Zachary Paul Viator

July 5, 1956October 28, 2012

NEW IBERIA – Funeral services will be celebrated for Zachary Paul Viator, age 56, at 2:30 pm Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Evangeline Funeral Home. Fr. Ed. Degayter will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday at Evangeline Funeral Home from 9:00 am until time of services. The Rosary will be recited at 11:30 am.

Zachary was born July 5, 1956 in New Iberia to Weldon and Augusta LeBlanc Viator, and passed away peacefully on October 28, 2012 at his residence, with his loving family at his side.

Zachary was an avid pool player and was known and loved by many in the Pool Leagues in the area. But his greatest love was spending time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his mother, Augusta LeBlanc “Gussie” Viator; his sister, JoAnn Viator Cunningham and husband Ernest; a niece, Erica Mouret; and nephew and Godchild, Chad P. Viator all of New Iberia.

He was preceded in death by his father, Weldon “T-Boy” Viator; two sisters, Vicky Viator and Lisa V. Mouret; paternal grandparents, Stanley Viator and Lillian R. Hebert; and maternal grandparents, Louis and Evelyn C. LeBlanc.

Serving as pallbearers will be Barry, Jude and David Viator, Ernie Cunningham, and Tommy and Kernie LeBlanc.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Barry Viator, Karen Roselli, and the staff of Heart of Hospice for the care and compassion given to Zachary.

To view the online obituary, video tribute, and sign the guestbook, please visit

Evangeline Funeral Home of New Iberia (337) 364-1881 is in charge of arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 30, 2012
  • Visitation Tuesday, October 30, 2012
  • Rosary Service Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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December 3, 2012

I have had 2 BLESSINGS in my life. The 1st is my son being born, the 2nd is having you for my brother. I miss you deeply as each day passes. You are in my thoughts,prayers and dreams.I have to close another chapter in my life but not in my memories
Love You always, Jo

Brandi Cormier Richard

November 21, 2012

Mrs. Gussie, Mrs. Joanna I'm so sorry for your loss. Zach was a great and loving person this sadness my heart so much.. My prayers are with you all I'm so sorry. Miss and love y'all.

Karen&Douglas Baudoin

November 5, 2012

R.I.P. Zachary.

renae bonin

November 2, 2012

so very sorry to hear zachary passed away. he was such a sweet man and also caring. wish i could have talk to him or seen him before he passed it has been a while since i seen ms gussie or him. our family is praying for you and your family ms gussie. i will always see zachary as my step dad and always remember him he is just like my dad all that time he took care of me and came see me. he has always seen me as his step daughter too.

Genee' Bujard

November 2, 2012

To my angel Zachary: I miss U brother...! For whatever reason God let us cross paths in life, I'm so glad He did. ?U, Nae'

Gene Rouly

October 30, 2012

To all family and friends REST IN PEACE My little brother . You have been in my prayers and thoughts for many years . Barry,David,Jude and I along with so many others , have had many good times together . Since we were very young. I wish i could be with you now ! It is 2:33 pm . I just cant make it , i just found out . Jo Ann ,Chad ,and Mrs. Gussie may all you and everyone else know I wish I was there with yall. ZAC WILL BE MISSED so much by so many ! LOVE YOU DUDE ! BIG GENE ROULY and family.

Janice Knight

October 30, 2012

He was My Confidant, My Lover and My Best Friend. Our times together were the most exciting and he most comforting that I shall ever know. His Faith in God is so very strong that we should all find comfort in knowing that He shall finally Rest In Peace. He was Truly a Loving, Kind and Generously Great Man. My children and I are so Very Blessed to have shared a time in he and his families life. He will be Missed Forever! My Sympathies and Condolences go out to the Family...

Barry Desormeaux

October 30, 2012

The angels are always near to those who are grieving, to whisper to them that their loved ones are safe in the hand of God. To God new angel, we will miss you Zachary

Aline Viator Dunkin

October 30, 2012

So sorry to hear about Zachary. May the whole family know that he is at peace.
Gussie stay strong and if you need someone to talk to call me Aline Viator Dunkin. 342-2506
Couldn't make the funeral because I had no one to stay with Mama. She's doing ok but I can't leave her alone anymore. Still bedridden.

Have courage and stay strong;
the hardest thing in the world must be losing a child.
So so sorry. You and your whole family will be in our thoghts as we say our rosary tonite.

Jeffery Reaux

October 29, 2012

Rest in piece my dear friend. We've had a long hard road to contend with and God has come to grant you peace and rest. My condolences to all of your family.

Jeffery Reaux