Patsy Jorgensen, 77, of Nederland, passed away Feb. 19, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.

She was born in Port Arthur, on April 7, 1934, to the late Lynch and Ophelia Louvier Thomas.

Patsy was a homemaker, but for more than 20 years, she was a faithful volunteer, past Board Member, and part of the Tuesday crew at the Hospitality Center in Port Arthur, where she prepared the meals, served them, and then cleaned the Center afterwards. She was the co-founder of Saltwater Anglers League of Texas (SALT) and a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Nederland.

Funeral services will be held at Melancon’s Funeral Home, 1605 Avenue H, in Nederland, Thursday, Feb. 23, at 10:00 a.m., Msgr. Bennie Patillo officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.

A gathering of family will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the funeral home, with a K.C. Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m.

Patsy is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Oliver Jean Jorgensen.

She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Romero and husband, Kelly of Port Neches; two sons, Jody Jorgensen of Port Neches and Hans “Boo Boo” Jorgensen and wife, Donna of Lumberton; two brothers, Harold Thomas of Houston and twin brother Pat Thomas of Vidor; and five grandchildren, Casey Romero, Alexandra Jorgensen, Nick Romero, Jean Jorgensen, and Cory Jorgensen.

Details and guest registry available