Lawrence Arceneaux, Sr.
Rayne--Funeral Services will be held at a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Rayne for Lawrence Arceneaux, Sr., 74, who passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013 at American Legion Hospital in Crowley. Rev. Richard Wagner, pastor of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church will be Celebrant of the Mass and will conduct the funeral services. Burial will take place in Our Mother of Mercy Cemetery. Mr. Arceneaux, a resident of Rayne, was the son of the late Joseph Arceneaux and the former Eunice Ruffin. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Betty “Janie” Arceneaux; one daughter, Tina Martin and husband Joseph of Rayne; three sons, Lawrence Arceneaux, Jr. and wife Pamela of Ridge, Horace Arceneaux of Rayne and Manwel Arceneaux of Rayne; four sisters, Clara Minix of Crowley, Eliza Mae Broussard of Pearland, TX, Velma Domingue of Houston, TX and Mary Theresa Arceneaux of Rayne; two brothers, Clarence Arceneaux and wife Mary Lee of Rayne and Felton White of Florida; fifteen grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Herbert Arceneaux, Sr.; one grandson, Herbert Arceneaux, Jr.; four sisters, Elizabeth Arceneaux, Rose Daniel, Isabella White, Alberta Guillory, Elzina Ceasar, Bernadette Edmond, Margaret Pollin, Mary Foot, and Cora Benderbee; four brothers, Bill, Jo, Norris and Gabriel Arceneaux. The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Duhon Funeral Home of Rayne on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm. A rosary will be recited in the funeral home on Friday evening at 6:30 pm. Visitation will continue on Saturday from 8:00 am until 9:30 am. Pallbearers will be Horace Arceneaux, Lawrence Arceneaux, Jr., Manwel Arceneaux, Davin Dugas, Brandon Dugas and Leroy Portalis, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Claude Francis, Dallas Simon, Jr., Johnny Thomas, Jeff Joseph, Joseph Martin and Michael Pitre. Please send personal condolences to the family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com. Duhon Funeral Home of Rayne will be in charge of the arrangements.