Walter John Eschete, age 96, passed away at Terrebonne General Medical Center on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Walter was a native of Little Caillou and a resident of Houma.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Annunziata Catholic Church on Thursday, April 5, 2018 beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Walter is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mary Fazzio Eschete; son, Carey Eschete and companion Susan Griffin; daughter, Darlene Eschete Hodgson and husband Nigel; grandchildren, Alicia Eschete Klingman and husband David, Jacob Eschete, Trisha Hodgson Melancon and husband Christopher, Michelle Hodgson; great-grandchildren, Alexander and Caroline Klingman, Madelyn and Carson Melancon.
Walter is preceded in death by his parents, Clovis and Edna Duplantis Eschete; sister, Delta Eschete LeBoeuf.
Walter was loving, kind, gentle, and hard-working. He spent a lifetime loving his family and enjoyed spending every minute with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Most of all he adored and loved his wife. He was a great gardener and enjoyed giving vegetables to his family and friends. Walter was a master carpenter, he built many homes in Terrebonne Parish over the years. Walter proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy in World War II.
Memorial donations may be made to the United Veterans League of Houma. 350 South Van Avenue, Houma LA 70363
The family would like to thank Dr. Russell Henry and his staff as well as all the staff at Terrebonne General Medical Center.
Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Eschete family.