Fr. Louis A. "Doc" Poché, SJ, died Feb. 7 in Grand Coteau, La. Born at Welham Plantation in Hester, La. on April 17,1925, he was one of eight sons of Louis Aristée Poché and Lydia Keller Poché. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Raymond and Anthony Poché. He is survived by his brothers Leon, James, Neal, Jay and John, as well as a large extended family. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1942 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1955. He served in many roles for 13 years at Loyola University before doing pastoral work in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Grand Coteau. Visit www.jesuitscentralsouthern.org. Services: Funeral Mass at 2:00 p.m. on Sat. Feb. 18 at St. Charles College Chapel in Grand Coteau, with a one-hour visitation beforehand. Burial will be at the Jesuit Cemetery, Grand Coteau.
St Charles Church
174 Church St
Grand Coteau, LA 70541
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Feb. 11 to Feb. 18, 2017