Vera M. Blanchard David, a native of Napoleonville, LA and a resident of Port Allen, LA, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at St. Clare Manor at age 90. Vera was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her son and his wife, Kenny J. and Loretta Lo Bue David, of Port Allen; special friend, Evie L. McCurley; niece, Janice S. Coussens; 2 nephews, Glen M. St. Romain and David B. St. Romain; grandchildren, Ryan S. David (Heather), Travis J. David (fiancée Elizabeth Engolio), Scott P. David (Alicia); great-grandchildren, Tristan F., Logan S., Bryce P., Solon P., and Elisabeth A. David, and Michael Broulette. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester J. David; parents, Emile and Agnes Barbier Blanchard; sisters-in-law, Cecelia D. St. Romain and Shirley D. Westbrook; brothers-in-law, Everett St. Romain and Webster O. Westbrook. A private family service and burial took place on Monday, January 11, at Holy Family Catholic Church and Greenoaks Memorial Park, conducted by Father David Allen. Pallbearers were Vera's grandsons and Leon T. "Pookie" Amedee, Glen and David St. Romain, Gerald Chustz, and James Coussens.
Published in The Advocate from Jan. 11 to Jan. 13, 2021.