Orie J. Mendoza

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Wilbert Funeral Home - Plaquemine
24120 Railroad Avenue
Plaquemine, LA

Orie a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend; passed away peacefully on Monday, January 7, 2019 at the age of 86. He was a carpenter, commercial fisherman and former detective with Iberville Parish Sherriff's Office; a resident of Bayou Plaquemine and native of Bayou Chene, La. Visiting will be at Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 5 to 9pm with a Masonic service at 7pm and will resume on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 9am until religious services at 1pm, conducted by Rev. Paul Taylor. Interment will follow at Grace Memorial Park, Plaquemine. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Annie Jones Mendoza; daughter, Debbie Murry and husband Charles; son, Dana Mendoza and wife Yvette; grandchildren, Dana "Laney" Mendoza, Jr., Justin Kane Mendoza and Lexie Jo Chamberlin; nine great grandchildren; sisters, Beverly Ray, Ruth Pence and Lillie Alexander; brothers, Gary, Jerry, Dean and Mark Mendoza and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Daisy Mendoza; and brothers, Hubert, Ivan, Charles and Calvin Mendoza. Pallbearers will be David Pence, Ted Verret, Barry Alexander, Jr, Clint Junot, Huey Martinez, Jr. and Timmy Wisdom, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Blanchard and Glenn Ray. Orie was a very strong and unique person. He was an avid hunter. His hobbies were the Cypress Putt Putt Boat Club and Preservation of the Atchafalaya Basin Heritage. He was the founder of the Bayou Chene Pilgrimage. Please share sympathies, condolences, and memories online at www.wilbertservices.com.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 8 to Jan. 10, 2019
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