In Loving Memory of Carol Rigby Bize Blom

by admin on June 16, 2016

Bize, Carol   cropped resized photosA beautiful soul born December 19, 1942, she passed away peacefully at home June 11, 2016 surrounded by her loving children Carol Marie Prejean and Reese Bize, and special friend Nick Chiasson.  Aside from her children, she is survived by her beloved son-in-law, Blaine Prejean and her adored grandsons, Devin Prejean and Austin Bize; her adored extended children, their spouses and their children: Andrea and Ron Baker, Mark and Melinda Blom, Michael and Louise Blom, Isabella Baker and Nikolas Blom.  She is also survived by her loving siblings and spouses: Pete and Betty Rigby, Richard and Barbara Rigby, Karen Taylor and companion Sylvester Speights; her sisters- in-law, Elia and LouAnn Rigby and Agatha Blom, and many loving nephews and nieces.  Preceding her in death were her parents James and Margaret Constantine Rigby, brothers Bob and Bill Rigby and second husband Jon Blom.  Never wavering in her faith, she handled God’s plan for her with dignity and grace and maintained her wit and beautiful smile throughout her difficult journey.  She was a dedicated and passionate volunteer in serving others through multiple religious and charitable organizations and loved cooking and entertaining family and friends. Thank you to her amazing and devoted friends Kathleen, Sharon, Linda, Gayle, Prunie, Delores, JoAnn, Gretchen, NIck and Smiley and to the Blom family: Danny and Cindy, Darrin and Kimberly, Paul and Lynn, Steven and Kellee and Tara. Our gratitude also to Fr. Donald Blanchard, Fr. Tom Ranzino, Sr. Maria Rabalais, Sr. Dulcie, Dr. James Ourso and Karl Harvey.  Sincere thanks to her wonderful physicians and their staff: Dr. Vince Cataldo, Dr. Mark Meyer, Dr. Greg Henkelmann and Dr. Roy Culotta.  Heartfelt thanks to Erica and Dana with Feliciana Home Health and Jerry, Ursula and Debra with Hospice in His Care.  Visitation will be on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church from 9-11am followed by a Celebratory Mass beginning at 11am.  A reception will follow at the OLOM Parish Activity Center to share memories of our dear sweet, loving, supportive and generous mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one her two favorite charities, The American Red Cross or St. Vincent de Paul. Arrangements by Church Funeral Services & Crematory, St. Amant 225-644-9683

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E.M. Hubler July 8, 2016 at 2:28 am

My sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Carol Blom. It is a sad time, and to perhaps share some comfort, please know that our Creator is not indifferent to our suffering. He will soon bring a complete solution. You can read this in your Bible, at Isaiah 25:8, Daniel 2:44 and Revelation 21:3,4. I am very sorry for your loss.

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