Rhona Rose Dore

January 15, 1933, August 02, 2019

Rhona Dore

Rhona Rose Dore, 86, of Port Arthur, died Friday, August 2, 2019, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur. She was born on January 15, 1933, to Ardelia Geoffrey and Horace Paul Girouard.

Survivors include her daughter, Sabrina King, of Port Arthur; granddaughter, Lauren Brekel and her husband, Remington and great-grandson, Remington Brekel II, all of Beaumont; sister, Audrey Foreman and her husband, A.J., of Nederland; brother, Leon Girouard and his wife, Juanita, of Nederland; and several special nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Willis Paul Dore; infant boys, Jace Paul Dore and Gerard Paul Dore; and brother, Murphy “Tech” Dugas.

A gathering of Mrs. Dore’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019, at St. Therese, the Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church, 6412 Garnet Avenue, Port Arthur, with her interment to follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

The family would like to thank the children of Curtis and Pat Hebert for their love.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Therese, the Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church, 6412 Garnet Avenue, Port Arthur, Texas 77640; or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.


Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
6:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church
6412 Garnet Port Arthur, TX 77640
Thursday, August 08, 2019
11:00 a.m.
Memory Gardens of Jefferson County
3098 Us 69 Nederland Texas 77627

Comments (14)

  • Nancy Gregory

    08 August 2019 at 17:17 | #

    So saddened to hear of your loss. My mom Baby Ruth Bernard and all of our family will be praying for your comfort!!


  • Jenelle Land

    07 August 2019 at 21:52 | #

    Sending our deepest sympathies to Sabrina, her family,, and to all the special people who loved her so much ! Rhona made this world a better place.... "We rejoice because a dear person was given new life....but mourn because she was loved so deeply" . Hugs and kisses and love to all.....Archie and Jenelle


  • Lisa James Blackburn

    07 August 2019 at 17:43 | #

    I've had the pleasure and privilege of visiting with Nanny Rhona at family gatherings over the last 30+ years. Her kindness and hospitality is what I will remember most. My love and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. - "Big Lisa in Dallas"
    Lisa James Blackburn, Mike Blackburn and Al James


  • Rod Demahy

    07 August 2019 at 12:25 | #

    My deepest condolences to the family. Ms. Rona will be missed greatly in our small community hear in Port Acres for this great lady with such spirit can not be replaced.. We will always hold great memories of her. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.


  • Tammy Verdine

    07 August 2019 at 12:17 | #

    Sabrina so sorry. Aunt Rhona was a very special lady. She will be missed. Your in my prayers.


  • Cindy Alphin

    07 August 2019 at 01:01 | #

    Sabrina I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was such a sweet lady. It pulls at my heart that the generation before us is dwindling down. It wasn’t that long ago they all were having their “coffee time” in the morning. Will keep you in my prayers.


  • Jennifer Edwards

    06 August 2019 at 21:26 | #

    Dwain and I want to extend our sincerest condolences. We have exceptionally fond memories of your mother and also of Mr. Willis. May God comfort you and your family during this time.
    Jennifer Edwards and Dwain Wright


  • Sandra Hulin

    06 August 2019 at 17:58 | #

    So,so,so sorry to hear about my friend. She’s one of the sweetest people I had the pleasure to know. Her and I had some fun conversation and lots of laughs. I will surely miss her. I’ll be praying for you, Sabrina and all the extended family that God will send you his comfort and peace! ❤️


  • Belinda Peltier

    06 August 2019 at 17:48 | #

    Please know that we are thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort.. Ms Rhona will be greatly missed, but her warmth, kindness, and gentle spirit will be forever remembered in our hearts. Our deepest sympathy. Love and prayers- Belinda, Kayla, Logan and Marissa.


  • Linda Jenkins

    06 August 2019 at 14:49 | #

    Sabrina and Lauren,,
    I am so sad to hear of your Mother/Mawmaw’s passing. Prayers and love to both of you during this difficult time.
    She was such a lovely, sweet lady.



    06 August 2019 at 13:43 | #

    Nana was an awesome lady and will be greatly missed by everyone that was privileged to know her and be loved by her. I know my Mama and Daddy are rejoicing and were there to greet her when she entered Heaven. RIP Nana - we LOVE you. Barry, Gina & Janice and our families


  • Kevin Fontenot

    06 August 2019 at 02:59 | #

    My sincere condolences on the passing of your Mom, Sabrina.
    She lived a long & happy life and may she Rest In Peace..........Amen


  • Debbie DeCuir

    06 August 2019 at 01:34 | #

    So very sorry for the loss of your precious mother.. My heart breaks for the family. Rhona will be so missed by everyone that has crossed her path. Loved her and all of you!
    Our thought and prayers are with you all!
    Debbie DeCuir & The Viator family


  • Peggy Anderson

    06 August 2019 at 00:42 | #

    My deepest sympathy to Sabrina, Lauren and all Rhona's family. Love her and will miss her. Such a kind, gentle lady.


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