Rita LeBlanc Sanchez, a native and resident of Donaldsonville. She passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Chateau D’Ville. She was 87 years old. She is survived by son, Donald Sanchez and wife Ruth, daughter Linda Hebert and husband Steve, son-in-law Allen Chauffe. Grandchildren Amanda Berot, Randy Conway Tessy Dauthier and Tony Sanchez. Two brothers Lloyd LeBlanc and Welton LeBlanc, and sister Betty Ann Noland. Preceded in death by husband Ervin Sanchez, daughter Louise Chauffe, and grandson Allen Chauffe Jr. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am Monday at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church, Donaldsonville; visitation will begin at 8 am until time of the service. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Thanks to the staff of Chateau D’ville and Amedisys Hospice. Church Funeral Service in charge of arrangements.