Doris May Tavender Arceneaux

Rayne - Funeral services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. for Doris May Tavender Arceneaux, 93 who died Sunday, July 17, 2011 in Southwind Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Interment will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery #2, Rayne, LA 70578.

Surviving are one daughter, Janet LeBlanc and husband Reno of Rayne, five grandchildren, David LeBlanc, Dawn Venable, Danny LeBlanc, Damien LeBlanc, Danielle Hodges, fifteen great grandchildren, two brothers, Kevin Tavender of England, Peter Tavender of England, one sister, Beatrice Markham of England.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Roy Arceneaux; parents, Jack Tavender and Dorothy May Finner Tavender Williams.

She was born Sunday, June 16, 1918 in London, England, daughter of the late Jack Tavender and the late Dorothy May Finner.

A rosary will be recited Monday, July 18, 2011 at 7:00 p.m..

Friends will be received at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne, LA. Monday, July 18, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, July 19, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m..

Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne, LA, (337) 334-3141.

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