Deacon Harold Gaule

July 29, 1930November 20, 2018

Deacon Harold Gaule, age 88, of Carriere, Mississippi passed away on Tuesday November 20, 2018.

Harold was born July 29, 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Harold Patrick Gaule and Jane Cecilia Finney Gaule. He was a retired industrial equipment salesman, having worked for International Harvester and John Deere. Harold celebrated 25 years in the diaconate in July of 2018, his primary ministry was visiting homebound church members and nursing home residents. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Council 15121 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Poplarville. He was an alumnus of Holy Cross High School, Class of 1947 and Tulane University, earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business in 1953. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a graduate of the Army Language School in Monterrey, CA.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, Patrick Gaule, Sr. and one daughter, Bridget Gaule.

Family members include his wife of 62 years, Anna Copponex Gaule; five children, Harold Gaule, Jr., Michael Gaule, Kelly Gaule, Shannon (Bill) White, Erin (Scott) Giaise; six grandchildren, Meghan, Patrick, Jr. (Megan), Elizabeth, David, Gabrielle, and Joseph.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12 Bilbo Hill Drive, Poplarville on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 11:00 am. Fr. Fintan Kilmurray will serve as celebrant. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery in Lumberton. Visitation will be two hours prior the service, Friday at the church.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Gaule family.

In lieu of flowers and customary remembrances, please direct memorials to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12 Bilbo Hill Drive, Poplarville, MS, 39470.

"Ni bheidh mo leitheid aris ann! - There'll never be the likes of me again!"

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.