Rhea Cook Arcemont
Rhea Cook Arcemont, 74, passed away at 7:53 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in New Orleans. Rhea was a native of Morgan City who resided in Westwego for 32 years before moving to Bayou L’Ourse.
She was the beloved wife of Jeffrey J. Arcemont Jr. for over 56 years; mother of Celeste Tabor (Wally), Minette Hughes (Ray), and Jeffrey Arcemont III (Lisa); grandmother of Jason Tabor, Angela Tabor Pellegal, and Alexis, Analiese and Ava Arcemont; great-grandmother of Jacob Pellegal; sister of Allison “Webster” Cook III, Errol Cook (Joan), and Paul Cook (Karen); and sister-in-law of Alvin Arcemont (Lana), and Ken Arcemont (Cheryl). She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rhea was preceded in death by her mother, Isabel Martin Cook; her father, Allison Webster Cook Jr.; her sister, Joycelyn Cook Callahan; her father-in-law, Jeffery Arcemont Sr.; her mother-in-law, Hortense Davis Arcemont; and her sister-in-law, LaVerne Arcemont Guarisco.
Rhea served as a Reader of the Sacred Scripture and a eucharistic minister for the Catholic Community of St. Philomena in Labadieville. She also served as a poll commissioner-in-charge for Assumption Parish.
Family and friends of St. Philomena Church, community of Bayou L’Ourse, Mo’s Pizza, the City of Westwego and St. Matthew the Apostle Church are invited to attend the funeral Mass at Twin City Funeral Home in Morgan City on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at 11 a.m. Visitation will begin at 8 a.m. Interment will follow at Morgan City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, your gift of prayers and donations can be sent to PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) Foundation, 8330 Ward Parkway, Suite 510, Kansas City, MO 64114-2000, 1-800-753-2873, www.pkdcure.org.
To view and sign the online guest book, please visit www.twincityfh.com.