Rebecca “Becky” Arsement Mansveld
Published 9:27 pm Saturday, June 13, 2015
Rebecca “Becky” Arsement Mansveld peacefully passed from this world to her eternal home on Friday, June 12.
She was born on December 7, 1948 to C.C. and Dorothy Arsement. She graduated from Nederland High School in 1967. After high school she attended Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas where she received her Master’s degree in Nursing. She served as an RN, lovingly caring for many people for many years. Her life’s journey took her to Houston where she began her family and became a director of religious education at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. She loved sharing the Lord with others. She and her family returned to Nederland where she raised her four children and became the Director of the Nederland Senior Citizen Center, taking the reins after her mother. She happily served as director there for 25 years.
Becky loved to quilt and made many prayer quilts for people who were suffering and ill. She also loved the Lord and was an active member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches where she gladly sang in the choir, was a member of the Ladies Guild, and active member of the A.C.T.S. community.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Port Neches on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Shane Baxter celebrant. Interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches under the direction of Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland. A gathering of the family and friends will be held Sunday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a Vigil beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the church.
She is survived by her four children, Tammy, Sherry, Jeremy, and Greg Mansveld all of Nederland. Also her siblings, sisters, Debbie Miller and husband, Don of Port Neches, and Phyllis LaBure and husband, Eddie of Nederland; brother, Dennis Arsement of Nederland; and the father of her children, Gerard Mansveld of Conroe. Lastly she is survived by numerous nieces and nephews who she enjoyed being a part of their lives and whom loved her greatly.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Youth Ministry.
Details and registry available at Melancons.org.