William Henry Bergeron

June 18, 1932 ~ May 13, 2020 (age 87)


William (Bill) Henry Bergeron, born June 18, 1932 entered into eternal rest on May 13, 2020.  He is preceded in death by his loving wife Linda Lucille Barton Bergeron, his parents Hercules and Marcelle Bergeron, his sisters Marie Bergeron and Elaine Young, and his brothers Felix, Glenn, Ellecram, Lynn, and the Reverend Monsignor Albert Bergeron.  He is survived by 26 Nieces, nephews, their wives and husbands, and great nieces and nephews. William attended St. Aloysius High School and graduated from St. Anthony’s High School in New Orleans.  He graduated from Tulane University with a  degree in Sociology.  He received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army in August 1957.  He was employed by the New Orleans Police Department and the Jefferson Parish Police Department,  applying for  and administering federal grants.  He was very active in the Civil Rights movements in the 1950’s and 1960’s in Louisiana and Mississippi.  He retired from the U. S. Postal Service and was a member of the 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus at St. Matthews Church and was an Administer of the Eucharist.  Bill held am amateur radio license KA5EDG, was a parishioner of St Matthew the Apostle Parish in River Ridge, was a member of the  National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts.  He loved his hobby of building miniatures, rooms, and furnishings.  Due to COVID-19 concerns, interment will  be private.  ARRANGEMENTS BY JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME  3827 CANAL ST. NEW ORLEANS, LA 70119. 

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