March 11, 1949 - May 21, 2021
Bernard “Ray” Acosta, Sr. Born March 11, 1949 entered Eternal Life on May 21, 2021. He was a native of the 9th Ward, and a resident of Chalmette and Marrero. Beloved father of Frankie Acosta Rodrigue, Bernard “Ray” Acosta, Jr. (Tiffany), Joseph Raymond Acosta, Sr. (Viki). Grandfather of Bernard Raymond Acosta, III (Gabriella), Harley-Rae Rodrigue, Elizabeth Acosta, Justin Raymond Acosta, Skyler Rodrigue and Joseph Raymond Acosta, Jr. Great grandfather of Korbyn Acosta and Raelynn Acosta. He is preceded in death by his parents Antonio & Lilian Acosta, siblings John “Pete” Acosta, Joseph Acosta, Anthony “Ricky” Acosta, Frank Acosta, Sr. & Lilian “Sista” Acosta Thore. He is survived by his sister Dolores Acosta Matherne (Keith) & his former spouse Rose Acosta Gilroy, and lots of friends and family that loved him. Ray was a loyal employee of Kencoil for 20 years, an avid sports fan and loved to spend his time at his favorite lunch spot meeting with friends. He was a committed parishioner of St. Margaret Mary of Slidell. Ray was a devoted father and grandfather. He loved to share stories and show off how proud he was of his family. He will be missed by his family and friends, may he rest in eternal peace. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass in the chapel of Mothe Funeral Home, 7040 Lapalco Blvd., Marrero, LA on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 3pm. Visitation will be held from 1pm until 3pm. Family and friends can view and sign the online guest book at www.mothefunerals.com.
Bernard “Ray” Acosta, Sr. Born March 11, 1949 entered Eternal Life on May 21, 2021. He was a native of the 9th Ward, and a resident of Chalmette and Marrero. Beloved father of Frankie Acosta Rodrigue, Bernard “Ray”... View Obituary & Service Information
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