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 Friday, November 3, 2023

Robert L. “Bob” Curry III ’48

Posted Sunday, October 29, 2023

Nathan N. Shaak

Father of Clifford N. Shaak ’74, George W. Shaak ’77, & Richard N. Shaak ’82

Family and friends are invited to attend the visitation and Funeral Mass on Monday, October 30, 2023, at St. Francis Xavier Church, 444 Metairie Road 70005. The visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until the Mass at 11:30 a.m.

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Charmaine B. Todaro

Mother of Christopher P. Todaro ’83, Craig C. Todaro ’86, Corey B. Todaro ’90

Visitation will be held at St. Henry Catholic Church, 6401 Harding Pike, Nashville, Tennessee on Friday, November 3, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m.

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Richard E. Deichmann, Sr.

Father of Richard E. Deichmann, Jr. ’75 & Paul C. Deichmann ’89

A visitation for Richard will be held Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m.

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Thomas N. “Tommy” Tschirn ’64

Son of Charles W. Tschirn ’42†

Brother of Charles R. Tschirn ’71

Stephen M. Ghergich, Jr. ’52

Carl J. Schaubhut

Father of Jonathon E. Shaubhut ’96 & Carl V. Schaubhut ’00†

Posted Monday, October 23, 2023

Margaret D. Lobenstein

Grandmother of Jacob A. DeCorte ’27

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Margaret’s life at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana, on Monday, October 23, 2023. The visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. with Mass following at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel.

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Elizabeth R. “Betty” Seely

Wife of Robert C. Seely III ’42†

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 3368 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA. Visitation will begin at 12 noon.

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Posted Thursday, October 19, 2023

Ronald M. Hebert

Ronald will be laid to rest privately in Lake Lawn Park Cemetery in New Orleans. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks St. New Orleans, LA 70119.

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Albert J. Hernandez

Father of Christopher J. Hernandez ’81

Grandfather of Matthews F. Vargas ’15, Alexander S. Vargas ’16, Noel E. Vargas ’18

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at St. Louis King of France at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

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Clifford W. “Cliff” Sanders, Jr. ’51

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m.

Posted Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Philip C. Majoria ’98

Brother of Murphy J. Majoria ’94

Joan P. Van Geffen

Mother of Paul A. Van Geffen ’83 & Stephen C. Van Geffen ’87

Grandmother of Christopher W. Hansen ’23

Services will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA, on Saturday, October 21, 2023, with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m.

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Ellis J. Torres ’53

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1550 LA Hwy. 44, Reserve, LA. Visitation at the church will begin at 10:00 a.m.

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