OBITUARY

Robert "Bob" Darrell Harrington

November 15, 1941February 19, 2019
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NEW IBERIA – Funeral Services will be conducted for Mr. Robert “Bob” Darrell Harrington, age 77, at 3:00 pm Friday, February 22, 2019 at Evangeline Funeral Home with Fr. Keith Landry officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Family Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service on Friday at Evangeline Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed at 1:00 pm.

A native of Crowley and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Harrington passed away at 7:43 am on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Iberia Manor North.

Mr. Harrington was a kind, gentle loyal man who was known affectionately as Bobby to his family. He was employed with General Finance for many years before opening and managing Family Finance for 24 years. Some of his hobbies included bowling and square dancing with his wife, reading the newspaper and fishing with his brother in law, Wiley. He had a love for country music, cowboy boots, baseball caps, spending time at the beach and watching Saints Football. His greatest love was spending time with his family and telling stories of his upbringing.

He is survived by his wife of 50 plus years, Barbara Sylvester Harrington of New Iberia; three daughters, Sabrina H. Delcambre and Scott of New Iberia; Gina H. Gachassin and Roger, Jr. of Huntsville, AL and Holly Savoy and Spence of Youngsville, LA; nine grandchildren, Michael Delcambre and Ade; Jason Delcambre and Amber; Michelle Delcambre; Emily G. Martinez and Mike; Ryan Gachassin; Jenna G. Reyes and Josh; Blair Savoy; Elaine Savoy and Lauren Savoy; six great grandchildren, Danielle and Carina Delcambre; Catherine and Bradley Owens and Joshua and Amelia Reyes; one brother, David Harrington and Debbie of Columbus, MS and his aunt, Mary Lou Martin of Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Felix Joseph and Bertha Mae Istre Harrington, Jr. and one granddaughter, Kristi Delcambre.

Pallbearers will be Scott Delcambre, Spence Savoy, Roger Gachassin, Ryan Gachassin, Michael Delcambre and Jason Delcambre. Honorary pallbearers will be Wiley Sylvester, Guy Sylvester, Cole Passman, Lonnie Harrington, Charles Joubert, David Harrington, Brayton Eskine and Aaron Bird.

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

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

  • FAMILY

  • Barbara Sylvester Harrington, Wife
  • Sabrina H. Delcambre & Scott, Daughter
  • Gina H. Gachassin & Roger, Jr., Daughter
  • Holly H. Savoy & Spence, Daughter
  • Michael Delcambre & Ade, Grandchild
  • Jason Delcambre & Amber, Grandchild
  • Michelle Delcambre, Grandchild
  • Emily G. Martinez & Mike, Grandchild
  • Ryan Gachassin, Grandchild
  • Jenna G. Reyes & Josh, Grandchild
  • Blair Savoy, Grandchild
  • Elaine Savoy, Grandchild
  • Lauren Savoy, Grandchild
  • David Harrington & Debbie, Brother
  • Mary Lou Martin, Aunt
  • Bertha Mae Istre Harrington, Mother
  • Felix Joseph Harrington Jr., Father
  • Kristie Delcambre, Grandchild
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Scott Delcambre, Active
  • Spence Savoy, Active
  • Roger Gachassin, Active
  • Ryan Gachassin, Active
  • Michael Delcambre, Active
  • Jason Delcambre, Active
  • Wiley Sylvester, Honorary
  • Guy Sylvester, Honorary
  • Cole Passman, Honorary
  • Lonnie Harrington, Honorary
  • Charles Joubert, Honorary
  • David Harrington, Honorary

Services

  • Funeral Service Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Rosary Friday, February 22, 2019
REMEMBERING

Robert "Bob" Darrell Harrington

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Frances Bellow Chiasson

February 22, 2019

So sorry to hear of your loss. My sympathy and prayers are with all of your family.

MARGARET GONSOULIN

February 20, 2019

SO VERY SORRY BARBARA, AND FAMILY YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.BOB WAS A GREAT FRIEND TO US AND OUR FAMILY.I HAVE GREAT MEMERIOUS OF OUR KIDS PLAYING AND HAVING MANY DAYS ALL TOGETHER.I'M SORRY THAT I WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND HIS FUNERAL,BUT ALL OF YOU WILL BE IN MY PRAYERS.R.I.P. BOB.

Pamela Romero

February 20, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about Mr.Bob. I have spent many summers with Gina and both him and Mrs. Barbara treated me like I was one of there own. Wonderful people and times. RIP Mr. Bob. Mrs Barbara, and all the family y’all are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love y’all.

Fay Broussard

February 20, 2019

Barbara,
So sorry to hear the news about Bob. I hope the many lovely memories will bring you strength during this difficult time. I am praying for you and the girls.
May God hold you and give you all you need. Thinking of you my friend. Love Ya.


Fay Broussard

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Biography

NEW IBERIA – Funeral Services will be conducted for Mr. Robert “Bob” Darrell Harrington, age 77, at 3:00 pm Friday, February 22, 2019 at Evangeline Funeral Home with Fr. Keith Landry officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Family Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service on Friday at Evangeline Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed at 1:00 pm.

A native of Crowley and resident of New Iberia, Mr. Harrington passed away at 7:43 am on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Iberia Manor North.

Mr. Harrington was a kind, gentle loyal man who was known affectionately as Bobby to his family.
He was employed with General Finance for many years before opening and managing Family Finance for 24 years.
Some of his hobbies included bowling and square dancing with his wife, reading the newspaper and fishing with his brother in law, Wiley.
He had a love for country music, cowboy boots, baseball caps, spending time at the beach and watching Saints Football. His greatest love was spending time with his family and telling stories of his upbringing.

He is survived by his wife of 50 plus years, Barbara Sylvester Harrington of New Iberia; three daughters, Sabrina H. Delcambre and Scott of New Iberia; Gina H. Gachassin and Roger, Jr. of Huntsville, AL and Holly Savoy and Spence of Youngsville, LA; nine grandchildren, Michael Delcambre and Ade; Jason Delcambre and Amber; Michelle Delcambre; Emily G. Martinez and Mike; Ryan Gachassin; Jenna G. Reyes and Josh; Blair Savoy; Elaine Savoy and Lauren Savoy; six great grandchildren, Danielle and Carina Delcambre; Catherine and Bradley Owens and Joshua and Amelia Reyes; one brother, David Harrington and Debbie of Columbus, MS and his aunt, Mary Lou Martin of Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Felix Joseph and Bertha Mae Istre Harrington, Jr. and one granddaughter, Kristi Delcambre.

Pallbearers will be Scott Delcambre, Spence Savoy, Roger Gachassin, Ryan Gachassin, Michael Delcambre and Jason Delcambre. Honorary pallbearers will be Wiley Sylvester, Guy Sylvester, Cole Passman, Lonnie Harrington, Charles Joubert, David Harrington, Brayton Eskine and Aaron Bird.

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

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