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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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Wilbert “Capt. Willie” Joseph Matherne, 86, a native and resident of Cut Off passed away on September 17, 2019.

A visitation will be held at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Larose on Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 a.m. until service time. Military honors will be given at 9:00 a.m. with Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. with burial following in the Church Cemetery.

Mr. Wilbert is survived by his daughters, Jada M. Toups (Danny) and Willa M. Acosta (Clyde Jr.); grandchildren, Trey and Laney Acosta and John and Melissa Toups; great grandchildren, Aubrie, Presley, Emma, and Charlie, and brother, Harrison Matherne and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Matherne was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Olympia Rivet Matherne; brothers, Edmond, Morrison, Norman, Tilman, and Herman, and sisters, Madeline Falgout and Earline Matherne.

Capt. Willie was a retired tugboat captain, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of the Holy Name Society.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made in Mr. Wilbert’s name to a Veteran Association of your choosing.

Samart-Mothe Funeral Home of Cut Off is entrusted with arrangements.