Arnetta Ann Downin Mack was born on October 9, 1951 to the late Florian and Lois Arnaud Downin. Arnetta, affectionately known as "Nettie", was raised by her loving grandparents, the late Charles and Pearl Beaulieu Arnaud. Arnetta was born in New Orleans, LA where she graduated from Xavier University and worked most of her career at the Knights of Peter Claver National Office. In 2004, she relocated to Arlington, Texas to carry on a career as a Loss Mitigation Specialist for Citigroup. She happily returned to Louisiana to be with her family and friends in June of this year. On Friday, August 14, 2020, "Meema", as she was affectionately called by her grandchildren, went home to be with the Lord. Arnetta leaves to cherish her memory three children, Tiffany Mack Fenroy (Melvin Jr.), Roy Mack, Jr. and Deanna Mack; two brothers, David Downin (Robyn) and Michael Downin (Brandee); three grandchildren, Amari Fenroy, Ajhani Fenroy and Melvin "Tre" Fenroy, III; two aunts, Ann Arnaud and Ursula Arnaud Dominick (Ralph, Sr.). Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, Godchildren, other relatives and friends. Relatives and friends, Priest and parishioners of Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church New Orleans, LA and Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church Fort Worth, Texas; St. Mary's Academy Alumni - Class of 1969, Xavier University Alumni - Class of 1973; members of the Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary and the St. Vincent de Paul Society; employees of the Knights of Peter Claver National Office, former employees of Sears Credit Central and Citigroup are invited to attend the funeral. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Corpus Christi/ Epiphany Catholic Church, 2022 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122 on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 10 a.m. As mandated by the State of Louisiana, due to the COVID 19 pandemic, attendees are limited. Everyone in attendance will be required to adhere to all restrictions. You must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Strictly enforced. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery and Mausoleum, 4000 Norman Mayer Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122. Visitation 8 a.m. in the church.
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