Charles L. Chassaignac III

October 12, 1940January 17, 2018

Charles L. Chassaignac III passed away on Wednesday, January 17 2018, at the age of 77. He was born in New Orleans on October 12, 1940. Charles is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years Carla Hendrickson Chassaignac; children Charles L. Chassaignac IV wife Cherie Lorio Chassaignac; Henry R. Chassaignac wife Florence Chassaignac and Dr. Jeannette C. Neusetzer husband Dr. Scott M. Neusetzer; grandchildren Arthur J., Raymond L. and Carson R. and Marguerite Grace Chassaignac, Helen M. and Henry A. Neusetzer; sister Judith Chassaignac, brother-in-law Dr. Kenneth McLeod as well as many cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents Arthur W. Chassaignac and Jeannette Livaudais Chassaignac; sister Jeannette C. McLeod. Charles graduated from Tulane University and LSU School of Law. He served in the United States Air Force. He was an attorney with Chaffe McCall for 35 years and later, managing partner at the time of his retirement in 2004. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass in the Chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:00am. Visitation beginning at 9:30am. Interment will be private. For those so desiring donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online at .


  • Visitation

    Monday, January 22, 2018

  • Memorial Mass

    Monday, January 22, 2018


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Andrea Hendrickson

January 23, 2018

Carla, I am sorry for your loss and that I was unable to be with you in your time of need. I have been praying for you and the family and I will continue to lift you all in prayer to our Heavenly Father.

Much love to you and all the family.

Mary Frances

January 23, 2018

Carla, Thinking of you and sorry I was not with you yesterday. Sending hugs and my love to all.
-Mary Francis

John Olinde

January 23, 2018

Charlie was a mentor to many of us at Chaffe McCall and was a skillful advocate, patient teacher, great leader, a true professional and a joy to work with. We had many good times together, and we miss him. He was very proud of his family. My sympathies to you and may Charlie rest in peace.

George Domas

January 22, 2018

Carla,My sincere condolences on Charles' passing. I recall fondly the many activities our families shared, with Charles always playing a central role.George Domas

Joyce Kirkland

January 22, 2018

My prayers and condolences go out to Carla, Chase, Henry, Jeanne and your beautiful family. I had been fortunate to work with Charlie for many years at Chaffe, McCall and know him to be an intelligent, kind and loving person. Love, Joyce

John Alsobrook

January 22, 2018

My sincerest condolences to the Chassaignac family. I am very sorry for your loss.

Gaynell Santalucito

January 22, 2018

My condolences goes out to the Chassaignac family. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Ellie Avegno

January 22, 2018

My sincere sympathy to the family of Charles, who was a good man and always a gentleman. May he rest in God's peace.

Lindsey Edison

January 21, 2018

Sending all of my love and prayers to the Chassaignac Family. Thinking of all of you.

Stephen Domas

January 20, 2018

Remembering Mr. Chassaignac and feeling nostalgic for canoe/camping trips, LSU/Tulane football games, Mardi Gras on St. Charles avenue and many other events and moments. My condolences go out to Carla, Chase, Henry and Jeanne. He was always a true gentleman and you were all a big part of our lives growing up in New Orleans. Stephen Domas