Chester Romero

Funeral services will be held Tuesday May 25, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Rayne for Chester Romero 82, who died Monday May 24, 2010 at the Acadia St. Landry Hospital.

Survivors include his wife Mary Fontenot Romero; one daughter Melody Shoffiett; three sons Ronnie Romero, Chester Romero Jr., and James Romero; seven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Mr. Romero was preceded in death by one daughter Mona R. Babineaux, five sisters, and two brothers.

He was a native of New Iberia and a resident of Branch for the past 70 years; a Veteran of the US Navy, and a  retired Deputy of  Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Pallbearers will be Michael Shoffiett, Michael Shoffiett Jr., David Babineaux, Mitch Shoffiet, Ronnie Romero, and June Romero.

Visitation will be held Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. with a Rosary recieted at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until services.

Burial will be in the St. Edmonds catholic Cemetery in Branch under the direction of Duhon Funeral Home of Rayne.

Condolences may be sent to the Romero family at


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