Edwin Joseph Dugas

April 3, 1932April 21, 2019

Edwin Joseph Dugas, 87, a native of Brusly St. Martin and resident of Belle Rose passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019 surrounded by his loving wife and four daughters. Edwin was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He enjoyed spending time with his family, wood working, working in his barber shop and spending time with his customers. Edwin was a proud Sargent for the Army and he loved his country. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of sixty six years, Mary Jane LeBlanc Dugas; four daughters, Mona D. Simoneaux (Whitney), Melissa D. Marcello (Michael), Patti D. Poirrier and Julie D. Foley (Michael); ten grandchildren, Kiley (Sabrina) Simoneaux, Brooke (Kenny) Boudreaux, Jacy (Chuck) Caballero. Meghan Marcello, Christopher Marcello, Jason (Jessie) Kocke, Brad (Ashley) Kocke, Chelsea (Wes) Diez, Kesley (Mikey) Saurage, Tate and (Kayla) Foley; eighteen great grandchildren, Trey and Kate Simoneaux, Carson Boudreaux, Allexia Landry, Ashton and Allie Caballero, Jaya and Joey Kocke, Brayden Martinez, Owen Dubreuil, Kynlie Kocke, Baby Kocke, Jacee, Mason and Aria Diez, Kaya, Piper and Anniston Saurage; three sisters, Mae D. Dugas, Marie D. Landry and Edith D. Webre and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Arlene Dugas; parents, Phillip and Marie Mabile Dugas; three brothers, Pierre, John and Edward Dugas. Visitaiton will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at St. Jules Catholic Church from 8:30am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Interment to follow in the church mausoleum. Pallbearers will be: Jason Kocke, Kiley Simoneaux, Brad Kocke, Christopher Marcello, Tate Foley and Gary Webre. The family would like to thank Edna Chamberlain, Dr. Keith Landry, and the staff of Southeast LA War Veterans Home, In His Care Hospice and Maxine Williams. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Assumption Arc.


  • Visitation Thursday, April 25, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, April 25, 2019


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Glenda Shaheen

April 25, 2019

Prayers for the family on this day. May you all remember the happy times in life. He was your rock and no one can ever take that away. With all our hearts, our sincere sympathy.

Glenn and Glenda Shaheen

Tammy Giroir-Cirucci

April 24, 2019

May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. I know mom is showing her uncle around in Heaven. Uncle Edwin will be missed so much. With Deepest Sympathy, Tammy, Jeff, Christopher & Jacob
Mansfield, Texas

Natalie Bourg

April 24, 2019

Aunt Patti, Jason, Brad and family:
Addie and I are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Asking God to bring you peace and may your wonderful memories of a wonderful man bring you comfort.

Tony Falterman

April 23, 2019

My deepest sympathies to the family.