Charlotte Dumatrait Sibley

February 22, 1946 ~ July 11, 2011

Charlotte Ann Dumatrait Sibley, 65, of Lake Charles, LA, died at 2:45 AM on Monday, July 11, 2011 in a local hospital.

Mrs. Sibley was born February 22, 1946 in Lake Charles, LA, where she lived all of her life. She was a 1964 graduate of Lake Charles High School and a 1966 graduate of Loyola University, where she was named most outstanding student. After receiving her degree as a dental hygienist, she taught at NorthEastern University for a couple of years and moved back to Lake Charles. She worked as a dental hygienist for Dr. Stevens and for Dr. Paul Vidrine for eighteen years, before retiring due to her illness. Mrs. Sibley was a member of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, who was always there for her family and friends. She enjoyed time spent with her children and was an active part of their sporting and school activities.

Mrs. Sibley is survived by her son, Christopher Scott Sibley; daughters, Cari Ann Sibley and Cimberly Caye Sibley; sister, Sandy LaBiche Dugan, all of Lake Charles; nephews, Dohn LaBiche and wife Angie of Beaumont, TX and Scott LaBiche and wife Janet of Lake Charles; and grandchildren, Hayden Sibley and Michael James Kent, II "Mikie".

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Thelma Dumatrait.

Her funeral mass will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church. Father Alan Trouille will officiate. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be at Johnson Funeral Home on Friday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a rosary at 6:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Saturday at the funeral home from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Pallbearers for the service will be Scott LaBiche, Dohn LaBiche, Wesley LaBiche, Drew LaBiche, Dr. Ewell Stevens, and Terry Brown.

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  1. Always such a sweet and caring person… I know the warm memories you shared will see you through these difficult time.My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.

  2. Charlotte was such a nice, nice person, in school and at the dentist's office. The first day I walked into the office and Charlotte and I saw one another, we laughed and laughed. We thought it was going to be a little strange, having been classmates. But it wasn't at all. Knowing Charlotte would be there made going to the dentist a little bit easier.

  3. Charlotte was the most humlbe person I have ever known. She was always kind and a thoughtful person. The world will miss her but her legacy will live on in her friends and family. To her family, I am sorry for your loss. Donna Mancuso

  4. I am saddened and hurt to hear about the loss of Charlotte. She had a special place in my heart and always will. We have been friends since elementaty school and I remember the wonderful times we had at Sandy's house joking and laughing all the time. She will always be in my prayers and thoughts.God bless and my thoughts and prayers to the family in this time of loss of a wonderful lady.Ron Butler

  5. I am so sorry to hear of Charlottes passing. Charlotte and I were dear friends in elementary and high school. We spent many days and nights together and went everywhere together. After school we lost touch with each other and went our separate ways. I have very many fond memories of Charlotte and her great family. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and you must always remember the great memories that you all shared.

  6. I am so sorry to hear of Ms. Sibley's loss. She was a very active and important part of my life as a child and always laughed and encouraged her children and friends in everything we did. Her death came as a shock to me and I am just so sorry for Cari, Cim and Chriss. I'm sending my most sincere thoughts your way. Stacie Langley

  7. I have many happy memories of time spent at the Dumatrait's house when we were in high school and time spent riding in Charlotte's Chevy Nova. Deepest Sympathy to Charlotte's family,Nell CampbellNell Campbell

  8. I remember Charlotte as being a beautiful, kind, sweet, wonderful person. She always had a smile on her face and I don't think I ever heard a negative word come from her mouth. I lost touch with Charlotte after high school and am so sorry that I did. We were friends throughout high school and I valued that friendship. I know she will be missed by many and I am so sorry for your loss.

  9. I remember the first time I met Charlotte in my brother-in-laws Dental Office. She was always the most pleasant, cheerful and gracious woman I ever met. A true example of a lady! Warren, my husband, and I give the family our condolences and we will be praying for you. And as my Sister-in-Law, Polly, said, I'm sure Warren's mother greeted her in heaven and they are having a wonderful conversation now! 🙂

  10. I was a classmate of Charlotte's, class of 1964. I didn't know we shared a birthday. Charlotte always had a friendly smile for everyone and always looked her best. I remember thinking that she looked great at every reunion, outshining all the rest of us. Be at peace, beautiful lady.

  11. I worked with Charlotte for 17 yrs. side by side at Dr. Paul Vidrine's office…She was my precious friend; we were very close, very much like sisters…She was the most kind, loving, giving, humble,spiritual and funny lady one could know…We shared all of our sorrows as well as all of our joys…we held each other up through the rough times and laughed til we hurt cried through the joyful happy times in our lives…I will never forget her beautiful (and white,ha) smile and her kind and gentle heart…My deepest condolences to her family and her children and grandchildren for whom she lived and sacrificed her life…I will love you forever Poopi and hope to see you in paradise some day…I will never forget your deep devotion to our Blessed Mother…I know She walked you through the gates of heaven to eternal peace and love…Miss you so much…

  12. My first thoughts are her smile and laugh. I have the most amazing memories of Charlotte. I wish I could be there to hug you guys. Love you all.

  13. Roselyn and I want to offer our condolences to Sandy, Scott and the family of Charlotte Sibley. It is a great loss and she will be greatly missed. Again, Our condolences to the family.Roselyn and David HunterLake Charles, La. 70601

  14. you were like a 2nd mother to me and to alot of other kids in high school. you were the best listener and always took time to care when you didnt have to. thank you for all you years of being there for me and countless others. we love and will miss you. RIP.

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