Joseph Jude Dewey

Joseph Jude Dewey passed away on April 2, 2014 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of the late Joycelyn Hackler Dewey of Gretna, LA. Father of Joseph T. Dewey and JoEllen R. Dewey of Belle Chasse, LA. Brother of Alida "Lee" Bourgeois and the late Barbara Green. Son of the late Paul and Alida Loland Dewey of Harvey, LA. Joseph was born in Gretna, LA, was raised in Harvey, LA and resided in Belle Chasse, LA for 53 years. He served his country in the U.S. Army and later worked as a welder for Brown & Root for over 30 years. In his retirement, he spent much of his time fishing and tending to his
garden. Relatives and friends were invited to attend the visitation at Mothe Funeral Home, on Saturday, April 5, 2014. A funeral mass followed in the funeral home chapel. Interment was at Westlawn Memorial Park. Donations in his memory can be made to St. Michael Special School. To view and sign the online guest book, please visit

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