Vida Ann Labbe Bourgeois passed away at home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the age of 79. Beloved wife of 55 years to Lester Joseph Bourgeois. Devoted mother of Leslie LeBlanc Sanchez (Thomas), Melanie Jeansonne (Troy) and Steven Bourgeois (Kristen). Grandmother of Benjamin LeBlanc, Emily LeBlanc, Camryn Jeansonne, Caleb Bourgeois, Carly Bourgeois and Carsyn Jeansonne. Daughter of the late Arthur Labbe and Myrtle Bienvenue Labbe. Sister of Kenneth Labbe (Barbara) and the late Alan Labbe (Sandy). Sister-in-law of JoAnn Labbe and the late Velma Bourgeois. Aunt of Alan Labbe, Jr. (Amy), Allison Vogt (Steven), Kenneth Labbe, Jr. (Natalya) and Jonathon Labbe (Lauren).
Mrs. Bourgeois was a devoted mother and grandmother, who enjoyed spending time with her family. Vida was a homemaker, an avid reader and she enjoyed gardening. She was an active parishioner of St. Mary Magdalen, where she worked the afterschool care program. Vida was also a member of the American Legion, Women’s Auxiliary Post 377 of Kenner, LA.
The family would like to thank Notre Dame Hospice, especially Debbie and Meme, who took such excellent care of Vida.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 6425 W. Metairie Avenue, Metairie, on Friday, July 17, 2020, starting at 10:00 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at 12:00 PM. A private burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or https://www.alz.org/louisiana.