Rosaria Jo LeBoeuf, 82, of Port Neches, passed away peacefully on January 16, 2023, at Mid Jefferson Extended Care Hospital in Nederland, Texas.
Rosaria was born in Port Arthur, Texas, on July10, 1940, she was the daughter of Tony and Katherine Durso.
Rosaria held an intense passion for her family and cherished her role as Nana. She adored each and every member of her family and loved them dearly. She lived life to its fullest and never met a stranger. She loved to talk to everyone that she encountered and always made people around her laugh. She embodied the saying “Live, Laugh, Love”.
She and her husband eloped in 1960 and then celebrated 62 years of marriage together. She often referred to him as “her boyfiend” because she felt like they were still dating and they had a mutual devotion to each other that was unparallel. Jo was a hairdresser for 35 years in mid-county and could be easily recognized driving her black Lincoln and dawning her iconic blonde hair. Jo’s robust personality and generosity endeared her to everyone.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband Bobby Ray LeBoeuf of 62 years, of Port Neches, TX; daughters, Tamara LeBoeuf Sanguinetti and her husband Marcelo; Tonya LeBoeuf Petix and her husband Mike of Port Neches, TX; five grandchildren, Michael Petix II, Brandon Petix, Kara Marquez, Cody Lynd, and Collin Lynd; ten great-grandchildren; her sisters, JoAnn Butts, and Gloria Hernandez; and brother, Carlos Durso.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 19, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches, Texas. A Rosary will be held Thursday, January 19, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches. Officiating will be Deacon Ivan Watson.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 20, 2023, services will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches proceeding to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches at 2:00 p.m. Officiating will be Father Jim McClintock. A burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.