Coteau - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Coteau for Jimmy Louis Romero, 74, who passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Our Lady of the Oaks Nursing Home in Lafayette.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Rev. Ed Degeyter will be the Celebrant.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Pellerin Funeral Home in New Iberia from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Monday, and continue on Tuesday from 8:00 am until 9:00 am.
A rosary, led by the Men’s Rosary Group, will be prayed at 6:30 pm on Monday.
Jimmy Louis Romero was born in Milton, Louisiana on September 3, 1947 to the late Dalton Joseph and Therese Bourque Romero, and was a 1965 graduate of Erath High School. He owned and operated Jim's Kountry Pies, was a school bus driver for Iberia Parish Schools, a truck driver for Trappey's, and a talented carpenter. His hobbies included baking, cooking, gardening, watching documentaries, farming, and raising livestock. He will be deeply missed.
Mr. Romero is survived by a daughter, Courtney Romero (Mary Gelis) of Slidell; two sons, Steven J. Romero (Toni G. Romero) of Houston, and Ryan J. Romero; two granddaughters, Mia Clare and Ella Adora Romero; two sisters, Judy Romero Bergeron (Jimmy Bergeron) of Las Vegas, and Jessica Romero of Youngsville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Joann Romero Robicheaux, and Jeannie Romero Theriot.
Pallbearers will be Steven Romero, Ryan Romero, Rodrick Babineaux, Colllin Robicheaux, Jason Theriot, and Clarence P. Babineaux.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the entire staff of Our Lady of the Oaks Nursing Home, and Lamm Hospice for extraordinary care and compassion.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331).