“The lord is my Shepard; there is nothing I shall want”.
Jeanette Rita Rivet Ak a native of Morganza, Louisiana and a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She retired from AT&T after 30 years of service and was a member of St Jude the Apostle Catholic Church and a lifetime member of the Pioneer Club. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and her hobbies were crocheting, sewing, traveling and spoiling her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Richard and Alvina Rivet, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mehmet and Servet Ak from Istanbul, Turkey, sisters Elnora Cline, Verda Purpera, brother-in-law Guy Purpera, brother Bernie Rivet, sister-in-law Louise Rivet and son-in-law J. Milton Bonaventure.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years Turhan Ak, daughters Gale Bonaventure, Suzan Guidry and son-in-law Patrick Guidry, grandchildren Kristen Guidry, husband Erik Kofoed, Lauren Guidry, Michael Guidry, Austin Guidry and wife Jennifer, and great grandchildren Reily Swanson, Azilah, Ayla and Ava Guidry, Matthew and Gregory Kofoed, brother-in-law William Cline Jr., and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation and services will take place at Resthaven Funeral Home, Jefferson Hwy, on Tuesday May 31, 2022 from 9:00-10:00AM, with the service immediately following at 10:00AM, officiated by Father Trey Nelson. Graveside Services will follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory, Jefferson Highway.
Pallbearers will be Patrick Guidry, Michael Guidry, Austin Guidry and Ricky Rivet. The family wishes to extend a sincere thanks to her caregivers April and Arielle.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to her favorite charity, St Jude Children’s Hospital.