Lorena Arceneaux Besse
mire –– Funeral services will be held at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. for Lorena Arceneaux Besse , 79. who died Monday, November 11, 2013.
Interment will be in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church.
Surviving are her husband, Joseph Orton Besse Jr.; two daughters, Mary Kay Besse and Judy Anne Besse and husband, Nobu Maekawa; two sons, Peter Anthony Besse and wife, Dianne Stelly Besse, and Mark Todd Besse and wife, Loretta Besse; 9 grandchildren; 5 great -grandchidlren; and one sister-in-law, Verjane Arceneaux; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, William Michael Besse and wife Mary.
Lorena was involved for 36 years with her husband in the operation of Joe Besse Photography and she assisted her husband with 100’s of weddings and senior portraits in schools and their studio.
She was preceded in death by parents, Hebrard and Lorena Johnson Arceneaux; two brothers, Wilbert Arceneaux and Watson Paul Arceneaux. and father-in-law Joseph O. Besse, Sr. and mother-in-law Mary Evelyn Williams Besse.
She was a member of the Ladies Altar Society and The Catholic Daughters of America.
Friends were received Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 14, from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at Gossen Funeral Home, Inc., Rayne.
Pallbearers will be Peter Besse, Mark Besse, Jonathan Besse, Nobu Maekawa, Nicholas Simon and Dr. Ryan Simon.
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.