Gale Armand, 64, passed away Wednesday, December
10, after a valiant and courageous battle with
Gale was born in Cottonport, on January 8, 1944 and lived in Metairie with his cherished wife of 40 years, Delia (Suzie). Gale graduated from University of Southwest Louisiana and earned his Masters' from Loyola University. He worked for 37 years for the Jefferson Parish School Board, predominately as a Guidance Counselor at Grace King High School. Following retirement, Gale volunteered with the Friends of the Jefferson Parish Library.
Gale was pre-deceased by his parents, Verlin and Allen Armand.
In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by his brother, Terry and wife Tina and their two children and grandchildren; his sister, Marleen Riché and husband Harvey; his brother, Ronald and wife Kris and their three children; and his sister-in-law, Connie Knight. Gale and Dee, with their dog Mushroom, loved to travel.
The family would like to thank the Oncology group at Ochsner Clinic together with the 11th floor staff at Ochsner Hospital for their care and compassion during the past difficult 18 months.
Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service at L. A. Muhleisen and Son Funeral Home, 2929 Metairie Rd. on Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 11 a.m. with visitation starting at 10 a.m. A Mass will be held in Cottonport on January 10, 2009.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society, 2405 River Rd., New Orleans, LA 70121.