Dorothy D. Poche
  • In Lieu of flowers the family wishes all memorial donations be made to Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control, 15487 Club Deluxe Road Hammond, LA 70403 in Dorothy's memory.
  • Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control
    15487 Club Deluxe Road
    Hammond, LA 70403

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“SENDING LOVE! ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: REGINA WARNELL - MARYVILLE, TN

“Sending prayers for the family. Lynette I have thought about you so much through all of this and want you to know that I am praying. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Cyndie Quave - Covington, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“My husband and I bought the house next door to her and moved in exactly two years ago today. We never thought we would inherit another grandma. The...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Candice Silk - Ponchatoula, LA

“I grew up across the lane from Dot my cousin always a nice and friendly ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: William(Billy) Muller - Harahan, LA

“My cousin lived across the lane from Dot she was a very nice person ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: William (Billy) Muller - Harahan, LA

“We know Dorothy through her son, Leo and his family. She must have been a lovely woman to raise such a wonderful man. Our hearts are saddened by her...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Glen & Kay Newton - Colleyville, TX

“There is so much I could write about her and all she has taught me and could still have taught me... two moments I'll mention, even though there is...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jennifer Meehan - TX - Grandchild

“As a child, I always remembered visiting Dottie and Willie, my relatives and totally aware of their happiness and laughing with them. I can honestly...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Prayers being said for this family. May God lift you up. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Naramore

“So sorry to hear the horrible news about Dot. She was a cousin to my husband, Eddie Young. Her Father and Eddie's Mother were sister and brother. So...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Texie Young - Ponchatoula, LA


Dorothy D. Poche, 89 years old of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away tragically on Monday, April 10, 2017, at her home.
She was born on Monday, August 29, 1927, to Leo and Annette Drott. Dorothy enjoyed life and loved gardening, embroidery and her dog Minnie. Most of all, she especially loved spending time with her family.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Leo Poche and his wife Patrice, her daughter, Lynnette Fornea and her husband Michael, her daughter in law, Emma Elizabeth Poche, her grandchildren, William "Billy" E. Poche and his wife Michelle, Sandra Cable and her husband George, Jason Poche, Jennifer Meehan and her husband Dustin, Eric Fornea and Marcus Fornea and honorary grandson Chris Perry, her great grandchildren, Keith Ducote Reardon, Logan Isaac Meehan, Liam Isaiah Meehan, Spencer Alan Buhler and Brandon Gerald Smith, also many nieces, nephews and close friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William E. Poche, Sr., her parents, Leo And Annette Drott, her son, William E. Poche, Jr. and her brother, Adam Drott.

A Memorial Visitation for Dorothy will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Ponchatoula. A Memorial Service Celebrating Dorothy's Life will immediately follow visitation at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel.

The Poche family would like to send a special thank you to Dorothy's neighbors Candace and Mitchell Silk.

In Lieu of flowers the family wishes all memorial donations be made to Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control, 15487 Club Deluxe Road Hammond, LA 70403 in Dorothy's memory.

Dorothy's guest book can be viewed at www.harrymckneely.com.