Emma Louise Broussard

February 27, 1951 ~ May 25, 2024

Emma Louise Broussard, 73, of Lake Charles passed away Saturday, May 25, 2024 at Harbor Hospice of Lake Charles.

Emma was born on February 27, 1951. She was a graduate of Sulphur High School and McNeese State University receiving a Master’s degree in Education. She worked for the Calcasieu Parish School Board for 33 years teaching at Reynaud Middle School, W.W. Lewis and St. John Elementary.

Emma was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She was married to Michael Broussard for over 50 years. They had three sons: Leslie, Christopher and Jeramie. Emma was the quintessential “boy mom” and spent countless hours at their sporting events and enjoying time at the lake.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Leslie Broussard and wife, MaryAnn, of Lake Charles and Jeramie Broussard and wife, Michelle, of Lafayette; five grandchildren, Brooke and Madelyn Broussard of Lake Charles, Jase, Caroline and Elizabeth Broussard of Lafayette; and brother, Harry Vincent of Denham Springs.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lynn and Charlotte Vincent; husband, Michael Broussard; son, Christopher Broussard; brother, James Vincent; and sister, Diana Martin.

A gathering of friends and family to celebrate the lives of Emma and her husband, Michael, will be held at Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles on Friday, June 14, 2024 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Cremation has been entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home. A private interment service will be held at Consolata Cemetery.


Gathering of Family & Friends: Friday, June 14, 2024
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605

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  1. My deepest sympathies to family. I will cherish my memories of our time together at St John Elementary ❤️

  2. Candle 2Words cannot adequately express the sorrow we feel upon learning about the passing of Mrs. Emma. She was always so welcoming and had a thankful attitude for even the smallest things. Whether it was spending time with family, casting a line into the water, or cheering on her boys at the ball fields, her zest for these moments was evident in the story telling that followed each event. We know she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. You are in our thoughts and prayers as you grieve. We love you.

  3. Candle 2My sincere condolences to the family.
    I have so many wonderful memories of teaching with Emma and my daughter Laurie will never forget her experiences while in Mrs. Broussard’s class.
    She was one of a kind and we all loved her for it.
    Rest in peace, Emma.

  4. She was a great teachers d duty partner! I will forever cherish our times at St. John! Praying for the family!!

  5. Candle 7Emma was a Sulphur High School 1969 classmate of mine. Such a sweet kind soul. Many prayers for all families involved. 🙏

  6. Candle 1So sorry to hear about Mrs. Emma’s passing. I will always remember her at a baseball game. Sending love and prayers to Leslie and Chop. May she rest in peace.

  7. We are so sorry to hear about Mrs. Emma’s passing. We miss seeing her smiling face at the Lake. Praying for all the family.

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