EJ Aucoin

July 5, 1939 — June 3, 2013

EJ Aucoin, 73, a native of Belle River, longtime resident of Pierre Part and a resident of Patterson, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013, in Lafayette, surrounded by his loving family.

EJ worked for and retired from McDermott as a crane operator. He was a member of the Pierre Part and Belle River Fire Department. EJ was a dedicated fireman for many years. EJ enjoyed the outdoors. He was a fisherman and a hunter. He liked his country music, enjoyed camping, and playing cards. EJ was a die-hard Saints and LSU fan — win or lose, he was a fan. EJ was a family man. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.

EJ is survived by his wife of 22 years, Alberta Landry Aucoin of Patterson; his son, Chad Aucoin and his wife, Candance, of Bayou Gauche; his daughter, Chantelle Tilley and her husband, Michael, of Luling; his stepson, Danny Chassion and his wife, Kim, of Auburn, Ga.; and his stepdaughter, Judy Lanoux and her husband, Curtis, of Baton Rouge. EJ is also survived by his grandchildren, Brad, Kaitlyn, Hailey, Makayla, Mindi, Sydney, Andy, Drue, and Matthew; his great-grandchildren, Bear, Stella, Machelle, and Hayley; his sister, Lenia Mayon; his brother, Clayton Aucoin; and his stepmother, Shirley Aucoin.

EJ was preceded in death by his father and mother, Edward and Nolia Aucoin; his stepfather, John Richard; his grandson, Joey Paul Hebert; nephew, Rickey Mayon; and brother-in-law, Sterling Mayon.

Visitation will be held Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Hargrave Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. and continuing Friday, June 7, 2013, at Hargrave Funeral Home from 8 to 11 a.m. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. in the Hargrave Funeral Home. EJ will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.

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