Andre Lavanceau, 71

Andre Lavanceau, 71, of Ocean City, Md., formerly of Dayton, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at his home. He had been an HVAC contractor and a pastry chef. He was a member of the Ocean City Parrothead Club.

Lavanceau was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Jeanne Casou Lavanceau; and a daughter, Susanne C. Peery. He is survived by his wife, Patricia IlcZuk-Lavanceau; a son, Andre D. Lavanceau of Roxana, Del.; a daughter, Colette M. Pountnay and her husband, Tom, of Laurel, Md.; four grandchildren, Ryan Peery, Lauren Pountnay, John Pountnay and Tommy Pountnay; son-in-law, Steve Peery of Columbia, Md.; father and mother-in-law, Alex and Barbara Ilczuk of Salisbury, Md.; two brothers-in-law, Michael Ilczuk and his wife, Tracy, of Hebron, Md., and Mark Ilczuk of Salisbury, Md.; two nephews and a niece, Zachary, Brandon and Christi Ilczuk; special friend, Carolee Humphreys of Ocean City; and faithful companion, O.C.
A memorial service was scheduled for Monday, April 28, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the AGH Penguin Swim, Attn. Toni Keiser, 9733 Healthway Dr., Berlin MD 21811; or the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce, 12320 Ocean Gateway, Ocean City, MD 21842.