Beverly Cambre Townsend
Beverly Cambre Townsend
  • February 20, 1935 - March 9, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Beverly Cambre Townsend passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the age of 82. She was born in Paulina, Louisiana, and grew up in St. James Parish until age 15, then spent the remainder of her life in New Orleans, and most recently, Metairie. Beverly was a registered nurse for 40 years in New Orleans and Chalmette, Louisiana.

Beloved wife of the late Robert G. Townsend, Jr. Loving mother of Robin Townsend – Albert (Nathan Zachary Albert II). Grandmother of Robert Zackary Albert. Daughter of the late Oneal Joseph Cambre and Elsie Marie Naquin Cambre. Sister of Joycelyn C. Laudun (Malcolm), Jude O. Cambre (Linda), Bernadette C. Pecararo (Joe), R. Michael Cambre (Beth), Robert J. Cambre, Gary P. Cambre (Mary), and step-sister of Kathleen G. Stoker (R. W.). She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Gerald J. Cambre and Melvyn F. Cambre, and her step-mother, Mable P. Cambre. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Marie; aunt, Yvette M. Cambre; two brothers-in-law, William Townsend and Lucien “Butch” Fleming; two sisters-in-law, Mary S. Townsend and Margaret Ann T. Fleming; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 12 noon. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 10:00AM.

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