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Earl Joseph Augustin, Sr., entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 8, 2017, at the age of 94. He was the son of Fredrick J. Augustin Sr., and Stella Augustin Despues. He was one of two children; his brother Fredrick Augustin Jr. preceded him in death. He was a native of New Orleans and a parishioner of St. Raymond and St. Leo the Great Catholic Church for over 40 years. He served in the United States Army as a Sergeant First Class in both World War II and the Korean Conflict. In 1946 he married the love of his life, his loving and devoted wife of 68 years, Lucille Beaulieu Augustin. From this union three children were born; Sheila, Earl Jr., and Darryl Augustin. Earl enjoyed fishing, sports, and watching TV. He was really proud of the achievements of his children and grandchildren. Earl was a devoted son, a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He loved his family and he worked very hard during his life to care for them. His family always came first. Earl was preceded in death by his father Fredrick J. Augustin Sr., his mother Stella Augustin Despues, his brother Fredrick J. Augustin Jr., and his loving and devoted wife Lucille Beaulieu Augustin. His sisters-in law and brothers-in law Victoria Barthe (Hypolite), Pearl Arnaud (Charles), Clarita Polite (Richard), Shirley Dominick (William), Lionel Beaulieu (Jessie), and Paul Beaulieu (Mildred). He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter Sheila, his sons Earl Jr.(Denise LaCoste), and Darryl Augustin(Vanessa); his grandchildren Mia Wiltz (Glenn); Greer Malbrough (Joseph); Darryl Augustin Jr. (Brandy), Chez Augustin and Dreux Fredric. His great-grandchildren, Makayla and Glenn III "Tripp" Wiltz, Morgan and Bethany Malbrough, Kailey and Darryl III "Trey," and Chase Augustin, and Kamron Fredric. Relatives, friends and parishioners of St. Raymond St Leo and Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Churches, employees of the VA Hospital, Martin Marietta and Mahalia Jackson Elementary School are invited to attend the mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church, 2022 St Bernard Avenue. Visitation will be held from 8:00 -10:00 AM. Followed by Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment at St. Louis #3 Cemetery.

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  • Thursday, May 25, 2017
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