Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Helen Poche Poprik, 84, entered into eternal rest Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. She was a lifelong resident of New Sarpy.

She was the beloved wife of the late George Howard Poprik, loving mother of Vicki G. Catalano, Darlene G. Desselle and adored son-in-law Barney Desselle, grandmother of Frank Catalano (Jennifer), Lori Falgoust (Lonnie), Dana Trosclair (Ivy) and Brett Catalano, great-grandmother of Cole, Jimmy, Michael, Ansley, Delaney and Lily, daughter of the late Paul J. Poche Sr. and Isabelle Simon Poche and sister of Paul Poche Jr., James Poche and the late Rosemary Hinkle and Gloria Catalano.

Visitation and services were held Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan. Interment followed in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery. Contributions can be made in loving memory of Mrs. Helen Poprik to the Arc of St. Charles, P.O. Box 455, Boutte, LA 70039. Arrangements were under the direction of H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. Condolences may be offered online at www.hcalexanderfuneralhome.com.