Claire C. DeRise, 85, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 in a local care center.
She was born in Rayne, Louisiana, and was a member of St. Theodore Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Roy DeRise of Lake Charles; son, Robert DeRise and wife, Linda of Lake Charles; daughter, Elizabeth Cortez and husband, Edmond of Krammer, LA; 2 brothers; 3 sisters; 10 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2010 at Hixson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff. Deacon Jack Reynolds will officiate. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday with a Rosary being prayed at 6:30 p.m. The family would like to thank Brighton Bridge Hospice and Landmark of Lake Charles for all they did in caring for Mrs. Claire. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com