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 Walter Joseph Celestin

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Walter Joseph Celestin

  • Birth 12 Jan 1949 Saint James, St. James Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 13 Nov 2012 Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Plot SECTION 1 SITE 23
  • Memorial ID 101107874

Gunnery Sergeant Walter J. Celestin passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in St. Cloud, Minnesota at the age of 63. A native of St. James, LA., Walter was a member of the United States Marine Corps, Serving 23 years of active duty and 7 years as a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve.

Visiting at St. James Catholic Church, 6613 Hwy. 18, St. James, until Mass of Christian Burial, Rev. Christopher J. Decker, celebrant. Interment in Louisiana National Cemetery in Zachary with military honors. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Demby & Son Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Celestin; three sons and a daughter in law, Tevis and Synica Celestin, Reginald Celestin and Quintin Celestin; four grandchildren, LaQuan, Janie, Syneeka and Quintin, Jr.; his siblings and their spouses, Brettaiene, Andrew and Joyce, Michael and Trina, Teresa and Redell, Miquelle, Colleen and Kevin, Gretchen and David, Faith and Floyd and a brother-in-law Eddie Schonberg, Jr., aunts, uncles and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Walter was preceded in death by his father and mother, Willie and Edna Celestin, a sister Shavonne C. Schonberg, brother-in-law, Stanley Meno, great niece, Kensey Olivia Joseph, other relatives and many marines that have gone before him.

Obituary published in The Advocate from November 20 to November 21, 2012.


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  • Created by: Rita Graves
  • Added: 21 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101107874
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Joseph Celestin (12 Jan 1949–13 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101107874, citing Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Rita Graves (contributor 46836288) .