Ofelia “Fay” Rivas Fuselier LeBlanc

Published 4:23 pm Tuesday, March 22, 2011

   Ofelia “Fay” Rivas Fuselier LeBlanc, 64, of Bridge City, died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Tyler County Hospital in Woodville.

   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with Deacon Harvey Dubois, officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.

   Visitation will be from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home in Orange.

   Born in Port Arthur, Texas on June 20, 1946, Fay was the daughter of Tom and Mary Ann (Martinez) Rivas. She’s a member of the Catholic faith.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Robert Fuselier; and granddaughter, Ashley Mercer.

   Fay is survived by her husband, Edwin LeBlanc of Orangefield and daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Lester O. Brittain of Nederland, Nancy and Christopher Mercer of Orange, and Bobbie and Matt Buss, Sr. of Nederland.

   She is also survived by her 6 grandchildren; brothers, John and Larry Rivas; sisters, Virginia Fichera, Nora Reaux and Lydia Braddock; step-children, Dianne Chesson, Duane LeBlanc and Jerry LeBlanc; and 9 step-grandchildren.

   Serving as Pallbearers will be Christopher Robert Mercer, Ryan Nichols, Melton Marceaux, Garrett King, James Williams and Ray Fuselier.