Thelma Marie Constantine

Published 12:14 pm Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Thelma Marie Constantine, 83, of Port Arthur, Texas passed away Monday, October 3, 2016 at Magnolia Manor in Groves, Texas.

Thelma was born December 6, 1932 in Rayne, Louisiana to Lozen Baronet and Ella Hanks Baronet. She was a longtime area resident, member of St. Charles Catholic Church, and retired cook. She was a member of V.F.W. Auxiliary #797 and Military Order of the Cooties Auxiliary.

Thelma loved life and lived it to the fullest. Her greatest joy was her family, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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She was an amazing mom to her children and all their friends. She loved to cook and bake, and was famous for her delicious brownies that everyone requested. Among other things she enjoyed sewing, dancing, and was very patriotic. She held many offices on the local and district levels of the V.F. W. Auxiliaries.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vernie Constantine; son, Randy Constantine; and daughter, Ellen Pitts.

Survivors include her four daughters, Jeanette Morgan and her husband Dennis of Groves, Delores Constantine of Port Neches, Elizabeth Reeves of Port Arthur, and Wanda Defrancis and her husband Gary of Port Acres; son, Gene Constantine and his wife Judith of Lafayette, LA; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m.

A  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 6, 2016 at St. Charles Catholic Church in Nederland with Reverend John Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Por