Sandra Cloutier Blanco, 81, was born September 30,1942, in Morgan City, Louisiana, and passed with her daughters at her side on December 27, 2023, in Macon, Georgia.
Sandra was a resident of Bayou Vista, Louisiana, for forty-four years before moving to Warner Robins, Georgia, in 2012. A 1960 graduate of Morgan City High School, Sandra graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in New Orleans, which prepared her for her forty-two years of work as a registered nurse. During her career, she worked in the emergency departments of Charity and Lakewood hospitals, at the St. Mary Parish Health Unit, and spent a major part of her career as a school nurse and school nurse supervisor for St. Mary Parish Public Schools. A master gardener, Sandra served as president of the Bayou Vista Garden Club. She also loved traveling, playing cards, and especially spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Sandra, known as “Grandee” to her grandchildren, is survived by her daughters Theresa Blanco Vick (Brian) of Warner Robins, Georgia, and Charlene Blanco Lilly of Walker, Louisiana; grandchildren Katie Vick Techman (Chris), Jacob Vick, Nathan Lilly, and Avery Lilly; her brother Clive “Rusty” Cloutier (Brenda) of Lafayette, Louisiana; and a number of nieces, a nephew and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-one years, Charles Maurice Blanco, and her parents, Clive Henry and Gladys Hotard Cloutier.
The family would like to thank the staff at The Phoenix at Lake Joy Assisted Living for the excellent care they have provided during the last two years.
A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Hargrave Funeral Home in Morgan City, Louisiana, on Saturday, January 13, 2024. The graveside service will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the Berwick Cemetery.
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