, Port Arthur, Texas

September 9, 2013

Clarence Lee Corbello

The Port Arthur News

IOWA —    Clarence Lee Corbello, 74, passed away in his residence Monday, September 09, 2013.

   Clarence was born March 9, 1939 in Welsh, LA to the late Clarence and Emilie Landry Corbello.  He was a graduate of Lacassine High.  Clarence was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus #9281 and the Optimist club in Lacassine.  He worked as a printer for the Port Arthur News for 30 years as well as the Jennings Daily News. Clarence loved tending to his vegetable garden in his spare time.

   He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ellen Corbello of Iowa; 2 sons, Carroll James Corbello and wife, Karen of Lacassine and Kenneth Wayne Corbello and companion, Serena Dussel of Iowa; 1 daughter, Mary Kathleen Hales and husband, Michael Lee Hales of Iowa; 4 grandchildren, Michael Scott Corbello, Sr., Connor, Caitlain and Kyle Louis Corbello; 2 great grandchildren, Michael Scott Corbello, Jr. and Emily Christine Corbello and 1 sister, Roxanne Corbello of Crowley, LA. He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Bill Corbello and Billy Corbello.

   A Mass of Christian Burial will be in St. Raphael Catholic Church of Iowa on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Bennie Wego officiating. Burial will follow in Lacassine Cemetery under the direction of Johnson & Brown Funeral Home.

  Visitation will begin Tuesday in Johnson & Brown Funeral Home from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. with a Catholic Daughters and Knights of Columbus rosary at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Tuesday in the funeral home from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Raphael Catholic Church building fund or for Masses said,  P. O. Box  849, Iowa, LA 70647.

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