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Gayle Fitzgerald Morrow

March 22, 1947 ~ June 7, 2021 (age 74)


Krotz Springs - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Gayle Fitzgerald Morrow at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Krotz Springs.  Reverend Father Michael DeBlanc will celebrate the Mass assisted by Deacon Clayton Hollier.  Rite of Committal and interment will follow in the St. Anthony Church Cemetery.

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Gayle Fitzgerald Morrow on Monday, June 7, 2021 at The Carpenter House in Lafayette, La.

Gayle was a devout Catholic and was dedicated to praying the Rosary.  She loved socializing over coffee with her family and friends.  Gayle also enjoyed folk-art, was a lover of many music genres, Cajun cooking and Cajun comedy.   She was a skilled cosmetologist and a former saxophone player in high school.  Gayle was a true "Southern Lady" who will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved her.

She is survived by son, Christopher Morrow and wife, Michelle, of Krotz Springs, La.; her daughter, Melissa Morrow-Cranis and husband, Peter, of Cocoa Beach, FL; her brothers, E.J. Fitzgerald of Krotz Springs, La., Donald Fitzgerald and wife, Helen of Wala Wala, WA; Gerald Fitzgerald and wife, Linda, of Krotz Springs, La., Charles Fitzgerald and wife, Jennie, of Kountze, TX and her sisters, Mary Ann Morrow of Opelousas, La. and Maxine Hagan of Krotz Springs, La.  She is also survived by her grandchildren, Angelique Gautreaux of Las Vegas, NV, Matthew Morrow of Krotz Springs, La. and Jude J. Morrow of Krotz Springs, La.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Morrow; her parents, Etienne and Elana Hollier Fitzgerald; her brother, Frederick Fitzgerald and her sisters, Joyce Marks, Betty Soileau and Belva Plaisance.

The family would like to send a special thank you to Our Lady of Lourdes, their emergency room staff, oncology nurses, Fire District Number One, Med Express and Acadian Ambulance.  We would also like to thank St. Joseph's Carpenter House, her physicians and all staff.   and all who have prayed and continually supported us and her during this very difficult time.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 10, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Krotz Springs, La.  A Rosary will be prayed Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m.  The funeral home will reopen on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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June 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs
239 8th Avenue
Krotz Springs, LA 70750

Funeral Mass
June 11, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (Krotz Springs)

June 11, 2021

1:00 PM
St. Anthony Church Cemetery

June 11, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs
239 8th Street
Krotz Springs, LA 70750

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