Earl  "Mike" Joseph Chenevert passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, in Independence, Louisiana, at the age of 82.  He was born on Saturday, July 6, 1935 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Mary Gonzales and the late Earl Bruno Chenevert.  He was a resident of Independence, Louisiana and was a process operator for Shell Oil in Norco for over 26 years.  

Earl  is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Virginia Delvisco Chenevert; daughter, Frances Avilas and her husband Carlos; grandchildren, Kristen Anderson and her husband Kevin, and Lindsay Jackson and her husband John; great-grandchildren, Alison Anderson, and Joshua Anderson; and best friends, Butch and Leslie Carrone, Norman and Leslie Goaubert, and Will Naquin.

He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Bruno Chenevert; mother, Mary Gonzales; and two siblings, Calvin Chenevert, and Helen  Mullen.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at from 10:00 am until the Funeral Service at 1:00 pm.  

Interment will follow in Colonial Mausoleum.  

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.