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“Dear Katherine and Ray Ray, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Ray visiting us (Aunt Flo, Uncle Eddie and Eddie, Jr.) while he was on leave...Read More »
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“Ray and Mrs. Vidos, I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Vidos. He was a great guy and was always great to me. He never hesitated to teach me...Read More »
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Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson during an 11:00 AM Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Ray Jude Vidos Sr., who passed away at the age of 71 on Sunday, January 10, 2016. He will be laid to rest in the St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum, with Military Honors provided by the United States Army, Fort Polk. Father Herb Bennerfield will be the Celebrant for the Mass and conduct the services.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM, with the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:30 PM. Visitations will resume Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 10:00 AM until time of Mass.

Ray was a native of Morgan City and a resident of Patterson for the past 22 years. After graduating high school he enlisted in the United States Navy and served in Cuba during the Vietnam War. Following being honorably discharged he enlisted in the Rhode Island National Guard with the 861st Engineering Battalion. In 1993 he transferred to the 256th Infantry until retiring from the military in 2006. Also during his earlier years he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was also a longtime patrolman with the St. Mary Sheriff Office and then the Morgan City Police Dept. Some of his favorite pastimes were target shooting and carpentry. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Katherine Moriarty Vidos; his son, Ray Jude Vidos Jr. of Labadieville; one grandson, Sgt. Colin Ray Vidos stationed in Savannah, GA; and two brothers, Jerry Vidos of Florida and Robert Lee of Mamou.

He was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Sweetie Gautreau Lee and Sidney Lee; his father, Charles Vidos; and one brother, Dale Lee.

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