Rita Loupe Matherne, 88, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died on Jan. 22.
Visitation was held Jan. 29 at Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland. A funeral service followed in the funeral home parlor with burial in St. Gertrude Cemetery in Des Allemands.
Matherne is survived by her son, Faron P. Matherne (Wilma Gaudet Matherne); sister, Lena Loupe Seller; grandchildren, Nathan Matherne (Megan Chestnut), and great-grandchildren, Grady and Arlie Matherne.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice Joseph Matherne; parents, Anicet and Alida Loupe; brothers, Taylor, Lester, Brand, Clarence, Dudley, and Lucky Loupe; and grandchild, Aaron Matherne.
She was a true description of a mother who loved her grandchildren.
Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.