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John InzerellaNew Iberia - Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia, for John 'Johnny' Inzerella, 88, who died on Sunday, November 18, 2012, in New Iberia. Entombment will follow in the Holy Family Mausoleum. Rev. Mark Derise, pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, will officiate. A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM at Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd, in New Iberia. A rosary will be prayed at 11:00 AM Tuesday. ; Johnny was born on December 2, 1923, in St. Martinville, where he lived his earlier years. He moved to New Iberia after marrying Virginia Joyce 'Sue' Arceneaux on January 16, 1949. Johnny began his working career with The Hub, a clothing store located in New Iberia, as a salesman. He continued his career as a clothing salesman with Broussard & Viators Men and Boys Wear, and Abdallas, both located in New Iberia. He worked at this profession for a total of 50 years. During that span of fifty years he made hundreds of friends and acquaintances. One of his most admirable traits was his love for people. He was a 'perfectionist' at everything that he did and took great pride in serving his customers. Johnnys hobbies including gardening and growing various plants and trees. One of his hobbies in his earlier years was playing 'bouree' on weekends with his family members. However, his greatest pleasure was spending time with, providing for, and loving his family. He was a devout Catholic and parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Virginia Joyce 'Sue' Inzerella; son, Gregory Inzerella and wife Rachel Crochet Inzerella of New Iberia; daughter, Deborah 'Debbie' Inzerella Breaux and husband Daniel 'Turk' Breaux of New Iberia; grandchildren, Michelle Inzerella Keenan and husband Terry of Seattle, Washington, Todd Breaux and wife Brandi Viator Breaux of Lafayette, and Jed Inzerella and wife Anna Claire Hundley Inzerella of Lafayette; great grandchildren, Abigail Inzerella, Coleman Inzerella, Gavin Keenan, Grayson Keenan, and Marie Breaux. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam Inzerella and Lena Milazzo Inzerella, as well as brothers, Tony Inzerella, Joe Inzerella, Santa 'Sonny' Inzerella, and sisters, Lena Inzerella Russo and Marie Inzerella DAnna. Pallbearers will Gregory Inzerella, Daniel 'Turk' Breaux, Kenric 'Kenny' Inzerella, Anthony Russo, Todd Breaux, and Jed Inzerella. Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, 337.365.3331, is in charge of arrangements. ;
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Dear Ms. Sue and Family....You all have my deepest sympathy. Mr. Johnny was a good friend to all of us for many many years. We will all miss him.......John Berard
John Berard Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
What a wonderful person, those were the days I looked forward to shopping for clothes and shoesMy thoughts and prayers to the Inzerella family Frank Garacci
Frank Garacci Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy goes out to you Aunt Sue & to all of your family at this time of your loss. I miss my grandmother, Aunt Annie Inzerella and all of the relatives who were always around me since childhood--including Uncle Johnny. Jimbo has such fond memories of being taken to New Iberia to see Uncle Johnny when he & his brothers were younger to buy new clothes. I am sure that there is a big bourre game going on in heaven right now, with all of the Inzerellas having a good time, just missing us & waiting for us to join them someday. God's Peace & Blessings, Love Lana
Jimbo & Lana Pritchard Bienvenu Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
Just found out... My sympathy goes out to his family... He truly was a very good person, I will miss our conversations .... So sorry I was unable to go pay my respects to him... But I am sure he is talking everyone's ears off up there in heaven and they are enjoying it as much as I did.... Again my sympathy goes out for y'all loss.....
Donna LaBit... Derouen cleaners Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
Our love and prayers go out to you,Sue,and family.Virginia and Howard Freyou
Virginia Freyou Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
I am sorry to hear of your loss. As often as we deal with death it is never easy. I hope the many memories bring a smile to your face. Soon in God's time he will end death (Isaiah 25:8). Also a resurrection to earth under changed conditions awaits our dead loved ones (Acts 24:15; Revelation 21:4).
Jerrell Slaughter Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
I'll always remember Mr Johnny . He was one of the special people in my life and was someone to look up to.He and I had quite a few long conversations when I lived by him and I have to say I enjoyed everyone of them . My heart goes out to his family and know he will be missed.
Buddy Bonin Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
I wish to express condolences to Mr Inzerella's family. I canrememger shoping with my mom and seeing him. I am sure thereare mamy who remember him. He was very nice when having apersonal experience with a clerk was a nice experience. He could always help you.
Harriet Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
Mr. Inzerella always had kind words and brilliant smile for everyone he met. My God comfort Mr. Inzerella's family at their time of this great loss.
Ira Black Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers go to Mr. Johnny's family during this time of sorrow. Not only did Johnny outfit me with clothing when I was small, but he was also a wonderful mentor and supporter for me (and others) as a ??Saturday? salesman at Broussard & Viator??s Men and Boys?? Wear in New Iberia over 4o years ago. The examples that Johnny provided as a role model on how to treat people and customers were valuable lessons to me at the time I was in high school and have been a guide to me throughout my adult life. God bless his soul.
Lee Roy F Gaspard, Jr. Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM