Tribute for Bennie Aucoin Dorris | Garden of Memories Funeral Home and Cemetery
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Bennie Aucoin Dorris

February 12, 1955 ~ July 12, 2019 (age 64)
Bennie Ann Aucoin Dorris was called to God on Friday, July 12th, after a year-long battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Bennie was born in Heidelberg, Germany on February 12, 1955. She is preceded in death by her parents Norman Paul Aucoin and Geraldine Morasco Aucoin, her sister Susan Aucoin, and her aunts Rosemary Birbiglia Lytton and Virginia Nell Cullens. Bennie is survived by her loving husband of forty-three years, John “Clay” Dorris, her devoted daughter Ashley Elizabeth Dorris Thiery (Michael), and her canine companion, Saki. She is the oldest of seven siblings including Brenton Aucoin (Sandra), Arrin Aucoin Gresse (Marvin), Patrick Aucoin (Nathalie), Michael Aucoin and John Drew Aucoin (Nikki). She also had two grandchildren, Chase and Blaize Thiery, whom she adored, along with a host of nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Bennie was a graduate of Mercy Academy, where she attended with her best friend, Mary Kay Kelly. Bennie rose from a department manager and became a buyer for Leon Godcheaux Clothing Company. She then became a training director for Masion Blanche. In her more recent years, she was working at Murray Law Firm, where she held a position as a legal assistant. She truly loved all of her associates at the firm and appreciated all of the kindness throughout the past year. Special appreciation goes to Brenda Albert and Tomika Chapman, her caregivers, and the staff of Anvoi Hospice. Services will be held Friday, July 19th from 10 am – 12 pm, with mass and internment at Garden of Memories. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the #TEAMBENNIE Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Walk that will be held on September 29, 2019: 

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