Theresa Aucoin Blanchard, 83, a resident of Belle River, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City.
Theresa was born on Jan. 3, 1930, in Belle River, the daughter of Maxime and Noretta Percle Aucoin.
Theresa enjoyed spending time with her family, but especially loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was always there for her family when they needed her.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by five daughters, Katherine Landry and husband, Damon, of Stephensville, Dianne Rivere and husband, Jessie, of Bruly St. Vincent, Sandra Barrilleaux and husband, Lance, of Morgan City, Althea Blanchard and Roger Aucoin of Four Mile Bayou, and Rachel Guillot and husband, Jody, of Belle River; one foster child, Vickie Charlet of Belle River; three brothers, Gilbert Aucoin and wife, Pat, Wilbert Aucoin and wife, Brenda, and Lenwood Aucoin and wife, Cindy, all of Belle River; and one sister, Joyce Marceaux of Belle River. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Maxime Aucoin and Noretta Percle Aucoin; husband, Eugene Blanchard; one son, Anthony Blanchard; and one daughter, Wendy B. Gautreaux.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Twin City Funeral Home in Morgan City. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Theresa will be laid to rest in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Belle River.