Winnie Melancon Reine
1924 - 2020
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A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Winnie Melancon Reine will be at 11:30 on Thursday July 2, 2020 at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the church mausoleum. Mrs. Reine was born on October 9, 1924 in Sorrento, LA and passed from this life on Tuesday June 23, 2020 at Ascension Oaks at the age of 95. She is survived by her children Anna Picou, Jerilynn Villeneuve, Nancy Mayers and Hugh Reine; also survived by 14 grandchildren, and a host of great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents Bienvenu and Claudia Richardson Melancon; husband Emeris Reine; daughter Leralyane Graves Lenard; grandsons Jason Graves and Scotty Picou; siblings Julia "Noon" Schilling, Doria Hanna, Nora Lambert, Lester, Bennie, Carl, Windom and Linden Melancon. Serving as pallbearers will be Matt Picou, Kenny Picou, Bart Dupepe, Clint Dupepe, Michael P. Blouin II, and Michael P. Blouin III. Serving the Reine is Church Funeral Services.

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Published in The Advocate from Jun. 27 to Jul. 2, 2020.
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Mass of Christian Burial
11:30 AM
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church
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June 30, 2020
From the time I was a baby to the time I was an adult, you have always been a significant part of my life. I will never forget the sleep overs, the cooking and shooting you through the window with my water gun. I was so afraid you would be furious with me, but you laughed and ran after me. Life was difficult for all of us after the flood, specially hard for you. I only regret not having the resources to take care of you myself. You were and will remain in our hearts for ever. Now you will sing with the angels and dance with the Lord. No more sadness only beautiful rainbows. Love you Maw Maw
Crystal J Vavasseur
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June 29, 2020
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June 29, 2020
So many memories. If I cherish anything it is the memories. You have taught me so much and looked after me. I will never forget your cooking, your jokes, and the visits we shared. You and Papaw really put the Grand in Grandparents. I love you Mamaw! i will miss you dearly!!! Say hi to Papaw and Scotty for me.
Matt
Gavin Picou
Grandchild
June 28, 2020
How do I say goodbye to you? You have taught me so much. May you guide me from heaven, as you guided me on earth. I'm able to love so deeply because of you and Pawpaw, and Aunt Lyane. Tell them all hi for me. That I send them lots of love. Life will not be the same without you. I'm thankful that I have so many wonderful memories in my heart to keep me going. Until I see each of you again. Lots of love; Tammy Picou Pendarvis, and Peggy Raye Picou.
Tammy
Grandchild
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