Mary Ruby Fontenot

#2385, b. 29 Mar 1913, d. 7 Nov 2014
Last Edited:17 Jun 2017
FatherJoseph Steven Fontenot1
MotherArmide Roberie1
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMary Ruby Fontenot was born on 29 Mar 1913 at Grand Prairie, St. Landry Parish, LA.2
BaptismShe was baptized at Immaculate Conception Church in Washington, St. Landry Parish, LA.2
MarriageShe married Douglas Joseph Rivette, son of Placide Rivette and Marie Lucille Frederick, on 3 Dec 1932 at Immaculate Conception Church at Washington, LA.3,4
Census1940Ruby Rivette (given age 26) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as the wife of Douglas Rivette (given age 28), living at Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.5
ResidenceAccording to a city directory listing, in 1960, Ruby Rivette and her husband, Douglas, lived in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA. He worked as a mechanic for Mack's Auto Sales, and she was a teacher for Singer Sewing Machines.6
ResidenceIn 2005, Mary Ruby Fontenot lived in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA.4
DeathShe died at age 101 on 7 Nov 2014 at J. Michael Morrow Nursing Home in Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.7
BurialShe was buried at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Cemetery in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA. Her grave is located in the mausoleum.7


  1. [S1467] Melancon Funeral Home & Evangeline Memorial Gardens. Carencro, LA. Obituary.
  2. [S1309] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1913. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Law Books and Publishing Division, 2009.
  3. [S146] Rivette reunion in Zilwaukee, Michigan. 19 Jul 1997.
  4. [S199] Debra Rivette. History of the Placide Rivette Family of Arnaudville, Louisiana, 2005.
  5. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S793] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  7. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online