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Hixson Welsh

412 East South Street, Welsh, LA

OBITUARY

Ethel Marie Ardoin

December 3, 1927July 9, 2019

Ethel Marie Ardoin, 91, of Welsh, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Camelot Place in Rayne. She was born to her late parents, Lester and Lena Benoit on December 3, 1927 in Welsh, LA.

She enjoyed sewing, was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed dancing, and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church and the church choir. Ethel was also a member of the Catholic Daughters.

She is survived by her children; Kathleen Ardoin of Welsh, Donna Shamsie and husband Rashid of Round Rock, TX, Robert L. Ardoin, Jr. and wife Maria of Cypress, TX, David L. Ardoin and wife Maria of Aransas, TX; brothers, Harold Benoit of Lake Charles, Rene "Butch" Benoit and wife Linda of Crowley; sisters, Elaine Corbello and husband Frank of Lake Charles, Irma Fruge and husband Hugh of Welsh, Renella McCreary of Baton Rouge, Faye Broussard and husband Nolan of Welsh, Catherine Marcantel of Kinder; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and one great great grandson.

Ethel is preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert L. Ardoin, Sr.; one brother, Irvin Benoit; along with two sisters, Inez McGee, and Linda Simmons

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00am on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church with Reverend Roland Vaughn officiating. Visitation will be at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, with a Rosary led by the Catholic Daughters at 6:00pm. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Friday, from 8:00am until the procession to the church. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Mausoleum. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her children; Kathleen Ardoin of Welsh, Donna Shamsie and husband Rashid of Round Rock, TX, Robert L. Ardoin, Jr. and wife Maria of Cypress, TX, David L. Ardoin and wife Maria of Aransas, TX; brothers, Harold Benoit of Lake Charles, Rene "Butch" Benoit and wife Linda of Crowley; sisters, Elaine Corbello and husband Frank of Lake Charles, Irma Fruge and husband Hugh of Welsh, Renella McCreary of Baton Rouge, Faye Broussard and husband Nolan of Welsh, Catherine Marcantel of Kinder; ten grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and one great great grandson.

    Ethel is preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert L. Ardoin, Sr.; one brother, Irvin Benoit; along with two sisters, Inez McGee, and Linda Simmons

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, July 11, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, July 12, 2019
  • Rosary Thursday, July 11, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, July 12, 2019

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