Erath 4th of July Celebration
1982 Grand Marshal Eddie Shiner
Shiner, an active member of the Erath community was named the 1982
Erath 4th of July Grand Marshal.
family was originally from Ernest, Pennsylvania. Four members of the
family were connected to the Erath Community.
Edward “Eddie” Shiner came to visit family in Vermilion Parish
and met his wife Erath native Judy LeBlanc. Judy LeBlanc is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George LeBlanc. George Leblanc was the
mayor of Erath at that time. Ed and Judy married and had three
children Richard, Mary and Karl.
siblings include: Betty Shiner Mergist, Helen “Helk” Shiner Suire,
Bernice Mary Shiner and one brother