PATRICIA VIVIEN CHAMAGNE
Patricia Vivien Champagne was born on January 3, 1932 in New Orleans, Louisiana and died on September 8, 2019. She is predeceased by her beloved husband of 62 years, Melvin Nolan Champagne. She is also preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd E. Vivien and Aline Leftwich Vivien, her two brothers, Charles L.Vivien, Lloyd E. Vivien, Jr., and her sister, Aline Vivien Hebert. She is survived by her much loved two daughters Roni Champagne-Aucion, married to David Aucoin and Deidra Champagne; her two adored grandchildren, Laura Aucoin Ducote, who is married to Louis Ducote, and Ross Michael Aucoin; her unforgettable great grandchildren Caroline Grace Simon, Harrison and Bennett Ducote; her sister’s-in-law Evella Vivien and Barbara Vivien, and many nieces and nephews.
Pat graduated from Slidell High School and the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1952. She began her career in the Criminal Justice System by becoming a civilian employee in the New Orleans Police Department, then as a secretary in the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office. In 1956 she was appointed court reporter in Section H of the Criminal District Court where she remained throughout the terms of Judges Bernard J. Bagert, Sr. and James F. McKay III until her retirement in 1998.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation with the family at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Destrehan, Louisiana on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and a mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow at St. Charles Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers masses or donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society at nationalmssociety.org are preferred. On line guestbook at www.greenwoodfh.com
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