Cyril John Portier
Cyril John Portier
  • January 29, 1938 - January 2, 2018
  • Marrero, Louisiana

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Cyril "C J" Portier, Jr. entered peacefully into heaven on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at the age of 79, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Beverly Bergeron Portier. A loving and dedicated father of Denny (Terry), Deanna (Joseph), Donna (Paul), and Derry (Alison). A proud grandfather of Denny, Jr., Nathan, Blake, Cameron, Nicholas, Lucas, Joshua, Amanda, Mallory, Erika, Cyril Jay, Dylan, Cody and the late Derry "D J" Jr. and a loving great grandfather of Caiden, Madelyn, Clay, Aidan, Nixon, Paisley, Lowell, Adelais, Jayce and Jade. God Father of Patricia, Raymond, Jr., Gi Gie and Peter. Beloved son of the late Gladys Bergeron Portier and Cyril Portier, Sr. Son-in-law of the late Delphine Gisclair Bergeron and Edward Bergeron. Brother of Gene, Sr. (June), Robert (Camille), Patricia (Gary), Harry (Vanessa) and preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond, Sr. and Larry. He is also survived by his sister-in-law; Sarah, numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
"C J" retired from Kaiser Aluminum in Chalmette after 27 years of service and also retired from Christ the King Catholic School and Church in Terrytown after 15 years of service. He enjoyed fishing with his wife, camping with his family, Miller Time with his brother-In-law, playing bingo at St. Charles Bingo Hall in Boutte where he made many friends and mostly spending time with his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren, last but not least his trips to Grand Isle at his brother-in-law's camp where many memories were made. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expy., Marrero, LA, on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Visitation from 10:00 am until Mass time. Interment following in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Gretna, LA. Express condolences at