Janet Claire Green Sampey
Janet Claire Green Sampey, 72, passed away peacefully on June 6, 2013, surrounded by her family.
Claire was born Aug. 9, 1940, in Berwick, to Donald and Mildred Green.
She graduated from Morgan City High School in 1958 and received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. She married her best friend, Larry Anthony Sampey Sr., on Aug. 31, 1963, at St. Stephen Catholic Church and to this union were born Anne Mary Sampey, Larry Anthony Sampey Jr. and David Sampey.
She was a committed wife and mother to her children. Her passion for music will live on through the hundreds of students she taught during her 55-plus year career as a piano teacher.
She is survived by her husband, Larry; daughter, Anne Mary Doss and her husband, David; and granddaughters Julie and Jennifer of Madisonville; her son, Tony, and his wife, Lauren; and grandchildren Channing, Cailin, Cade and Caroline of Ponchatoula; her son, David and his wife, Brandie, and granddaughters Lilly, Ava and Charlotte of Mandeville; and her sister, Donna Cloyd of Denham Springs.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Carol Jean Thibodeaux.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 10, 2013, at St. Stephen Catholic Church. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will resume from 9 a.m. until Mass time on Monday at St. Stephen. Claire will be entombed in the Berwick Cemetery Mausoleum following Mass.