August 12, 1962 - May 27, 2020
Nick James Gaudin was sent from Heaven above on August 12, 1962 and returned to his Heavenly Home on May 27, 2020 at the age of 57. A native of New Orleans and most recently a resident of River Ridge. Nick is survived by his loving wife Wanda Gaudin, loving daughter Allie Gaethe (Devin) and his loving grandchildren: Baylee, Harlee, Mackenlee and Ryan. Loving son of the late Virginia Guarneri Gaudin and the late Walter Gaudin, Sr. Loving brother of Kathleen Gaudin, Gina Gaudin Ural (Kent), Tina Gaudin Crews (Jimmy) and the late Walter Gaudin, Jr. Loving nephews: Bubby, Zachary, Wes and Nicholas; Loving nieces: Jenna, Tori, Amy, Kimberly and Kayley. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, great nieces and great nephews. Nick attended Our Lady of the Rosary School, then went on to Prytania Private High School. In his early years, Nick worked at the Fair Grounds and Jefferson Downs as a jockey and later loading horses in the gates. He also helped take care of and train many family horses. When Jefferson Downs closed, he began a career in plumbing which he did for most of his life. Most recently he became employed at Sam’s Club. Nick loved spending time with his family and friends, especially with his Uncle Nick fishing, crabbing, crawfishing and shrimping. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at St. Christopher the Martyr Catholic Church, 309 Manson Ave., Metairie, LA on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m. Interment in Lake Lawn Park Cemetery, New Orleans. Due to the current circumstances, everyone is strongly encouraged to wear a mask for the protection of themselves, other attendees and our staff. The visitation and service will be limited to 25 percent capacity. If you are sick or have been around someone sick, please use our online tribute guest book at www.muhleisen.com in lieu of attending services. Arrangements by L. A. Muhleisen & Son Funeral Home.
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