Hattie “Sis” Maraist Bourque
February 17, 1936 — March 23, 2013
Hattie “Sis” Maraist Bourque, 77, a native of St. Martinville and a resident of Morgan City, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Teche Regional Medical Center while surrounded by her family.
Sis is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Phillip J. Bourque of Morgan City; two daughters, Annette Martien and her husband, Eddie, of Lafayette, and Mary Beth Mosbacker and her husband, Matthew, of San Antonio; three grandchildren, Sydney Lauren Martien, Evan Mosbacker and Blair Mosbacker; her uncle, Al Belaire; and her nephew, Chip Durand.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sidney and Hattie Belaire Maraist; and a sister, Sydnie Mae Durand.
Sis retired from the St. Mary Parish School Board after 33 years of teaching elementary school and special education. She was a member of the Morgan City Garden Club for many years. An avid reader, Sis also enjoyed sewing clothing for her two daughters.
A time of visitation and remembrance will be held today, March 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hargrave Funeral Home in Morgan City.
Visitation will resume Tuesday, March 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. with a rosary being prayed at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, March 27, from 9 a.m. until time of dismissal at Pellerin Funeral Home in St. Martinville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, March 27, at noon at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville. Sis will be laid to rest in St. Michaels Cemetery.