Leopold Joseph Canal

Leopold Joseph Canal passed away on August 3, 2019 at the age of 74.  He was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a current resident of Slidell, Louisiana.  Leopold will be greatly missed by his devoted wife of 52 years Gae Canal and his loving children Christopher Allen Canal (Bridget) and Melissa Annette Canal Nelson.  He is the grandfather of Danielle Marie Canal, Cody Jackson Nelson, and Israel Alayna Nelson.  Leopold is also survived by his sister Jeanne Brown. He was preceded in death by his parents Eugene Canal Sr. and Noemie Canal and siblings Eugene Canal Jr., Everrette Canal, and Patricia Liberto.  Leopold was a graduate of Redemptorist High School in New Orleans and proudly served in the United States Navy. He was formerly employed by St. Tammany Parish as an inspector.  Leopold will be fondly remembered as a skilled craftsman, excellent cook, loyal friend, and caring family man.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Visitation on Thursday, August 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Audubon Funeral Home located at 61101 Hwy 11 in Slidell followed a graveside service with Military Honors at 1:30 p.m. at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.AudubonFuneralHome.com