Shirley Mae Bordelon passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, July 29, 2011 at her home in White Castle after a 4 ½ year battle with cancer.
Shirley is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law Melanie LeBlanc and husband Ronnie of Plaquemine and Catherine Richard and husband Joseph "Joe" of White Castle; four sons and daughters-in-law Gaston Louie Bordelon III and wife Ellen of Gonzales, Mark and wife Patty, John Wayne and wife Carolyn, and Brian and wife Christie all of White Castle; 15 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; three brothers John B. "Son" Dawson, Theodore "Teddy" Dawson, and Lawrence "Larry" Dawson; three sisters Jackie Tomb, Sally Dee Lee, and Rosemary Seymour. She was preceded in death by her husband Gaston Louie Bordelon Jr., son Gary Bordelon, parents John B. and Blanche Dawson of St. Francisville, and brother John "Tut" Dawson.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 30, 2011 at Ourso Funeral Home in White Castle 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and continue on Monday, August 1, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. – 10:45a.m. Mass of Christian Burial to follow Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in White Castle at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Rev. Joey Angeles. Entombment will follow in White Castle Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be Jason Dufour, R.L. "Bubba" Downs, Shannon LeBlanc, Shaun Bordelon, Duane Bordelon, Christopher Bordelon, and Dakota Richard. Honorary Pallbearers will be John B. "Son" Dawson, Theodore "Teddy" Dawson, and Lawrence "Larry" Dawson.
The family would like to give a special thanks to all the nurses of Comfort Care Hospice and Home Health of Plaquemine. Special thanks goes to the wonderful care Shirley received from her caregiver Sucelia Domingue of White Castle, Catherine and Judy Johnson of Vidallia, La. Special thanks to Darrell and Thelma Landry.
Condolences can be made at www.oursowhitecastle.com.
Arrangements under the direction of Ourso Funeral Home, White Castle, LA.