Susanne E. (Laplante) Gingras, of Port Orange, Fl, age 80, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family.
Susanne is survived by her husband of 60 years, Daniel B. Gingras of Port Orange, FL, Her children Vincent Gingras and his spouse Kathleen of Weirsdale, FL, Gary Gingras of Pinnacle, North Carolina, Shelly Gingras and her spouse Lisa Bayuk of Hampden, MA, Lynn (Gingras) Lavalley and her spouse Richard Lavalley of West Springfield, MA, grandchildren Michael Gingras, Mitchell Lavalley and Jordan Lavalley and her sister Andrea Laplante of Westfield, MA.
Susanne was born on July 12, 1941, in Springfield, MA, to parents Vincent and Lillian (Charron) Laplante. She graduated from Springfield Tech High School in 1959. Susanne worked at the American Red Cross Blood Services in Springfield for many years. She had many interests in her busy life, but her husband and kids always came first. She loved to feed them and keep them happy. She was an Avon lady, a cake decorator, a quilter, and a chauffeur getting everyone to piano lessons, school, doctor’s appointments, and baseball/softball games! And when she finally had a little time to herself, she loved reading.
A funeral is scheduled for Susanne on September 10th, at 11:00 at Sacred Heart Church, 395 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA with a reception to follow. Father Jerome Gingras, brother-in-law of Susanne will officiate. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Susanne’s life.