Obituary of Anthony “Tony” Albert Governale Jr.
Anthony “Tony” Albert Governale Jr., of Biloxi, Mississippi, passed away on November 16, 2021 at the age of 58. He was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, born on February 16, 1963, to his loving parents, Anthony Albert Governale Sr. and the late Verlyn Hebert Governale. Tony is the beloved husband of Miriam Henington Governale; cherished father of Christy Governale Caparotta and Katelyn Governale; proud grandfather of Eliana Caparotta and Clara Caparotta; stepfather of Eric and Laurie Shanks, Dylan Higginbotham, and Heather Higginbotham Koch; step-grandfather of Gabe Shanks, Madison Shanks, and Jordan Shanks; caring brother of Paula Faught; and brother-in-law of Sherman Faught.
Tony was employed as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of IUOE Local 406 for 31 years. He loved entertaining and cooking for friends and family. He enjoyed working with his hands and was a master of DIY projects. He was a very devoted, hard worker and took pride in everything he did. Tony also enjoyed listening to music and traveling. He will fondly be remembered as a dedicated husband and father who touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Audubon Funeral Home in Slidell. A funeral service will begin in the chapel at 4:00 p.m. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.AudubonFuneralHome.com
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