Jo Ann Matte

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, July 31, at 10 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for Jo Ann Matte, 52, who died Monday, July 28, 2014, at 11:42 p.m. in Crowley surrounded by her loving family.

Fr. Mark Miley, associate pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday by Deacon Rodless Leleux. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Jo Ann is survived by her mother, Anna Belle Savoy Matte of Crowley; three sisters, Sandra M. Nelson of Crowley, Pracilla M. Gall and her husband, Bavo, of Lafayette and Missy M. Habetz and her husband, Jason, of Crowley; one brother, Marty Matte and his wife, Patsy, of Lawtell; her maternal step-grandmother, Eurella Savoy of Lawtell; numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews; and her special caregiver, Chloe Alysse Habetz.

 She was preceded in death by her father, John Matte; her maternal grandparents, Joseph and Azena Duplachin Savoy; and her paternal grandparents, Zena Sr. and Zola Daigle Matte. 

Pallbearers will be Jason Habetz, John Levy, Bavo Gall, Lucas Gall, Marty Matte Jr. and Michael Meaux. 

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, 301 North Avenue F, Crowley, LA 70526, 337-783-3313.

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