August 30, 1966 - February 19, 2022
Harold Mahlon Vesper, Jr., age 55, of Loranger, LA, entered eternal rest on Saturday afternoon, February 19, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Greenville, MS on August 30, 1966 to Harold Mahlon Vesper, Sr. and Nancy Amelia Mangialardi Vesper. He is preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Guerino and Mafalda Mangialardi, Dorothy Helen Zillmer and Harold Liston Vesper. Harold is survived by his mother, Nancy; his sisters, Jo Ann Vesper and Lisa Renee Vesper; brother, Steven Vesper and his wife, Gina; niece, Rachelle Adorno and her husband, Matt and their children, Riley and Cameron; niece, Rebecca Hanagriff and her husband, Jason and their children, Jase and Mia. Harold is also survived by brother-man, Alex Brett and his wife Kim. Harold was a graduate of Mandeville High School. He proudly served active duty in the United States Army as a Bradley fighting vehicles systems mechanic and track vehicle recovery specialist in Operation Desert Storm. After being honorably discharged, he worked in the automotive industry, was an ASE Master Certified Automotive Technician and for the last 7 years was an Automotive Mechanic Instructor at Northshore Technical Community College in Hammond, LA Harold was family oriented, loving, kind, humble, caring, and loyal. From a young age, Harold developed the talent of investigating how things worked which he honed by taking apart almost anything he could find, often to the dismay of his parents, but he developed the ability and knowledge to put them back together with a skill that was truly remarkable. His true passion was teaching the next generation of mechanics for the automotive industry. Harold was unique, well respected and loved, and will be deeply and dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Veterans organization of your choice. Relatives and friends are invited to the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 312 Lafitte Street, Mandeville, LA on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM with visitation from 10:30 AM until service time. Interment will follow the service at St. Joseph Abbey Cemetery, 75376 River Road, St. Benedict, LA 70457. E.J. Fielding Funeral Home locally owned and operated, (985) 892-9222 has been entrusted with funeral arrangements. The family invites you to share thoughts, fondest memories, and condolences online at E. J. Fielding Funeral Home Guest Book at www.ejfieldingfh.com.
Harold Mahlon Vesper, Jr., age 55, of Loranger, LA, entered eternal rest on Saturday afternoon, February 19, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Greenville, MS on August 30, 1966 to Harold Mahlon Vesper, Sr. and Nancy Amelia... View Obituary & Service Information
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