Ernest "Ernie" Lopez Jr.

December 27, 1957July 23, 2018

NEW IBERIA – Funeral Services will be conducted for Ernest “Ernie” Lopez, Jr., age 60, at 1:00 pm Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Evangeline Funeral Home with Fr. Bill John Melancon officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until time of service on Wednesday at Evangeline Funeral Home.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Ernie passed away at 6:40 pm on Monday, July 23, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Ernie was a sweet and loving man who enjoyed eating, watching television and playing with his rope given to him by his father many years ago. He will be truly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his sisters, Sister (Mary Alice) Josita Lopez of Jonesboro, AR; Sandra Norwood and husband George, Sr. of Erath; Suzette Menard and husband Orien of New Iberia and Roberta Lopez of New Iberia, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Lopez, Sr. and Roberta Baudoin Lopez; maternal grandparents, Reynold and Alice Chauvin Baudoin; paternal grandparents, Thomas and Emmeline Lopez; one brother, John Lopez and his nephew, James Labit.

Pallbearers will be George Norwood, Jr., Michael Norwood, Jason Desormeaux, Drew Desormeaux, Ashton Ryan and Tyler Broussard. George Norwood, Sr. will be and honorary pallbearer.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at Hospice of Acadiana for their care and compassion shown to our dear brother.

Memorial donations may be made in Ernie’s name to, Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston Street, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70503 and/or Lydia Cancer Society, 7205 Weeks Island Road, New Iberia, LA 70560.

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Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia is in charge of arrangements.


  • Sister (Mary Alice) Josita Lopez, Sister
  • Sandra Norwood, Sister
  • Suzette Menard, Sister
  • Roberta Lopez, Sister
  • George Norwood Sr., Brother-in-law
  • Orien Menard, Brother-in-law
  • Roberta Baudoin Lopez, Mother
  • Ernest Lopez Sr., Father
  • Reynold & Alice Baudoin, Grandparents
  • Thomas & Emmeline Lopez, Grandparents
  • John Lopez, Brother
  • James Labit, Nephew
  • Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews

  • George Norwood, Jr.
  • Michael Norwood
  • Jason Desormeaux
  • Drew Desormeaux
  • Ashton Ryan
  • Tyler Broussard
  • George Norwood, Sr.

  • Hospice of Acadiana


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Ernest "Ernie" Lopez Jr.

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Susan Irwin

July 24, 2018

Ernie was so Blessed being born into the Lopez family. He was so loved and he showed it through his sweet nature. My thoughts and prayers are with his sisters and family at this time. Rest In Peace Ernie!

Carolyn Benoit Vice

July 24, 2018

Ernie was my neighbor on Corinne Street for a very longtime. Such a sweet person. My deepest sympathy and prayers for his sisters and their family. May God provide comfort and healing during this difficult time. May Ernie Rest In Peace.

Lee Landry

July 24, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with Ernie's sisters who so lovingly cared for Ernie. I know Ernie was your world. May God Bless All of You. Love, Ms. Lee Landry