, Port Arthur, Texas

August 29, 2013

Mary Mazel Chretien

The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR —    Mary Mazel Chretien, 86, of Port Arthur, TX passed away Sunday August 25, 2013 at her residence.  Mary Mazel was born January 16, 1927 in St. Martin Parish, LA.  She was a resident of Port Arthur over 60 years and a homemaker.

   She is preceded in death by her parents Samuel and Mary Kately; husband Melvin Chretien and her son, Timothy Chretien.

   She will forever be remembered by her loving children, Mary Ann Casimire, Dianna Faye Jones (Tyrone) and Coretta Hypolite all of Port Arthur and Becky Maurice (Abram) of Houston, TX and daughter-in-law, Elaine Chretien of Port Arthur; two sisters, Ethel Batiste and Victoria Marks; one brother Herman Kately all of St. Martinville, LA; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

   Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Sacred Heart- St. Mary Catholic Church with a viewing from 8 a.m. until service time.  Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.