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Bennett Robin

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Bennett Robin

DUSON - Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at a 10:00 AM Catholic Service in St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church Hall in Duson for Bennett Robin, 96, who passed away peacefully on Monday, May 16, 2011 at Magnolia Estates in Lafayette.

Interment will be in St. Theresa Cemetery in Duson.

Reverend Louis Allen Breaux, Associate Pastor of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church in Duson, will conduct the funeral services.

Survivors include his three sons, Clayton Robin and his wife Susan of Kentwood, Larry Robin and his wife Carol of Baton Rouge and Manuel Robin and his wife Ena of Duson; seven grandchildren, Cathy Casso, Brett Robin, Shawn Michael Robin, Todd Robin, Cole Robin, Milly Roger and Karen Credeur; ten great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; two sisters, Clara Mae Domingue and Lorena Stoutes; and two brothers, Ray Robin and Harry Robin.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Pearl Robin; parents, Frank and Claudia Romero Robin; one daughter, Madeline Robin; one granddaughter, Madeline Stoute; three brothers; and six sisters.

A lifelong resident of Duson, Bennett was a retired cotton farmer and carpenter and enjoyed rooster fighting. Mr. Robin and his late wife, Pearl Robin, celebrated their 78th wedding anniversary in February 2010 and were honored by Governor Bobby Jindal as the longest married couple in the state of Louisiana. He enjoyed spending time with his family and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Pallbearers will be Todd Robin, Cole Robin, Brett Robin, Wade Robin, Elliot Roger and Blake Credeur.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Sean Robin, Cori Casso, Karli Roger, Jansen Benoit and Klay Menard.

The family requests that visitation be observed in St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church Hall in Duson on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM and will continue on Wednesday from 8:00 AM until time of service.

A Rosary will be prayed by Patsy Robin and Eldean Benoit on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 6:00 PM in St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church Hall in Duson.

The family would like to give special thanks to the nurses and staff of Magnolia Estates and Hospice of Acadiana for their compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Mr. Robin's name to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St., Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70503 or on their website at

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Published in the The Advertiser on May 17, 2011
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