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, August 31, 2022

Ruby P. Ory

Mother of Amy O. Tassin

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Thursday, September 1, 2022, starting at 10:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Chapel at 1:00 p.m.

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Brian E. Wrobel

Father of Jason B. Wrobel ’07

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., immediately followed by an 11:00 a.m. service in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home at 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70124.

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Marion S. Bruno

Mother of Joseph M. Bruno ’72, Frank A. Bruno ’73, & Stephen P. Bruno ’75

Grandmother of Joseph M. Bruno ’97, Roy G. Bruno ’05, Christopher J. Bruno ’10, Palmer M. Bruno ’10, & Christian T. Bruno ’14

Merle R. Scairono

Grandmother of Kris A. Scairono ’93

Great-grandmother of Benjamin J. Scairono ’25

Patrick O. Curley

Grandfather of Quincy J. Curley ’21

Posted Monday, August 22, 2022

Edmond J. “Chick” Bendernagel, Jr. ’52

Father of John E. Bendernagel ’80

Grandfather of John G. Bendernagel ’19

Visitation and funeral services will be Friday, August 26, 2022, at Most Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118. Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 p.m.

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Posted Friday, August 19, 2022

Bruce A. North

Father of Michael B. North ’82 & Brian W. North ’83

Grandfather of Eric O. North ’12, William F. North ’13, Jack D. North ’17, & Nathaniel B. Costanini ’26

A memorial Mass and a celebration of Bruce’s life will take place September 10, 2022, at Holy Name of Mary Church, 400 Verret St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70114. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. with Mass at noon.

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Posted Monday, August 15, 2022

Alan J. Pinner ’73

Brother of James F., Jr. ’72† & Robert M. Pinner ’75

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124, to be followed by a Mass at 2:00 p.m. 

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Paul B. Radelat ’51

Brother of Robert J. Radelat ’52

A memorial service celebrating Paul’s life will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Houston, 10840 Beinhorn Road, Houston, TX.

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Helen A. Farrelly

Mother of Timothy P. Farrelly ’80

Grandmother of Thomas P. ’13 & Daniel D. ’15 Farrelly & Jack T. Culotta, Jr. ’13

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral service at St. Dominic Church, 775 Harrison Avenue in New Orleans. Visitation in the church is on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. A funeral Mass will follow at 12:00 p.m.

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Gaynell D. Jackel

Grandmother of Matthew C. Jackel ’27

Posted Monday, August 8, 2022

Seamus P. O’Donnell ’89

Brother of Harold J. ’81 & Sean W. O’Donnell ’85

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Mass in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 a.m.

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Claudia D. Abramowicz

Mother of Daniel J. ’86 & Andrew P. Abramowicz ’89

A wake, funeral Mass and burial will all take place on Tuesday, August 9, at St Joseph’s Abbey, 75376 River Road, Saint Benedict, LA. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Abbey Retreat Center. The funeral Mass will take place in the Abbey Church at 1:00 p.m., with burial afterwards at the Abbey Cemetery.

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Posted Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Charles W. Murret ’47

Brother of Eugene J. Murret ’50†

Relative and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Patricia M. Bollman

Mother of Patrick M. Bollman ’09

Her life will be celebrated on Friday, July 29, 2022. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until Mass time at 12:00 p.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124.

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