John Lessard

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Mr. John Lessard passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at his home on Lessard Road at 1:48 a.m. surrounded by his family and friends. He was 81 years old, born April 3, 1937, and lifelong resident of Laurel Ridge. He is retired from the state (DOTD) where he worked for 26 years before retiring at the age of 55. He loved hunting, fishing and cutting firewood for many people. He had many fruit trees where he gave anybody that wanted some fruits like oranges, persimmons, and satsumas. He was a wonderful and hardworking man. He loved helping anybody that needed help. He donated his body to science. He is survived by his wife Lois Lessard of 60 years, 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, Carl (Jew-Jew), Trent, Nathaniel (NayNay) and Tom Lessard, Janie and Robert Amick, Great Grandchildren Jesse Rousseau, 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, Emmett Pitre, Alimay Amick, Great Great Granddaughter Ansley Lennard, siblings Robert and wife Jeannie Lessard, MaryJane McKinney. Preceded in death with daughter Marie Lessard, sons Larry and Tom Lessard, great-grandson John Nelson Martin, siblings Mary Ann Lessard O'Brien, Leola Lessard Freeman, Leona Lessard Braud, Violet Lessard Martin, Joseph (Junior) Lessard, Nelson Lessard, Lucille Lessard Fredrick, Shirley Lessard Thompson, Jack Lessard, Anna Rose Lessard Brewer and Chookie Lessard; and parents Robert and Lillie Lessard Sr. Special thanks to his Great Neice Anita and Victor Molea for caring for him everyday for 59 days. Thanks to St. Joseph Hospice, Emma, Tiffany, and Trish for there wonderful services. Thanks to Jon Bourgeois for helping take care of him. Family and friends are invited to celebrate his life on November 03, 2018, from 12:00 to 5:00p.m. at Berthelot's hall in St. Amant.
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Oct. 11 to Nov. 3, 2018