Barbara Ann Ochsner Paine, 89, of Nederland passed away Friday, June 17, 2022. Barbara was born in Robert, Louisiana on August 14, 1932, to the late Robert Ochsner and Eunice Bergeron Ochsner.
Barbara was a strong and quick-witted woman. She was sharp as a tack and independent. Barbara loved taking trips to the casino and the beach with her family and friends. She enjoyed cooking and staying in touch with her Louisiana roots. Barbara was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She revolved her life around her family and would keep in touch with them on a daily basis. Barbara’s caring heart and loving personality will be missed by all who knew her.
Those left behind to cherish Barbara’s memory are her children, Lois Voivedich Riley and Vincent J. Voivedich, Jr.; her grandchildren, Michael Voivedich and his wife, Kristen, Ashley Johnson and her husband, Colby, Nicholas Sample, and Andrew Sample and his wife, Natasha; and her great-grandchildren, Hudson Voivedich, Kolton Voivedich, and Rylee Sample. Barbara is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John B. Paine, Jr.; her four sisters and her brother.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Melancon’s Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. A celebration of life service will immediately follow and begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.