- June 14, 1924 - February 12, 2017
- Kenner, Louisiana
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Stanley H. Gros entered peacefully into Heaven on February 12, 2017 at the age of 92. Devoted husband of the late Margie Albarado Gros of 65 years. Loving father of Gwendolyn “Gwen” Depolitte (Ronnie), Barbara Mikelonis (Bud) and Margie Shavers (Grady). Proud grandfather of Ronnie Depolitte, Jr., Michael Van Voorhis, Jr., Alicia Mikelonis Monlezun, Gina Mikelonis and Scott Mikelonis.
Son of the late Camille and Mabel Gros of Labadieville, Louisiana.
Survived by seven great-grandchildren, Brittany, Peyton Depolitte, Mikayla Van Voorhis, Hanna, Colton Monlezun, Carissa, Seth Mikelonis; two sisters, Esther Duet (A.J.), Jean Zeringue (Julian), Miriam Gros (Sister-in-Law) and numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Stanley left Labadieville, Louisiana in 1949. He moved to New Orleans to begin his career as a truck driver for 2 ½ years and was later promoted to Terminal Manager for Kansas City Southern Transportation, which he later retired after 37 ½ years of service. He also worked for Enterprise Leasing as a driver for many years.
The family would like to extend their thanks to his caregivers during the day, Jackie, Earline, Ann, Rita, Neal and Tamika as well as Lou Braud who faithfully prayed and gave communion to him weekly.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend an evening visitation on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. The Funeral Mass will take place at Lake Lawn on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM with visitation beginning at 9:00 AM. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.