Is­abelle Marie (Hervet) La­cas­sagne, 104, of New York City

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - OBITUARIES -

NEW YORK CITY » Is­abelle Marie La­cas­sagne, (nee Hervet), age 104, of New York City, passed away in the arms of her daugh­ters at the home of her daugh­ter Denise, in Hur­ley on Sept. 8, 2017, the feast of The Na­tiv­ity of The Blessed Vir­gin Mary. She was born in France to the late Yves and Marie (Guil­lou) Hervet.

She was pre­ceded in death by her for­mer hus­band, Lu­cien La­cas­sagne; her sis­ters, Marie Anne Hervet and Fran­coise Li­jour (nee Hervet); and her brother, Jean Hervet.

She was a lov­ing mother and is sur­vived by her two daugh­ters, Mon­ica (Monique) (La­cas­sagne of New York City, and Denise Lo­heac (nee La­cas­sagne) and her hus­band Joel of Hur­ley. She is sur­vived by two grand­chil­dren, Michelle Lo­heac and her hus­band Ti­mothy Whit­wood of Geneva, N.Y., Andrew Lo­heac of Chapel Hill, N.C.; and her great-grand­son Theodore (Ted) Whit­wood.

She left France at the age of 17, to come to New York City, in or­der to re­al­ize her dream of be­com­ing a beau­ti­cian. Over the course of many years, she worked in some of the top sa­lons of New York City. Her clien­tele in­cluded Eleanor Roo­sevelt, Mamie Eisen­hower and many other pres­ti­gious women. She was a life­long learner. Some of the pro­grams of study which she com­pleted were: Wil­fred Beauty School; and at­tend­ing Ford­ham Univer­sity af­ter she had re­tired.

She was a de­vout Catholic all her life. Is­abelle was also very ac­tive in her com­mu­nity. Her warm smile, her zest for life, and her many acts of char­ity bright­ened the lives of many whom she en­coun­tered in her long life.

Visit­ing hours will be Thurs­day, Sept. 14, 2017, 6 to 9 p.m., and Fri­day 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p..m at Crest­wood Funeral Home, 445 West 43 St. N.Y.C.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Malachy’s Church-The Ac­tors’ Chapel, 239 West 49th St. N.Y.C. on Satur­day, Sept. 16, 2017, at 10 a.m. Burial will fol­low at St. Ray­mond’s Ceme­tery, Bronx, N.Y.

Ex­pres­sions of sym­pa­thy in lieu of flow­ers may be made in the form of mass cards and/or con­tri­bu­tions to: https:// catholic­cha­r­i­ ded­i­cate-a-gift or call 1(800)919-9338

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