OBITUARY

Eugene Romero

August 15, 1930January 13, 2021
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NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Eugene Romero, age 90, at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Delcambre. Fr. Donald Bernard will officiate. Interment will follow at the church mausoleum immediately following the service.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia on Saturday from 9:00 am until the service time. A rosary will be prayed by the Men’s Rosary Group at 10:30 am.

A native and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Romero passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Iberia Medical Center.

Eugene was a hardworking and dedicated man. He was a workaholic and never liked to stay idle for too long. Eugene started his career in the oilfield, doing every job from driller to tool pusher. After his retirement, unwilling to sit still, Eugene began working at the local golf courses. He helped out at Squirrel Run and Tri-Parish for many years. Eugene raced and raised his own horses and enjoyed played Bouree’. He was a proud member of the Knights of Columbus #3425 and was a 3rd degree Knight. A loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Eugene will be truly and deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jenny Lopez Romero; sons, Wayne Romero (Gloria) and Trent Romero (Nicole); daughter, Jessica Stein (Stevie); grandchildren, Brooks Romero (Amanda), Cody Stein (Jamie), Latrelle Babineaux (Dustin), Garritt Romero, and Addison Romero; and great grandchildren, Colton Romero, Davin Romero. Embrie Romero, Gauge Babineaux, and Avery Babineaux.

He is preceded in death by his parents, O’Neil Romero and Paula LeBlanc Romero; brother, Joseph Romero; and nephew, Donald Romero.

Pallbearers will be Dustin Babineaux, Cody Stein, Brooks Romero, Garritt Romero, Kevin Buteaux, and Joey Lopez.

Honorary pallbearers will be Stevie Stein, Trent Romero, Wayne Romero, and Ulysse Lopez.

To view the on-line obituary and sign the guest register, please visit www.evangelinefuneralhome.com.

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

  • FAMILY

  • Jenny Lopez Romero, Loving wife
  • Wayne Romero (Gloria), Son
  • Trent Romero (Nicole), Son
  • Jessica Stein (Stevie), Daughter
  • Brooks Romero, Grandchild
  • Cody Stein, Grandchild
  • Latrelle Babineaux, Grandchild
  • Garritt Romero, Grandchild
  • Addison Romero, Grandchild
  • Colton Romero, Great Grandchild
  • Davin Romero, Great Grandchild
  • Embrie Romero, Great Grandchild
  • Gauge Babineaux, Great Grandchild
  • Avery Babineaux, Great Grandchild
  • O' Neil Romero, Father (deceased)
  • Paula LeBlanc Romero, Mother (deceased)
  • Joseph Romero, Brother (deceased)
  • Donald Romero, Nephew (deceased)
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Dustin Babineaux
  • Cody Stein
  • Brooks Romero
  • Garritt Romero
  • Kevin Buteaux
  • Joey Lopez
  • Wayne Romero, Honorary
  • Trent Romero, Honorary
  • Stevie Stein, Honorary
  • Ulysse Lopez, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

  • Rosary

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

  • A Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, January 16, 2021

Memories

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Chris & Janice Leblanc

January 16, 2021

Nicole & Trent,
Our prayers go out to your family & friends

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Chris & Janice
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Randy Comeaux

January 15, 2021

My sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Eugene. Growing up next door was like having a second dad. My 1st experience driving was in his green 1949 pick up truck. I was too small to pick hay, so they made me drive!

Karl Leblanc

January 14, 2021

Prayers to family.. Mr.Eugene was a true Cajun Gentleman.. Truly good memories of Visiting Mr.Eugene with my dad when I was young ..

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