John “Mark” Victor Barthelemy Jr.

John “Mark” Victor Barthelemy Jr. departed this life on Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at his home in Port Sulphur, La surrounded by his loving family at the age of 67.. He was a lifelong native of Plaquemines Parish, a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend who was loved by all that knew him. He was a mechanic for 47 years with Gulf Oil Company, Chevron U.S.A. and Targa Resources. Beloved son of the late Irene R. (Sylve) and John V. Barthelemy Sr. Loving husband of Barbara Gaines. Devoted Father of Juli (Elvin) Bazile, Ivy, Mark Sr. (Tammy), John, and Alonga Barthelemy. Brother of Shirletta, Olen Sr. (Sandra), Roman Sr. (Jamie) and Francelia Barthelemy, Carla (Bruce) Phillips and Yolanda (Stewart) Phillips. Son in law of the late Gerald and Eunice Gaines. Deceased also survived by 10 grand-children, 1 God-child, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers and sisters-in-law; and best friends Jerry Ancar and the Backyard Boys. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend the mass of christian burial on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church 28683 Highway 23, Port Sulphur, LA 70083. Father Gerald Stapleton Celebrant. Entombment followed at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery in Belle Chasse. Repast followed the entombment at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made in “Marks” memory to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 in care of the Patrick Taylor Hope Lodge . Jerome L. Robinson-Funeral Director. 504-208-2119. Please visit to sign guestbook.

Plaquemines Gazette

7962 Hwy 23
P.O. Box 700
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Phone: 504-392-1619
Fax: 504-392-7526