Claudette C. Mire, retired Sergeant from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, passed away peacefully on September 14, 2021 at the age of 83 in Demotte, Indiana. She was a lifelong resident of Marrero, LA. She retired from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office after serving for 23 years and 8 months B.K.A. Mama Mire. She was a member of the Faterinal Order of Police (F.O.P.) Lions Club Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 5733. Claudette is preceded in death by her husband John S. Mire, Jr., eldest daughter Mary Alice Pizzolato, grandson Danny Gene Hearod, Jr. (Tysen), parents Alice Beck and Frank Cox, brother Claude Cox, sister Earline Bennett, great-great-granddaughter Keira Johnson, godchild Darlene Mire.
Claudette is survived by her four children: Nancy Barber (Bruce), Dennis Mire (Donna), Sheila Melerine (Liz), and Kevinlyn (Kim) Richoux (Steve). Seven granddaughters: Aimee Lutzke (Gerald “Brad”), Crystal Melerine (Blaine), Annette Lutz (George), Rachel Devorak (Jerry), Rebecca Davis (Jason), Heiki Griffin (Aaron) and Stephanie Lutzke Moulton (Pamela). Thirteen great-grandchildren: Bobby Hearod (Kirsten), Robert Hearod, Joshua Nicholson, Ariel Hardeman, Brenton Gurien, Anthony Hearod, Dillan Melerine, Savannah Lutzke (Dakota), Mallory Lutz, Maddison and Ethan Devorak, Beckum and Rowan Griffin. Four great-great-grandchildren: Austin Thibodeaux, Kaysen and Ryland Hearod, and Jinessa Hearod. She is also survived by her sister Carol Ripp and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
To her family, she was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, granny, and friend to all and will be greatly missed. Family, friends, co-workers from J.P.S.O., Gretna P.D. and all others are invited to come and pay their respects beginning Monday, September 27, 2021 at 5pm until 10PM at Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expressway, in Harvey. A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 9AM in the Chapel of Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expressway, in Harvey. Interment will follow immediately at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, 1225 Whitney Ave., in Gretna, LA.