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1975 Christopher 2024

Christopher Paul Bernard

April 3, 1975 — February 15, 2024

New Iberia

New Iberia, LA - A Homegoing Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2024 at 11AM at Fields Funeral Home Chapel, 712 Center Street, New Iberia, Louisiana, Pastor Christopher Vital, Officiating.

Internment will be private.

Christopher Paul Bernard was born to Faye Bernard and the late James Sampay on April 3, 1975. He transitioned from this life at 8:59 AM on February 15, 2024 at Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas following a brief illness.

Chris, as his family & close friends called him, worked as a Farmer during his earlier years. He was known for his laid
back, but silly demeanor. He loved a good joke and a good laugh. He also loved spending time with the people he loved.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted mother, Faye Bernard of New Iberia, LA; one brother, James Bernard, Jr. of San
Antonio, TX; three nieces, Morassia Feast (Lance) of Jeanerette, LA; Sa’Nya Bernard of New Iberia, LA; and Jamaysha Bernard of Memphis, TN; one nephew, Sakentrey James of New Iberia, LA; nine great nieces & nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Chris was preceded in death by his father, James Sampay; his paternal grandparents, George Sampay, Sr. and Nolia Sophus Sampay; one aunt, Barbara Ann Sampay and two uncles, Adam Sampay and Charles Sampay.

Condolences can be expressed at

Professional services has been entrusted to Fields Funeral Home of New Iberia, Louisiana.
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Saturday, March 30, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Saturday, March 30, 2024

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