The Lord has beckoned Julien Joseph Trepagnier, known as "Trep" and "Paw Paw" to those who knew and loved him, to his eternal resting place with him in Heaven. He passed at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday June 25, 2014, at the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve, Louisiana, at the age of 90. He was a lifelong resident of Donaldsonville, Louisiana, and graduate of Ascension Catholic High in 1941. He was inducted into the ACHS Alumni Hall of Fame in 1994. The Visitation will be at Ourso Funeral Home in Donaldsonville on Sunday, June 29, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Monday, June 30, 2014, at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in Donaldsonville from 9:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m. Following Monday's visitation, Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Ascension Catholic Church in Donaldsonville. The burial will follow the mass at Ascension Mausoleum. He is survived by his sister, Shirley T. Meyers; and two daughters and sons-in-law, Diann and Ralph Herig and Darlene and Keith Accardo; his precious Grandchildren, Nathan P. Herig, Melissa Herig Saia, David Herig, Keith Michael Accardo, and Dennis Accardo; Great-Grandchildren, Nathan C. Herig, Nicholas Herig, and Reese Saia and also his wonderful friend and family caregiver, Catherine Bell. Preceded in death by his Father, Fredrick Leopold Trepagnier Sr.; his Mother, Mary Comeaux Trepagnier; his Wife, Rosemary Ourso Trepagnier; his Brother, F.L. Trepagnier Jr.; and his two Sons, David and Dennis Trepagnier. He was a sergeant in an anti-tank company of the !72nd Infantry during World War II
. He was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge and Bronze Star
for heroic and meritorious achievement and service for battles in New Guinea and Luzon. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus with 68 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 0098; the VFW
, Post 3766; and a member of the St. Joseph society. The Family would like to thank the Doctors, Nurses and Staff of the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve, for their dedicated services. Please visit www.oursodonaldsonville.com
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