Sept. 1, 1938 ~ March 11, 2014
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Helen Romero Trosclair will be held Monday, March 17, 2014, at 2 p.m., at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin, with a gathering of family and friends beginning at 11 a.m., and the recitation of the rosary at 1:30 p.m. She will be laid to rest in the Perpetual Park Cemetery in Franklin. Father Gregory Cormier will officiate the services. Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Trosclair, Anthony Trosclair, Howard Trosclair, Abbie Trosclair Jr., John Trosclair, Richard Romero and Jerry Trosclair Jr.
Mrs. Mary Helen was a native and resident of New Iberia, and was a former longtime resident of Franklin. She passed away at the age of 75 on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Belle Teche Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Iberia.
Survivors include five sons, Abbie A. Trosclair Jr. of St. Martinville; John A. Trosclair of Patterson; Howard J. Trosclair and his wife, Ann of Centerville; Anthony E. Trosclair of Patterson and Jerry J. Trosclair and his wife, Mary Ann, of Franklin; two daughters, Patricia T. Gary and her husband, Donald, of New Iberia and Joyrita T. Guidry and her husband, Todd, of Sunset; two brothers, Richard and Lester Romero; four sisters, Betty Jean Decoux, Mildred Bonin, Lucille LeBlanc and Esther Boatwright; daughter-in-law, Gayle Verdin; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Abbie Antoine Trosclair Sr.; her parents, Melvin and Lorenza Romero; two brothers, Lizay and Joe Romero; four sisters, Anna Mae Gary, Audrey Crochet, Eula Mae Boudreaux and Theresa Callais; and three grandsons, Wayne Trosclair, Keith Trosclair and Eric Trosclair.
Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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