- April 8, 2004 - August 14, 2011
- Thibodaux, Louisiana
of Jori's Passing
- Memorial contributions can be made at any Whitney National Bank or mailed to:
Building Blocks Inc. Benifit Account of Jori Lirette
716 North Canal Blvd.
Thibodaux, LA 70301
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“My sweet innocent little man, Jori Lirette. Left this on earth Last month Aug. 14, 2012. But Jori has never been alone, and was never at a...Read More »
1 of 86 | Posted by: Eric L Ward - corona, CA
“Rest In Peace little angel <3
2 of 86 | Posted by: Tanisha - Alexandria, LA - Friend
“There was a story in the Los Angeles Times regarding Jori. It was extremely tragic what this lovable little boy went through. May the little angel...Read More »
3 of 86 | Posted by: Shane Chao - Los Angeles, CA
“I promise I will hold my son a little longer each day. My heart is truly broken, may your family somehow find peace.
4 of 86 | Posted by: travis - MN
“Rest in peace sweet Jori. Prayers to the family.
5 of 86 | Posted by: Andrea - Sherman Oaks, CA
“I'm so sorry this happened...words cant even begin to describe the way I feel for you, your family, and little Jori. I am a mother as well and I cant...Read More »
6 of 86 | Posted by: Samantha Berrocal - Belle Chasse, LA
“Our Dear Jori, You have been on everyones minds for days now and will continue to be on everyones minds because you will never be forgotton. you...Read More »
7 of 86 | Posted by: TAMMY DAVID - THIBODAUX, LA
“may god bless this little angel& let him rest in peace bless his family & friends.
8 of 86 | Posted by: priscilla estilette - port barre, LA
“I don't know you, but my heart is breaking for you. I have grandchildren Jori's age. I'm incredibly sorry for your loss. I can't even imagine. I will...Read More »
9 of 86 | Posted by: cindy mccoy - Cleburne, TX - None
“I'm so sorry for the loss of Jori and will continue to keep the family in my prayers. Jori is at peace now with no more hurt or pain and is safe in...Read More »
10 of 86 | Posted by: Melissa Brocato - Baton Rouge, LA
“MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU ALL. I AM PRAYING FOR JORI, AND HIS FAMILY, MAY GOD GIVE YOU STRENGHTH. REST IN PEACE LIL MAN.
11 of 86 | Posted by: HOLLY HOOKS - KROTZ SPRINGS, LA
Your story has touched my heart beyond belief. Although, I know that you are in eternal paradise with our Lord it saddens me the method...Read More »
12 of 86 | Posted by: Nicole Algarra - Albuquerque, NM
“Jori, you were a beautiful and special child, may God Bless and keep you. You're loved by many...just wish the world could have known you in your...Read More »
13 of 86 | Posted by: Kelly - MI
“Words can't express the pain I feel for you and your family Jori! All I can hope for is strength for your family and that you are "RUNNING WITH THE...Read More »
14 of 86 | Posted by: Shelly McAllister - Cornwall, OH
“My heart breaks for you and your family. I pray that you find comfort in knowing that Jori is in the arms of God. God Bless You!!
15 of 86 | Posted by: Paula Kay - Mt. Hermon, LA - none
“i just wanted to say that im sorry for your lost ! my prayers are with you an your family right now until things get better! i lost my brother in law...Read More »
16 of 86 | Posted by: Megan Hebert - Thibodaux, LA
“We pray peace for all that loved Jori. We will never forget little Jori.
17 of 86 | Posted by: Hannahs Faith - Taylors, SC
“They say the Lord has a reason and a purpose for us, Jori purpose was to make people laugh and he did that, well I didn't know him personally, but I...Read More »
18 of 86 | Posted by: James Carter - Houma, LA
19 of 86 | Posted by: The Broussards - Loreauville, LA
“To My Bestest friend Delene (as we always say it) and the rest of the Lirette family, Words cannot express how heavy my heart is for each and every...Read More »
20 of 86 | Posted by: Kimberly Benoit - Thibodaux, LA
“R.I.P. Little one...
21 of 86 | Posted by: Shannon - Hannibal, MO
“jori ,you will allways will be in every body heart's i never met you but you touch mine and a lot more people rest in peace little angle
22 of 86 | Posted by: tina steinmann - meraux, LA
“Rest in peace sweet angel. May God be with you and ease your pain. I am praying for your family.
23 of 86 | Posted by: Therese Schumacher - Lafayette, LA
You are with Jesus now and all the other children who have left us so early in all of your young lives. Be happy in the arms of Jesus....Read More »
24 of 86 | Posted by: Rick Monsey - River Ridge, LA
“god bless and may you rest in peace
25 of 86 | Posted by: Kadie Smith - Fort Campbell, KY
“As I heard of the the loss of Jori, I was sadden and upset. I did not know Jori or his family but the pain I had just shattered my heart. I just...Read More »
26 of 86 | Posted by: Robert Brickley - Eunice, LA
“I am so very sorry for your lost...words can not describe how I truly feel...my heart aches for you...he will always live in your heart.
27 of 86 | Posted by: Melanie Trahan - Carencro, LA
“My prayers to the family!
28 of 86 | Posted by: Michelle Coker - Oakdale, LA
“Rest in peace little angel!
29 of 86 | Posted by: Lynn
“our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family, he is a precious angel watchin over you now, we didnt know him but can imagine the pain yall...Read More »
30 of 86 | Posted by: Mr & Mrs. Jacob Foy & fly - LA
“May his soul rest n God's hands and this Blessed Angel be at peace!!
31 of 86 | Posted by: Tonya - LA
“My deepest sympathy goes out to the family and friends of little Jori, God has his arm's around u lil man, rest easy. Another Angel has gotten his...Read More »
32 of 86 | Posted by: amber m - breaux bridge, LA
“Dear Lord God, thank you for the blessing of letting Jori come into our lives, and to touch so many people. Please reach out and pull close to you...Read More »
33 of 86 | Posted by: jerri hightower - omaha, NE
“Rest in paridise sweet little angel! Fly high!!!
34 of 86 | Posted by: Chelsie - Prairieville, LA
“TO THE FAMILY OF JORI LIRETTE, My sympathy goes...Read More »
35 of 86 | Posted by: P.Woods - Morse, LA
“Rest in peace little Jori.
36 of 86 | Posted by: Molly Broussard - New Iberia, LA
“RIP Sweet Jori ...
To his family and friends, my deepest and most heartfelt condolences and prayers. I hope you find comfort in our loving God's...Read More »
37 of 86 | Posted by: Brandy Fontenot - Port Barre, LA
“Love and prayers to the Lirette family today and always. Such a sweet face and beautiful smile will be remembered eternally in all of our hearts...Read More »
38 of 86 | Posted by: Andrea - Lafayette, LA - None
“im so sorry for your .No baby should die this way you are all in my prayer an thoughts.If you need to talk you can find meon Facebook...Sending Love...Read More »
39 of 86 | Posted by: Brandi Judice - NEW IBERIA, LA
“SENDING PRAYERS THAT YOU FIND PEACE AND STRENGTH TO GO ON....HE WILL BE SADLY MISSED! RIP LIL ANGEL
40 of 86 | Posted by: BRIDGETTE JOLIVETTE - LA
“May you and your family find peace and comfort in this difficult time. May the memory of Jori live on within the hearts of the people that loved him...Read More »
41 of 86 | Posted by: Kasey Patin - Lafayette, LA
“Prayers and deepest sympathy to the family! RIP Jori!
42 of 86 | Posted by: Jamie LeBlanc - New Iberia, LA
“Jori- buddy, you could brighten up the room with one smile and make one persons bad day turn for the better with one laugh. You'll be miss, you were...Read More »
43 of 86 | Posted by: Courtney - Baton Rouge, LA
“May God be watching over you in your times of sorrow, Jori is a sweet little angel and will be watching over you too. May God bless you and your...Read More »
44 of 86 | Posted by: JoAnn M - San Antonio,, TX
“My deepest sympathy is with Jori and his family. May you find peace in this time of grief. Most of all Jori is now smiling always.
45 of 86 | Posted by: Erica Wade - Houma, LA
“I Heard About This On The News, Ever Since I Have Liked Pages, Made Picnik Pictures, And Spreading The Beauty Of Life That Was Takin Away. This Is A...Read More »
46 of 86 | Posted by: Heather - salisbury, NC - none
“I'm so sorry about your son i am a mother so i know how it must feel but my prayers are with you and your family in this time of need. R.I.P. Jori
47 of 86 | Posted by: Brandi Nelson - Thibodaux, LA
“-Did not know the family, but m prayers and sympathy go out to the family. May his little soul rest in peace in the arms of our Savior. <3.
48 of 86 | Posted by: Christina L - Vacherie, LA
“May you and your family find peace. Jori is now a sweet angel in God's arms, he can never be harmed again. May his smile live on as a shining star...Read More »
49 of 86 | Posted by: JJL - Thibodaux, LA
“Rest In Peace Sweet Lil Angel.Tiny AngelTiny Angel rest your wingssit with me for awhile.How I long to hold your hand,And see your tender smile.Tiny...Read More »
50 of 86 | Posted by: Adrienne Francis - Houma, LA
“As a woman who has a special needs brother, my heart goes out to the family of jori, in this awful time in your lives. i cannot imagine what you are...Read More »
51 of 86 | Posted by: Paula D'Amico - South Heart, ND
“You are in my prayers for the loss of Jori. He will not be forgotten.
52 of 86 | Posted by: Janice Gray - Morgan City, LA
“it is a tradgedy what happened to jori. may he rest in peace and i will keep him in my prayers.
53 of 86 | Posted by: michele klicker - denham springs, LA
“Dear Ms. Lirette..
I am so sorry about the death of your son, Jori. I can not imagine the pain you are going though. Even though, i do not know you...Read More »
54 of 86 | Posted by: Staci Bergeron - Franklinton, LA
“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.- Helen KellerYour family is in our thoughts and prayers....Read More »
55 of 86 | Posted by: Sarah - ID
“I cannot describe the pain my heart felt to hear this story. Some things are not meant for us to understand in this life but rest assured, God now...Read More »
56 of 86 | Posted by: Deb - Denham Springs, LA
“In one of the stars, I shall be living.
In one of them, I shall be laughing.
And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing
When you look at the...Read More »
57 of 86 | Posted by: Lori Ortis - Prairieville
“Find peace little one. Walk with God & look after those who love you! No one can hurt you now. I pray that your family finds peace knowing that you...Read More »
58 of 86 | Posted by: Mia John - Thibodaux, LA
“You will be Sadly Miss Sweet Angel
Rest N Peace
59 of 86 | Posted by: Muriel Guidry - Thibodaux, LA
“Jori is a precious little boy, who many people have come to love all around the world.It is very tragic and I know that God will be the one to...Read More »
60 of 86 | Posted by: Linda Metcalf - Maumelle, AR
“rest in peace
61 of 86 | Posted by: cliff shewmaker jr. - LA
“Resting in the arms of Jesus. Whole in body, mind, and spirit. No memories of suffering, only joy and peace. You will never know how many lives...Read More »
62 of 86 | Posted by: Ann - Baton Rouge, LA
“Jori was an angel on this earth and now he's a special angel in heaven. R.I.P baby boy, there is nothing that can hurt you anymore. May God hold the...Read More »
63 of 86 | Posted by: Sheri Thibodaux - Thibodaux, LA
“we may not know you we hope your heart finds peace sweet precious angel may God watch and keep you and your mommy safe in his arms you are now and...Read More »
65 of 86 | Posted by: Jennifer Wilson - Las Vegas, NV
“Rest in peace angel. I don't know the family but this has broken my heart. My prayers go out the family; may the Lord give you strength.
66 of 86 | Posted by: Marie Peterson - Winter Springs, FL
“Rest In Peace Beautiful Angel..As a Prescious Angel that you are Please give strength and courage to children around the world who are enduring such...Read More »
67 of 86 | Posted by: Milly Bozzuto - Davenport, FL
“Rest in peace sweet angel!
68 of 86 | Posted by: Toni L - Pierre Part, LA
“My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
69 of 86 | Posted by: angela ramagos - THIBODAUX
“R.I.P. LITTLE ONE U WILL BE MISSED BABY BOY BUT NOW UR IN A BETTER PLACE BABY .........SHINE BRIGHT BABY BOY U ARE IN GODS IMBRACE NOW SWEEITE. U...Read More »
70 of 86 | Posted by: Natalie Dupre - thibodaux, LA
“Rest in Peace sweet angel.
71 of 86 | Posted by: Stephanie Blake - Thibodaux, LA
“lil buddy never got to meet you but i surely wish i wouldve your mom and family are in my thoughts and prayers may you rest in peace
72 of 86 | Posted by: Patrice Boudreaux - Thibodaux, LA
“May all of us learn from this tragedy to watch out for your neighbors, family, friends, etc... It is our duty as well to be eyes, mouth and ears for...Read More »
73 of 86 | Posted by: Heather Campbell-Davis - Houston, TX
“Jesslyn, Delene, Lori and the rest of the family,I am so very sorry for the loss of this precious child. I've been praying and thinking of you all...Read More »
74 of 86 | Posted by: Lori Ortis - Prairieville, LA
“I am not related to you sweet angel, but i am a Nana of a sweet little man , and my heart aches for your mom and her family , who have lost such a...Read More »
75 of 86 | Posted by: Cindy Andras - Thibodaux, LA
“What a beautiful smile on this precious child's face. Never again will there be anything but sweet joy for him. I am deeply saddened by your tragic...Read More »
76 of 86 | Posted by: Shannon Aucoin - Denham Springs, LA
“My memory I will remember most is when i'd tell him certain things about him getting up and walking one day and him do certain things u can tell he...Read More »
77 of 86 | Posted by: rebecca lirette - gibson, LA
“"Let the children come to me." Jori is now playing with everyone whenever he wants, however he wants. Where he is now, no one will hurt him. He is...Read More »
78 of 86 | Posted by: Timothy Smith - none
“Your Family is in my prayers.
79 of 86 | Posted by: Stephen K. - Funeral Director
“Sweet baby Jori, even though I didn't know you my heart breaks for. May you rest in peace sweetie.
80 of 86 | Posted by: jackie naquin
“May you rest in peace and look over your mommy. Praying for this family to find strength through precious memories.
81 of 86 | Posted by: hayley d. - thibodaux, LA - none
“May you rest in peace sweet Jori.
82 of 86 | Posted by: Ida Fitch - Houma, LA - none
“Rest in Peace sweet boy
83 of 86 | Posted by: ALLISON DESMORE
84 of 86 | Posted by: Shannon Elstner - Houma, LA
“R.I.P. Jori. You are in gods hands now. Let him lead you. Prayers for the family. Jori will never be forgotten.He will live on in everyone's heart.
85 of 86 | Posted by: Melissa Duet - Thibodaux, LA
“Be in Peace little one
86 of 86 | Posted by: Marion
Jori Lirette, 7, a native and resident of Thibodaux, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Thibodaux Funeral Home's Chaperl and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Tuesday at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Thibodaux. Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux.
He is survived by his mother, Jesslyn Kylene Lirette; grandparents, Delene and Barry Himel of Thibodaux, Dale Lirette Sr. and Rebecca Lirette of Gibson; great grandparents, Ashley and Deanna Lirette of Chauvin, Emelda and Robert Cadierre of Bourg, Junius and Debbie Himel of Thibodaux; aunts and uncles, Dale Lirette Jr. of Gibson, Matthew and Angela Lirette of Chauvin, Brittany Lirette and fiance Kelly Bebee of Thibodaux, Nicole Lirette and fiance Michael Stein of Bayou Black, Courtney and Joshua LeBlanc of Houma, Joshua Lirette of Gibson; cousins, Olivia Lirette and Mattie Lirette of Chauvin, and Colt Lirette of Bayou Black.
He was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Lloyd and Dolores Poche' of Thibodaux.
A candlelight vigil for Jori is set for 7 p.m. Sunday in Peltier Park in Thibodaux. Donations can be made in the name of Jori Lirette at any Whitney Bank location.