OBITUARY

Eli Joseph Bourgeois Jr.

March 22, 1938October 13, 2020

U.S. Navy veteran and New Orleans native Eli Joseph Bourgeois, Jr., passed away at the age of 82 on October 13, 2020. He served in the Navy for six years and was a manager at Entergy for a 39 year career. He was a member of Toastmasters International, serving as Lt. Governor and Governor; the Fletcher Reunion Group for the Fletcher DD445, serving as secretary; and worked with Junior Achievement and spent time as a girls’ coach at St. Angela Merici. He was also a member of the American Legion, a Holy Cross Alum and a former Delgado Trade School instructor. He is preceded in death by: his parents, Eli Joseph Bourgeois, Sr. and Mary Priola Bourgeois; his two sons, Darryl and Dwayne; his sister, Gerri Watson, and his brother, John Bourgeois. He is survived by: his wife of ten years, Linda P. Bourgeois; his son, Derrick Bourgeois; his grandson, Brock; and many relatives and friends by whom he will be sadly missed. A private Funeral Mass will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home. A public graveside service will follow the Mass and be held in St. Patrick Cemetery No. 3 at 12pm on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

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  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, October 17, 2020

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