In Memoriam

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This page features death notices and information about funeral services pertaining to deceased members of the Jesuit High School community. The page is frequently updated and is based mainly on information contained in the death notices published on and in the New Orleans Advocate. The list of deceased is also compiled and printed in Jaynotes, Jesuit’s alumni publication.

Jesuit alumni who live outside the metro New Orleans region are encouraged to submit information about their deceased loved ones.

Alumni can also email us at or call us at (504) 483-3947 to submit information or ask questions about information the In Memoriam process.

For In Memoriam listings prior to June 1, 2013, visit Jesuit’s website archives.

Posted Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Reid G. Charbonnet

Son of Stephen G. Charbonnet ’86

Brother of Michael G. Charbonnet ’19 & Jake R. Charbonnet ’24

Family, friends, and others whose lives Reid touched are invited to Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA, on July 20, 2024. Visitation begins at 11:00 a.m. followed by the Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m.

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Mary A. Usner

Wife of Lawrence Usner ’42†

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2024

Robert E. “Bob” Williams ’47

Jeremy J. DeBlieux

Father of Turner S. DeBlieux ’12

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jeremy’s celebration of life at Mothe Funeral Home, 2100 Westbank Expressway, Harvey, LA on Friday, July 12, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

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Posted Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Bret P. Gessner ’01

Posted Tuesday, July 9, 2024

John E. “Johnny” Laughlin ’80

Relatives and friends are invited to the services on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at St. Clement of Rome Church. The visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until the Mass at 12:00 p.m.

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Marie T. Bannon

Mother of John A. Bannon, Jr. ’73

Harold E. Brouphy, Jr. ’45

Father of Kevin P. Brouphy ’86

Albert R. Favalora, Jr.

Grandfather of Albert U. Favalora ’24 & Peter S. Favalora ’27

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Garden of Memories, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Ruth Ann “Ann” M. Gieseler

Wife of Daniel J. Gieseler, Jr. ’56

Mother of Jeffrey M. Gieseler ’79

Grandmother of Benjamin M. Gieseler ’07, Michael J. Gieseler ’18, & Christopher D. Gieseler ’23

Posted Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Paul J. Schultz ’72

Brother of Randall J. Schultz ’74

The funeral services will be on Thursday, June 27, 2024, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2025 Stuart Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with a Catholic Mass at 1:00 p.m.

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Dennis Miller, Jr. ’57

Father of Dennis Z. Miller ’81

Grandfather of Ian J. Miller ’08 & Dennis M. Miller ’17

Posted Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Harold M. “Harry” Breaux, Jr. ’69

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA, on Friday, June 21, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. with visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Harry’s memory to Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks St., New Orleans, LA 70119.

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Curtis P. Rome, Jr. ’53

Father of C. Perrin Rome III ’78 & C. Stuart Rome ’82

Grandfather of Kenneth C. Steele ’11

Mr. Rome was the first Alumni Giving Drive Chair (1978-1979), Chairman of the President’s Advisory Council (1980-1981), and Alumnus of the Year in 1984 at Jesuit High School.

Relatives and friends are invited to the services on Monday, June 24, 2024, at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118. Visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. until the memorial Mass at 12:00 p.m.

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Charles F. King ’60