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Eroy Joseph Acosta

February 9, 1930 — September 28, 2023

Stephensville

Eroy Joseph Acosta

Eroy Joseph Acosta, 93, a lifelong resident of Stephensville, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2023, at his home.  

 

Eroy was born February 9, 1930, in Four Mile Bayou, the son of Joseph Oscar Acosta and Anita Perera Acosta.

 

Eroy married the love of his life, Leatrice Eues, January 28, 1951.

 

Eroy was elected to the SLECA board in 1987, and proudly represented his district until his passing. He also served his community as a restaurant owner for many years. Eroy is a member of the St. Martin Parish Water District Board. The Stephensville Volunteer Fire Department was established through his fundraising efforts, and he served 21 years as a president of the department. Eroy served Distract 8, which includes the area of Stephensville, Bayou L’Ourse, and part of Gibson. He was also one of the two SLECA and ALEC representatives on the board of directors of the Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives where he served on the statewide Legislative Committee. Acosta said he enjoyed serving the community at both the state and local level.

 

He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his three children, Ivan Acosta Sr. and wife Kathy, Betty Jane Fuselier and husband J.D., Peggy Lynn Fulker and husband Douglas and children; one sister, Alberta Morgan; one brother, Hilary Acosta; 10 grandchildren, Traci Lynn Vaughn (Terry), Rebecca Aucoin (Shorty Jr.),  Ivan Acosta Jr. (Bonnie), Michelle Grazzaffi (Dean), Keith Daigle (Ricki), Timothy Daigle (Janet), Adam Acosta (Tanya), Holly Naquin (Philip), Joel Daigle (Tamara), Dane Daigle (Kayla); 27 great-grandchildren.

 

Eroy was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph, and Anita Acosta; son, Harris Adam Acosta; four brothers, Ray Acosta, Chris Acosta, Johnny Acosta, and Nolan Acosta.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Father Jay Baker officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, October 2, 2023, at Twin City Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00p.m. Visitation will resume Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at Holy Cross Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. After Mass, Eroy will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery Mausoleum.  

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, October 2, 2023

6:00 - 10:00 pm (Central time)

Twin City Funeral Home Inc.

412 Fourth St, Morgan City, LA 70380

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Holy Cross Catholic Church

2100 Cedar St, Morgan City, LA 70380

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Mass

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Holy Cross Catholic Church

2100 Cedar St, Morgan City, LA 70380

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Burial

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

12:15 - 12:30 pm (Central time)

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