Deborah “Debbie” Boudreaux Duhon, 72, a resident of Morgan City, passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.
Debbie was born on November 6, 1949, in Morgan City, the daughter of Claude Boudreaux and Dorothy Barrilleaux Boudreaux.
Debbie, also known as Maw D to many, started her career as a hairdresser and soon became a loving wife, a mother of two sons, and later a grandmother, she always enjoyed spending time with family and friends, cutting and styling hair, cooking large meals, barrel racing, fishing, going to the camp, dancing. Carnival time was a favorite of hers, Debbie was a member of the Krewe of Galatea for many years. Debbie was very artistic, she enjoyed sewing, drawing, crafting, wood working, painting, and creating and fixing just about everything with duct tape. Debbie enjoyed reading, romance novels were a favorite of hers, she loved working puzzles, watching her Sci Fi movies and Soap Operas on TV.
She opened her home and her big heart to everyone around her and became a second Mom to many kids in and out of town. She was always the life of the party, being the jokester in the room and pulling pranks on family and friends. Debbie was such a fun loving and free spirit, always making everyone laugh. To know Debbie was to love her. She will always hold a special place in the hearts of her family and everyone that was privileged to know her.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband of 50 years, Robert J. Duhon Sr. of Morgan City; two sons, Robert J. “Rob” Duhon Jr. and wife Valerie of Centerville and Richard J. “Richie” Duhon and companion Carey Gros of Slidell; four grandchildren, Gavin C. Duhon, Morgan Landy and husband Charles “Bubba”, Caden Duhon and Cailey Duhon; two brothers, Milton Boudreaux of Morgan City and Barry Boudreaux of Mississippi.
Debbie was preceded in death by her parents.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday March 2, 2022, at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Father Mike Tran celebrating Mass. A memorial visitation will be held from 9:15 a.m. until Mass time and following Mass, Debbie will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery Mausoleum.