March 24, 1925 - October 2, 2021
Coralena “Butsy” Leonard Brossette entered into eternal rest to be with her Lord and Savior on October 2, 2021 at the age of 96. She was born on March 24, 1925. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and went to heaven on her father’s birthday. She was a devoted and loving wife and mother who worked hard all of her life, finally retiring from Luzianne Coffee Company after 25 years. She is survived by her children, Cathy Cress, Connie Plaisance, Frank Brossette, Jr. and Donna Choate and one sister, Rosebud Dumesnil (Emmette), and one sister-in-law, Gerrie Brossette (Jack). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Davina Fraser (Paul), Derrin Basco (Trisha), James Spivey, Mykle Brossette, Michael Brossette (Jaclyn), Ryan Choate and Ashley Melito (Gregg). She is also survived by 16 great grandchildren, Hunter and Wyatt Fraser, Liam Choate, Alex and Max Melito, James and Kaia Spivey, Michael, Laryse,and Carson Brossette, Brookelynn Bellanger, Madison and Olivia Greenlee and Gabrielle Lizana. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Frank Eugene Brossette, Sr. of 38 years, until his sudden death in 1986. She is also preceded in death by her parents, Sidney Leonard and Cora Keller Leonard and her siblings, Lena Turlich (Clarence), Marie Howard (Homer), Pete Leonard (Anna Mae), Burton “Snapper” Leonard (Helen), Lawrence “Monk” Leonard, Sidney “Jack” Leonard, Weiner Leonard (Margie) and Edward Leonard (Jeanne). Coralena was a friend to many and helped anyone she could. She loved her family, friends and neighbors dearly and was very kind and generous to all. She will be greatly missed and never forgotten by all who loved her. May she finally rest in peace. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Graveside Service on Friday, October 8, 2021 at 2pm at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Gretna, LA. Thanks to Compassus Hospice for their kindness and care and for making her comfortable in her final days on earth. A special thanks to Sarah, Gail, Theresa and Pastor Jay. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimier’s Association. Family and friends may view and sign the online guest book at www.mothefunerals.com.
Coralena “Butsy” Leonard Brossette entered into eternal rest to be with her Lord and Savior on October 2, 2021 at the age of 96. She was born on March 24, 1925. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and went... View Obituary & Service Information
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