Melvin Leo Hebert
February 11, 1941 - October 5, 2021
Melvin Leo Hebert, age 80 and a resident of Mount Hermon, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning October 5, 2021 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was a former longtime resident of Chalmette. Melvin worked as a pot operator for Kaiser Aluminum for many years before retiring, at which time he moved to Washington Parish and has lived on his property in Mount Hermon for the last 25 years. He served his country and community in the United States Air Force Reserve for 6 years. Melvin was a talented artist and woodworker. He often painted beautiful canvases and made furniture and wooden toys for his grandchildren. Melvin always enjoyed working on his land and spending time with his beloved family.
Survived by: Wife of 62 years: Patricia “Pat” Henry Hebert of Mt. Hermon; Daughter and Son in law: Gwen and Joel Meariman of Covington; 2 Sons and a Daughter in law: Scott Hebert of Bush, Bryan and Wanda Hebert of Kenner; Grandchildren: Alex, Bradley, Rachel, Matthew, Brian, Jr., Ariel, D.J.; 2 Great-grandchildren: Brian, III and Claire; 2 Brothers and Sisters in law: Charles and Barbara Hebert of Slidell, Allen and Marvella Hebert of Carriere, MS; Sisters in law and Brothers in law: Betty Henry, Richard and Marie Henry, Anthony Henry; Also numerous nieces, nephews and other family members
He was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd Hebert and Victoria Subel Hebert and a daughter in law Karen Hebert.
Visitation will be at Holy Family Catholic Church (1220 14th Ave., Franklinton) on Saturday October 9th beginning at 10:00 am. A Rosary Service will begin in the church at 10:30 am Saturday followed by the Funeral Mass at 11:00 am with Father Kyle Sanders officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near his home.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial donations to Saint Joseph’s Hospice, who were so good to him and the family during their time of need. (19500 Helenbirg Road, Suite C., Covington, LA 70433).