Mildred Bergeron Benoit

Published 4:39 pm Friday, March 6, 2020

Mildred Bergeron Benoit, 97, of Groves, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur.

She was born April 18, 1922, in Broussard, Louisiana, to Mary Breaux Broussard and Lauve J. Broussard.

Mildred was a very active member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Port Arthur.

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She enjoyed praying the Rosary and doing Bible word searches.

She spent a lot of her time feeding the hungry at the Hospitality Center, Port Arthur. Mildred’s passion was cooking but, most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include her daughters, Connie Spradley, of Groves; Kathy Thompson, of Spring; and Tina Morvant and her husband, Keith, of Kerrville; son, Charles Bergeron and his wife, Christina, of Groves; seven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Chester Broussard.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Mary and Lauve Broussard; first and second husbands, Lionel C. Bergeron and Valex Benoit; granddaughter, Kerry Spradley-Roark; sons-in-law, James Spradley, Sr. and Dudelin Thompson; sister, Helen Kessner; brothers, Norris Broussard; Paul Broussard; Weston Broussard; and LeRoy Broussard; and sister-in-law, Evelyn Fulda.

A gathering of Mrs. Benoit’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 8, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 9, 2020, at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 3706 Woodrow Dr., Port Arthur, with her interment to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Port Arthur.

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