Cesaire Marie Chaumont

August 27, 1916June 1, 2016

Cesaire Marie Chaumont, 99, a native of Vacherie and resident of Donaldsonville, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 surrounded by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and three of her siblings. She still managed to live on her own and knew the birthday, anniversary, and age of just about everyone. She lived through two World Wars, the Great Depression, and all the things we learned about in History, she was there. She was one of ten siblings, and until she died five of them were living very active lives. She is survived by her two daughters; Bonnie Bourgeois and husband, Charles and Mona Woods and husband Eugene “Frog”; three sisters, Mildred Simon, Clara Waguespack, and Helen Torres; one brother, Herman “Tip” Torres; five grandchildren, Amy Taylor and husband, Lee, Beth Bourgeois, Jess Bourgeois and wife, Erin, Katie Thibodeaux, Kristie Shaheen and husband, Mat; 13 great grandchildren, Austin and Andrew Thibodeaux, Karsyn, Kamryn, and Kamille Shaheen, Anna, Owen, Charles, Emily, Sarah, Taylor, Hayes Bourgeois, and Wes Williams. Preceded in death by her husband, Cephas Chaumont; parents, Otis Torres and Helan Steib Torres; three brothers, Roy, Nick, and Roland Torres; two sisters, Hilda Lasseigne and Pearl Levet. Pallbearers will be: Eugene Woods, Austin Thibodaux, Mat Shaheen, Charles Bourgeois, Jess Bourgeois, and Lee Taylor. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Herman “Tip” Torres, Bob Simon, Carroll “Caro” Richard, and Michael Loland. The family would like to thank the staff of Our Lady of the Lake Hospital Emergency Room and the 5th floor Neurology Staff for the wonderful care she received. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Donaldsonville Area ARC 1030 Clay St. Donaldsonville, LA 70346 and The Children’s Heart Foundation P.O. Box 244 Lincolnshire, IL 60069. Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Donaldsonville conducted by Rev. Joe Vu. Interment to follow at Ascension Catholic Mausoleum. To offer your condolences to the family please visit


  • Visitation Saturday, June 4, 2016
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, June 4, 2016

Cesaire Marie Chaumont

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June 27, 2016

I am sorry for your loss. May prayer comfort you.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray constantly."

Aaron Nettles

June 24, 2016

Our hearts go out to your dear family. We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you the comfort, strength, and hope you need. (Hosea 13:14)

The Staff of Ourso Funeral Home

June 9, 2016

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

June 6, 2016

Bonnie and Family,
We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. May God and your memories be a comfort to you in the days to come.
C. J. and Betty Bellina

Martha Schexnayder

June 4, 2016

Cesaire was always so gentle & kind, with that beautiful smile I so admired. Our condolences to her entire family on their loss of such a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend. Those attributes will shine bright through her family who will keep her spirit alive.
Sincerely, Ed & Martha Schexnayder

Bonnie & Jesse Arboneaux

June 3, 2016

Sorry to hear about your mom. Our prayers are with you and family.

Jimmy and Sue Strubb

June 2, 2016

Mrs. Chaumont's Family,
We offer our deepest sympathies during this difficult time. The loss of a family member, especially a parent, is a tough part of life. As the time passes, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Please be reminded that our thoughts and prayers are with you.