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Rowena Dominique

Rowena Dominique

Rowena Punch Richoux Dominique, 85, a native and resident of Larose, was returned to God’s loving arms on Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 19, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Larose. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

She is survived by her sons, Tommy Richoux (Rita), Wade Richoux (Kathy), Alvin Richoux (Bonita); daughters, Beverly Melancon (Dale), Melissa Randal (Roger), Rochelle Curole (Wade); step children, Joan and Mike Autin, Larry Dominique, Lonnie and Bonnie Dominique, Donna Dominique and Phil Dominique; brother, Raymond Punch; sisters, Wildred Punch Ougel, Mabel Punch LeBlanc; grandchildren, Shane Richoux, Shannon Richoux, Andrea Schaff, John Richoux, Shaun Richoux, Jean Pierre Richoux, Amanda Richoux, Ari Anna Triche, Shauntel Condley, Courtney Martin and Reuban Curole, also survived by 12 step grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren on the way.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Herbert (Bit) J. Richoux; second husband, Edward (Dood) Dominique; grandchildren, Alvin Richoux, Jr. and Caitlin Richoux; great grandchildren, Dillion and Jolie; parents, Sylvere and Ari Anna Punch; brothers, Orice, Nolise, Antoine and Alvin Punch; sisters, Elenor Richardelle, Leona Delaune, Lelia Allemand, Eva Guidry and Audrey Chabert.

Rowena was a member of Holy Rosary Ladies Altar Society, Eucharistic Minister, VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 8538. She was a retired cafeteria worker for LCO and a Hall of Fame member of Larose Civic Center.

The family is forever grateful to the staff of The Broadway Rehabilitation Center for the excellent care and love they had for our mother.

Moms hold their children’s hands for a while, their hearts forever.

Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.