Jeanne Lascaze, 59, of Manchester, passed away of natural cause on January 30, 2021, at her residence.
Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on February 12, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jeanne (Jeune) Lascaze.
Jeanne was an avid learner and held several degrees, including an Associates and Bachelor of Science degrees in Human Services, a diploma in Theology, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Psychological Studies. Fluent in Creole, Spanish and French, Jeanne conducted translation services online and served as a companion through Heaven Sent Homecare in Nashua to patients, assisting them with social activities, reading and emotional support.
Jeanne had a big heart and enjoyed serving at her church and in her community. She was a certified hospice care provider and trauma victim advocate, and, for years, she volunteered as a Hospice Support Provider at Maple Leaf Nursing Home in Manchester.
Jeanne was known for her determination, resilience and faith, overcoming several mental and physical health challenges to lead a fulfilling life. Above all, she will be remembered as a loving sister, Aunt, Great Aunt, colleague and friend.
She is survived by one brother, Daniel Lascaze and his wife Olabisi of Bedford; six sisters, Yvette Jean of Brockton, MA, Bernadette Prophete and her husband Oswald of Palm Bay, FL, Laura Perpigand and her husband Fritz of Queens, NY, Jacqueline Lascaze of Palm Bay, FL, Suzanne Simpson of Rock Hills, SC, and Evelyn Lascaze of Nashua; 18 nieces and nephews, and 27 great grand nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by both parents; one brother, Paul Lascaze; and one sister, Marie Lourde Content.
SERVICES: Calling hours with masks and strict social distancing will take place from 5 to 7 PM on Friday at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North St., Manchester NH 03104. All services will be held privately for family only. Jeanne will be buried at Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester, NH, with her parents and siblings. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Families in Transition, 122 Market St., Manchester, NH 03101, or to: The Moore Center, 195 McGregor St., Ste. 400, Manchester, NH 03102.