New Iberia - A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia for Howard Joseph DeMahy, 90, who passed away on Friday, February 4, 2022, at his home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm on Saturday.
Rev. Keith Landry will officiate.
Entombment will be at a later date.
Howard Joseph DeMahy was born in Loreauville, Louisiana on December 17, 1931 to the late Rene DeMahy and Henrietta Boutte DeMahy. He proudly served our country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Era, Squadron 3723, Flight 667. He was a past member of the Franklin VFW, and worked in finance. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, playing pool, and family game day (cards, puzzles, etc.). He had an insatiable sweet tooth, and he loved to dance. Howard was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be deeply missed.
Mr. DeMahy is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Karen St. Martin DeMahy of New Iberia; two sons, Mike DeMahy (Tom) of New York, and Ted DeMahy (Jennifer) of Prairieville; a daughter, Margie DeMahy of Baton Rouge; step-daughter, Monica St. Martin (Danielle) of Erath; two step-sons, Mike St. Martin (Wendy) of Carencro, and Mark St. Martin, Sr. (Rosemary) of New Iberia; and eight grandchildren, Blair DeMahy, Joshua Hunt, Logan Hennigan, Gage St. Martin, Randy Landry, Addison Landry, Collins Rose St. Martin, and Mark St. Martin, Jr.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by all of his siblings, Elise DeMahy, Otto DeMahy, Jim DeMahy, Bill DeMahy, and Anna Mae DeMahy Burleigh.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331).