Obituaries

Roberta Martin Olivier

Thibodaux – Roberta “Bobbie” Martin Olivier was born on February 3, 1924, in St. Martinville, La. to James J. Martin Sr. and May Fournet M­­­artin. After completing high school, Bobbie moved to New Orleans where she attended Sophie Newcomb College and Soulé College. She married Albert G. “Moose” Olivier Jr. in 1949 then moved to Thibodaux shortly thereafter where she lived for the remainder of her life.

Herbert Clement Pontiff

Henderson – A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church for Herbert Clement Pontiff, 86, who passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family.
Visiting hours were observed at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday and continue on Monday at 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
A rosary wase prayed at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Alton ‘Big Al’ Joseph Romero

St. Martinville – A Memorial Mass was celebrated at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church for Alton “Big Al” Joseph Romero, 70, who passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018, at New Iberia Manor North.
Rev. Rusty P. Richard officiated at the Memorial Mass. Gift Bearers were Carol Romero Hall and Larry J. Romero.
Interment will be held at a later date.

Mary Ann B. Ledbetter

St. Martinville – A Funeral Service is pending for Saturday, Nov. 3, at Pellerin Funeral Home for Mary Ann B. Ledbetter, 84, who passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
Visiting hours will be observed from 4 until 8 p.m. on Friday, and continue on Saturday.
Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.
She is survived by her sons, Kenneth, Dennis and Stephen Ledbetter; brother, Bradley Bienvenu; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James M. Ledbetter; and her brothers, Gary and Gene Bienvenu.

John Adam Polite

St. Martinville – A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Union Baptist Church for John Adam “Butch” Polite, 66, who passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018, at Iberia Medical Center.
He is survived by his sisters, Joyce P. Ebow, Shirley Skipper, Gloria P. Gardner and Marlene P. Foster.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Louis and James A. Polite; and his sister, Mary A.e Fontenette.
Pellerin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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