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“Joane and Jerry,My heart is with you. It is so hard to let them go. Only made easier to know they are at peace. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy Loupe - Rosman, NC - Friend

“Please accept my deepest condolences in the loss of your loved one, Ella Mae Vampran. I remember her as being a very wonderful person. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Carolyn Matherne-Giacone - LA

“Dearest Joanne, Kenneth & your families I was saddened to hear of Mrs. Ella Mae's passing. Y'all have always been family to us for as far back as I...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Belinda Cason - Killian, LA

“Dear Joann and family you were truly blessed to have a great Mom! She was one of my favorite customers when I was working at the bank. We always...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Lois Freeman - Ponchatoula, LA

“Graduation Day for your Grand Prayers of Peace & Comfort to hurting grateful hearts Love you my Sweet Friend♥☮✝ ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Betty Allen - Broken Bow, OK

“The Vampran family has my deepest condolences on the loss of Ms. Ella Mae. I shall always remember her from my school days at Maurepas High School...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Katherine Malbrough - Gonzales, LA

“I had the pleasure to meet miss Ella a number of times,she was a very friendly,and a gracious host. Don White and family would like to extend their...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Don White - Pierre-part, LA

“Mr. Kenneth and Mrs. Joane, we are so sorry for the loss of your mother, and Mrs. Betty and Mr. Jerry for the loss of your mother-in-law. Steve, Mark...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lori Hess - Albany, LA - friend

“I was fortunate to meet Ella Mae on one of my visits to Louisiana to visit the Mark Vampran family. She was delightful and very friendly and we had...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Camille Cumbo - Downers Grove, IL


Ella Mae Vampran passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 98. She was born on Tuesday, June 22, 1920 in Maurepas, Louisiana. Ella was a resident of Maurepas, Louisiana. She loved flowers, reading and going to the Maurepas Community Center.

Ella Mae is survived by her son, Kenneth Vampran and his wife Betty: daughter, Joane Matherne and her husband Jerry; grandchildren, Steve Vampran and his wife Jeanne, Melissa St. Pierre and her husband Roy, and Mark Vampran and his wife Pam; great-grandchildren, Brett Vampran, Trevor Vampran, Travis Vampran, Sydney St. Pierre and Blake Vampran; sister Iris Lauzervich; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Sidney Vampran; parents, Peter and Sydonia Lauzervich; sisters, Lois Boysen, Rita Felder and Doris Hill; and brother, Peter "Blue" Lauzervich, Jr.

Pallbearers will be Roy St. Pierre, Jr., Steve Vampran, Mark Vampran, Brett Vampran, Trevor Vampran, Travis Vampran, Blake Vampran and Calvin Fayard III.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 22494 Highway 22, Maurepas, Louisiana 70449, on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 5, 2018, 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

Interment will follow in Maurepas Cemetery, Maurepas, Louisiana.

The family would also like to extend a very special thank you to all of Ella Mae's caregivers at Belle Maison Nursing Home, and to Dr. Maury and Mark Drummond.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.