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Ernest Robichaux

February 10, 1938 — July 12, 2019

Ernest Martin Robichaux, 81, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019. He was a native of Montegut, LA and a resident of Houma, LA.

Family and friends of the family are invited to attend visitation on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Chauvin Funeral Home from 6:00PM until 8:00PM and continue on Thursday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral from 9:00AM until service time. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin on Thursday at 11:00AM with burial to follow in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2.

Ernest is survived by his loving wife of fifty-eight years; Ida de Generes Robichaux, sons; Mark E. Robichaux and wife Denise Lotz Robichaux, Timothy L. Robichaux, daughters; Claire R. Latour and husband Lanny J. Latour, Carol R. Domangue and husband Darryll C. Domangue; grandchildren; Andrew M. Robichaux and wife Emily Favre Robichaux, Kyle E. Robichaux and wife Emily Hosler Robichaux, Alex M. Latour, Lily Ann Domangue, brother; Lloyd Robichaux Jr. and wife Nancy Robichaux, sisters; Marlene R. Colter and late husband Leroy Colter, Margaret R. Rome and husband Ronnie Rome, sisters-in-law; Arlene Robichaux, Eloyne Bergeron and late husband Ira Bergeron, Edith and husband Donald Calhoun, and brother-in-law; Sam de Generes and wife Susie de Generes.

Ernest is preceded in death by his parents; Lloyd and Myrle Landry Robichaux, brother; Carl Robichaux, and brother-in-law; Chester de Generes, parents-in-law; Samuel and Edith E. de Generes. Ernest was an avid L.S.U. fan.

Ernest was a past Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus, Council #1317 and past Faithful Navigator of Cardinal Gibbons Assembly #337. He is a past officer of St. Francis School Board and Vandebilt High School.

Ernest was an avid historian of American Naval Military History and also enjoyed spending time with his family traveling. He loved his family immensely and he will be dearly remembered, never forgotten and always loved. His memory will live on forever.

The family would like to give special thanks to Doctors; Dickie Haydel and Scott Haydel and Matt Watkins.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to St. Francis de Sales School or Vandelbilt Catholic High School.

Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Robichaux family.


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Francis de Sales Cathedral

500 Goode St, Houma, LA 70360

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