June B. Champagne, cherished wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at the age of 85. She was the devoted and loving wife of Darel O. Champagne for 55 years.
She was the mother of Jeffery Champagne, Juan Champagne and the late Jonathan Champagne. She was a loving grandmother to Justin Champagne (Yasemin Tumeg) and Darel E. Champagne (Victoria) and great-grandmother to Kira Champagne, Carson Champagne and Harper Champagne. She is also survived by numerous cousins, other family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Maxine Clark Bruno along with two brothers, Anthony Bruno, Jr. and Michael Bruno and a sister, Susie Bruno. June was a proud Playboy bunny for three years at the Playboy Club in New Orleans in the late 60's and was a waitress at Don's Seafood Restaurant for 30 years. Besides her role as a wife, mother and grandmother, June enjoyed going to the races with her dad who was a trainer at Jefferson Downs and the Fairgrounds. Her beautiful spirit will be sorely missed and forever remembered.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie, LA 70001. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM.
Interment will be private in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
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