Gil George Gonsoulin, age 74, died on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Mr. Gonsoulin, a native of New Orleans, lived for many years in Chalmette, LA, and for the last 15 years was a resident of Kenner, LA. He was a valued member of Our Lady of Divine Providence Church in Metairie, a retiree from AT&T, and a veteran of the United States Air Force. Mr. Gonsoulin was a skilled and award-winning scale model builder, with memberships in the Flying Tigers and EagleQuest (formerly MasterCon) organizations. He enjoyed cruising the Caribbean with his beloved wife, Sydney Mace Gonsoulin.
Mr. Gonsoulin was preceded in death by his parents, Emma Bruce Gonsoulin and Gilman George Gonsoulin. He is survived by his wife, Sydney, his daughter, Lisa Becker D’Gerolamo (Dave), his granddaughter Katherine Annette D’Gerolamo,
his sister, Gail Gonsoulin Gomila, (Xavier Lynn), nieces Amanda Gomila Croushore (Ted) and Sandra Gomila French (Hunter), great nieces and great nephews, Emma, Molly and Ryan Croushore and Soren and Hunter French. He is survived by many cousins. He was loved by all and will be dearly missed.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation after 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at Jacob Schoen & Son, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans. Following the visitation , a Mass will be celebrated at 12:15 p.m. in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home. Interment will be at Hope Mausoleum, 4841 Canal Street, New Orleans, immediately following the services.
For those who wish to remember Mr. Gonsoulin, donations may be made in his
name to our Lady of Divine Providence Church, 1000 North Starrett Road, Metairie, LA 70003.
ARRANGEMENTS BY JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME 3827 CANAL ST. NEW ORLEANS, LA 70119.
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