Frances Locascio Blanchard, age 86, of Slidell, LA, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Beloved and devoted wife of Philip Richard Blanchard, Sr., for the past 65 years. Loving mother of Donna Blanchard Smith, Philip Richard Blanchard, Jr., Timothy Samuel Blanchard (Donna), Steven Paul Blanchard (Anne), Susan Anne Blanchard, Mary Margaret Blanchard, Jeanne Rosa "Ro" Blanchard. Daughter of the late Frank Locascio and Essie Webre Locascio. Sister of Elizabeth Robichaux, Frank Locascio, Jr., John Locascio. Also survived by 6 grandchildren, Melissa (Louis), Megan (Ian), Abbigail (Reagen), Andrew, Elizabeth and Samuel, and one great grandchild, Piper Frances. A native of Napoleonville and a longtime resident of Slidell. She was a 1956 graduate of Charity Hospital Nursing School. She devoted all of her life raising her seven children, enjoying her grandchildren and rocking her newly born great grandchild. She enjoyed gardening,was a member of the Westchester Garden Club and was a member of the Slidell Bridge Club. She was an active and longtime parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. She will truly missed by all the ones who knew and loved her. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 400 Westchester Blvd., Slidell, LA., on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Private Interment in Southeast La. Veterans Cemetery. Visitation at the church on Thursday after 11:00 a.m. until funeral time. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
. Please visit www.honakerforestlawn.com
to sign guestbook. Arrangements by Honaker Funeral Home, Inc., Slidell, LA.
Published by The Advocate from May 15 to May 20, 2021.