Constance Bernadette Picard LeVasseur


1934 – 2014

COLUMBIA —  Constance Bernadette (Picard) LeVasseur, 80, of Columbia, S.C. passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 24.

She was born Feb. 25, 1934, in Lewiston, to Arthur and Blanche (Labbe) Picard.

Connie will be remembered as a loving mother by her sons, Richard and Donald of Columbia, S.C.; daughters, DebraAnn (James) Buffalo of Bushnell, Ill., Constance (Paul) VanSlambrouck of Birch Run, Mich., and Shemaine (Michael) Thornton of Columbia, S.C.; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sibling, Arthur (Marie) Picard;  brothers-in-law, Jim (Barb) LeVasseur and Ron Laganiere; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Blanche; husband, Eugene; sisters, Doris Picard and Lorraine Laganiere.

She will be missed by her family and friends.

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