Published 3:10 pm Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Pansy F. Deroche, 93, passed away on Feb. 23, 2014. She was a native of Bangs, Texas, and a resident of Gramercy.

She is survived by her three sons: Donald Deroche (Kathleen), Earl Deroche Jr. and Derrel Deroche (Irene). She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl J. Deroche Sr., parents, Staton Woodson and Myrtle Fitzgerald, a daughter-in-law, Cynthia Deroche, and three brothers, Ray, Jeff and Derrel Fitzgerald.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gramercy from 9 a.m. until funeral time at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Pansy Deroche’s memory. Rose Lynn Funeral Services, 1870 Cabanose Ave., Lutcher, is in charge of the arrangements. To sign and view the family guestbook, visit