OBITUARY

Joseph "Verlin" Maturin

June 29, 1943July 14, 2018
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NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Joseph “Verlin” Maturin at 10:00 am Monday, July 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Fr. Korey LaVergne will be the celebrant. Mr. Maturin will be laid to rest at Memorial Park Cemetery following the mass.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm, with the Catholic Daughters leading the Rosary at 6:30 pm. Visiting hours will resume on Monday from 8:00 am until 9:30 am.

Joseph was born June 29, 1943 in New Iberia to the late Whitney Adam Maturin and the late Fedora Derouen Maturin, and passed away peacefully Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was 75.

Joseph, known by family and friends as “Verlin”, proudly served his country as a veteran of the United States Navy. He was retired from the oilfield and worked with various companies throughout the Acadiana area. Some of his favorite pastimes were repairing and programming computers, piloting his ultralight airplane and flying remote controlled airplanes, and visiting with his coffee buddies in the afternoon. Above all, Joseph was dedicated to the love and care of his family. The time spent with them was cherished and his memory will forever live on in the hearts of all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife and best friend of 32 years, Barbara “Bobbi” Maturin; his children, Craig Maturin and wife Monique, Shannon Maturin and Paul Chevalon, and Scotty Maturin and wife Tonya Kay; ten grandchildren whom he adored, Nicholas, Brittany, Seth and Gage Maturin, Justin James Heitman and Amber Heitman, Coty and Kirsten Maturin, Sage Dore and Brianna Maturin; numerous great grandchildren; and his sisters, Debby Ransonet and Sheri Prince.

Along with his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his daughter and son, Tiffany Maturin and Troy Maturin; and his sister and brothers, Meverly Maturin, Raywood Maturin and Richard Maturin. Members of the family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

To view the online obituary and to share memories, please visit his memorial page at www.evangelinenewiberia.com

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

  • FAMILY

  • Barbara "Bobbi" Maturin, Wife of 32 years
  • Craig Maturin & Monique, Son
  • Shannon Maturin & Paul Chevalon, Daughter
  • Scotty Maturin & Tonya Kay, Son
  • Nicholas, Brittany, Seth & Gage Maturin, Grandchildren
  • Justin James Heitman, Grandchild
  • Amber Heitman, Grandchild
  • Coty and Kirsten Maturin, Grandchildren
  • Sage Dore, Grandchild
  • Brianna Maturin, Grandchild
  • Debby Ransonet, Sister
  • Sheri Prince, Sister
  • Whitney Adam & Fedora Maturin, Parents
  • Tiffany Maturin, Daughter
  • Troy Maturin, Son
  • Meverly Maturin, Sister
  • Raywood & Richard Maturin, Brothers
  • Also survived by numerous great grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, July 15, 2018
  • Rosary Sunday, July 15, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, July 16, 2018
  • A Mass of Christian Burial Monday, July 16, 2018
REMEMBERING

Joseph "Verlin" Maturin

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Karen LaSalle

August 8, 2018

Mrs. Bobbi, we are so sorry to hear about Papa Joe and know he will be missed by everyone . He was a wonderful neighbor and friend You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers . With sympathy TePop and Karen

Marlene Leleux Dartez

July 17, 2018

Bobbi,
I'm so very sorry for your loss. I'm just finding out. My heart and prayers are with you, your family and friends. May he Rest in Peace. 🙌❤❤

Karen Schwartz

July 16, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss! You are all in our prayers.
Karen & Paul Schwartz

Marie Maturin Sonnier

July 15, 2018

Bobbi I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for u and all your family.

Spring Stansbury

July 15, 2018

I have known joe and bobbi for many many years. Joe as i knew him was always so nice and funny. His smile and jokes will always be in my memories. How he landed his ultra light in that small field. Will always remain a secret bobbi my sweet dear friend i am here for whatever and whenever. Joe is truly flying high now. He has his own wings. Love you both. Rest well my friend joe.

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Biography

NEW IBERIA – A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Joseph “Verlin” Maturin at 10:00 am Monday, July 16, 2018 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Fr. Korey LaVergne will be the celebrant. Mr. Maturin will be laid to rest at Memorial Park Cemetery following the mass.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Evangeline Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm, with the Catholic Daughters leading the Rosary at 6:30 pm. Visiting hours will resume on Monday from 8:00 am until 9:30 am.

Joseph was born June 29, 1943 in New Iberia to the late Whitney Adam Maturin and the late Fedora Derouen Maturin, and passed away peacefully Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was 75.

Joseph, known by family and friends as “Verlin”, proudly served his country as a veteran of the United States Navy. He was retired from the oilfield and worked with various companies throughout the Acadiana area. Some of his favorite pastimes were repairing and programming computers, piloting his ultralight airplane and flying remote controlled airplanes, and visiting with his coffee buddies in the afternoon. Above all, Joseph was dedicated to the love and care of his family. The time spent with them was cherished and his memory will forever live on in the hearts of all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his wife and best friend of 32 years, Barbara “Bobbi” Maturin; his children, Craig Maturin and wife Monique, Shannon Maturin and Paul Chevalon, and Scotty Maturin and wife Tonya Kay; ten grandchildren whom he adored, Nicholas, Brittany, Seth and Gage Maturin, Justin James Heitman and Amber Heitman, Coty and Kirsten Maturin, Sage Dore and Brianna Maturin; numerous great grandchildren; and his sisters, Debby Ransonet and Sheri Prince.

Along with his parents, Joseph was preceded in death by his daughter and son, Tiffany Maturin and Troy Maturin; and his sister and brothers, Meverly Maturin, Raywood Maturin and Richard Maturin.

Members of the family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

To view the online obituary and to share memories, please visit his memorial page at www.evangelinenewiberia.com

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