Regina Marie Businelle Lasalle, 52, a resident of Franklin, passed away peacefully, Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, surrounded by her family.
Regina was born December 6, 1968, in Morgan City, the daughter of Bobbie Ann Businelle Dupre and Walter Joseph Businelle Sr.
Regina was filled with such a strong, charismatic personality that it lit up any room she walked into. Though she could be feisty, she loved strongly and passionately for everyone around her. Regina enjoyed being in the outdoors, she loved to swim and sunbath. She could go on for hours telling someone a story, never having a dull moment. Regina was a great conversationalist and her big personality helped her stories become brighter and more interesting than ever. She had a huge heart and loved her husband Doug, and her two fur-babies, Chico and Jazz, more than anything in the world.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, Douglas “Doug” Lasalle Sr.; mother, Bobbie Ann Businelle Dupre and significant other Arvin Alleman; step-mother, Connie Businelle two sons, Tony “T.J.” Lejeune Jr. and Kevin Lejeune; six step-children, Savannah Reeves Hawkins, Madison reeves, Justin Stratton, Cherie Lasalle Dupre, Douglas Lasalle Jr. and Eric Joseph Lasalle; 9 grandchildren; three sisters, Sharon Mancuso and husband Pete, Hollie Dupre Smith and husband Jason, Tamara Businelle; brother, Tobias Businelle; like a sister, Dana Boudreaux; numerous nieces and nephews.
Regina was preceded in death by her father, Walter Joseph Businelle Sr.; step-father, Evans Joseph Dupre Sr.; two brothers, Walter Joseph Businelle Jr., Ward James Businelle; step-daughter, Erin Lasalle Drummond.
Funeral services will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services. Regina will be laid to rest at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 30, 2021 at Prien Memorial Park Cemetery in Lake Charles.