Rita Andersen Obituary
Rita Norcille Andersen photos Rita Norcille Andersen photos

There are 30 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Rita Norcille Andersen

August 25, 1935 - January 4, 2010
Obituary

Rita Norcille Andersen, 74, died Monday, January 4, 2010, in her residence. She was a native of Church Point and had been a resident of Sulphur for over 60 years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she was involved in the Ladies Altar Society, the Catholic Daughters, and had previously been a Echaristic Minister. Rita volunteered as a Pink Lady with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. Her career spanned many years in the banking industry and until her illness, she was employed by Proctor and Gamble. She enjoyed spending time doing volunteer work, being with family, and tending to her roses. She is preceded in...
Rita Norcille Andersen, 74, died Monday, January 4, 2010, in her residence.
She was a native of Church Point and had been a resident of Sulphur for over 60 years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she was involved in the Ladies Altar Society, the Catholic Daughters, and had previously been a Echaristic Minister. Rita volunteered as a Pink Lady with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. Her career spanned many years in the banking industry and until her illness, she was employed by Proctor and Gamble. She enjoyed spending time doing volunteer work, being with family, and tending to her roses.
She is preceded in death by her husband, James Wendell Andersen. Survivors include their children, Dorlena Pickle and husband, Terry, Kay Landry and husband, Doug, Penny Goldman, Mike Andersen and wife, Talicia, and Diana Andersen, all of Sulphur; two sisters, Rose Ann Henry of DeQuincy and Bert Guidry of Sulphur; ten grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and her beloved dog, Neeko.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January, 6, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. The Rev. Aubrey Guilbeau and Deacon Bud Wagner will officiate. Burial will be in Mimosa Pines Cemetery South in Carlyss under the direction of Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation is from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday with a scripture service at 6 p.m. and from 10 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. The family would like to thank Dr. Ben Thompson, Dr. Leroy Fredericks, Odyssey Hospice, and her caregivers, Kristy, Nicole, and Angie, for their love, compassion, and concern for Mrs. Andersen. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to LOPA, 4441 N. I-10 Svc. Road, West Metairie, LA 70006.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.