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Margaret "Dauphine" Gomez Wascom

Margaret "Dauphine" Gomez Wascom
  • January 4, 1932 - May 1, 2017
  • Hammond, Louisiana

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“Kandy and Megen - so sorry to hear of your mom and Nana passing Prayers and sympathy to you and the rest of the family May you cherish the memories...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: JUDY BERNER - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry to hear of this sad news. May she rest in peace! ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Greg Spring - AK - Friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God Bless and Comfort you with his Love and Peace. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: JoEllen & Tommy Marten - Hammond, LA

“This is one of the most stoic women I have ever known. She was one of my grandmothers dearest friends. Kandy my love and prayers go out to you...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Carrie Flattmann Granier - Robert, LA

“Ms. Dauphine was a very wonderful person. She is going to be missed by lots of family and friends. She is now at peace with her family in heaven. May...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Anna Granger Bignar - Hammond, LA

“Kandy, I so sorry for the loss of your mother. We were family friends first and she was also my co-worker. She was a beautiful person inside and out....Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Paul Kluka - Ponchatoula,, LA

“Kandy,I am so sorry to hear this news about your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Leigh Shafer - Hammond, LA

“Your Mama & grandmother was always such a sweet person. We'll keep you all in our thoughts & prayers.Stormy & Denise Lee ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Denise Lee - Hammond, LA

“Oh Kandy, I'm so sorry for your loss. I lost mine less than a year ago and it hurts. I know you've been through a lot. Prayers coming your way my...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Jeffrey Davis - Covington, LA

“With her warm smile and pleasant personality, Dauphine had the gift of making everyone she met feel welcome and important. A rare gift indeed. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kathryn Martin - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond


Margaret "Dauphine" Gomez Wascom, 85 years old of Hammond passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017, at Landmark Nursing Center. She was born on Monday, January 4, 1932, in Hammond to Sidney J. Sr. and Vera M. Gomez. Dauphine was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hammond. She enjoyed life and loved to go down to the family camp on Bedico Creek, gardening, help raising her grandchildren, Antiques, the Silver Sneakers Exercise Class at the Ponchatoula Fitness Center and volunteering at the Habitat for Humanity Shop. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Dauphine is survived by her daughter, Kandy Wascom Berner, her grandchildren, Megen Berner, Blair Wascom and Chad Wascom and his wife Angelica, her great granddaughter, Chloe Ann Wascom, her brothers, Wlifred "Lee" Gomez and his wife Verlie and Frank Gomez, also many nieces, nephews and close friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Sidney J. Sr. and Vera M. Gomez, her husband, Edward "Dolly" Wascom, Sr., her son, Edward Wascom, Jr., her sisters, Velora Lipscomb and Juanita Carr, her brothers, Sidney Gomez, Jr., Lucius Gomez and Milton Gomez.

A Visitation for Dauphine will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond. A Funeral Service Celebrating Dauphine's Life will immediately follow visitation at 1:00pm in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will follow at Rose Memorial Park Mausoleum in Hammond.

In lieu of flowers the family wishes all memorial donations be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 111 N. Pine St., Hammond, Louisiana in Dauphine's memory.

Dauphine's guest book can be viewed at www.harrymckneely.com.