Lance Edward Benezech, Sr.
With deepest sorrow, we announce that our beloved Lance Edward Benezech, Sr., age 50, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020 surrounded by family at his home in Madisonville, LA after a four year long battle with Glioblastoma.
Lance was born on November 17, 1969 in New Orleans, LA to Edward Peter Benezech, III and Sheryl Dehart Benezech, and was a long time resident of Marrero, Louisiana.
Lance was the beloved husband of Sandra “Sandy” Breuer Benezech for 28 years. He was the loving father of Candice B. Pittman (Kyle), Lance E. Benezech, Jr. (Hannah Dougharty), and Nicolas W. Benezech. He was the brother of Sean B. Cavalier (Kurt). He will be missed every day by his many nieces and nephews whom he loved like his own children. His in-laws including mother and father, Marilyn and Lawrence Istre, and a host of sisters and brothers in-law will also deeply morn his passing. He is preceded in death by his Maternal Grandparents, Sherwood and Lucille Dehart, fraternal grandparents, Edward, Jr. and Katherine Benezech, aunts Janet B. Stipe (Paul) and Susan Benezech. He is survived by aunts Sr. Micah Dehart, Patti D. Hebert (Bobby) and Katherine B. Ferret, and many cousins.
As a young man he attended Visitation of Our Lady School and Graduated with the Archbishop Shaw High School class of 1987. Lance worked as a General Construction Contractor at LASCO, Inc. He and his wife also operated a childcare center, Wee Care for Kids, in Harvey for 20 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to the Memorial Mass at Visitation of our Lady, 3500 Ames Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072 on Friday, July 10th at 12:30 PM with visitation from 11 AM until Mass time. Please bring a mask for the safety of others. A private burial will take place at a later date. At Lance’s request and In lieu of flowers, please donate to Nicolas’ college fund at GoFundMe.com (Nicolas Benezech College Fund).