Mrs. Lois Lessard passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at her home on Lessard Road at 3:18 a.m. surrounded by her family. She was 82 years old, born February 24, 1940, and a lifelong resident of Laurel Ridge. She loved hunting, fishing, and cooking for her family and friends.
She is survived by daughter, Josephine Aucoin, son, Carl Lessard, grandchildren, Amanda and Ron Avants, Daisy and Bryan (Britt) Alford, Crystal and Joe Michelli, Ashley and Joseph (Joe) Robinson, John (J.D.) and April Lambert, Matthew and Brooke Pitre, Katie-Kay and Tyler Knapp, Carl (Jew-Jew), Trent, Nathaniel (NayNay) and Tom Lessard, Janie and Robert Amick, great-grandchildren, Jesse Rousseau (Kaylin), Colby Rousseau, Paige and Madison Alford, Dannielle Miller, Kade Chatelain, Alicia and Katelyn Rousseau, Chelsey Michelli, Peyton, Courtney, Kamryn and Layla Robinson, John (Lil J.D.) the 3rd, Isabella (Bella), Trista and Liam Lambert, Aiden and Sophia Aronstein, Khloee Bayard, Kate and Stella Knapp, Emmett and Liam Pitre, Alimay Amick, Emily (Jacob) Johnson, Brianna and Jessie Avants, Virginia Amick, great-great-grandchildren, Ansley Lenard, Oaklynn Rousseau, Abner and Calvin Alford, Godchild, Wanda Bourgeois, siblings, Orelia Blackwell and Margie LeBlanc.
Preceded in death by her husband, John Lessard, daughter, Marie Lessard, sons, Larry and Tom Lessard, great-grandson, John and Nelson Martin, parents, Octema and Dallas Fontenot, siblings, twin Joyce Masi, Dorella Helg, Rita Anderson, Barlow, Wilson, Florien, and Eugene Fontenot.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 15, 2022, at Ascension Funeral Home in Gonzales, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church in Whitehall, from 10:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 noon. Burial will follow at Whitehall Community Cemetery.