OBITUARY: Colombe Frenette Lafrance

Colombe Frenette Lafrance, age 78, passed away on Dec. 6, 2016, surrounded by her family.

She was preceded in death by parents, Mary Jane and Lorenzo Frenette, and is survived by her daughter and son-in- law, Brigitte and John Hohman and daughter, Danielle Lafrance; sister, Rene Buraglia and granddaughters, Christina, Caroline and Claire Hohman.

Colome was born and reared in New Brunswick, Canada and began her career as a registered nurse in Montreal, Canada. She moved to the United States in 1966 and became an American citizen. Since moving here Colombe has lived in Huntsville, Ala., Boston, Mass., Reston, Va., Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and most recently moved to Brentwood in 2006. She had a great passion for travel and politics and for the past several years has enjoyed the fellowship of friends at The Martin Center, whether it was taking trips or playing cards.

There will be a funeral service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 in the chapel of Holy Family Catholic Church, with Rev. Joe McMahon presiding. Immediately following the service, the family will host a reception at The Martin Center in Brentwood.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church, 9100 Crockett Road, Brentwood, TN 37027, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or The Martin Center, 960 Heritage Way, Brentwood, TN 37027.

Service arrangements are entrusted to Austin Funeral & Cremation Services. An online guestbook is available at AustinFuneralService.com. 615-377- 0775