Ernest M. Broussard

Ernest M. Broussard

Ernest M. Broussard

Ernest M. Broussard
October 17, 1932 — May 22, 2014
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 11:30 a.m. today, Monday, May 26, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson for Ernest Millet Broussard, 81, a resident of Patterson who passed away Thursday evening May 22, 2014, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City. He was buried in the St. Joseph Cemetery today, Monday, May 26, 2014.
Ernest was born and raised in Patterson. He graduated from Patterson High School in 1951 and enlisted into the United States Air Force that same summer during the Korean War. Ernest served four years as an air weatherman and was stationed in Tokyo. He was honorably discharged as an Airman First Class (Sergeant) in June 1955.
Ernest married Anne Carinhas on Dec. 17, 1955. During his work life he worked in various management positions at the Patterson Shipyard and Patterson Shrimp Company. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 1710 in Patterson.
Survivors include his wife Anne and two sons, Stephen and Bruce, as well as three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Leona Broussard; and six siblings, Flo Roland, Blanche Kraft, Marguerite Grant, Robert Broussard Jr., Gloria Edwards and Joseph Broussard.
A gathering of family and friends was held today, Monday May 26, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Patterson starting at 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made in Mr. Ernest’s name to the Arthritis Foundation, P.O. Box 96280, Washington, D.C. 20077, 800-283-7800, or online at www.arthritis.org/.
Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting www.iberts.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA 70392, 985-395-7873.

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