Genevieve W. Romero
LAKE ARTHUR – The family and friends of Genevieve W. Romero are mourning the loss of their love who was called from this life and into the arms of Jesus on July 8, 2013, while in the comfort of her home surrounded by her beloved family who she loved so dearly.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held to honor her life at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Arthur on Friday, July 12, 2013, at 10 a.m. Mrs. Genevieve will be laid to eternal rest in Andrus Cove Cemetery. Msgr. Ronald Groth will officiate.
Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Lake Arthur on Thursday, July 11, 2013, from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. Visiting hours will resume on Friday at 8 a.m. until the funeral mass at 10 a.m.
Genevieve was born in Jennings to the late Ramsey Wiltz and the late Elodie Guidry Wiltz on March 5, 1933. She was a homemaker and devoted her life to the care of her beloved husband, Elias, and her five children. She was a kind and loving person who always told it to you straight. She enjoyed embroidering, crocheting and memory books. She also enjoyed helping her friends and going shopping. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Genevieve is survived by her three daughters, Donna (M.H.Jr.) McCauley of Sugarland, Texas, Magdaline (Lawton) Conner of Lake Arthur, and Jarousha Perry of Vinton; one son, Ames Romero of Lake Arthur; her 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Genevieve was preceded in death by her parents, Ramsey and Elodie Wiltz; her husband, Elias Romero; one son, Ramsey Romero; her brother, Charles Wiltz; and two great-grandchildren.
Carrying her to her eternal resting place will be Ames, Damon and Curth Romero, Rustin and Brady Conner and Chris Perry. Honorary pallbearers will be Stoney Walter and Wesley Fontenot. Genevieve will be escorted by her two grandsons, Chad Romero and Travis James.
To extend online condolences, please visit www.matthewsandsonfuneralhome.net.
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