Connie Battistella Baas
Connie Battistella Baas passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the age of 68. Beloved wife of 49 years to Frederick James Baas, Sr. Loving mother of Frederick James Baas, Jr. (Rosemary Ard Baas) and Lisa M. Baas Lacombe (Wayne Frey). Daughter of the late Louise Diebold Battistella and Rodney Lewis Battistella, Jr. Sister of Rodney Battistella III, Anthony John Battistella, Leo Frank Battistella and Albert Philip Batistella. Most importantly, she lived for her three grandchildren Alexander Jordan Lacombe, Alissa Marie Frey and Felicia Peyton Baas. Sister-in-law of Ronald Anthony Baas. Also survived by her dear friends Dorothy “Bonnie” Ponson and her “associate” Joyce Treadaway, cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was well known for her German Hot Potato Salad, stuffed eggs, artichoke balls, gumbo and freezies. She was a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish and has been a resident of St. Tammany Parish since 2005.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Memorial Mass at E.J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM with visitation on Thursday beginning at 9:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Mrs. Baas to be made to Children’s Hospital or Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.