Sherman Bernard Obituary
Sherman at 4 years old (bottom row second from left) with his rural Cajun Family The family homestead, Belsome Plantation, in Schriever, LA

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In Memory of

Sherman Bernard Sr.

June 10, 1925 - May 11, 2012
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Sherman Albert Bernard Sr. entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 11, 2012. He passed over comfortably in his home while he slept. He was almost 87 years old. He was born on June 10, 1925 in Schevier, Louisiana. He has been a resident of the West Bank for more than 60 years. He was the former State Insurance Commissioner for the state of Louisiana for more than sixteen years. He was an honorably discharged former WWII US Marine Veteran who served in the Pacific theater. Beloved husband of Julia Speranza Bernard (deceased) and the father of six children, Sherman A. Bernard Jr. (Denise), Dale Bernard, Dennis...
Sherman Albert Bernard Sr. entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 11, 2012. He passed over comfortably in his home while he slept. He was almost 87 years old. He was born on June 10, 1925 in Schevier, Louisiana. He has been a resident of the West Bank for more than 60 years. He was the former State Insurance Commissioner for the state of Louisiana for more than sixteen years. He was an honorably discharged former WWII US Marine Veteran who served in the Pacific theater. Beloved husband of Julia Speranza Bernard (deceased) and the father of six children, Sherman A. Bernard Jr. (Denise), Dale Bernard, Dennis Bernard (deceased),Linda Bernard Zimmerman (Harry), Deanna Bernard and VictorBernard (Scarlet). He is the grandfather of Joshua Nicholson (Liz), Joy Nicholson Bourgeois (Mickey), John (Beau) Blancaneaux, Amy Bernard, Guliette Bernard, Victoria Bernard, Demetri Bernard, Yana Bernard. He is the great grandfather of 13 and the great great grandfather of 1.

Family, friends and acquaintances are invited to join the family members as we pay our final respects and commemorate his life at funeral services held at the Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home at 5101 Westbank Expressway Marrero, La. 70072. Visitation will be from 6:00 PM -9:00 PM on Monday, May 14, 2012 and the same hours on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Close family-friends will have a home gathering with refreshments at the home of Linda & Harry Zimmerman from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM on both May 14th and May 15th (47 Seven Oaks Rd. Marrero, La. –Plantation Estates Subdivision). On Wednesday morning at the Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home there will be a final viewing from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM followed by a Mass Service In the chapel. Following the service Interment will follow at the Garden of Memories (Hall of Eternal Faith).Express condolences at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.

"Sherman Bernard was a really special man and always bigger than life. I loved to brag about my important, charismatic and successful Uncle to anyone who..." Paul Apollonio (Downey, CA)

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