebonnet, Dr. Debra Abernathy and Synergy Home Health, Vickie Verret and Sara Myers. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Greater Baton Rouge Cancer Services.

Published in from Feb. 3 to Feb. 5, 2013