Funeral Mass for Mary Takeda Tassin of Mansura will begin at 12:30pm on Friday, April 23, 2021 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura with Fr. Irion St. Romain officiating. Entombment will be held at the St. Paul Apostle Mausoleum.
Mary, age 94, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, April 19, 2021. She was a devoted wife and mother to her 5 children and her faithful dog Rex. She was a devout Catholic and served on the St. Paul’s Ladies’ Altar Society. Mary was an avid seamstress and loved flower gardening, enjoyed any opportunity to travel, and loved going to Holly Beach for crabbing.
Those left to cherish her memory are her five children: Arnold (Julie) of Fairhope, AL, Cathy Ducote (Houston) of Hessmer, Brenda Wood (Ben) of Mansura, Troy (Mona) of Prairieville, and James (Pam) of Mansura; her sister, Mae Sato of California. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren: Brian James, Heather Tassin, Chase Ducote, Blake Ducote, Natalie Heath, Stephen Tassin, Sarah McNamee, Payton Tassin and Rosie Tassin; and her eleven great-grandchildren: Aaron, Aubree, Amelia, & Sadie Ducote, Wyatt, Addison, & Ryleigh Tassin, Mitchell & Margaret McNamee; Darby P. James; and Marielle Heath.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers: Brian James, Chase Ducote, Blake Ducote, Stephen Tassin, Payton Tassin, and Aaron Ducote.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Gerard Tassin; great-grandchild, Gerard Tassin, II; parents, Tsunehiro & Tome’ Takeda.
Visitation will begin at 9:00am until 12:15pm on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Escude Funeral Home in Mansura. Rosary prayer will be led by St. Paul's Ladies Altar Society at 11:00am.
The family would like to thank her loving and compassionate caregivers and All Saints Hospice for their dedicated care to Mary.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Escude Funeral Home (318-964-2324) 6608 Porterie St. Mansura, LA 71350.