Arnaudville - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Monday, April 18, 2022, at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church in Arnaudville for Louella Hayes Pontiff, 89, who passed away on Monday, April 11, 2022, at J. Michael Morrow Memorial Nursing Home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm on Monday.
A rosary will be prayed at 12:00 pm on Monday.
Rev. Travis Abadie will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at St. John Francis Regis Cemetery in Arnaudville.
Louella was a longtime parishioner of St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Altar Society. She volunteered her time at the St. Therese Thrift Store for many years. Louella loved sewing, crocheting, cooking, line dancing, and watching True Crime Stories on television. As a pastime, she loved taking pictures, reading autobiographies, and keeping up with her family and friends on Facebook – she was an 89-year-old lady that could Facebook just as well as any teenager. Louella will fondly be remembered for her caring heart and her generosity towards others.
She is survived by her daughter, Teena Guidry; sons, Lance Pontiff (Cindy), Joseph Pontiff, and Brett Pontiff; grandchildren, Jonathan Guidry, Brandon Guidry, Simone Payne, Olivia Pontiff, Hayes Pontiff, and Loren Pontiff; great grandchildren, Mya Payne, Isley Payne, and Beckham Payne; brothers, Kenny Hayes (Cindy) and Craig Hayes (Bonnie); and her sisters, Leen Trosclair and Elsie Robin.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Eula Lalonde Hayes; husband, Joseph Pontiff; brother, Henry Hayes; and her sister, Rose Collette.
Pallbearers will be Joey Pontiff, Brett Pontiff, Jonathan Guidry, Brandon Guidry, Hayes Pontiff, and Loren Pontiff. Honorary pallbearer will be Lance Pontiff.
Pellerin Funeral Home of Arnaudville, 314 St. Landry St., Arnaudville, LA 70512, (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.