Wanda Rita Porche, 85, passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 6:05am. Wanda was a native of New Orleans, LA and resident Houma, LA.
family and friends of the family are invited to a Visitation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Houma, LA on Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 10:00am until service time. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow visitation at the church beginning at 12:00pm/Noon. Burial will follow at the completions of Mass in Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church Cemetery.
Wanda Callahan Porche – a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away peacefully on June ll, 2021 at the age of 85.
Wanda was born on August 9, 1935 in New Orleans, LA to the late Madelyn Rhodes Callahan and Fay A. Callahan. She was raised in Houma, LA and married the late Roddy Joseph Porche. Together they raised six children: Karen Morgan (John) of Katy, TX, Amy Longmire of Gretna, LA, Susan Smoron (Michael) of Cypress, TX, Julie Bowes (Patrick) of Gretna, LA, Kelly Porche (Debbie) of New Orleans, LA and Ellen King (Joey) of Tomball, TX. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Wanda will always be remembered as a sweet and caring person who devoted her life to her husband and family. She was a wonderful cook and found joy in feeding her family and friends. She had a cheerful smile and loved to find humor in her everyday life.
Wanda was one of four siblings and is survived by Patricia Scheel, Dorothy Barnett and Brenda Fanguy along with numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by brothers in law Richard Porche and Dale Porche.
The Porche family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Woldenberg Village in New Orleans and Compassus Hospice for their compassionate and loving care of our mother during her final days.