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Lena Terrebonne

Lena Terrebonne

Lena Cheramie Terrebonne, 92, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off passed away Wednesday May 13, 2015.

Visitation will take place on Saturday, May 16, at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. till service time. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 a.m. with burial following in the church cemetery.

She is survived by her daughters, Christel T. DeCoste and husband Bud and Patricia T. Vizier and husband Brent; sister, Edith Hebert; brother, Whiley Cheramie; son-in-law. Linton Melancon; grandchildren, Lanny Griffin Jr., Dolly Tauzin, Jill Pitre, Carla Terrebonne, Joy Billiot, Harris Griffin, Keith Guilbeau, Lisa Miller, Faith Green, Roddy Melancon, Chelsi Myers, Leah Alessi, and Wesley Vizier; 25 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren, and God children, Chick Vegas, Aubrey Breaux Jr. and Greg Terry.

She was preceded by her first husband Harris J. Griffin; second husband Claydomire J. Terrebonne; parents, Clovis B. and Rita Daigle Cheramie; son, Lanny Griffin Sr.; daughter, Elaine G. Melancon; great-granddaughter, Alexa Miller; brother, Eunice Cheramie; sisters, Eula Breaud, Beatrice Matherne, Louella Cheramie, Rosita Plaisance, and Lois Cheramie, and Godchild Karen Callais.

Mrs. Lena was a member of the Ladies Altar Society of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, K.C., the American Legion Auxillary, the Golden Meadow Woman's Club and a local bowling league. She enjoyed sports, reading the newspaper, crossword puzzles, and playing cards and Scrabble with family and friends.

The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of South Louisiana, Dr. Camille Pitre, and the staff of Lady of the Sea General Hospital, who truly live up to their motto "Compassionate Care Close to Home".

Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano entrusted with arrangements.