The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why the SC Times is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.

Mary Elaine Gaspard,  Sept. 19, 1938 – July 28, 2015
Mary Elaine Gaspard,
Sept. 19, 1938 – July 28, 2015

Mary Elaine Gaspard

September 19, 1938 – July 28, 2015

Mary Elaine Gaspard, 76, of San Clemente, CA. passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, July 28, 2015 with her beloved husband of 55 years at her side.

Elaine was born in Lewistown, Montana to John Martin Christensen of South Dakota and Dorothy Buchanan Christensen of Kentucky.

She is remembered for her enduring love, dedication to family, boundless generosity and quick wit that endeared her to all.

Elaine is survived by her spouse, Levy Joseph Gaspard; six children and their spouses, Marty, Melinda, Michelle & Rick, Melanie, Melissa & Ernie and Maureen; eight grandchildren and their spouses, Ricky & Monika, Amanda & Ryan, Martin, Ryan, Michael, Sara, Gracie and Canyon.

Memorial service to be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Lesneski Mortuary, 640 S. El Camino Real in San Clemente, followed by Private graveside service to be held at El Toro memorial Park.

A reception at the Gaspard family home will commence at 5 p.m.

Lesneski Mortuary was entrusted with the Arrangements of Mary Elaine Gaspard.

Please leave a condolence at


Trustworthy, accurate and reliable local news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsroom by making a contribution and becoming a subscribing member today.

About The Author Staff

comments (0)

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>