Patsy Viterbo

January 17, 1937, September 01, 2017


Patricia “Patsy” Ann Moreau Viterbo, 80, of Nederland, died Friday, September 1, 2017. She was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, and moved to Port Arthur at the age of six weeks.

Patsy attended Port Arthur schools and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1955, where she was a member of the Red Hussars and involved in student government. Upon graduation, she completed X-ray training at St. Mary’s Hospital and was employed as an X-ray technician at Park Place Hospital for seven years. In 1959, she married Jules Ralph Viterbo and they moved to Nederland, where they made their home for the next fifty years. In 1975, Patsy completed her B.S. degree in Elementary education at Lamar University. She began a second career at Langham Elementary in Nederland I.S.D., where she taught first and second grade for twenty-two years. Patsy finished her Masters at Lamar in 1984. Additionally, she taught CCE at St. Charles Parish, was active in Delta Kappa Gamma Professional Educators Society, the Nederland Educational Foundation, the Association of University Women, and Mid-County Aggie Moms.

Survivors include her son, Edward Viterbo and his wife, Suzanne, of Katy; daughter, Elizabeth and spouse, David McLaughlin, of Houston; daughter, Catherine and spouse, Dean Ballard, of Friendswood; and 4 grandchildren, Gregory, Joseph and Patrick McLaughlin, and Emelie Nelson.

She was preceded in death by Mr. Viterbo in 2012.

A gathering of Mrs. Viterbo’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with her Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Monday, September 11, 2017, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 211 Hardy Avenue, Nederland, with her interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

Memorials may be directed to the Nederland Education Foundation - , Alzheimer’s Association - , Hurricane Harvey Relief, or the charity of your choice.



Gathering of Family and Friends
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Monday, September 11, 2017
5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Monday, September 11, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
211 Hardy Nederland, TX 77627
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Memory Gardens of Jefferson County
3098 Us 69 Nederland Texas 77627

Comments (4)

  • Barbara & Tommy Leicht

    14 September 2017 at 13:55 | #

    Patsy was a wonderful person who Barbara and I loved very much. Her kindness, religious profession, and family was always at the upmost of her attentions. May Her soul and all the souls of the faithfully departed Rest In Peace-Amen


  • Jeremiah Johnson

    11 September 2017 at 19:38 | #

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Mrs. Patsy's family. May you all find solace to refresh your spirit.


  • Ellen and Jack Thornton

    11 September 2017 at 00:59 | #

    Our prayers and thoughts are with Pat's family. I, Ellen, enjoyed teaching 2nd grade with this beautiful and graceful lady at Langham Elementary for many years. Happy memories of being with her at Iota Rho, Delta Kappa Gamma .


  • Debra Briggs

    07 September 2017 at 17:50 | #

    My condolences and prayers are with the family.


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