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“James and Jane, we are sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. May she RIP and return to the open arms of your Father who has waited so long for...Read More »
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“So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with the Rockenbaugh family. ”
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Funeral services celebrating the life of Carmelite Florine Menard Rockenbaugh will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson during an 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Following services, she will be laid to rest in the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum. Father Herb Bennerfield will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time, with the Holy Rosary being prayed at 10:00 a.m.

Ms. Florine passed away at the age of 92 on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Teche Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She was a native of Kaplan, the third of sixteen children born to Arthur and Estella Menard. She married her husband, Gilman J. Rockenbaugh Sr. on February 2, 1946 and has resided in Patterson ever since.

Those she leaves to cherish her memory include her son, Gilman James Rockenbaugh Jr. and his wife Adonica; her daughter, Jane Rockenbaugh; two sisters, Lucille Barras and Nola Menard and her husband Pat; two granddaughters, Denise Landry and her husband John and Jamie Gros and her husband Jonathan; four great grandchildren, Jill Landry, Riley Landry, Henley Gros, and Lily Landry; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilman James Rockenbaugh Sr.; her parents, Arthur Menard and Estella Dubois Menard; and eight sisters and five brothers.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.