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“Kathyrn and family, We are very sorry to hear about your father, we send our deepest sympathies. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: Gwen and Gary Burgess

“Worked for Norman, enjoyed many a duck hunt with him on his lease as we entertained customers. His hysterical quiet sense of humor, his self...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Lionel Landry - Friend

3 of 21 | Posted by: GAYLE CHASE - MORGAN CITY, LA

“Merry, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I still have many memories that the Class of '59 at MCHS made our senior year. Norman was...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Valerie Evans - CA - Friend

“Sending Prayers for your Family Kathryn. Praying for strength and understanding for the family. Peace be with ya'll ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Regina Ryker - Morgan City, LA

“Mrs. Merry, Billy and Kathryn,I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Norman. I have such wonderful childhood memories of sitting in your kitchen while...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Rene' Talbot - Huntsville, AL

“We are sending prayers for Norman and the family. He was a very respected man in the community. Sorry for your loss> Maurice and Sandra Roberie ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Maurice and Sandra Roberie - LA

“So sorry for your loss ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Deborah Lodrigue - Patterson, LA

“Kat, I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. You and your family are in my, Jessie ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Jessie Gauthier - Thibodaux, LA

“Bill, Ashley, Mary Grace, Lil Bill, Kathryn and Nic, it is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I send my condolences. He was loved by many and...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Maureen Alfred - Morgan City, LA

“My heart aches at the loss of Mr. Norman. My two daughter were blessed to have Mr Norman teach them Come Lord Jesus and as a result we all are...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Nicol Armato - Patterson, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of Mr. Norman. We spent many weekends with you all hanging out, in the kitchen most of the...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Brenda Gaudet-Robinson - TN

“Merry and family. I am so saddened at the news of Normans death. He was such a wonderful person and so loved by his family. I know your hearts are...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Pat and Virginia Myers - TX

“Kathryn, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers. ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Kelley (LaVerne) Thomas - Tomball, TX

“Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Lisa, Ronnie, and Evan Mire - LA

“So sorry for your family''s loss. I did not know him well, but I remember him as a very nice man with a great family. Your in our prayers ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Don Theall

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember coming to your house after we all went to Europe and he was just such a sweet man. Please accept my...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Lisa Byrne Thibodeaux - IN

“Bill and Kathyn,I"m sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Prayers are sent to you and family. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Fredrick Fondren - Tulsa, OK

“Merry, I am so sorry to hear of Norman's passing. I am praying that the Lord will carry you through this difficult time. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Lynn Segura - Lafayette, LA

“Kathryn, I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I will be keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.Lesley ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Lesley Gilbert-Huval - New Iberia, LA

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Mr. Norman rest in God's eternal peace and may...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Funeral services for Norman Patrick Hymel, Jr. will be held Friday, January 20, 2017, during a 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Patterson.

Msgr. J. Douglas Courville, JCL will be the Celebrant for the Mass with Fr. Conley Bertrand, Fr. Randall Moreau, Fr. Michael Russo, and Msgr. Richard Green concelebrating. A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Mr. Norman Patrick Hymel, Jr., a former resident of Morgan City and longtime resident of Patterson passed away at the age of 75 on Monday, January 16, 2017, at his home surrounded by loved ones. He graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University. After working in the oil field for many years, he founded NORMCO Contractors, Inc. Following his retirement, he worked closely with the Come, Lord Jesus! program for over 20 years, with a special interest in faith formation of young people.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Merry Beth Barstow Hymel; his son, William Barstow Hymel and his wife Ashley Alfortish Hymel; his daughter, Kathryn Hymel; six grandchildren, Nicolas Patrick Guarisco, Kathryn Ryan Guarisco, Gabrielle Guarisco, John Robert Hymel, Mary Grace Hymel, and William Barstow Hymel, Jr.; great nephew, Don Diaz, Jr.; and great granddaughter, Isabella Elise Thompson.

He was preceded in death by his son, John Robert Hymel.

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