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Benefit For Local First Responder Set Up To Help Funeral Costs And More

Funeral services are set for this Saturday for local first responder, Joshua Lee Francois, who passed away on Monday night, March 2 at Ochsner St. Mary. Francois was a resident of Berwick and a native of Morgan City.
Viewing will be observed on Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Berwick Civic Center 300 Pattie Drive Berwick, LA from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Visitation will resume on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Morgan City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at High Noon with Father Henry serving as the Celebrant. Burial with full firefighter rights will follow mass services in the Morgan City Cemetery in Morgan City, LA.
Besides a GoFundMe account, Other events have been schedule to help defray funeral costs. A T-Shirt sale is currently underway to help raise money and a Fish Fry Fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, March 20 at the Berwick Civic Center beginning at 11 am until 1 pm. Dinners will consist of Fried Catfish, White Beans, Salad, Roll, and Dessert and will only cost $7.00 per plate. If 5 or more plates are ordered, they will deliver. To order a plate lunch, call (985) 397-3856.
If you would like to order a T-shirt, please click on the link below.

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