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 Casper Gray “Cap” Harris

Casper Gray “Cap” Harris

Washington, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA
Death 6 May 2013 (aged 96)
Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 110176125 · View Source
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Casper "Cap" Gray Harris
August 2, 1916 - May 6, 2013
Pontchatoula, Louisiana

Casper "Cap" Gray Harris entered into eternal rest with the Lord on May 6, 2013, while holding the hand of his beloved wife, Katherine Palassie Harris.

They were married 67 very happy years.

He was stationed at Jackson Barracks (New Orleans) after World War II, when he met her, his best friend and soul mate. Casper was born with his twin brother Jasper Gray on August 2, 1916 in Washington, NC. His parents were Chrischanah and Oscar Harris. Adored father of Barbara Crovetto (the late Donald), Robert Harris(Maritza), and the late Brian Harris (Rosa). Cherished

Grandfather of Donald "Donnie" Crovetto, Jr. (Gina), Danette Drell (Donald), Douglas Crovetto (Gina), Andrew (Stephanie) and Bruce Harris (Alicia), Amanda Derigo (Mike) and Kathline Harris.

Proud great grandfather of 12 and especially living to see a fifth generation, a great great granddaughter.

Loving brother of Myrtle Whitfield and multiple late brothers and sisters.

Casper was employed by Kaiser Aluminum, in the Pot Room, for 28 years. He was a member of Covenant United Methodist Church and worked as a counselor at Camp Istrouma. In lieu of flowers for those so desiring, donations may be made to: Covenant United Methodist Church, 115 E. D'Amour St., Chalmette, LA 70043. Special thanks to the nurses and staff of Legacy Hospice for their loving and devoted care.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at ST. BERNARD MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Friday, May 10, 2013 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. A funeral service will begin at 2:00 PM.

Interment with military honors will follow in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.




  • Created by: Owen A. Saling
  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110176125
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Casper Gray “Cap” Harris (2 Aug 1916–6 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110176125, citing Saint Bernard Memorial Gardens, Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Owen A. Saling (contributor 47885465) .