Sandra Lemoine Howard, age 74, of Cottonport
Sandra Lemoine Howard passed away peacefully at Lakeshore Specialty Hospital and entered the presence of her Savior, Jesus Christ, on July 31, 2015. She was 74 years old. A memorial Mass will be held at eleven o’clock Saturday, August 15, 2015 in St. Mary’s Assumption Catholic Church, in Cottonport.
Very Reverend Stephen Scott Chemino, V.G. pastor of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Bunkie will be the celebrant for the memorial Mass.
Sandra was a native of Cottonport, Louisiana and a long time resident of New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from Cottonport High in the late 50’s and furthered her education at the Avoyelles Vocational Technical Institute. Sandra was employed at City National Bank where she worked for eight years then moved to New Orleans where she worked at Hibernia National Bank for five years.
She is preceded in death by her mother Lily Marie Bird Lemoine, her father, Blumes Joseph Lemoine; two sisters; Barbara Jean Lemoine Steele, Lucile Clare Lemoine Tracy & two brothers; David Guiffre Lemoine and Stephen Bird Lemoine & her husband of 50 years James Howard.
Sandra’s love lives on in her family and she is survived by her daughter Honey Howard Yohalem (Matt Yohalem) of Santa Fe, New Mexico, sisters; Bernice Newton of Baton Rouge, La., Cynthia Dear of Bunkie; Sharon Juneau of Cottonport, Mary Janice Ferguson of Houston Texas & numerous nieces, nephews & cousins!!
Sandra was a parishioner of St. Louis Cathedral Church in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was the owner of Lemoyne’s Landing in New Orleans with her brother Steve Lemoine for 20 years.
We would like to thank all the doctors and nurses who worked so diligently to make Sandra as comfortable as possible.
In lieu of flowers a memoriam may be sent to St. Mary’s School, on Front Street, in Cottonport, La. 71327