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Janice  Marie McLaughlin Picou

Janice Marie McLaughlin Picou
  • December 28, 1942 - May 14, 2022
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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“I am loss without words to describe my feelings for everyone's loss of such a great lady- to know her was to love her what an awesome example she was...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Judy Jenkins - Denham Springs, LA

“Robin & Gary & family,Praying for God's Peace & comfort. Ms. Janice is not gone she's in your hearts & memories. Someday we will be reunited, if we...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: DAVID E & MARGARET V CARTER - LA

“One sweet lady! She will be missed by whoever crossed her path. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Bonnie Durr - Zachary, LA

“Maw Janice will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Had me in stitches more than a couple times out there doing cookies❤ ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Reba Dubuisson - Ponchatoula, LA

Janice Marie McLaughlin Picou, of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at the age of 79. She was born on December 28, 1942, the daughter of the late Percy Harry McLaughlin and Odessa McKinney McLaughlin. Janice, lovingly known as MawMaw, worked many years at Mabel's Grocery where she was the head cook and Brenda A.'s Donut Shop. Janice enjoyed taking care of people especially through her home cooked meals.

Janice is survived by her daughter, Robin Lindsey (Gary); granddaughters, Lyndi Lindsey King (Taylor) and Rhianna Lindsey; grandson, Oliver Oseng; brothers, James McLaughlin, Sr., Douglas McLaughlin, and Marvin McLaughlin, Sr.; her very dear sister-in-law, Sue Cooper (Bob); and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Janice was preceded in death by her brothers, Percy Harry McLaughlin, Jr., Jerry McLaughlin, and Russell McLaughlin.

Services will be held privately. Family and friends are encouraged to send condolences and share memories online.

Janice will be laid to rest at McKinney Cemetery in Killian, Louisiana.

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