A.J. “Buster” Lapeyrolerie
A.J. “Buster” Lapeyrolerie, 92, of Bridge City, passed away on April 9, at St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 12, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Steven L. Leger of St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., Friday, April 11, with a Vigil and Cursillo Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Buster was born in New Orleans, on Dec. 2, 1921. He enjoyed gardening, spending time with his family, dancing, traveling, and his yearly Navy reunion. Buster proudly served in the United States Navy in WWII and worked for DuPont SRW for 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlie Joseph, Sr. and Aline Michel Lapeyrolerie, Aimee and Lefroy Falcon; sister, Neava Yentzen; brother, Stanford Lapeyrolerie; daughter-in-law, Sheri Fudge Lapeyrolerie; and grandsons, Brad Lapeyrolerie and James Lapeyrolerie.
He is survived by his wife Audrey McCrory Lapeyrolerie, of Bridge City; daughters, Ann Lieby of Bridge City, Amy King of Port Neches, Janice Mahan and husband Frank of Groves, and Jean Lapeyrolerie of Port Neches; sons, Arlie and wife Karen Lapeyrolerie of Bridge City, Brad and wife Brenda Lapeyrolerie of Bridge City, Bill Lapeyrolerie of Orangefield, and Paul and wife Lisa Lapeyrolerie of Bridge City; sisters, Ula Perez, Mona Gaudin, and Ina Brownlow all of Louisiana; 18 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be Scott Mahan, Michael Lapeyrolerie, John Lapeyrolerie, Steven Lapeyrolerie, John Lieby, Vince Lapeyrolerie, and Jared King. Honorary pallbearers are Brad Lapeyrolerie, James Lapeyrolerie, Matthew Mahan, and Mark Mahan.