Agustin C. Vernazza, 85, of Gretna, Louisiana, entered eternal peace on Friday November 11, 2022. Born April 10, 1937 in Lima, Peru. He is survived by the love of his life, Alejandra Vernazza, whom he met at age 30. Son of the late Federico Vernazza and Rosalia Reyes de Vernazza. He is preceded in death by his 7 brothers and 2 sisters. Beloved father of Lex Vernazza (Terri), Ariel Vernazza (Amber), Alyna Cruz (Gabriel). Beloved grandfather of Alexis, Laila, Lex Jr, Marisa, Cristian, Juliana. He will be forever loved and missed by his family. He came to this country at age 25 as an orphan and joined the merchant marines, where he learned English and adapted to the American lifestyle. He spent the majority of his career as a machinist and loved working past retirement to provide for his family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expy Harvey, LA on Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Visitation at Mothe Funeral Home on Friday, November 18, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM with a Catholic mass following. He will be laid to rest at Westlawn Cemetery.