Gerald James Courville

Published 10:45 pm Monday, April 2, 2012

Mass of Christian Burial for Gerald James Courville, 68, of Picayune, Miss., who passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012 in Covington, La. will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 3, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, and also Wednesday, April 4, 2012, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

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Father Michael Snyder will officiate at the service.

A native of Eunice, La., he was retired from AmClyde and a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Gerald was a high school football official for about 10 years in the southern MS area. He was an avid sports fan. Gerald was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother who will be truly missed.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, Thomas Courville and Eula Brown Courville; his sisters, Wilma Dupre and Betty LeJeune; and his brother, Thomas “J.T.” Courville Jr.

Survivors include: his wife of 46 years, Hazel Pitts Courville; his children, Jeffrey Allen Courville and Karen Gascho and husband Stretch: his grandchildren: Chelsea Gascho, Trevor Gascho, Trenton Gascho, and Alicia Lee; and his brother, Lawrence Joseph Courville.

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