Reverend Deacon Joseph Nolan Comeaux Sr.

October 5, 1933 — June 25, 2013

Reverend Deacon Joseph Nolan Comeaux Sr., 79, a native of Delcambre and resident of Berwick, died at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2013.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Prosperie Comeaux of Montegut; seven children, Robin Comeaux Bonvillain, Sharon Comeaux, Joseph Comeaux Jr., Tina Comeaux, John Comeaux, Tonya Comeaux Broussard and Josel Comeaux Domangue; 11 grandchildren, Nicole Lirette Cantrelle, Nicholas Bonvillain, Sarah Comeaux, Hannah Comeaux, Gabriel Comeaux, Seth Comeaux, Kristen Broussard, Katlin Broussard Daigle, Michael Broussard, Joshua Domangue and Taylor Domangue; and two great-grandchildren, Jadyn Domangue and Kinslee Domangue.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bellus and Lelia Comeaux; his brothers, Warren Comeaux and Russel Comeaux; and his nephew, Kevin Comeaux.

He was a retired regional gas lift sales manager for Halliburton. After retirement, he pursued his deaconship for the Diocese of Lafayette. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 6170 in Houma where he served as Grand Knight in 1980 and was State Knights of Columbus squire chief counselor and was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 7084 of Berwick.

He was a most loving and compassionate husband, father, grandfather and friend. He dedicated his life to God and his community, serving his St. Stephen Catholic Church parishioners in Berwick. Through example, he lived by his faith in Jesus Christ. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him and we were truly blessed to have him in our lives! His journey is over here on earth, but his glorious eternal journey has just begun!!!

Visitation will be Friday June 28, 2013, at Hargrave Funeral Home beginning at 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. and continuing Saturday June 29, 2013, at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Berwick, at 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Burial will be in Houma at The St. Francis De Sale Cemetery #2.

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