Ernest Arceneaux (1945 - 2011)

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Ernest Louis Arceneaux

OPELOUSAS - Funeral services will be held Friday, September 16, 2011 at a 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Melancon Funeral Home Chapel of Opelousas for Ernest Louis Arceneaux, age 66, who passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at his residence in Church Point.

Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas. The Rev. Keith J. DeRouen, pastor of Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Opelousas, will officiate at the services.

Mr. Arceneaux was a native of Church Point and lived most of his life in Lafayette. He retired from Trappey's Cannery after twenty-five years of service. He was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Lafayette.

Survivors include three brothers, Linton Louis Arceneaux, Jr. and wife, Sandy, of League City, TX, James Percy Arceneaux and wife, Linda, of Church Point, Joseph Ronald Arceneaux of Lafayette; and one sister, Evelyn Daigle and husband, Randy, of Brenham, TX. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Linton Louis Arceneaux, Sr. and the former Lillian Venable.

A rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 10:00 AM to 8:30 PM Thursday and will continue from 8:00 AM until service time on Friday.

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Melancon Funeral Home of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Service Road, (337) 407-1907, is in charge of arrangements.

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4708 I-49 N. Service Road  Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 407-1907
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Published in the Daily World & The Advertiser on Sept. 15, 2011