Eric Walter Melerine Sr. passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the age of 62. He was the beloved father of Eric Melerine Jr. (Angela), Jason Melerine Sr. (Cara) and Debbie Barnes (David). Son of the late Walter and Betty Alphonso Melerine. Brother of Marlene Melerine, Darlene Guidry, Walter Melerine Jr. and the late Kevin Melerine. Proud grandfather of Eric III, Nicholas, Mark, Mallory, Ethan, Eli, Hailey, Gabrielle, Hannah, Jason Jr., Bryce and Isabella. He is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Eric was born in New Orleans, LA and was a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish where he was a proud member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed a long career as a Commercial Fisherman. He was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal father, grandfather, brother and a friend of many, who loved the parish and treasured his family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., followed by a celebration of his life beginning at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be private. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com