Bonnie Gingras-Rousseau passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the age of 76.
Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents, Marguerite Frazier Albin and Emmet Boyd Albin; her first husband, Jim Gingras; her second husband, Thomas Rousseau; and her sister, Elaine Ruth Smith.
She is survived by her children, George Gingras (Melissa Gingras) and Melanie G. Chacon (Jose Chacon); grandchildren, Daniel James Chacon, George Patrick Gingras, and Payton Gingras; siblings, Dorothy Fern Tate, Emmet Boyd Albin, Jr., Donna Kay Denton, Chris Michael Albin, and Ronald William Albin; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.
Bonnie was active in her church community, serving as both a Sunday School teacher and as a Deacon for First Christian Church in Metairie. She was a butterfly enthusiast, and had a love for them in all forms. Bonnie had a servant’s heart, and was ready to help anyone in need. Everyone became a friend to her, and she will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at First Christian Church, 8121 Airline Dr. in Metairie. A service will begin at 12:00 p.m. Interment will immediately follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery, 4900 Airline Dr. in Metaire.
Donations may be made in Bonnie’s honor to First Christian Church of Greater New Orleans, 8121 Airline Dr., Metairie, LA 70003.