“You could call Billy Bergeron at 2 o’clock in the afternoon or 2 o’clock in the morning, and he would give you the same amount of commitment, advice, input or anything you needed,” David Fennelly said. “He was that kind of guy. You could lean on Bill Bergeron, and he would be there for you.”William T. “Bill” Bergeron was a native of Poydras, La., in St. Bernard Parish, and a legend of the New Orleans maritime industry. The New Orleans maritime community, family and friends of William T. “Bill” Bergeron are celebrating his life, while also mourning his loss, following his death February 2.

To learn more about the visionary Bergeron, check out Frank McCormack’s article in The Waterways Journal. http://www.waterwaysjournal.net/…/bergeron-remembered…/

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