Published 12:00 am Friday, February 1, 2008
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A funeral mass for Doris “Dottie” Imelda Sanguinetti Arceneaux, 82, of Jacksonville, Fla., who died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at her residence surrounded by her family, was 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at Assumption Catholic Church with the Rev. Fred Parke officiating.
Mrs. Arceneaux was born March 28, 1925, in Natchez, the daughter of John Henry and Doris Couillard Sanguinetti. She grew up in a large and loving family of nine children who always welcomed others into their gatherings. She continued this welcoming, giving spirit during her life in Jacksonville, continuously making sure everyone was treated like family whenever they were with her. Dottie greeted everyone with a smile.
A member of Assumption Catholic Church, Dottie was also a member of the St. Gerard’s Circle and she was dedicated to serving those in need through the St. Vincent dePaul Society. She worked for the Duval County School Board and was an avid bridge player.
She was preceded in death by her son, Charles Arceneaux.
Survivors include her loving and devoted husband of 58 years, Henry L. Arceneaux; one son, Leonard Arceneaux and wife, LouAnn; three daughters, Aimee Curran and husband, Bob, Mary Toomey and husband, Joel, and Anne Doyle and husband, Gary, all of Jacksonville; nine grandchildren, John and wife, Beth, Michael and wife, Morgan, Kevin and wife, Libby, Curran, Ashley Swanson and husband, Josh, Matthew Arceneaux, Lee, Stuart, and Patrick Toomey, Brian Christopher, and Gregory Doyle, all of Jacksonville; four great-grandchildren, Noah, Emma, Henry and Aidan Curran; three brothers, John Sanguinetti and wife, Mary Estelle and Joseph Sanguinetti and wife, Jeanne, all of Natchez, and James Sanguinetti and wife, Claudette, both of Covington, La.; two sisters, Betsy Yowell of Slater, Mo., and Frances Trosclair of Natchez; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.