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Evangeline Funeral Home

314 E Saint Peter St, New Iberia, LA

OBITUARY

Robley "Joe" "Whop" Joseph Romero Jr.

March 19, 1942October 15, 2019
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NEW IBERIA- Funeral services will be conducted for Robley Joseph “Joe” “Whop” Romero, Jr., age 77, at 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Evangeline Funeral Home with Pastor Shelton Clay officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Saturday at Evangeline Funeral home from 12:00 Noon until service time.

Mr. Romero was a native and resident of New Iberia. He passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Romero was employed in the oilfield for more than 44 years. He loved spending time outdoors, fishing, hunting and gardening.

He is survived by one daughter, Mona Suire of New Iberia; one son, Christopher Romero of New Iberia; his former wife, Patricia DeRouen Romero; one sister, Tressie R. McCraig of Tigue, TX; four grandchildren, Damon Suire, Drew Suire, Brayton Romero and Christasia Romero and six great grandchildren, Alyssa Suire; Aiden Suire; Liam Suire; Charlie Suire; Emma Romero and Emmette Romero.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Racheal Romero and his parents, Robley Joseph Romero, Sr. and Rose Barranco Romero.

Pallbearers will be Damon Suire, Drew Suire, Brayton Romero, Dwayne Suire Johnathan Dorsey and Vincent Cassisa.

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

  • Mona Suire, Daughter
  • Christopher Romero, Son
  • Patricia DeRouen Romero, Former Wife
  • Tressie R. McCraig, Sister
  • Racheal Romero, Daughter (deceased)
  • Rose Barranco Romero, Mother (deceased)
  • Robley Romero Sr., Father (deceased)
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Damon Suire, Active
  • Drew Suire, Active
  • Brayton Romero, Active
  • Dwayne Suire, Active
  • Johnathan Dorsey, Active
  • Vincent Cassisa, Active

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, October 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 19, 2019

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Donna Cassisa

October 18, 2019

May you Rest In Peace. You will be missed, I pray you are fishing with papa. Love you Joe

Annette (Sissy) Marsalis

October 17, 2019

So sorry Chris and Mona for y'all loss ... I'm praying for y'all and the family for peace and comfort. 🙏 ... Joe always made me laugh ... He will be missed 🕊️Rest in peace Joe 🕊️

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Biography

NEW IBERIA- Funeral services will be conducted for Robley Joseph “Joe” “Whop” Romero, Jr., age 77, at 3:00 pm on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Evangeline Funeral Home with Pastor Shelton Clay officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Saturday at Evangeline Funeral home from 12:00 Noon until service time.

Mr. Romero was a native and resident of New Iberia. He passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Romero was employed in the oilfield for more than 44 years. He loved spending time outdoors, fishing, hunting and gardening.

He is survived by one daughter, Mona Suire of New Iberia; one son, Christopher Romero of New Iberia; his former wife, Patricia DeRouen Romero; one sister, Tressie R. McCraig of Tigue, TX; four grandchildren, Damon Suire, Drew Suire, Brayton Romero and Christasia Romero and six great grandchildren, Alyssa Suire; Aiden Suire; Liam Suire; Charlie Suire; Emma Romero and Emmette Romero.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Racheal Romero and his parents, Robley Joseph Romero, Sr. and Rose Barranco Romero.

Pallbearers will be Damon Suire, Drew Suire, Brayton Romero, Dwayne Suire Johnathan Dorsey and Vincent Cassisa.

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.