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Philip James "P.J." Clause

Philip James "P.J." Clause
  • December 27, 1950 - February 7, 2021
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“PJ was just a young boy when my dad, his only brother, married my mom, so there are only 10 years of life between us. Though he was my uncle, he felt...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Katherine Clause Shea - LA

“My deepest condolences ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Butch Wiest - Lenexa, KS - Friend

“PJ and I grew up together and we started Kindergarten in 1955 at B. M. Palmer Elementary School in New Orleans. We were friends throughout our high...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Ruben and Madeline Saavedra - LA

“PJ was only 7 years older than me and was home when my Maw Maw (his mother) watched me during the week until I was school age. We picked on each...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Donna Clark - Family

“Pj was a kind, funny, loving brother-in-law that will forever be missed. I love you BIL ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Kathryn Guillot - Kenner, LA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. PJ always made me feel like family every time we were at a gathering. He was a rock of strength and it saddens me...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Anne Maxey ( Oswalt ) - Mobile, AL

“Uncle PJ will forever be missed by his loved one's . He always had the family laughing with his jokes and fun personality. My deepest condolences are...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Santana McMahon - Albany, LA


Philip James "P.J." Clause, passed away at his residence surrounded by his family in Ponchatoula, Louisiana on Sunday, February 7, 2021, at the age of 70. He was born on Wednesday, December 27, 1950, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

P.J. was a loving Husband, Dad and PawPaw who loved his family very much. He shared many fun times with his family and friends and gave them a lifetime of memories. He never met a stranger and made everyone feel like a part of his family. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten.

Philip is survived by his wife, Donna Clause and fur baby Percy James; daughters, Shannon Schurr (Leo), Jaclyn Clause (Kyle) and Kristine Bidwell (Rome); grandchildren, Leo IV, Gabe, Stephanie, Alyssa, Mikayla, Zachary, and Ariana; brother, Wilbert Clause Jr.; sister, Constance Constantine (Russell); father-in-law, Donald Liebert (Anna); brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Gary Liebert (Beth), Ronnie Liebert (Susan), Bonnie Vining (Ron), John Liebert, and Kathryn Guillot (Chuck); and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Wilbert and Anna May Clause; sister, Phyllis Constantine; sister and brother-in-law, Joann and Fred Clark; sister-in-law, Carol Clause; and mother-in-law, Hedy Liebert.

A Funeral Mass for Family and Friends will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 255 North 8th Street, Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454 on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow at Rosaryville Mausoleum in Ponchatoula, Louisiana.

Face masks are mandatory to attend any visitation or service and we ask that you maintain a respectful distance with the family. Thank you for your cooperation.

An on-line guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.