Mona Sharon Arceneaux

September 24, 1954 ~ June 12, 2022

Mona Sharon Arceneaux, 67, of Hackberry, Louisiana passed away June 12, 2022. She was born September 24,1954, and was a 1973 graduate of Barbe High School. She attended McNeese State University, Texas Academy of Arts, and also received a "Culinery Arts" degree from Sowela Technical School.  From a young age, she began learning the art of painting from her grandmother, Gladys McCall. She was very talented and has been commissioned by numerous people for her artwork. Throughout her years, art brought her joy and peace.

She lived many years between Lake Charles, Grand Chenier, and Hackberry, but Grand Chenier was always closest to her heart. She became a Cameron Parish Mosquito Control Inspector for 25 years before having to take early retirement for her cancer diagnosis.

She will be remembered as an artist, friend, and an extraordinary mother who did anything possible for her daughters and family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Charles Lawrence Arceneaux, Jr, and Emma McCall Arceneaux; three siblings, Phyllis Ann, Patrick Ross, and Robert Brian. Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Tanya White (Paul White) of Cypress, TX and Stacy LaFosse (Robbie LaFosse) of Grand Lake,

LA; grandchildren, Lance LaBove, Cole White, Emma White, and Xander Finch; sister-in-law, Jo Seay Arceneaux;

nieces, Christina Arceneaux Bazzinet and Angela Seay;

nephews, Don Charles Arceneaux and Timmy Seay; two great nieces, Rami and Gemma Bazzinet; along with lifelong friendships she held dear to her.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Peter Apostle Catholic Church on June 16th, 2022 in Hackberry, LA. Viewing at 9:00 am till 11:00 am Rosary. Immediately following the Rosary, mass will be said in the church. Once concluded, graveside burial will be done at Immaculate Conception cemetery in Grand Chenier, LA at 3:30pm.

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  1. Very saddened to hear about Mona's passing. It's been a few years since I have seen her but have good memories of her and the whole family. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family .
    Dale and Theresa McCall.

  2. Tanya and Stacey 
    So sorry for the loss of your moma. Know that she is hugging your grandparents, her sister and her brothers. Love you girls! 

  3. Lance, she was always so excited & very proud to go watch you at the Hackberry High School rodeo! You will always have a special angel 😇 watching over you….Ms. Jo, you will also have one too…You are one of a kind & I know Ms. Mona was truly blessed to have you in her life! Prayers & love to all…. Rest In Peace Ms. Mona…..

  4. I just saw Mona’s obituary. My heart and prayers are with you all. She’s no longer suffering. I hate that we missed her service. God bless you girls and may He comfort you always.

  5. I met Mona at McNeese my freshman semester. She was my best friend, co-conspirator & partner in crime. We didn’t see each other much in the past years, though she was on my mind often. I have so many great memories that put a smile on my face. Thank goodness there weren’t any phones with cameras during those times. Lol! And I know Mona felt the same way. She was the most talented artist I knew. I loved and collected elephants so she painted one on a huge canvas for me. It survived Rita and Ike. Unfortunately, it was lost in Laura. Even though it’s not here, I can see Mona with it and helping me hang it up in my home. She was a great friend. At first, i thought she was shy & quiet, then bang, the real Mona came out.  One thing you never wanted to do was dare her to do something or tell her she couldn’t do it. She would do whatever it was just to prove she could. I’m so sorry I didn’t know of her passing right away so that I could attend her service. The world has lost a kind, generous, caring and  fun person. I will never forget her. Heaven has a new Guardian Angel to watch over her family and friends. P

  6. I was so saddened to hear of Mona's passing. My family, Pete, Tessa, and Chrysta were neighbors next to her mother for years. We were so fortunate to know Mrs. Arceneaux, who taught me to can figs, and make Christmas decorations with the scraps we had accumulated. I remember Mr. Arceneaux cutting and edging the grass on the neutral ground of our lawn every time he cut his grass. Through them, we got to know the rest of the family, Mona, Robert, and Pat since Tanya was 4yrs old. Mrs. Arceneaux, Mona and her grandmother, Mrs. McCall, had so many stories to share in the evenings mostly around the old kitchen table in the Arceneaux home. The one memory I had about Mona is when I invited her to go with me somewhere. We took my husband's prized, soft-top jeep he cared about so much. It was hot and humid and Pete just so happened to have the top down. As we were cruising Ryan Street, there came from nowhere a big cloud burst. I had no idea how to put the top on so we drove through the rain. We were laughing so hard. We laughed harder when Mona noticed that I had the wind shield wipers going as if it was going help. At the signal lights when we had to stop, people were looking like we were high because we kept on laughing all along I was saying, "Pete is going to kill me" seeing all the inside of his beloved jeep so wet.

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