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Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia
Monday November 30th, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia
Monday November 30th, 2020
1:30pm

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Memorial service

Pellerin Funeral Home - New Iberia
Monday November 30th, 2020
3:00pm

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E.J. "Shorty" Touchet

New Iberia - A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Monday, November 30, 2020, at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia for E. J. "Shorty" Touchet, 87, who passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020, in New Iberia. Entombment will be at a later date. Rev. Brian Harrington will officiate. A gathering of family and friends will be Monday from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm. A rosary will be prayed at 1:30 pm Monday. A native and lifelong resident of Iberia Parish, Mr. Touchet was born on September 18, 1933 to the late Paulin and Enola Viator Touchet. He worked as a boat captain in the oilfield for years and then was a self-employed carpenter, and was an avid gardener and fisherman. He also enjoyed hunting and raising fighting roosters. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Crochet Touchet of St. Martinville, LA; daughter, Brenda Babineaux (Thomas) of Loreauville, LA; four sons, Jerry Touchet of New Iberia, Robert Touchet of Cade, Randy Touchet of Avery Island, and Chad Touchet (Crystal) of Loreauville; two brothers, Alfred Touchet, Sr. (Barbara) of St. Martinville, and Raleigh Touchet (Gail) of Parks; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael Touchet; three brothers, LJ Touchet, Paulin Touchet Jr., and Jerry Touchet. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Arc of Acadiana, P.O. Box 9610, New Iberia, LA 70560 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331) is in charge of arrangements.

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Guestbook

Our thoughts and prayers are with y'all at this difficult time. Shorty was a good person. God Bless. I used to live on Hebert St. next door to Bozo.

Collins Deslatte Nov 26 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of E.J. "Shorty" Touchet

Collins Deslatte Nov 26 2020 12:00 AM

To the Touchet family...you have my sympathy. I will pray for ya'll. Laura Lanclos LaBiche

Laura LaBiche Nov 24 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of E.J. "Shorty" Touchet

Laura LaBiche Nov 24 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of E.J. "Shorty" Touchet

Kristie Suire Nov 23 2020 12:00 AM