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“To Sheila's family,My deepest condolences go out to each of your hearts. Sheila was a bright light of love to everyone who loves her. May God's...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Adrienne Delahoussaye - LA

“Lisa, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending hugs and prayers to the family. ”
2 of 24 | Posted by: Denise Champagne - Baldwin

“✝ Rest in Peace Sheila. My deep and heartfelt sympathy to the Miguez & Pontiff families during this difficult time. May God bless you with...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Nicki Mendez (cousin) - LA

“Sheila rode to school more days than I can remember. She had a happy smile on her beautiful face every day. Her kind disposition made her easy to...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Catherine Alleman - New Iberia, LA

“My deepest condolences and thought and prayers for all the family. May God give her peace and comfort. Amen ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Julia Martin - Centerville, LA

“My deepest condolences to the family. You will be in my thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. ”
6 of 24 | Posted by: Donna Bogan Simon - Broussard, LA

“Carla, Lisa and BuffyI'm so sorry for your loss, Sheila was a sweet and wonderful friend. I will always cherish the memories of me, Sheilaand Lori...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Donna Daigle Bolner - Morgan City, LA

“It is so hard to handle losing two beloved cousins days apart from each other; Shelia Miguez Pontiff and Johnnie Ewing. God added two more to Heaven...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Cissy Bove Marshall - Destrehan, LA

“I am very sorry for your loss. Praying for the family ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: karen lasome harrison - LA

“Carla,I'm so sorry for your loss. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers,Lacy Lobdell ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Lacy Lobdell - Lafayette, LA

“I'm so sorry for y'all loss, Sheila was a wonderful person with a great smile that would lift anyone's spirit!! My friend you will be missed but I...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Jayne Vickery - TX - Friend

“Coral, Janice & family - we are so very sorry to hear of Sheila's passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Chip & Leslie Peltier ”
12 of 24 | Posted by: Leslie Peltier - Barnesville, OH

“So sorry for your loss. Prayers and condolences. ”
13 of 24 | Posted by: Susan Todd - Franklin, LA

“To the Miguez and Pontiff Families,We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know y'all are in our thoughts and prayers.Jennifer LeBlanc and Creig...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Jennifer LeBlanc - Charenton, LA

“I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Shelia , She was a dear friend and my heart is deeply saddened . My prayers are with the Miguel family in...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Cindy Louviere - Franklin

“So sorry for y'all loss prayers for the family ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Sally and Randy Gaspard - LA

“Mr. coral, Mrs. Janice, Carla, Lisa, Buffy , Jared and Lauren My Deepest Sympathy to the entire Family on the loss of Sheila . I Pray the Lord...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Rhonda Stovall (Weaver) - Baldwin, LA

“We are so sorry to hear of Sheila's passing. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Andre Bodin - Franklin, LA

“Miguez family my heart is hurting my sympathy to all. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Gene Foster - Bangkok

“You all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all as only He can. With deepest condolences. ”
20 of 24 | Posted by: Chrisrina Pillaro Vilcan - LA

“I'm sooo sorry for yall loss!!! ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Jamie Landry Weller - LA - Friend

“We were deeply saddened to learn Sheila passed away. Our hearts are filled with prayers for all your family. May our loving Father surround you...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Laura & Joey Bergeron - Franklin, LA

“Carla ,Lisa, Buffy, Mr. & Mrs. Miguez . So sorry for yall loss. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: MARLENE HAIRE - Breaux Bridge, LA

“To the Pontiff and Miguez families, we offer our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Sheila rest...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Memorial services will be held Monday, February 27, 2017, at the Church of the Assumption during a 12:00 p.m. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Sheila Miguez Pontiff. A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., with the Holy Rosary being prayed at 11:00 a.m.

Sheila was a native and resident of Franklin who had a loving and caring nature and whose smile would light up a room. She cherished babysitting for family and friends and her grandchildren were the light of her life. She passed away at the age of 54 on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her children, Jared J. Pontiff and Lauren R. Pontiff; her grandchildren, Logan, Carsyn, Brody, and Maverick; her parents, Coral Miguez and Janice Bodin Miguez; her sisters, Carla Trosclair, Lisa Bourgeois, and Angela "Buffy" Landry; and her former husband, Ray Pontiff.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Brent Miguez.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to help alleviate funeral expenses.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.