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James Anthony Derise

August 22, 1951 — July 18, 2020

New Iberia - Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia, for James Anthony Derise, 68, who passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 in New Iberia. Entombment will follow in St. Nicholas Cemetery in Patoutville. Msgr. Jace Eskind will officiate. A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Pellerin Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Wednesday from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. A lifelong area resident, Mr. Derise was born on August 22, 1951 in Louisa to Roy and Judy LaJaunie Derise, and worked at the Morton Salt Mine for over 40 years. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Melissa Derise of New Iberia; sons, Chase (Courtney) Derise of New Iberia and Brady (Jamie) Derise of Lydia; mother, Judy LaJaunie Derise of Lydia; stepdaughter, Nicole (Chad) Segura of Loreauville; sisters, Jan (Dwayne) Derise of Lydia, Ginger (Laney) Guidroz and Lana (Ricky) Thibodeaux of Lydia; sister-in-law, Rosie Derise of Lydia; grandchildren, Max (fiance' Errin Rowell) Derise, Gabrielle Derise, Luke Derise, and Harper Derise; great grandson, Pierce Derise; step grandchildren, Montgomery Gonzalez, Malory Segura and Meghan Segura; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Roy Derise; a brother, Rocky Derise; and his first wife, Pauline Tabb Derise. Pallbearers will be Brady Derise, Chase Derise, Dwayne Derise, Ross Derise, Max Derise, Chad Segura and Montgomery Gonzalez. Honorary pallbearers include Patrick Migues, Errol Derouen, and Laney Guidroz. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331) is in charge of arrangements.
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

9:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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