Survivors include his daughter, Ashlea Rassat and one granddaughter of Patterson; two brothers, Donnie Sinitiere and Phil Sinitiere, both of New Iberia; and one sister, Cathy Black of Hollywood, Fla.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, his parents and his stepfather.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 27 at Ibert’s Mortuary, 5-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to help alleviate funeral expenses.
Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin is in charge of arrangements.