November 27, 2021

Ruby Derouen Gastal

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January 31, 1930 ~ August 26, 2021

COW ISLAND — A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at St. Anne Catholic Church honoring the life of Ruby Derouen Gastal, 91, who died Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Pelican Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She will be laid to rest at St. Anne Cemetery with Reverend Matthew Barzare officiating the services. Serving as pallbearers will be Kyle Frith, Neal Trahan, Matt Trahan, Hale Trahan, Seth Gastal and Mark Devenport. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Frith, Todd Naquin and Dylan Greene.
She is survived by her son, Gerald Paul Gastal of Cow Island; her two daughters, Paulette Gastal of Abbeville and Melinda Gastal Frith and her husband, Chris of Cow Island; her eight grandchildren, Neal Trahan (Adrienne), Leah Naquin (Todd), Matt Trahan, Gerrett Gastal, Seth Gastal and his companion, (Jacie), Kyle Frith (Tori), Ashli Devenport (Mark) and Erin Greene (Dylan); and her ten great grandchildren, Hale and Dane Trahan, Madi Naquin, Arlie, Haies and Adley Devenport, Graelyn and Gentry Greene, Arabella Frith and Maverick Gastal.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Marion Gastal; her second husband, Columbus Hargrave; her parents, Evariste and Edley Derouen; her three brothers, Ferris, Robert, and Beverly Derouen; and her two sisters, Mazie Derouen Laviolette and Brenda Derouen.
Mom your life was a blessing your memory a treasure…You are loved beyond words and will be missed by your children and grandchildren beyond measure.
The family would like to extend a debt of gratitude to the caring and compassionate staff at Pelican Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation for the wonderful care and of loving of our mom for the last seven years and to Traditions Hospice for all of their care and support for the last year.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed at Vincent Funeral Home – Kaplan, 300 N. Eleazar Ave., on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM with a rosary being prayed at 6:00 PM; Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 8:00 AM until the procession departs for the church at 10:30 AM.
All funeral arrangements are being conducted by Vincent Funeral Home of Kaplan, (337) 643-7276 [Service Information 225-5276]. Condolences may be sent to the Hargrave family at

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