Joseph Romero (1946 - 2014)

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Joseph Roy Romero

SCOTT - Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at a 2:00 PM Mass of Christian Burial in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Scott, for Joseph Roy Romero, 67, who passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014 at Lafayette General Medical Center.

Interment will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Scott.

Reverend Thomas Voorhies, Pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Scott, Louisiana will be the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Karen Broussard, organist and soloist, will sing "Amazing Grace", "The Old Rugged Cross", "On Eagles' Wings", "Hail Mary, Gentle Woman", and "I Can Only Imagine" for the services.

Left to cherish his memories include his beloved wife of 19 years, JoAnn Sittig Romero; two daughters, Lisa Theriot and her husband, Matthew, and Nicole Lavergne; one step-daughter, Elizabeth Tucker and her husband, Steve; one son, Paul Schexnayder and his wife, Cathy; three step-sons, Michael Bassler and his wife, Denise, Floyd Bassler and his wife, Anessa, and Robert Lavergne; four sisters, Eve Romero, Rita Bourque, Mary Leger, and Judy Alleman and her husband, Terry; three brothers, Charlie Romero and his wife, Elsie, Claude Romero and his wife Irene, and Walter Romero and his wife, Kim; his five grandchildren, Michael Bellard, Kelly Bellard, Brandon Bellard, Krystal Rushing and her husband, and Shane, Heather Schexnayder; his seventeen step-grandchildren, Quentin Lavergne, Cristopher Lavergne and his wife Ashly, Cody Tucker, Mike Bassler, Ashton Bassler, Abigil Bassler, Ashley Romero, Darren Faulk, Lauren Faulk, Carson Bassler, Conner Bassler, Colton Bassler, Cameron Bassler, Jamie Hutchinson, Brittney Theriot, Baylee Theriot, and Monique Theriot; his four great grandchildren, Braylee Bellard, Emma Rushing, Grayson Rushing, and Emma Lavergne; his six step-great grandchildren, Bryson Benoit, Brayden Benoit, Jazzlyn Theriot, Jaden Theriot, Noah Theriot, Avery Romero, and Lani Romero.

He was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Marie Girard Romero; his parents, Sidney and Theresa East Romero; one son, Mark Anthony Romero; three step-daughters, Sharleen Lavergne, Audrey Lavergne, and Melinda Lavergne; one sister, Michelle Romero; two brothers, Sidney Romero and Jimmy Romero; and one great granddaughter, Gracie Rushing.

Joseph Roy Romero was employed at BFI for 26 years then went to work for IESI Waste Management where he retired after many years. He loved to hunt, fish, tend his garden, and raise his rabbits. He enjoyed the outdoors and country setting. When not outdoors, he could be found watching TV, especially the Saints or any other football that was on at the time. Joseph Roy Romero was a loving husband, father, step-father, grandfather, step-grandfather, great grandfather, step-great grandfather, and friend to all who knew him and will be dearly missed.

Pallbearers will be Cody Tucker, Ronald Romero, Michael Bellard, Quentin Lavergne, Cristopher Lavergne, and Shane Rushing.

Brandon Bellard will be carrying the crucifix.

Honorary Pallbearers will be all of his grandchildren and his great grandchildren.

The family requests that visitation be observed in Martin & Castille's SCOTT location on Monday, March

31, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM and on Tuesday from 7:00 AM until time of service.

A Rosary will be recited on Monday at 7:00 PM in Martin & Castille Funeral Home.

The Romero family would like to thank Dr. Brierre, Eric Buller, Dr. Allam, and Dr. Appley for all of their help and compassion during such a difficult time.

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Martin & Castille-SCOTT-802 Alfred St., Scott, LA 70583, 337-234-2320

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