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Carol Lee Evans Cusachs
Memorial was 17th Sep 2011. See her Obituary

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Carol Lee, long an active volunteer firefighter, was first woman volunteer in her district to achieve international "Firefighter I" credential. The new Station #3 of the Goodbee Volunteer Fire Dep't (St. Tammany FD 13) is named for her.

     
Choppy & Carol Lee Cusachs enjoy Paris   Carol Lee
in 2009
  Carol Lee
in the 70s
  Carol Lee's memorial place where her ashes are buried

From her husband Choppy Cusachs, sent 2nd Sep 2011 

"Dear Family and Friends,
It is my sad duty to inform you that Carol Lee died this morning about 2:15 a.m. after her long struggle with cancer. She passed peacefully, and her face had a beautiful expression. She just quietly stopped breathing. 

I have been awed by people calling to say how much she helped get their lives on track. Many will miss her, too."  


Carol Lee & Choppy's place near Goodbee, LA

Her memorial service was held here: it is in the woods 1/4 mile from the road, recognized by a white mailbox with the street number. This place served as their home & as a small retreat center, Carol Lee's counseling office, and also a temporary home for St. Athanasius Anglican Church.


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Directions to 11516 Tantela Ranch Rd, Folsom, LA 70437: from I-12 take Exit 57, marked Goodbee-Madisonville, go north and slightly west on LA 1077. About 3 miles down there is a traffic light at U.S. 190: that is Goodbee. Continue 1.2 miles further and turn half right on Tantela Ranch Road. First two miles are north and street numbers don't follow our pattern. The road turns west and numbers begin to start with "11". Go a third mile to our white mailbox in front of thick woods.

If you need a place to stay, recommend "Inn and Suites Conference Center", (985) 893-3580.


Obituary Carol Lee Evans Cusachs. Beloved wife, step mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend, passed from this world on September 2 at the age of 66 after a long battle with cancer. She was married to Louis Chopin "Choppy" Cusachs for 31 years. A native of Houston, Texas, she graduated from Stephen F. Austin College and later earned a masters degree in counseling psychology from the University of Houston. She practiced as a child and as a marriage and family counselor in Houston, Baton Rouge, and in Folsom. A gentle and spiritual person, she is mourned by many, including her loving husband, Choppy Cusachs, her step-children and their families, Charlotte Cusachs Bujoreanu (Maricel), George and Sophie Bujoreanu, Preston (Melanie) Cusachs, Kendall Cusachs Andrews (Rob), Emily, Avary, and Grant Andrews, her parents, Robert Lee Evans, Jr. and Mary Ella Evans of Houston, Tx, her sister, Marilynn Evans Schafer (John) and niece, Katie Schafer, to whom she was also godmother, her spiritual daughter Margaret Cranwell as well as many other friends.
Remembrances
Stephanie S Sawyer 
That beautiful expression on her face was an understanding and spiritual knowledge of the closeness of Jesus at hand. I am very thankful there was peace in her final moments. However, I understand your profound pain, and you will be very close in my prayers, Choppy. The Lord will sustain you at this time as you already know certainly. Yet, His grace is even more profound in time of great loss. He is a merciful God.

Ellen Clowe Wood Choppy, Carol Lee is now in the everlasting arms, and oh, what a place to be! I did not know her really, but she was a familiar Redeemer face to me as a child growing up. Mom knew her well and loved her very much. You and the rest of the family will be in my prayers as you now say goodbye.

Cherie Binns The support for you and the family continues as you do this very difficult thing of saying goodbye for now.

Diane Nagy Thank you Lord for Carol Lee, who was your good and faithful servant.

Donna Hollis Carol Lee was an inspiration and support to me when I first came to Redeemer. She has touched the lives of so many. She was a blessing to me and I will miss her. Gods blessings to you Choppy. I can just see her beatiful expression which she always had; so full of light and peace.

Victoria Sund Very Sorry for your loss & Carol Lee's  family. It is also a loss to everyone who knew her.It is definite that Jesus answered my prayer about her passing. Thank U, Jesus. Choppy, please give my warmest sympathies to Carol Lee's family. May Jesus let me weep when U can't. He's done it b4.

Mike McClain There is resurrection and there is life! Carol Lee, what a wonderful person! She is kind and firm and loving and level headed all at the same time. May she rest in peace until the trumpet sounds.

Anne Tebbe Kidd I remember Carol Lee well from my days of working in the resale shop when she was next door. What a lovely person. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

George Ellis Mims May the song in your hearts be to "Celebrate the Whole of It"....all that Jesus has done from birth to tomb for Carol Lee and through her! God is blessed! Peace, George

Mick Youmans Thank God for Carol Lee who let God's love flow through her and touch lives. Heaven is rejoicing with her now.

Pat Farra I would love to be there but distance is too great. I've been praying for you and the family, Choppy. Carol Lee was a very giving person.

Owen Barker We will honor her in Katy, Tx and pray for the family.

Kathleen Hosner We will be honoring her in our hearts.


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